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Camping in Eurimbula National Park

Vehicle-based camping is permitted at Eurimbula Creek and Middle Creek camping areas. Boat-based camping is permitted at Rodds Peninsula and Bustard Head.

  • Camping permits are required and fees apply.
  • A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Also see: Staying safe and Looking after the park.

Eurimbula Creek camping area

Camping area features: shady camp sites within the low eucalypt woodland behind Bustard Beach; short walk to the creek and the beach.

Location: along the eastern side of the park.

Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD vehicles only in dry weather. The camping area is not accessible for caravans. Access is suitable for camper trailers and boat trailers only. It is possible to launch small boats from this camping area.

Number of sites: 17 camp sites. Maximum of 6 people per camp site.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car and camper trailers.

Camp site surfaces: sand and woodchip.

Facilities: composting toilets, limited rainwater, a shelter shed and picnic tables. Treat all tap water before drinking or bring your own drinking water.

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply*). Bring your own clean-cut firewood. Collection of firewood and the use of chainsaws is prohibited. Fuel or gas stoves are recommended.

*Check park alerts beforehand.

Generators: Allowed between 8am–9pm; must have a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).

Essentials to bring: drinking water, clean-cut firewood, gas or fuel stove, rubbish bags, insect repellent.

Also see: Things to know before you go.

Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings required for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: generally not available, but reception may be available on the beach out the front of the camping area.

Middle Creek camping area

Camping area features: near the banks of Middle Creek, short walk to the creek and fishing areas.

Location: north-east side of the park.

Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD or boat. Road access is suitable for camper trailers and boat trailers only. It is possible to launch small boats from this camping area.

Number of sites: open area with no separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car.

Camp site surfaces: sand.

Facilities: composting toilets.

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply*). Bring your own clean-cut firewood. Collection of firewood and the use of chainsaws is prohibited. Fuel or gas stoves are recommended.

*Check park alerts beforehand.

Generators: Allowed between 8am–9pm; must have a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).

Essentials to bring: rubbish bags (no bins are provided), insect repellent, fuel or gas stove, food, drinking water, fuel and medical supplies.

Also see: Things to know before you go.

Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings required for holiday periods.

Mobile phone coverage: generally not available, but some reception may be available at the nearby headland.

Rodds Peninsula camping area

Camping area features: boat-based camping by the water's edge.

Location: at the water's edge on Rodds Peninsula.

Access: the camping area can be reached by boat only.

Number of sites: open area with no separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping.

Camp site surfaces: sand.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply*). Bring your own clean-cut firewood. Collection of firewood and the use of chainsaws is prohibited. Fuel or gas stoves are recommended.

*Check park alerts beforehand.

Generators: Allowed between 8am–9pm; must have a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).

Essentials to bring: rubbish bags (no bins are provided), insect repellent, fuel or gas stove, food, drinking water, fuel and medical supplies.

Also see: Things to know before you go.

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

Mobile phone coverage: generally not available.

Bustard Head camping area

Camping area features: boat-based camping by the water's edge.

Location: southern side of Pancake Creek on Bustard Head.

Access: the camping area can be reached only by boat.

Number of sites: open area with no separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping.

Camp site surfaces: sand.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: Allowed (except when fire bans apply*). Bring your own clean-cut firewood. Collection of firewood and the use of chainsaws is prohibited. Fuel or gas stoves are recommended.

*Check park alerts beforehand.

Generators: Allowed between 8am–9pm; must have a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).

Essentials to bring: rubbish bags (no bins are provided), insect repellent, fuel or gas stove, food, drinking water, fuel and medical supplies.

Also see: Things to know before you go.

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

Mobile phone coverage: generally not available.

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Last updated
6 March 2014