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Camping in The Whitsundays

Camping in The Whitsundays is a very special back-to-nature experience. With rugged natural beauty, stunning views at every turn and an abundance of wildlife, you will feel rejuvenated, relaxed and at one with nature.

There is no better way to appreciate the natural landscapes of The Whitsundays, than by setting up camp underneath the stars on an island. Or choose from a range of comfortable caravan sites and camp grounds to suit your style and budget right here on the mainland.

Discover beautiful beach sites, including the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, and bush camps with Queensland National Parks website.

Or set up at caravan parks and campsites set in beautiful grounds, designed to experience the best of the tropical Whitsundays, and have access to comfortable facilities, swimming pools and children's playgrounds. There is everything you need for an affordable, relaxing holiday in The Whitsundays!

Camping in National Parks

A great way to experience the natural beauty of the region! Walking the secluded beaches, exploring the fringing coral reefs, marvelling at the hoop pines and gazing at the stars at night; setting up camp in a National Park is a truly unique experience.

The natural landscapes are varied from location to location and range from dry rainforest, to tropical grasses and white sandy beaches or dense coral rubble along the shoreline.

A camping permit is required to camp in the National Parks and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site. Camping permits are organised through Queensland National Parks.

Lake Proserpine Recreation Hub

World class big barra fishing and a vast array of watersports, Lake Proserpine has something for everyone – offering the ultimate recreation experience!

Pack your swag and take advantage of our free 72-hour lakeside camping in one of the region’s most iconic spots. Permits are not required to camp here but please be sure to take note of the Lake Proserpine Camping Rules.

Click here for more information on the Lake Proserpine Barramundi Fishing and Recreational project.

RV Parks in The Whitsundays

The Whitsundays has two free RV-friendly campgrounds within the region in Collinsville and Proserpine for travellers to stop in and explore. No bookings are required for these campgrounds however space is limited and visitors must abide by the maximum length of stay. 

Whitsunday Regional Council requests visitors to obey the site rules as indicated on signs upon entering the parks and please allow room for others to access and exit as a courtesy. 

Railway Road Collinsville at the southern end of the Collinsville Showgrounds, opposite the Workers Club. 

Who does the RV Park cater for?
The rest area caters for Caravans, RV's, Campervans, Trailers and Tents (tent area inside ring only).

How long can I stay?

Is there fresh water and toilet facilities?
Fresh water is readily available on site and there are standard and disabled toilets and showers 24/7 in the park.

Main Street Proserpine behind Saint Catherine's Church, opposite Pioneer Park.

Who does the RV Park cater for?
The rest area caters for self-contained vehicles.

How long can I stay?

Is there fresh water and toilet facilities?
A tap is available on site and although there isn't an amenities block at this stage, amenities are available across the road at the recently upgraded Pioneer Park.

Please note that the Proserpine RV Park is temporarily closed during wet season (approx. November - April). Once wet season is over and the ground has suitably dried out, the RV Park will be reopened for the peak RV season to welcome travelers through Proserpine.

For full details on the RV Parks in The Whitsundays click here.

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