Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Surfers Paradise Beach, QLD
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Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Surfers Paradise Beach, 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 Surfers Paradise Beach, 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 Canungra Creek Reserve Showground

68 Coburg Rd, Canungra, Queensland
44 minutes (35.5 km) drive from Surfers Paradise Beach
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Brisbane
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#9 Tipplers Campground

South Stradbroke Island, Queensland
43 minutes (34 km) drive from Surfers Paradise Beach
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#8 Mt Nimmel Lodge Campground

271 Austinville Rd, Austinville, Queensland
35 minutes (24.3 km) drive from Surfers Paradise Beach
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Next to car
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Firewood for sale
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Garbage
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Brisbane
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#7 RIDGE CAMPAWAY

271 Chesterfield Dr, Bonogin, Queensland
32 minutes (21.1 km) drive from Surfers Paradise Beach
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Next to car
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Independent
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Garbage
  • ✓ Coffee Nearby
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#6 BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park

66-86 Siganto Dr, Helensvale QLD 4212
26 minutes (19.6 km) drive from Surfers Paradise Beach
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  • ✓ Jumping pillow
  • ✓ Water slide
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Next to car
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ BIG4
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Disabled Access
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Wifi
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Swimming pool
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Organised kids activities
  • ✓ Bar
  • ✓ Coffee Nearby
  • ✓ Cafe onsite
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Brisbane
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#5 Mikes Retreat

Mount Nathan Rd, Mount Nathan, Queensland
27 minutes (18.7 km) drive from Surfers Paradise Beach
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Brisbane
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#4 North Currigee Camp Ground

1 N Esplanade, South Stradbroke, Queensland
30 minutes (16.4 km) drive from Surfers Paradise Beach
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#3 South Currigee Campground

23 S Esplanade, South Stradbroke Island, Queensland
22 minutes (11.9 km) drive from Surfers Paradise Beach
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Brisbane
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#2 Chainsaw Ridge

140 Settlement Rd, Numinbah, New South Wales Get directions
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#1 Upper Crystal Creek

Upper Crystal Creek Rd, Upper Crystal Creek, New South Wales Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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