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Visitor sites and facilities

Summary of Cooloola visitor sites and facilities

Searys Creek. Picnic in the bush at one of the smaller day-use areas in Cooloola. Photo: Queensland Government

Searys Creek. Picnic in the bush at one of the smaller day-use areas in Cooloola. Photo: Queensland Government

This is a summary of key visitor sites in Cooloola. For more detailed information, please read about Cooloola.

For your reference:
Location Permits required Facilities Access Walking tracks
Bymien picnic area * Vehicle access permits accessing the site from Teewah Beach only Toilets, picnic tables 2WD from Rainbow Beach Road,
4WD from Teewah Beach, walk
17, 18, 21, 22

Freshwater camping area *
Vehicle and camping permits  Toilets, showers ($1 for hot and cold water), phone, camping, water (untreated) 4WD, walk 19, Cooloola Great Walk
Freshwater day-use area * Vehicle access permits Toilets, picnic tables, barbecues, water (untreated) 4WD, walk 19
Freshwater camping service point Vehicle access permits Portable toilet waste disposal facility, outdoor showers (cold) 4WD, walk 19
Freshwater Lake Vehicle access permits if driving to Freshwater camping area and day-use area, before walking. None Walk 19, 20, 21
Double Island Point Vehicle access permits Toilets on northern beach side 4WD, walk 23, 24, Cooloola Great Walk
Teewah Beach (including camping area) Vehicle access permits, camping permits if camping Bins along the beach in the 15 km designated camping area 4WD 23, Cooloola Great Walk
Poverty Point camping area Camping permits Camping, QPWS fire rings 4WD None
Searys Creek None Toilets 2WD 16
Rainbow Beach QPWS Information Centre * None Information, over-the-counter permit sales, outdoor permit pack pick-up area for pre-booked sites, toilets 2WD 14, 15, 22
Cooloola Way None None 4WD 11, 12
Freshwater Road Vehicle access permits from Bymien to Teewah Beach None 4WD (from Bymien) None
Kings Bore Road via eastern or western firebreak (Pettigrews Road) Vehicle access permits None 4WD (one-way access to Teewah Beach) None
Cooloola Wilderness Trail Camping permits None Walk (47.9 km) 5, 8, 11, 12, 13
Neebs waterhole camping area Camping permits Camping Walk 12, 13
Wandi waterhole camping area Camping permits Camping Walk 11, 12
Cooloola Great Walk Camping permits Camping, toilets, water tanks (full tanks not guaranteed) Walk (up to 102km) -
Tewantin QPWS Information Centre * None Information, over-the-counter permit sales, outdoor permit pack pick-up area for pre-booked sites, toilets 2WD None
Elanda Point car park and canoe launch None Information 2WD 2, 4, 5
Mill Point None Information Walk 4
Teewah Landing Vehicle access permits only if driving up the beach to walk in from a beach access track Jetty Canoe, boat, walk 1, Cooloola Great Walk
Kinaba Information Centre None Information, toilets, jetty and canoe access Walk, canoe, boat 2, 3
Fig Tree Point camping and day-use area * Camping permits Toilets, picnic tables, camping, water (untreated), jetty, canoe landing Walk, canoe, boat 5, 6, 8
Harrys Hut Road None None 4WD, walk 7, 8
Harrys camping and day-use area * Camping permits Toilets, picnic tables, camping, water (untreated), information, jetties, canoe landings 4WD, walk, canoe, boat 8, 9, 11
upper Noosa River Camp site 1–3 Camping permits Toilets, camping, water (untreated) at camp sites 1 and 2 only Walk, canoe, boat 9, 10, Cooloola Great Walk
upper Noosa River Camp site 4–15 Camping permits Camping Canoe, boat (electric motors only) None

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Last updated
15 May 2013