Fraser Island Camping

Boasting a Heritage-Listed Status, Fraser Island is the perfect getaway to endless hours of fun and relaxation. The ideal place to completely submerge oneself right in the middle of nature, Fraser Island features an almost omnipresent sun and an abundant wildlife.

Best of all, this island offers excellent camping spots that will enable tourists to uncover and experience its scenic wildlife.

Fraser Island camping

There are some rules and procedures to follow when setting up camp on Fraser Island. In fact, tourists who don’t want to find an unfamiliar, far away spot to set up their own heavy equipment can make the most out of the well-appointed camp parks run by QLD Parks and Wildlife Service.

Before setting up camp on Fraser Island, tourists should pick up a guide and permit from QLD Parks and Wildlife Service bureau or from its agents.

Visitors should also ensure that their booking number and camping tags are visible at all times.

A QPWS ticket should compulsorily be purchased prior to settling down in your camp side. Tourists travelling by car must additionally purchase a permit for their motor-vehicle.

Eli Creek

Because it is such a popular campsite among tourists, it is advisable to make it to the creek as early as possible.

Indeed, this freshwater creek is ideal for a gloriously refreshing dip after a day of exploring Fraser Island.

This campsite is surrounded by ferns as well as overhanging eucalyptus. If they’re lucky, tourists may also spot a few rare birds such as pelicans, sandpipers, crested terns, pied oyster catchers and maybe a couple of white-bellied eagles.

Eli camp also offers some camping amenities in the likes of restrooms and barbecue areas. It should still be noted that these are some distance away from the actual creek.

Beachcamp Eco Retreat

Hailed as Fraser Island’s top picks for glamping, the Beachcamp Eco Retreat perfectly merges camping with just the right touch of glamor. Consequently, you will be able to sleep in the midst of nature without however compromising on your comfort.

Each standard glamping tent is perfectly appointed with a wash basin, shower and an en-suite toilet. Campers will be able to choose between a Budget Bunk, Luxury Queen or Luxury King/Twin tent.

This glamping site offers different types of amenities to help tourists enjoy their Fraser Island vacation to the fullest. Some examples include fishing rod hire, fridge and freezers, hammocks with ocean view and beach games, among others.

Lake McKenzie

One of Fraser Island’s most picturesque and popular lakes, Lake Mckenzie is especially reputed for its crystal clear waters that blends seamlessly into an azure sky.

The ideal spot for camping, this lake is flanked by silky, white beaches where you can just lie back and enjoy the sun. Since it is such a popular camping destinations, various amenities have been set up, such as restrooms and eating areas.

Additionally, campers can select between no less than 36 different camp sites, including 25 RV camp sites that can be rented on a nightly basis.

Map of Fraser Island

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Facts + Weather

How big is Fraser Island? How was Fraser Island made? Where is Fraser Island? How did Fraser Island get it’s name? This special iconic place invokes so many questions – see our Fraser Island Facts page to get all the answers.

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About 'Fraser Island Australia'

Fraser Island Australia is a 'Web Magazine' website that is dedicated to all things related to Queensland's iconic great sandy island. We are passionate about Australia's great natural wonder, its vast beaches and lakes, its incredible vistas, its natural beauty and the unforgettable experiences that are waiting for all who visit. Our aim is to discuss Fraser Island, its history, its environment, its wildlife and its spectacular destinations. We hope that this website will inspire all who visit, just as much as Fraser Island has inspired us.

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