Boorangoora (Lake McKenzie) Great Walk Camp Sites

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Boorangoora (Lake McKenzie) Walkers' Camp offers a serene retreat for hikers exploring the K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk.

Facilities & Amenities

  • Picnic Table

  • Suitable For Tents

  • Toilets


  • Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers

  • Not suitable for children and infants

Additional rules

1) Open fires not permitted.
2) Generators are not allowed.

Things to know

The campsite is nestled within open eucalypt forests of scribbly gum, blackbutt, and bloodwood trees, providing a picturesque backdrop for your camping experience. Boorangoora (Lake McKenzie) Walkers' Camp is accessible by walk-in only, providing a sense of remoteness and tranquility. Private vessels can access the sheltered western coastline of K'gari, but be cautious as the eastern coastline is hazardous and exposed to rough ocean conditions. There are no boat ramps on the island. The campsite offers picnic tables, non-flush toilets, and designated areas for tent camping. Pitch your tent in the designated areas within the campsite, allowing you to immerse yourself in the natural surroundings. The K'gari Great Walk is typically open from March 1st to October 31st each year, subject to environmental conditions. Fire danger risk may affect access at other times. To ensure a comfortable and responsible camping experience, bring your own drinking water, rubbish bags for waste disposal, and insect repellent. Keep in mind that mobile phone coverage in this area is unreliable.



After a day of hiking, you can take a short walk to the stunning Boorangoora (Lake McKenzie). This pristine lake boasts pure white beaches and crystal-clear waters, making it a paradise for photographers and swimmers alike. Spend the night under a sky filled with stars, providing a magical ambiance to your camping experience. Boorangoora (Lake McKenzie) is part of the K'gari (Fraser Island) World Heritage Area, celebrated for its remarkable natural beauty, coastal dune landforms, and rich evolutionary history.


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