Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area camping

Moreton Island, Brisbane Area

Indicative Rate * AU$6.35 to AU$25.40

Discover crystal-clear creeks and lagoons, coastal heath, rocky headlands, stunning wildflowers and stunning sandy beaches at Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area.

Visit Queensland’s first lighthouse at Cape Moreton, built in 1857 from island sandstone. Climb the southern hemisphere’s tallest vegetated sand dune, Mount Tempest, and be rewarded with panoramic views out over the bay. Wander through the ruins of Rous Battery and imagine life as a solider living among the dunes.

Cool off in Blue Lagoon, a freshwater oasis set amid flowering heathland, perfect for swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding. Come for the day or take your time on an extended camping adventure.

Come on foot, by ferry, boat or four wheel drive and set yourself up in one of the camping areas along the coastal fringes of the island. With so many sites on offer, there's bound to be one that suits you.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site. Book your camp site and purchase your camping permit in advance. Bookings can be made online, over the counter or by phone.

Image credits:
North-west—Leanne Siebuhr © Queensland Government
Ben-Ewa—Peter Bull © Queensland Government

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Communal Shower
  • Open fireplace

Activities

  • Camping
  • Off Road Driving

Other Information

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Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

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Daintree Discovery Centre

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From AU$32 - 35
A multi-award winner, the Discovery Centre is nestled in the heart of the rainforest, 10 kilometres north of the Daintree River. The Centre is a 'must see' for anyone visiting the area and where you can experience the rainforest at every level - from the forest floor to the upper most reaches of the canopy.

Mossman Gorge Centre

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From AU$9.50 - 9.50
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Daintree, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Cape Tribulation, in Daintree National Park, is famed for steep rainforested mountains sweeping down to long sandy beaches and turquoise coastal waters. One of the most biologically diverse areas in the world, this park is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and the coastal waters are within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

The Point Dive Site

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
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Low Isles

Low Isles, Douglas Area
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Castle Rock Dive Site

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
Free Entry
Castle Rock is a tower of coral at the Agincourt Reefs, accessible from Port Douglas on a day trip. Rising from 25 metres to almost break the surface, Castle Rock is home to trevally, snappers, sweetlips, goatfish, fusiliers, surgeonfish and a very friendly Malabar groper called Colin.

Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park

Mossman, Douglas Area
Mossman Gorge is a very accessible and scenic section of Daintree National Park, in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Crystal-clear water cascades over large granite boulders in the Mossman River gorge.

Daintree

Daintree, Cairns Area
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Mount Lewis National Park

Julatten, Mareeba Area
Free Entry
Mount Lewis, one of the highest rainforest-clad mountains of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is a treasure trove of unique and endemic wildlife. The beautiful upland rainforest dates back to the evolution of flowering plants on earth.

Barracuda Bommie Dive Site

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
Free Entry
With a name like Barracuda Bommie you would expect to see barracuda at this dive site, and fortunately it rarely disappoints. Located on the Agincourt Reefs, off Port Douglas, Barracuda Bommie is a giant pinnacle of coral that rises from the sandy sea floor at 26 metres.
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