Kalpowar Camping Area (Gladstone)
Kalpowar Camping Area, situated near Gladstone in Queensland, offers a serene and natural retreat within a bush setting alongside Crane Creek.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Camper Trailer
Suitable For Campervans
Suitable For Caravans
Suitable For Motorhomes
Suitable For Tents
Dogs permitted (on leash)
1) Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
2) Generators allowed (conditions apply)
Things to know
Located just 1.3 kilometers from the Gin-Gin Kalpowar Road, this camping area provides an escape into the heart of nature while still being accessible by conventional vehicles and trail bikes. The camping area boasts an open expanse of grassy camp sites that cater to families, as well as large groups of friends or fellow adventurers. Whether you're looking to pitch a tent, park your caravan, set up a camper trailer, or simply camp beside your car, the Kalpowar Camping Area accommodates various camping preferences. The camping and day-use area offers the perfect setting for picnics, whether it's a leisurely meal in the great outdoors or a shared gathering around picnic tables, some of which are sheltered. Visitors are advised to bring their own food, ensuring a hearty meal while soaking in the natural surroundings. While campfires are allowed within designated fire rings, they must adhere to specific conditions, ensuring both safety and environmental conservation. Additionally, generators are permitted, but campers are kindly urged to use models that operate at noise levels below 65dB(A) at a distance of 7 meters. Generator use is required to cease by 10 PM, respecting the peaceful atmosphere of the area. As mobile phone coverage is unavailable at the camping area, visitors should come prepared with essentials such as food and drinking water, insect repellent, sunscreen, and a fuel stove along with ample fuel. Additionally, it's important to bring rubbish bags to ensure a clean and environmentally responsible camping experience.
Visitors can indulge in a range of activities amid the beautiful surroundings, including:
1) Walking: Exploring the natural beauty on foot.
2) Scenic Drive: Enjoying the picturesque drive to the camping area.
3) Trail Bike Riding: For those who enjoy trail biking, the area provides an opportunity to indulge in this activity.
4) Dogs: Dogs are permitted on a leash, allowing pet owners to share the experience with their furry companions.
5) Picnics: Apart from camping, the serene atmosphere also makes for an ideal spot for a tranquil picnic by Crane Creek.