Litoria Walkers’ Camp
Litoria Walkers' Camp is a serene and picturesque camping spot located in the Cooloola Recreation Area of Great Sandy National Park on the Sunshine Coast, nestled between Noosa Heads and Rainbow Beach in Queensland, Australia. This campsite offers a unique natural experience where visitors can immerse themselves in the beauty of the Australian bush and listen to the distinctive calls of the endangered 'acid' frogs of Cooloola.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
No parties or events
1) Open fires: Prohibited—fuel or gas stoves only.
2) Generators: Prohibited.
Things to know
The camp is part of the Cooloola Great Walk and can only be accessed on foot. It is positioned 14.8km north of Dutgee Walkers' Camp or 20.5km south of Kauri Walkers' Camp. The camp is located on an elevated knoll, offering stunning views and a shaded environment provided by tall open eucalypt forests. Litoria Walkers' Camp features seven camp sites, each accommodating a maximum of six people. The campsite's total capacity is limited to 14 people. Visitors are allowed a maximum stay of one night at Litoria Walkers' Camp. The campsite is suitable for walk-in camping only and offers a serene environment for nature enthusiasts. Facilities at the camp include untreated drinking water, composting hybrid toilet systems, and platform tables in most camp sites. Open fires are prohibited, so visitors are required to use fuel or gas stoves for cooking. Visitors are advised to bring essential camping equipment, including fuel or gas stoves, insect repellent, a washing up basin, a ground sheet to place under their tents to prevent wear, warm clothes, and wet weather gear. Mobile phone coverage is unavailable at Litoria Walkers' Camp, so visitors should plan accordingly and be prepared for limited connectivity.
It is surrounded by vibrant green foxtail sedge and grasstrees, creating a picturesque setting for camping. The towering open forest primarily consists of blackbutt and tallowwood gums, providing habitat for various wildlife, including Major skinks. Nearby Lake Cooloomera is one of Cooloola's hidden gems, known for its diverse birdlife and 'acid' frogs adapted to its mildly acidic waters. Among the notable frog species is the Cooloola sedgefrog (Litoria cooloolensis), known for its high-pitched 'rrrr-ee-ee-k' call. Wildlife enthusiasts will have the opportunity to observe these unique frogs and other creatures from a distance to protect the fragile ecosystem.