Upper Noosa River Campsite 1-3 - Cooloola Great Sandy NP

National Park - Queensland


Features: These three camp sites are set among fringes of open forest or woodland (melaleuca, allocasuarina, bloodwood and eucalypt species) bordering open heathland plains to the east. All camp sites provide shade. A walking track links each camp site and continues to the Cooloola Sandpatch from camp site 3.

Location: On the eastern banks of the upper Noosa River, north of Harrys camping and day-use area. Camp sites 1, 2 and 3 range between 15km and 19km from Elanda Point via the upper Noosa River.

No. sites:  Camp sites 1 and 2 cater for 1 group (up to a maximum of 8 people) per site.  Camp site 3 caters for 1 group to a maximum of 25 people.

  • GPS - Camp Site 1: -26.169757, 153.038043
  • GPS - Camp Site 2: -26.170041, 153.040227
  • GPS - Camp Site 3: -26.154816, 153.050424

Access: The camp sites can be reached by boat, canoe or walking track (after paddling across the river from Harry’s hut). Vehicle access permits are NOT required to access these camp sites.

No motorised vessels beyond camp site 3. Penalties apply.

Suitable for: Walk-in camping, canoe/boat access camping.

Surface: Sand

Facilities: Toilets are available at all camp sites. Camp site 3 has picnic tables. Jetties are located at camp sites 1 and 3, and a canoe landing site is available at camp site 2.

Open fires: Prohibited

Generators: Prohibited

Mobile phone coverage: Generally not available.

Bookings: Advance bookings required for holiday periods including long weekends and public holidays.

Book online or at the QPWS Tewantin office.

Please note: schools and other organised groups are required to make an advanced booking at the QPWS Tewantin office.

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