Bribie Island Recreation Area

Bribie Island Recreation Area covers 55.8 km² and is a treasure trove of plants and animals.

The island is fringed by white, sandy beaches. Heaths and freshwater lagoons support many birds, while the shore provides food and roosting havens for thousands of shorebirds.

Dugong thrive in protected waters nearby. Explore the easy Bicentennial bushwalks. Heathland, eucalypt and paperbark forests offer great birdwatching and photography.

Go boating or paddle a kayak around Pumicestone Passage. Try your luck at fishing or crabbing. Picnic at Lighthouse Reach or Lions Park. Pitch a tent at Mission Point – or in one of three other camping areas that are accessible only by four wheel drive.

Bribie Island is approximately one hour’s driving distance from Brisbane.

Bribie Island Recreation Area Camping Ground

Bribie Island offers beautiful coastal scenery, low-key bush camping spots, popular boating and fishing areas in Pumicestone Passage, excellent birdwatching opportunities and spring wildflowers.

Bribie Island Recreation Area offers a variety of coastal camping experiences. Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Book a campsite or vehicle access permit

Access Permits are required to access the Bribie Island Recreation Area and you will need a registered 4WD vehicle, a current drivers licence and a Vehicle Service Permit which can be obtained from:

On Line (24hours) Queensland National Parks
Phone: 1300 130 372

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