Booluomba Creek Area 1, Conondale National Park, is a secluded campsite set in an amazing Rainforest setting on the beautiful Booluomba Creek. The creek is cool and shallow, great for the kids or for just lounging around in, and the water is some of the clearest fresh water you'll ever come across. The tent only camp sites are well kept and shaded. If you love bush camping this is a site well worth visiting.
Also available from the site is the Conondale great walk. On offer is half-day walks through to the full four-day 56 km circuit walk which wides through ancient rainforest, cascading waterfalls, crystal clear creeks, tall open forest, and expansive views. Three remote walk in campsites are available onlong the track, permits are required.
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Fees for camping permits in national parks and other protected areas, forest reserves, State forests and recreation areas, from 1 July 2017:
- $6.35 per person per night, or $25.40 per family per night;
- $3.50 per person per night for students and accompanying adults on approved educational excursions.
- $25.40 per night per family. 1 or 2 adults, accompanied by 3 to 6 children under 18 year applies to a maximum of 8 people in total. Children under 5 years free of charge.
Getting there: Take Booloumba Creek Rd off Malney-Kenilworth Rd, about 1km north of Cambroon or 5km south of Kenilworth. Booloumba Creek Road is unsealed and includes creek crossings that may be only accessible by high clearance four-wheel-drive vehicles after heavy rain events.
Platypus Bush Camp, Finch Hatton
Mackay Hinterland, QLD
Platypus Bush Camp, Finch Hatton Gorge, in the Mackay Hinterland is set on 20 acres of lowland rainforest bordering Eungella National Park.
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