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Camping on Fraser Island

The Fraser Island section of Great Sandy National Park is an e-permit camping area.

There are 28 camping area options on Fraser Island. On this web page and the Fraser Island beach camping zone map some areas are grouped together to provide detailed camping information.

Camping zone/area grouping summary
Refer to the Fraser Island map (PDF, 380K)* and Fraser Island beach camping zone map (for eastern beach camping zones) (PDF, 408K)* for locations and specific camping area names.

  • Camping areas with dingo deterrent fences—recommended for families with children 14 years and under. Central Station camping area; Dundubara camping area; Lake Boomanjin camping area; Waddy Point top camping area.
  • Eastern beach camping—9 camping zones on the eastern beach from Dilli Village north to Sandy Cape; and Waddy Point beachfront camping area.
  • Western Beach camping—6 remote beach camping areas on the north western side of the island between Moon Point (south) and Sandy Cape (north).
  • South western camping areas—4 remote camping areas along the south-western coastline
  • Southern remote camping areas—4 camping areas along the Hook Point inland road—not the beach. Ideal for those that arrive late and need to wait for the low tide before traversing the eastern beach.
  • Fraser Island Great Walk walkers’ camps information is presented separately on the Fraser Island Great Walk web page.

Permits required:

Vehicle access permits must be purchased for every vehicle before entering Fraser Island.

Camping permits for QPWS camping areas are required and must be purchased before setting up campfees apply.

  • When making your booking, you will need to know the name for the camping zone or area you are booking. You must stipulate the place and dates you intend to camp. You cannot camp elsewhere during that period unless you amend your booking beforehand.
  • A camping permit booking number must be clearly displayed at your camp site.
  • Camping bookings can be made up to 6 months in advance, which is strongly advised during peak periods—school holidays and public holidays.
  • Collect your permit tag and visitor information from one of the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service offices or permit issuing agents.
  • Permits cannot be purchased from rangers on the island.

Park-specific conditions

Open campfires are prohibited (PDF, 73K)* on Fraser Island except in the communal, QPWS-provided fire rings at Dundubara, Waddy Point (top) and Waddy Point (beachfront) camping areas.
Bring a suitable fuel stove for cooking:

  • A fully enclosed cooking or heating appliance using manufactured fuels—not firewood—can be used at all camping areas. They can also be used during declared QPWS fire prohibitions, provided they are not left unattended, are suitably contained, and do not have the potential to generate airborne embers or possibly ignite nearby ground fuels.
  • The appliance must use only manufactured fuels (gas, liquid and solid fuels such as hexamine fuel blocks, briquettes or heat beads).
  • It must be a fully contained unit (not drums or braziers).
  • It must stand at least 20cm off the ground.

Be dingo-safe! Read and heed all dingo messages.

Camping areas with dingo deterrent fences

The tranquility of Central Station is enhanced by the comforts of a more developed camping area. Photo: Queensland Government

The tranquility of Central Station is enhanced by the comforts of a more developed camping area. Photo: Queensland Government

Sinks are provided for washing dishes at Central Station camping area. Photo: Queensland Government

Sinks are provided for washing dishes at Central Station camping area. Photo: Queensland Government

Recommended for families with children 14 years and under.

Central Station camping area

Map: Central Station camping and day-use area map (PDF, 266K)*
Camping area features: large, formal, fenced camping area, set in rainforest with access to a variety of walks and information displays; 9pm noise curfew in place.
Please note: Central Station camping area may be temporarily closed—sometimes at short notice—to ensure visitor safety during periods of strong winds, as branches could fall causing injury to people or damage to their property.
Location: inland from Eurong (southern Fraser Island), approximately 45km north of the Hook Point barge landing area, 9km east of Wanggoolba Creek barge landing area and 8km west of Eurong.
Access: high clearance 4WD, off-road camper trailers or walk-in.
Number of sites: 44 tent sites and 16 trailer sites. Trailer sites are not numbered on the ground but are defined by the trailer symbol. There is a large group site for schools and other organised groups of 20 to 40 people. Please note: You must specifically book your camper trailer into a camper trailer site. Tent sites do not accommodate trailers. Some camping capacity is reserved for commercial operators. A walkers' camp is located at the western end of the camping area, as part of the Fraser Island Great Walk.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent sites—walk-in camping; trailer sites—off-road camper trailers.
Camp site surface: sand
Facilities: coin-operated hot showers, flushing toilets, wheelchair access and washing-up facilities. The nearby day-use area has a public phone and access to short walks. Rubbish bins are provided at the camping area entrance.
Open fires: prohibited
Generators: not permitted
Essentials to bring: first-aid kit, prescription medicines (if needed), fuel or gas stove, water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, $1 coins for showers, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: generally not available—public phone in nearby day-use area.

Dundubara camping area

Map: Dundubara camping area map (PDF, 186K)*
Camping area features: large, formal fenced camping area, variety of sites to choose from and access to walks and other attractions. Camp sites are set back behind the dunes in coastal forest. 9pm noise curfew in place.
Location: on the central east coast of Fraser Island, approximately 75km north of the Hook Point barge landing area and 19km south of Indian Head.
Access: high clearance 4WDs, off-road camper trailers.
Number of sites: 35 groups permitted (tent camping) in large open areas and 5 clearly marked camper trailer sites. Trailer sites are not numbered on the ground but are defined by the trailer symbol. There is a large group site for schools and other organised groups of between 20 and 40 people.
Please note: You must specifically book your camper trailer into a trailer site. Only 1 camper trailer per trailer site. Tent sites do not accommodate trailers. Please consider others and keep your camp compact. Some camping capacity is reserved for commercial operators.
Camp sites are suitable for: Tent camping—walk-in camping. Trailer sites—off-road camper trailers.
Camp site surface: Grass and sand
Facilities: water taps (treat water before drinking), flushing toilets, coin-operated hot showers, picnic tables, gas barbecues, communal fire rings and washing-up facilities. Rubbish and recycling bins are at QPWS waste transfer station on the beach—1km north of the Dundubara entrance track. A portable toilet waste disposal facility is located on the Dundubara entrance track.
Open fires: Permitted in QPWS-provided fire rings in the communal areas only (refer to map). No fires are permitted at Dundubara when QPWS fire prohibition or local fire bans are imposed—check the Fraser Island Conditions Report. Please note: If you intend to use one of the fire rings, you must bring your own clean, untreated firewood. It is illegal to collect firewood—including leaves and twigs for kindling—in the Recreation Area. Also see: Bushfire Safety
Generators:
not permitted
Essentials to bring: fuel or gas stoves, first-aid kit, prescription medicines (if needed), water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, $1 coins for showers, untreated milled timber off-cuts if you wish to use the communal fire rings, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: not available—pay phone is near the Dundubara office, a short walk from the camping area.

Waddy Point (top) camping area

Map: Waddy Point camping and day-use area map (PDF, 234K)*
Camping area features: formal, fenced camping area set in coastal woodland near a rocky headland.
Location: on the north-east coast of Fraser Island, approximately 100km north of the Hook Point barge landing area and 5km north of Indian Head.
Access: high clearance 4WD only, off-road camper trailers.
Be aware: Soft sand and rough track conditions exist between Indian Head and Waddy Point. Ensure your vehicle is powerful enough for the trailer you are towing.
Number of sites: 25 groups permitted (tent camping) in large open areas and 6 camper trailer sites. Trailer sites are not numbered on the ground but are defined by the trailer symbol. There is a large group site for schools and other organised groups of between 20 and 40 people.
Please note: You must specifically book your camper trailer into a trailer site. Only 1 camper trailer per trailer site. Tent sites do not accommodate trailers. Please consider others and keep your camp compact. Some camping capacity is reserved for commercial operators.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping—walk-in camping; trailer sites—off-road camper trailers or walk-in.
Camp site surface: grass and sand
Facilities: water taps (treat water before drinking), flushing toilets, coin-operated hot showers, picnic tables, gas barbecues, communal fire rings, washing-up facilities. Rubbish and recycling bins available at QPWS waste transfer station on the southern entrance to Orchid Beach township.
Open fires: Permitted in QPWS-provided fire rings only (refer to map). No fires are permitted at Waddy Point when QPWS fire prohibition or local fire bans are imposed—check the Fraser Island Conditions Report.
Please note: If you intend to use one of the fire rings, you must bring your own clean, untreated firewood. It is illegal to collect firewood—including leaves and twigs for kindling—in the Recreation Area. Also see: Bushfire Safety.
Generators: not permitted
Essentials to bring: first-aid kit, prescription medicines (if needed), fuel or gas stove, water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, $1 coins for showers, untreated milled timber off-cuts if you wish to use the communal fire rings, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: generally not available, nearest pay phone is at the Orchid Beach store.

Lake Boomanjin camping area

Map: Fraser Island Recreation Area map (PDF, 380K)*
Camping area features:
a fenced camping area is ideal for families with children after a quieter stop away from the busy eastern beach camping zones. Set in tall open forest, with a short stroll to Lake Boomanjin. The fenced camping area is suitable for walk-in camping only—vehicles stay outside and tents must be inside the fenced camping area.
Location: along the Southern Lakes Scenic Drive—on the southern inland section of Fraser Island—approximately 12km north of Dilli Village, or 18km south of Central Station.
Access: high clearance 4WD.
Number of sites: large open area, no defined sites.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping, walk-in camping.
Camp site surface: sand, grass.
Facilities: fenced camping area, toilets, washing-up facilities, picnic tables.
Open fires: prohibited—fuel stoves only.
Generators: prohibited.
Essentials to bring: fuel or gas stove, first-aid kit, prescription medicines, water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: generally not available.

Eastern beach camping

One Tree Rocks beach camping area is popular with commercial tag-along tours and groups of young people. Photo: Queensland Government

One Tree Rocks beach camping area is popular with commercial tag-along tours and groups of young people. Photo: Queensland Government

While no facilities are provided in beach camping areas, they offer a unique opportunity to 'get away from it all'. Photo: Queensland Government

While no facilities are provided in beach camping areas, they offer a unique opportunity to 'get away from it all'. Photo: Queensland Government

Entrance into Cornwells group camping site. Photo: Queensland Government

Entrance into Cornwells group camping site. Photo: Queensland Government

These are unfenced camping areas. Families with children are encouraged to camp in other camping areas with dingo-deterrent fences.

Eastern beach camping zones

Map: Fraser Island beach camping zones map (PDF, 408K)*
Beach camping zone features:
9 beach camping zones offer camping behind the foredunes and close to the beach. Each camping zone ranges from 600m to 3.2km long, with many open camp sites on offer.
Location: camping zones are spread along the eastern beach from Dilli Village north to Sandy Cape. Each zone contains 2-3 clearly signposted, designated camping areas set behind the foredunes.

  • Beach camping zone 1 (Dilli Village to Eurong):
    • Govi camping area
    • Wongai camping area
  • Beach camping zone 2 (Eurong to Poyungan Rocks):
    • One Tree Rocks camping area
    • Cornwells camping area
    • Gabala camping area
  • Beach camping zone 3 (Poyungan Rocks to Happy Valley):
    • Poyungan camping area
    • Winnam camping area
  • Beach camping zone 4 (Happy Valley to Eli Creek):
    • Guluri camping area
    • Eli camping area
  • Beach camping zone 5 (Eli Creek to The Pinnacles):
    • Maheno camping area
    • Wahba camping area
  • Beach camping zone 6 (The Pinnacles to Dundubara):
    • Eugarie camping area
    • Yurru camping area
    • Guruman camping area
  • Beach camping zone 7 (Dundubara to Indian Head):
    • Wyuna camping area
    • Burad camping area
  • Beach camping zone 8 (Waddy Point to Ngkala Rocks):
    • Marloo camping area
    • Ocean Lake camping area
    • Duling camping area
  • Beach camping zone 9 (Browns Rocks to Sandy Cape):
    • Diray camping area
    • Carree camping area

Access: high clearance 4WD’s. Drive on the defined foredune access tracks—not on the dunes.
Number of sites: no labelled sites, camping is available to over 1,400 people across the 9 beach zones. Please remember to keep your camp compact and consider other campers. At the southern end of the Cornwells beach camping area, there is a large, unfenced group site for schools and other organised groups of between 20 and 50 people.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your 4WD, walk-in camping, off-road camper trailers.
Camp site surface: sand
Facilities: none.
The nearest portable toilet waste disposal facilities are located at southern entrance to Cornwells camping area, the Woralie Road beach entrance, Dundubara camping area and the Orchid Beach beach entrance.
The nearest QPWS waste transfer stations to dispose of rubbish are located south of Cornwells camping area, south of the Maheno camping area, north of Dundubara (Red Canyon), and near the Orchid Beach township.
The nearest water taps are located outside the Eurong QPWS information centre (north of Eurong township) and at the Dundubara and Waddy Point camping areas. Bring your own water containers and treat water before drinking.
Open fires: prohibited
Generators: permitted from 9am to 9pm, sound rating must be less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).
Essentials to bring: fuel or gas stove, first-aid kit, portable toilet, prescription medicines (if needed), water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: intermittent.

Waddy Point beachfront camping area

Map: Waddy Point camping and day-use area map (PDF, 234K)*
Camping area features:
formal, unfenced camping area, faces north, under allocasuarina trees, on the beachfront of Waddy Point. Sheltered from south-easterly winds, the area provides relatively calm water and offers the only reasonable launching point for trailer boats on the east coast of Fraser Island (although this still requires great care and is not recommended for the inexperienced). 9pm noise curfew is in place.
Location: on the north-east coast of Fraser Island, approximately 100km north of the Hook Point barge landing area, close to the Waddy Point (top) camping area facilities.
Access: high clearance 4WD, off-road camper trailers. Please note: Soft sand and rough track conditions exist between Indian Head and Waddy Point. Ensure your vehicle is powerful enough for the trailer you are towing.
Number of sites: 15 groups permitted (tent camping) in large open areas and 4 camper trailer sites. Trailer sites are not numbered on the ground but are defined by the trailer symbol. Please note: Camper trailers must be booked into a camper trailer site. Only 1 camper trailer per trailer site. Tent sites do not accommodate trailers. Please consider others and keep your camp compact. Some camping capacity is reserved for commercial operators.
Camp sites are suitable for: Tent camping—walk-in camping. Trailer sites—off-road camper trailers.
Camp site surface: grass and sand
Facilities: water taps (treat water before drinking), flushing toilets, communal fire rings. Please note: Coin-operated hot showers, washing-up facilities and gas barbeques are available at nearby Waddy Point top camping area. Rubbish and recycling bins available at QPWS waste transfer station at the southern entrance to Orchid Beach.
Open fires: Permitted in QPWS-provided fire rings only (refer to map). No fires are permitted at Waddy Point when QPWS fire prohibition or local fire bans are imposed—check the Fraser Island Conditions Report. If you intend to use one of the fire rings, you must bring your own clean, untreated firewood. It is illegal to collect firewood—including leaves and twigs for kindling—in the Recreation Area. Also see: Bushfire Safety
Generators:
not permitted
Essentials to bring: fuel or gas stove, first-aid kit, prescription medicines (if needed), water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, $1 coins for showers, untreated milled timber off-cuts if you wish to use the communal fire rings, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: generally not available, nearest pay phone is at the Orchid Beach store.

Western beach camping

Western beach camping areas

Map: Fraser Island beach camping zones map (PDF, 408K)*
Camping area features:
6 discrete, remote beach camping areas fall within the north-western beaches of Fraser Island. Each camping area is suitable for low-key beach camping experience—compact and mostly undefined sites with limited camping capacity. These are unfenced beach camping areas. Families with children are encouraged to camp in other camping areas with dingo-deterrent fences.
Location: These 6 remote beach camping areas are spread between Moon Point in the south to Sandy Cape in the north, on the north western side of the island. The beach camping areas are:

  • Moon Point and Coongal Creek camping areas
  • Woralie Creek camping area
  • Bowarrady Creek camping area
  • Awinya Creek camping area
  • Teebing camping area (boat access only)

Access: boat access only at Moon Point and Coongal Creek camping areas. Access all other western beach camping areas using high clearance 4WD’s. Drive on the defined foredune access tracks—not on the dunes. Teebing beach camping area (including Wathumba spit) is only accessible by boat or hiking—it is located in the ‘no vehicle access zone’.
Please note: Very deep and soft sands, deep creek crossing, rocks and debris make beach driving conditions very risky of submerging and damaging your 4WD. Help may be hours away and incoming tides do not wait. Ensure your vehicle is powerful enough for the trailer you are towing, and travel with other 4WD’s that may assist if you get bogged. For your safety, do not enter the ‘no vehicle zones’ between Hook Point and Moon Point, and between Towoi Creek and Sandy Cape lighthouse. These beaches are extremely hazardous for driving.
Number of sites: no defined sites.
Maximum capacity: Awinya Creek-30 people; Bowarrady Creek-10 people; Coongul Creek-20 people; Moon Point-20 people; Teebing-50 people; Woralie Creek-20 people. Keep your camp compact for other campers.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your 4WD, off-road camper trailers.
Camp site surface: sand
Facilities: none.
The nearest portable toilet waste disposal facility is at the beach entrance to Woralie Road.
The nearest QPWS waste transfer stations to dispose of rubbish are located south of the Maheno beach camping zone and south of Red Canyon.
The nearest water taps is at the Dundubara camping area. Bring your own water containers and treat water before drinking.
Open fires: prohibited.
Generators: permitted from 9am to 9pm, sound rating must be less than 65 decibels (2.0Kva).
Essentials to bring: fuel or gas stove, first-aid kit, portable toilet, prescription medicines (if needed), water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: intermittent.

Wathumba camping area

Map: Fraser Island Recreation Area map (PDF, 380K)*
Camping area features:
'park and walk-in' camping area, set behind the foredunes, near mangroves—expect mosquitoes and sandflies all year round, but especially in warmer, wetter months.
Location: western side of Fraser Island near the mouth of Wathumba Creek.
Access:  high clearance 4WD, boats (high tide access upstream of mouth of Wathumba Creek), off-road camper trailers.
Number of sites: 20 sites in grassed open area, maximum of 60 people at any one time within this area, three designated trailer sites. Please note: You must specifically book your camper trailer into a camper trailer site. Tent sites are not separately defined, so please consider others and keep your camp compact.
Camp sites are suitable for: park and walk-in tent camping—that is, vehicles are parked a short distance away from tents. Three trailer sites.
Camp site surface: sand
Facilities: toilet block, picnic tables and nearby day-use area
Open fires: prohibited
Generators: not permitted
Essentials to bring: fuel or gas stove, first-aid kit, prescription medicines (if needed), water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: intermittent.

South western camping areas

Map: Fraser Island Recreation Area map (PDF, 380K)*
Camping area features:
These 4 remote camping areas along the south-western coastline are quiet and remote—ideal for the 4WD explorer or boat traveler in the Great Sandy Straits. Due to the calmer winds in these sheltered locations, mosquitoes and sandflies are present all year, but especially in warmer, wetter months. There are various low-key camping areas ranging from developed—with limited facilities (toilets, picnic tables)—to undeveloped areas with no facilities.

  • Ungowa camping area: offers open shady camp sites and defined off-road camper trailer sites set back from the Great Sandy Strait. The area is a fisher’s paradise around sheltered mangroves. For your safety, no pedestrian access is permitted on the old jetty ruins.
  • Garry’s Anchorage camping area: Ideal open shady camp sites for the weary boat traveler on the Great Sandy Straits, but is also accessible by 4WD with camper trailers.

Location: South western side of Fraser Island, set back from the beach overlooking the waters of the Great Sandy Straits.
Access: high clearance 4WD, boat access.
Number of sites: open areas, some set among trees. Ungowa has capacity for 40 campers at any one time and 30 campers at Garry’s Anchorage. Garry’s Anchorage does not have defined sites. Ungowa has two defined sites for camper trailers but sites are not defined for tents.
Camp sites are suitable for:  tent camping, off-road camper trailers, boat camping.
Camp site surface: sand, grass.
Facilities: Garry's Anchorage: picnic tables, no other facilities. Ungowa: toilets, cold water washing-up facilities, picnic tables, boat ramp.
The nearest portable toilet waste disposal facility is located at the intersection of Hook Point inland road and the 11km beach access track.
The nearest waste transfer stations are on the eastern beach, north of Eurong.
The nearest water taps are located at Eurong or Central Station.
Open fires: prohibited—fuel stoves only.
Generators: prohibited in Ungowa only. Permitted at Garrys Anchorage. Restrict generator use to times between 9am and 9pm and only use generators with a sound rating of less than 65 decibels (up to 2.0Kva).
Essentials to bring: portable toilet, fuel or gas stove, first-aid kit, prescription medicines, water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Please show you care about camp site hygiene and bring a portable toilet. Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: generally not available.

Southern remote camping areas

Try your luck on the beach near Dulara camping area fishing for whiting, the fish which gives this site its name. Photo: Queensland Government

Try your luck on the beach near Dulara camping area fishing for whiting, the fish which gives this site its name. Photo: Queensland Government

Midyim camping area offers a small tranquil site. Photo: Queensland Government

Midyim camping area offers a small tranquil site. Photo: Queensland Government

Picnic table and dingo-proof food storage locker at Coolooloi Creek beach camping area. Photo: Queensland Government

Picnic table and dingo-proof food storage locker at Coolooloi Creek beach camping area. Photo: Queensland Government

  • Dulara camping area
  • Midyim camping area
  • Garulim camping area
  • Coolooloi Creek camping area

Camping area features: These 4 camping areas are accessible by 4WD along the Hook Point inland road—not the beach. These camping areas are ideal for the late traveler or those that need to wait for the low tide before traversing the eastern beach.
The camping areas are partially exposed to the cool ocean sea breeze. They are flat, undeveloped camping areas with no facilities and no fences and set among allocasuarina trees (eastern beach) and eucalypt trees (Coolooloi Creek).
Locations: southern side of Fraser Island, set back from the beach.
Access: high clearance 4WD. Coolooloi Creek is also accessible by boat.
Number of sites: Dulara has capacity for 20 campers at any one time; Midyim 24 campers; Garulim 8 campers; Coolooloi Creek has 3 defined camping sites with 12 campers at any one time.
Camp sites are suitable for: ‘park and walk-in’ tent camping (Dulara, Midyim and Gurulim); tent and small camper trailers (Coolooloi Creek).
Camp site surface: sand, grass
Facilities: no facilities at Dulara, Midyim and Gurulim; boat ramp, and picnic facilities at Coolooloi Creek. Campers are required to bring a portable toilet. The nearest portable toilet waste disposal facility is located at the intersection of Hook Point inland road and the 11km beach access track. Nearest waste transfer stations on the eastern beach, north of Eurong.
The nearest water taps are located at Eurong or Central Station.
Open fires: prohibited—fuel stoves only.
Generators: prohibited.
Essentials to bring: fuel or gas stove, first-aid kit, prescription medicines, water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, sand pegs, tarpaulins, extra poles, ropes and lockable food storage containers. Smokers should bring small sealable canisters for cigarette butts. Campers must bring a portable toilet.
Also see: Things to know before you go.
Bookings: book onlineover-the-counter or by phone. Advance bookings (up to 6 months) required for holiday periods.
Mobile phone coverage: generally not available.

Camping areas for schools and large groups

Central Station group camping area for organised groups. Photo: Queensland Government

Central Station group camping area for organised groups. Photo: Queensland Government

Schools and large groups can camp together in the following group camping areas:

  • Central Station
  • Dundubara
  • Waddy Point top

For more information, including how to book group sites, read Teachers' and group leaders' package (PDF, 247K)* before you go.

* Requires Adobe Reader

Last updated
15 July 2015