Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Heron Island, QLD
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Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Heron Island, 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 Heron Island, 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 Eurimbula Creek Side Camp

Tanti Rd, Eurimbula, Queensland
7 hours 37 minutes (171.5 km) drive from Heron Island
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#9 Boynedale Bush Camp

Gladstone-Monto Rd, Boynedale, Queensland
4 hours 18 minutes (144.2 km) drive from Heron Island
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#8 Lake Awoonga Caravan Park

865 Awoonga Dam Road, Benaraby, Queensland, 4680, AU
3 hours 55 minutes (123.4 km) drive from Heron Island
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#7 Discovery Parks-Tannum Sands

Millenium Esp, Tannum Sands, Queensland
3 hours 54 minutes (120.3 km) drive from Heron Island
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ Discovery Holiday Parks
  • ✓ Top Parks
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#6 Benaraby River

Marrawing Rd, Benaraby, Queensland
3 hours 57 minutes (119.1 km) drive from Heron Island
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#5 Calliope River South Rest Area

Old Bruce Hwy, River Ranch, Queensland
3 hours 42 minutes (117.1 km) drive from Heron Island
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#4 Boyne River Tourist Park

48814 Bruce Hwy, Benaraby., Queensland
3 hours 45 minutes (116.6 km) drive from Heron Island
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#3 Green Acres Motel & Van Park

48957 Bruce Hwy, Benaraby, Queensland
3 hours 44 minutes (115.2 km) drive from Heron Island
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Wifi
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Garbage
  • ✓ Swimming pool
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Coffee Nearby
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#2 Svendsen's Beach Retreat

LOT 3 Esplanade, The Keppels, Queensland Get directions
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#1 Boyne Valley Discovery Centre, Ubobo

Hawke St, Ubobo, Queensland Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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