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Best Camping Spots Near Brisbane

16 May 2018

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Need a break from busy Brisbane? Luckily, South East Queensland is known for its natural beauty, and there are plenty of great camping spots just a short drive from the city.

If you’re looking to swap city lights for a night under the stars, plan your escape from the city with these top camping spots near Brisbane.

Lamington National Park

Just 90 minutes south of Brisbane, Lamington National Park is home to lush rainforests, ancient trees, and some of the most stunning views you’ll ever see. It also boasts two of the state’s most beloved natural wonders, including the Natural Bridge and Morans Falls – so don’t forget your camera!

Bushwalking and birdwatching are popular ways to spend your days, along with picnicking and swimming in the many nearby waterfalls and swimming holes.

Bribie Island

A quiet beachside camping spot just 65km north of the city? It’s no wonder Bribie Island is a go-to for locals and visitors alike. A great choice for bushwalking, swimming, boating and fishing, Bribie Island puts you in prime position to enjoy Queensland’s famous sunshine.

The only catch is, you need a 4WD or a boat to reach these spectacular campsites. But trust us, if you can get yourself there, it’s worth it!

Bigriggen Park – Scenic Rim

Hidden away in 100 acres of rolling hillside, Bigriggen Park offers the ultimate in outdoor adventure. Take a hike just one hour from the campground and you’ll find a swimming hole, perfect for cooling down on warm days.

With generous lawn space and plenty of towering trees supplying shade, Bigriggen Park is perfect for picnics with the family. There’s even a kiosk stocking all your essentials, so you won’t be left fighting over the last sausage!

Springbrook National Park

The Settlement is the only campsite at Springbrook National Park, and puts you in prime position to explore all this magical place has to offer. From lush rainforest to roaring waterfalls and spectacular lookouts, Springbrook National Park needs to be on every camper’s list!

Enjoy hiking and birdwatching during the day, and fire up the barbecue and make the most of the communal kitchen come dinnertime.

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