Blaksley Camping Area
Blaksley Camping Area offers a serene and secluded escape for nature enthusiasts seeking solitude amidst the stunning natural beauty of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). Located on the western side of the island, this camping area boasts breathtaking views over Moreton Bay Marine Park and the bay islands, providing a tranquil and picturesque setting for outdoor adventures.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
1) Open fires: allowed in QPWS provided fire rings only (except when fire bans or prohibitions apply) but fuel stoves recommended.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
The camping area can only be accessed by boat or kayak, adding an element of adventure and exclusivity to your camping experience. The closest boat ramp to access the island is located on the mainland at Victoria Point. The camping area offers 10 sites in total.
Each campsite is suitable for tent camping and can accommodate a maximum of six people. The campsite surfaces are a mix of sand, dirt, and grass. There are no specific facilities at the camping area, so campers should come prepared with essential supplies. Open fires are allowed but should be limited to Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) provided fire rings unless there are fire bans in effect. Fuel stoves are recommended. Generators are not permitted, ensuring a peaceful environment for all campers. Essential items to bring include drinking and cooking water, a portable toilet, gas stoves (preferred), or firewood (untreated mill off-cuts, not bush wood), rubbish bags, and insect repellent. Mobile phone coverage at Blaksley Camping Area is poor, so campers should be prepared for limited or no connectivity.
Blaksley Camping Area offers a peaceful and secluded camping experience in the midst of natural beauty. There is a short walk from the camping area to tent sites. Activities like snorkelling, diving, canoeing, kayaking, boating, swimming, and fishing can be enjoyed in the vicinity.