Neebs Waterhole Camping Area
Neebs Waterhole camping area is a remote and picturesque camping spot located within the Cooloola Recreation Area of the Great Sandy National Park, situated on the Sunshine Coast between Noosa Heads and Rainbow Beach in Queensland, Australia. This serene camping area provides a unique opportunity to camp beside a waterhole surrounded by the natural beauty of wallum heath and scribbly gum woodland.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Not suitable for children and infants
Open fires: Prohibited.
Things to know
Neebs Waterhole camping area is set along the western catchment area of the upper Noosa River, along the Cooloola Wilderness Trail. Motorized vehicles and bicycles are not allowed on the walking track leading to the campsite, ensuring a peaceful and quiet environment. Neebs and Wandi camping areas can accommodate up to 3 groups of 8 people, with a maximum of 24 people in total. There are no facilities at this remote camping area, so visitors must be self-sufficient and carry out their waste. Open fires and generators are prohibited at the camping area. Mobile phone coverage is not available in this remote location.
1) Swimming: Visitors can take a refreshing dip in the waterhole, which is especially inviting during hot summer days.
2) Wildlife Observation: Keep an eye out for freshwater turtles sunning themselves on logs in and around the waterhole.
3) Scenic Reflections: In the late afternoon, the tannin-stained water of the waterhole creates stunning reflections of the surrounding trees.
4) Birdwatching: Enjoy the soothing sounds of birdsong in the late afternoon and early morning. Listen for the 'acid' frogs calling from the reeds and the 'mopoke' calls of tawny frogmouths in the trees.
5) Morning Greetings: Start your day with the cheerful calls of friarbirds and honeyeaters as they welcome the dawn.