Kenilworth

Kenilworth is a small town, with a population of less than 300, in the beautiful upper Mary Valley Country, behind the Blackall Range and only about one and a half hours drive north of Brisbane.

The Mary River flows North from Maleny, through Conondale, Kenilworth, Gympie, Tiaro, Maryborough, and then into the sea opposite Fraser Island.

The town retains its 1920s atmosphere and, for the visitor, has a surprising amount of interest with a very engaging historical museum and a good range of shops, two art galleries and a cheese, yoghurt and ice-cream factory.

The Kenilworth State Forest, adjacent to the Town, provides excellent opportunities for horse riding, walking and fishing. The area has a wide variety of options for accommodation from basic camping to luxury retreats.

A drive taking in Eumundi, Kenilworth and Maleny will provide a stunning variety of scenery, great opportunities for shopping and a wonderful choice of eateries.

They are 50 minutes from the coast and one and a half hours from Brisbane by car.

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Rollingstone Park

Rollingstone, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Pitch your tent and relax by the freshwater creek at Rollingstone Park. With a free designated tent and vehicle camping area, this is a great spot for a weekend getaway and cool down in the freshwater swimming area.

Pipers Lookout

Hervey Range, Charters Towers Area
Free Entry
Embrace magnificent views of vast blue skies and boundless green scenery from Pipers Lookout. To get there travel up Hervey Range Road from Thuringowa Central, past the suburbs of Rangewood and Rupertswood to find Piper's Lookout near the top of the Range.

Toomulla Beach

Townsville, Townsville Area
Free Entry
This secluded beach is a great spot for birdwaters and family outings. With a designated free tent and vehicle camping area and views across the ocean, Toomulla Beach is a perfect beachside retreat. Launch for a day of fishing from the boat ramp.

Toolakea Beach

Toolakea, Townsville Area
Free Entry
For a peaceful experience on yet another one of Townsville's gorgeous northern beaches, visit Toolakea Beach and bring the whole family for a relaxing day out! Enjoy a picnic lunch or spend a relaxing few hours fishing from the beach.

Balgal Beach

Balgal Beach, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Balgal Beach forms part of the popular Northern Beaches district of Townsville North Queensland. Offering a superb sand beach and secure swimming in the stinger net from November to May, Balgal is ideal for a relaxing day by the ocean or a fun way to spend time with the whole family.

Bluewater

Bluewater, Townsville Area
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Pack a picnic and relax by the picturesque fresh water creek at Bluewater. Access to the creek is via the Bluewater Store (near the bridge), or Bluewater Park. Facilities include barbecues, toilets, showers and play equipment and a designated area is available for limited free tent and vehicle camping.
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