Take a budget break without the long drive
Camping is the ultimate budget holiday. A chance to relax, unwind and unplug from digital devices and daily life for a while. The good news is, you don’t have the hit the road and drive for hours. There’s loads of fabulous camping spots near Morayfield and around the Moreton Bay area.
So grab your sleeping bag and tent, and let’s go camping!
Here’s 5 great camping spots near Morayfield
Worth the effort
Want to really get away from it all, without having to go very far?
- Bliss out at Teerk Roo Ra National Park on Peel Island in Moreton Bay. You’ll feel a million miles from anywhere!
- Getting there will require borrowing a boat, but the effort will be worth it.
- Beautiful Horseshoe Bay on the island’s southern side has a sheltered campsite.
- From here you can enjoy the surrounding wildlife including turtles, dolphins and dugongs, ad explore the old quarantine station and sculpted sandstone rocks.
- Read here for more details and to apply for a camping permit.
We all sometimes dream of running away to live on an island.
- Camping at Bribie Island can make that dream come true, for a while at least!
- With five different camping grounds to choose from, Bribie Island has something for everyone.
- If you’ve got access to a 4WD, check out Gallagher Point, Poverty Creek or Ocean Beach camping areas. If you’re lucky enough to have access to a boat, enjoy the rustic serenity of the Mission Point or Lime Pocket
- Check the website for the facilities and booking details for each of Bribie Island’s campsites.
Lamingtons in the mountains
The Green Mountains campsite in Lamington National Park is well worth the 2 hour drive from Morayfield and up the winding mountain road.
- Green Mountains has 40 numbered yet unpowered campsites for tents or camper trailers. Facilities include hot showers and composting toilets.
- The O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat is just a stroll away, and offers a kiosk and café, public phone, and a wonderful bird feeding area where you can interact with king parrots and crimson rosellas.
- There’s a huge range of spectacular rainforest walks to enjoy in Lamington National Park, and don’t miss their famous tree top walk.
Wide open spaces
Along the gorgeous Coomera River you’ll find the James Sharp Memorial Park in Canungra.
- With large open grassed areas and some shaded spots by the creek, this is one of the great camping spots near Morayfield for a family weekend away.
- Enjoy canoeing, swimming and fishing, and spend the evenings gathered around the open fire.
- While toilets are available, this is the perfect place to get away from it all, and it’s recommended you bring or boil your own water.
- You can really get back to nature here, and pets are allowed too.
- To start soaking up the vibe of this serene spot, check out their YouTube video.
Get that seaside village vibe
- Donnybrook Caravan Park provides the perfect get-away holiday in a peaceful seaside village.
This quiet seaside camping spots near Morayfield has spectacular views of Bribie Island and is a great spot for fishing, relaxing or enjoying a fun-filled day on the water.
- The park is operated by Moreton Bay Regional Council and has six tent site and facilities including a BBQ area, large amenities block, and coin operated laundry
- If you want a break from cooking, the local bowls club does a good meal, and there’s a take-away next door.
- Check their website for rates and booking details.