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Camping in Beerwah State Forest

Coochin Creek camping area in Beerwah State Forest provides a camping area that is ideal for visitors who enjoy fishing and boating.

You can reach the camping area by conventional vehicle.

Camp sites are numbered and individual camp site details are provided so visitors can book a site most suitable for their tent, camper trailer, campervan or caravan.

A terraced area provides vantage points for fishing from the creek bank. It is also possible to launch a canoe into the creek.

Use insect repellent to deter mosquitoes and sandflies.

A boat ramp is located 1km from the camping area.

Park-specific conditions

Domestic animals are not permitted at the camping and day-use area.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

Coochin Creek camping area

Coochin Creek camping area. Photo: NPRSR.

Coochin Creek camping area. Photo: NPRSR.

Features: flat, grassy area beside Coochin Creek, ideal for visitors who enjoy fishing and boating.

Location: on Roys Road, about 3km upstream from the Pumicetone Passage.

Access: the camping area is located on the eastern side of the Bruce Highway with access off Roys Road. Traffic travelling north from Brisbane on the Bruce Highway can't turn right into Roys Road. Instead continue north to the Caloundra interchange and return southbound on the Bruce Highway to the Roys Road turnoff. The camping area can be reached by conventional vehicle.

Number of sites: 21 sites.

Suitable for: tent camping beside your car; walk-in camping; caravans; camper trailers and motorhomes. Camp sites are numbered (PDF, 386K)* so visitors can book a site most suitable for their tent, camper trailer, campervan or caravan.

Camp site surface: tent sites have sand surface; van sites have a gravel base—see Coochin Creek camping area map and individual camp site details (PDF, 386K)*.

Facilities: communal fire rings, water (water provided at the park is unsuitable for drinking) and wheelchair-accessible composting toilets.

Fires: preferably bring a fuel stove. Open fires are only permitted in the fire rings provided. Bring your own clean milled firewood. It is illegal to collect wood from the State forest.

Generator use: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water (water provided at the park is unsuitable for drinking), fuel stove, clean milled firewood, rubbish bags, insect repellent and sunscreen. Read more about things to know before you go.

Bookings: book online, over the counter or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

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Last updated
4 August 2014