Found on the banks of the Warrego River, Cunnamulla offers easy access to a variety of great camping experiences.
The town is known for its natural beauty and outback spirit, making it popular with adventurous guests hoping to immerse themselves in the Aussie environment. But whether you’re an amateur or an expert, camping in Cunnamulla is sure to be an exciting and exhilarating event you’ll never forget.
Located on a family-owned sheep station, Charlotte Plains is only a short drive from Cunnamulla. Guests can choose to stay at an unpowered or powered site, both with incredible views across the farm acreage.
While here, you’ll also have access to the Charlotte Plains Artesian Hot Springs, where guests can soak in the naturally heated fresh water. Visitors can also choose to book a private bathing experience, offering stunning views over the outback from the privacy of your own tub.
The site is dog-friendly, and there are heaps of other animals to meet on the farm. Plus, all campsites have access to Wi-Fi and flushing toilets.
Cunnamulla Tourist Park
If you’ve ever wanted to sit around a traditional Gidgee coal campfire, this is the spot for you. Cunnamulla Tourist Park is perfect for those seeking a more conventional experience when camping in Cunnamulla. It has several budget friendly options, and guests can choose from cabins, powered, or unpowered sites. But the best thing about this campground is its stellar location, only a short walk from the centre of town. Staying here, you’ll be in the centre of the action and have easy access to shops and attractions. Plus, the camp kitchen, BBQ and laundry mean you will be comfortable under the stars.
Warrego Riverside Camping
Located right on the Warrego River, this campground is ideal for those who love the water. Staying on one of their many sites, you can try kayaking, fishing, yabbying and birdwatching. The communal fireplace is great for spending an evening under the stars and making some new friends. And, the Warrego River walk is an easy and fun way to see the surrounding region and immerse yourself in nature.
Bowra Wildlife Sanctuary
Bowra is home to more than 200 species of bird, including nine threatened species such as the Grey Falcon. It’s an important habitat for Australia’s wildlife, and the Australian Wildlife Conservancy is constantly working to protect the wide array of animals that come to the region for its ecological benefits and protection.
When choosing to camp here, all proceeds go directly to conservation efforts, helping to support native animals. Visitors can choose from powered or unpowered sites, both placing you in the heart of the Australian outback. While staying here, you will most likely encounter a range of bird species, as well as some of the 29 native mammals in the area. Look out for wallabies and kangaroos, who frequent the Bowra region.
Currawinya National Park
Currawinya National Park is one of Queensland’s biggest national parks, with a range of lakes, rivers and wetlands to explore. It also has an important Indigenous heritage, and is home to fourteen endangered species of flora and fauna.
Visitors are invited to bush camp by the banks of the Myninya wetland, or on sites near the Paroo River. Staying at either location offers the chance to try swimming, fishing, canoeing and bushwalking. Perfect for a family camping trip.
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Rex flies to Cunnamulla. Head to the website or check out the route map below.