South Stradbroke Island Camping

South Stradbroke Island, Gold Coast Area

Indicative Rate * AU$26 to AU$200

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. The surf beach offers spectacular views of the beautiful Gold Coast, and you can catch glimpses of the majestic humpback whales migrating north to breed during whale watching season, which starts in June and runs through to late October. Please note as the campgrounds are located in a Conservation Park, dogs are not permitted on the island.

The three camping grounds on South Stradbroke Island include Tipplers at the northern end of the island, North Currigee and Currigee at the southern end. It is essential to book your camping site before you get to the island.

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

There are several ways to get to South Stradbroke Island including boat hire or charter, water taxi or your own private 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.
Currigee Campgrounds
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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Clump Mountain National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. These rainforest remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park

Mount Garnet, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
This park features the stunning Blencoe Falls, where Blencoe Creek plunges 90 metres into a pool before cascading a further 230 metres to the bottom of Blencoe Gorge before joining the Herbert River in the spectacular Herbert River Gorge.

Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
In the scenic Herbert River Valley, Abergowrie State Forest features tropical rainforest, open eucalypt forest and exotic pine plantations adjacent to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Broadwater is a large grassy clearing, shaded by tall eucalypts, beside a cool waters of Broadwater Creek.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$19 - 23
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.

Djiru National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the wet tropics, including a rare patch of licuala fan palm forest and is one of the few places you're likely to see an unusual and endangered bird, the southern cassowary.

Tully Gorge National Park

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
In this park, the Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, through the densely forested Tully Gorge, in Australia's wettest area, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Heavy rainfall encourages lush tropical vegetation and ensures plenty of white-water on the Tully River.

Goold Island National Park

Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Offshore from Cardwell, in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, this tall forested island features granite outcrops overlooking white sandy beaches. Dugong and sea turtles feed on seagrass beds in shallow waters surrounding the island.

Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park

Ingham, Hinchinbrook Area
Free Entry
You'll be amazed when you stand in front of Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall, located in Girringun National Park. In between the forest clad ridge tops and rainforest lined gullies and creeks, Wallaman Falls stands at 268 metres.

Edmund Kennedy, Girramay National Park

Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This scenic part of Girramay National Park features lowland rainforest, open eucalypt forest, paperbark woodland, sedge swamps and extensive mangrove forests as well as secluded beaches with island views.
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