Poverty Creek Campground

Last Updated Oct 2017

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Large, open, campground in Bribie Island National Park.

It is on an old farm, so has large open grassy areas, although there is still plenty of shade from mature trees.

The sites are mostly sandy/grass and level.

Cold showers, composting toilets, fire rings and picnic tables are provided.

Good access to the Pumicestone Passage for swimming and kayaking.

Facilities and activities at Poverty Creek

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Fees for camping permits in national parks and other protected areas, forest reserves, State forests and recreation areas, from 1 July 2016: $6.15 per person per night, or $24.60 per family per night; $3.40 per person per night for students and accompanying adults on approved educational excursions.


Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.

How to book:

Bookings must be made prior to arrival under the new NPRSR system. Visit https://qpws.usedirect.com/qpws/ to book online or phone 13 74 68


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

No water available at this campsite

Camp fires:

Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


This campsite is near the ocean.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite

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Location information for Poverty Creek

This campsite is in Bribie Island National Park

For a camping close to Brisbane, it is hard to go past Bribie Island, with open beaches, excellent campgrounds and the chance to engage 4wd on the sand.

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4wd only access.

Getting there

4wd only access via Poverty Road, or boat in, with beach landing.

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