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South Stradbroke Island Camping

South Stradbroke Island, Gold Coast Area

Indicative Rate * AU$26 to AU$205

Escape the fast pace of everyday life and totally relax amongst natural, unspoilt beauty. Day trippers and campers are both welcome with suitable facilities to entertain.

A superb natural reserve, South Stradbroke Island offers calm inner waterways on one side, virtually untouched native bushland in the centre, and on the other side, 22 kilometres of pristine surf beach with hardly a soul in sight. You can catch glimpses of the majestic humpback whales migrating north to breed during whale watching season, from June to October. Please note as the campgrounds are located in a Conservation Park, dogs are not permitted on the island.

Tipplers Campground is located to the north of the island, whilst North and South Currigee are towards the southern end.

Camping accommodation is limited to tents only. Since access to the island is exclusively by boat, vehicles or caravans are unfortunately not permitted. Facilities vary across the three campgrounds. Please ring or visit their website for more information.

At Tipplers Licensed Cafe, enjoy hearty meals and refreshments, or visit the Kiosk.

There are several ways to get to South Stradbroke Island including private boat, water taxi, boat hire, sea plane, jet ski safari or local cruise boat.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Communal Shower
  • Kiosk
  • Restaurant - Licensed

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Tipplers Campground
South Stradbroke Island, Gold Coast Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

Self-Contained Cabin

A two bedroom cabin that contains bathroom facilities, self-contained kitchen and combined lounge/dining area. Private front balcony with barbecue. Linen is provided on existing bedding free of charge. Can sleep up to six people with the use of a double sofa bed. Peaceful, natural surrounds at South Currigee Campgrounds only.

Wallaby Tent

Onsite Hut accommodation that sleeps either two or four persons. Tipplers Campground offers four Wallaby Tents, three of which sleep four people and the other only two people. South Currigee Campground offers six Wallaby Tents that sleep four people and one Tent that sleeps two people. Campground facilities at Tipplers and South Currigee include shower and toilet amenities, gas barbecues, children's play areas and kiosks providing basic groceries and camping supplies. Tipplers Licensed Cafe is now open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekends, as well as Queensland school and public holidays.

Unpowered Tent Site

Camping sites of varying size are available at all four camgprounds. At Tipplers up to 100 tents may be accommodated, at North Currigee up to 20 tents and at South Currigee up to 60 tents. North Currigee is located around an inlet ideal for mooring boats. This site has cold showers only. Gas barbeques and children's play equipment are only available at Tipplers and South Currigee, as well as kiosks providing basic groceries and camping supplies such as ice and firewood. Tipplers Licensed Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekends, as well as Queensland school and public holidays.

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