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Camping along the Conway circuit

Both camping areas along the 27 km Conway circuit are accessible only by walkers and mountain bikers.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Water is available from tanks along the circuit. Treat water before use and turn off taps after filling water bottles.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

Repulse Creek camp

The open and grassy Repulse Creek camp. Photo: Jason Vaughan, Queensland Government.

The open and grassy Repulse Creek camp. Photo: Jason Vaughan, Queensland Government.

Camping area features: a grassy and sunny clearing in the rainforest.

Location: 8.1km from the Forestry Road car park.

Access: the camping area can only be reached on foot or by mountain bike.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: walk and bike-in camping only.

Camp site surface: dirt, grass.

Facilities: tank water (treat before drinking), picnic tables, pit toilets and lockable trunks to keep your food and gear safe from wildlife.

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: rubbish bags, insect repellent, toilet paper. Read more about planning your walk.

Bookings: book onlineover-the-counter or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: none at this camping area. Occasional network coverage can be obtained at elevated points along the trail between Hayward lookout and Airlie Beach. 

Bloodwood camp

Shaded rainforest setting at Bloodwood camp. Photo: Adam Creed, Queensland Government.

Shaded rainforest setting at Bloodwood camp. Photo: Adam Creed, Queensland Government.

Camping area features: nestled among old bloodwoods on top of a ridge.

Location: 11.6 km from Repulse Creek camp; 7.4 km from Airlie Beach.

Access: the camping area can only be reached on foot or by mountain bike.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: walk and bike-in camping only.

Camp site surface: dirt, grass.

Facilities: tank water (treat before drinking), picnic tables, pit toilets and lockable trunks to keep your food and gear safe from wildlife.

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: rubbish bags, insect repellent, toilet paper. Read more about planning your walk.

Bookings: book onlineover-the-counter or by phone.

Mobile phone coverage: poor, occasional network coverage can be obtained at elevated points along the trail between Hayward lookout and Airlie Beach. 

Last updated
5 December 2017