Campground features: Ben-Ewa campground is in a valley providing shady sites and protection from strong winds. Sites are medium-sized and well-defined. Sheltered bay waters make this campground popular for young families and school groups.
Location: on the western side of the island, a short distance north of the main barge landing point for Moreton Island Ferries.
Access: the campground can be reached by 4WD. Parking is available near or beside camp sites. It is accessible for camper trailers.
Number of sites: a maximum of 12 sites are available, all marked with totems. Seasonal closures mean that not all sites will be full all year round.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, walk-in camping, camper trailers and large groups.
Camp site surface: sand.
Facilities: water (treat before drinking), hybrid toilets and cold showers.
Open fires: allowed (in existing fire sites only), except when fire bans or prohibitions apply. Fuel or gas stoves, rather than open fires, are recommended.
Generator use: not permitted.
Essentials to bring: drinking water and containers, water sterilisation tablets, rubbish bags, sunscreen, insect repellent, firewood (untreated mill off-cuts), axe, sealable containers for rubbish, first-aid kit and sand pegs.
Bookings: book online, over-the-counter or by phone. Bookings can be made no more than six months in advance.
Mobile phone coverage: poor and unreliable. Better reception may be possible near Tangalooma Resort on the island.
AddressBen Ewa Campground Circuit
Moreton Island, Queensland, 4025
Coordinates & Contact Details-27.1495, 153.366713 74 68
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