Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Cape York, QLD
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Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Cape York, QLD

They say life is better around the campfire. And we could not agree more. 

Over the years due to increase fire risk it's become a challenge to find great campsites that allow you to have a fire by your tent. 

Please be a responsible Aircamper and brush up on your fire safety knowledge. Bushwalking NSW has a great article that'll give you the rundown on how to light a fire responsibly.

Below we've collected some hidden gems near Cape York, QLD that still allow you to sit back, toast your feet and incinerate some marshmallows while telling stories about camping when you were a kid.

#10 Bridge Creek (Nolans Brook)

Old Telegraph Track, Jardine River, Queensland
3 hours 52 minutes (77 km) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#9 Northern Side of Jardine River

Mutee Heads Road, Injinoo, Queensland
10 hours 54 minutes (69 km) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#8 Mutee Head

Unnamed Rd, Injinoo, Queensland
9 hours 25 minutes (66 km) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#7 Jackey Jackey Creek

Unnamed Rd, Mapoon, Queensland
2 hours 57 minutes (54 km) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#6 Loyalty Beach Campground

1 Loyalty Beach Rd, New Mapoon, Queensland
2 hours 29 minutes (28.1 km) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#5 Campsite On Beach

Cape York, Queensland
4 hours 15 minutes (19.5 km) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#4 Somerset Beach

Somerset Ruins Rd, Somerset, Queensland
2 hours 57 minutes (18 km) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#3 Punsand Bay Campground

Bottom Crossing Rd, Punsand, Queensland
4 hours 21 minutes (8.7 km) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#2 Cape York Beachfront Camping Site

Unnamed Rd, Punsand, Queensland
0 minutes (1 metre) drive from Cape York
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#1 Bramwell Junction Roadhouse

Bramwell Jct, Shelburne, Queensland Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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