Cape Hillsborough National Park Camping

Caravan, Camping and Holiday Parks

Cape Hillsborough National Park is one of the most ruggedly beautiful parks on the Central Queensland coast. The park features lowland rainforest in moist gullies, eucalypt forest on rocky hills and headlands and mangroves that are an important breeding ground for marine animals.

Camping is available at Smalleys Beach camping area, which can be reached via a signposted gravel road off Cape Hillsborough Road. This small camping area has picnic tables, toilets, town water and some sites suitable for caravans.

Fires are permitted only in off-ground fire containers and within the camping area. Bring your own clean, milled timber. Fuel stoves are preferred and recommended. Fires are not permitted anywhere else in the park, including on the beaches. All campers must carry sturdy rubbish bags to remove all rubbish from the park. Generators are not permitted anywhere in the park.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. Book and purchase your camping permit in advance. Bookings can be made on-line, over the counter or by phone.


Carpark Open Fireplace


Birdwatching Camping Four Wheel Driving Walks

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


From AU$7.00

Person per night to Family per night (up to 2 adults and children under 18, maximum 8 people in total).
Fees are subject to change

Trading Times

Check In: 2:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am

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