Platypus Bushcamp Campground

Last Updated Jun 2014

Platypus Bushcamp has toilets Platypus Bushcamp has water available Platypus Bushcamp has picnic fireplaces There are bbqs available at Platypus Bushcamp There are picnic tables available at Platypus Bushcamp Platypus Bushcamp has picnic tables

Very rustic, semi-commercial campground, with secluded sites by request.

The campground is near the Finch Hatton Gorge National Park and is a nice, friendly quiet place to spend a couple of days.

Campsites are well sheltered in the natural bush and are reasonably level.

There are a couple of beautiful little swimming holes, hot showers, flushing toilets and a sheltered picnic area. There is also a rough timber "bush bar" (BYO which is popular in the evenings.

There are also timber slab huts (again very rustic) available for $75 for a double. They are open on all sides and a mozzie net provides protection.

This is a truely a beautiful area, and the camp is very basic which gives a true bush feel.

Kingfishers, green tree frogs, and a million other natural visitors all around the camp. There is also a platypus viewing area (small pool upstream) where swimming is not allowed. Dawn or dusk is the time to spot them.

Facilities and activities at Platypus Bushcamp

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

$7.50 per adult per night


Cashier on site.

How to book:

Phone Wazza on (07) 4958 3204


Flushing Toilets


It is not known if pets are allowed at this campsite

Water Availability:

There is usually drinking water available at this campsite. Please take care, it may still be advisable to boil water before drinking.

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 a river or creek that has swimming holes.


There is no fishing at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

More Information

Location information for Platypus Bushcamp

Caution! - The location in the map above is approximate.
Please check the "Getting There" information below.

This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

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