Central Station Camping Area

  • Unpowered Site

Central Station is a remarkable camping area situated on K'gari (Fraser Island), a World Heritage Area known for its exceptional natural beauty, coastal dune landform development, and rich evolutionary history.

Facilities & Amenities

  • Kiosk

  • Phone Reception

  • Picnic Table

  • Showers (Hot)

  • Suitable For Camper Trailer

  • Suitable For Tents

  • Toilets (Flush)

  • Wheelchair Access


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

Additional rules

1) Open fires: prohibited.
2) Generators: not permitted.

Things to know

Central Station camping area is located on K'gari, which is about 15 kilometers off the coast of Hervey Bay and approximately 300 kilometers north of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Access to the camping area is primarily by high clearance 4WD vehicles. It's important to note that all vehicles must be registered, drivers must be licensed, and Queensland road rules apply, even on beaches. Central Station camping area offers a range of facilities to ensure a comfortable camping experience. Campers can enjoy a world away from everyday life, with vibrant green mosses and a forest floor covered in soft fallen leaves. Central Station camping area provides 40 tent sites and 15 trailer sites. A large group site is available for organized groups of 20 to 40 people. Campers should bring essential items like a first-aid kit, prescription medicines, fuel or gas stove, water containers, rubbish bags, insect repellent, and sand pegs. Open fires are prohibited, and generators are not permitted. Mobile phone coverage is generally not available at the camping area.



Central Station camping area offers opportunities for various activities, including walking and scenic drives. Visitors can embark on walks that start from the camping area, exploring the diverse forest types, lookouts, lakes, and sandblows on the island. Abundant birdlife on the island provides a delightful natural symphony of calls and songs. After a day of island adventure, campers can stargaze and listen to the sounds of nocturnal animals rustling on the forest floor. It's important to note that a dingo deterrent fence is in place, and the camping area is recommended for families with children 14 years and under.


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