The Settlement Camping Area - Springbrook NP

National Park - Queensland


The Settlement camping area is the only camping area in Springbrook National Park. Travelling up from the Gold Coast, turn left off the Springbrook Road at the Springbrook Public Hall into Carricks Road and follow the signs. The camping area is on the right. 

It allows tent camping beside your car in well-defined sites. Space for camper trailers and campervans is available.The camping area is linked by a short walking track to the top of Purling Brook Falls. This walking track links up to the Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk. 

The Settlement camping area is a newly established camping area and native shrubs and trees have been planted and will soon provide more shade. 

Location: Carricks Road, Springbrook National Park.

Access: Conventional vehicle. 

Number of sites: 11 well-defined, numbered sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: Tents, camper trailers and campervans. Each camp site has a well grassed area approximately 10 m in diameter and an individual parking bay.Sites 1 to 4 have longer parking bays (approx. 10 m x 4.2 m) that could accommodate a camper trailer however the grassed area is partially separated from the parking bay by bollards.Sites 5 to 11 are for tent-based camping only. 

Camp site surface: Soil and grassed areas with gravel parking bays. 

Facilities: Toilets, drinking water and a cooking shelter with free electric barbecues. Please note that showers are not provided. Across Carricks Road is a large open recreation area, information shelter, picnic facilities and additional toilets. 

Open fires: Prohibited. Fuel stoves recommended. 

Generators: Not permitted.  

Bookings: Bookings are essential and are required well in advance for holiday periods. Book online or by phone. 

Mobile phone coverage: Poor; coverage is generally available from lookouts where you can see the Gold Coast.

Very steep sealed road into Springbrook. Excellent campsite. Well defined sites. Must book online. Yellow tags and NP map is available at entrance. Hand pump flushing toilets. Easy walk to Purling Brook circuit track. Part of track is closed, but bottom of falls is accessible.

Excellent camping to be had at the Settlement. Camp sites can accommodate up to 24 foot long C class motorhomes. 11 sites available just watch for some low hanging tree branches at some sites. All walking tracks around Purling Brook Falls now open as at 09 04 2019. Electric BBQ. Toilets. Information stand and picnic tables available.
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