Platypus camping area

Camper trailer Camping fee No dogs/pets Picnic area Ranger Toilets Vehicle-based camping Wood fireplace Canoeing Fishing Lookout Sailing Swimming
Platypus camping area, Paul Smedley

Platypus campground, 4 km from the western entrance, has 18 numbered sites for small tents, large tents and vans. Open fires are allowed here in the provided fire rings and BBQs (except when fire bans apply); bring your own firewood as well as all other self-sufficent supplies.


How to book: NPRSR 13 7468 Permits: camping permit required

This campsite is located in Danbulla State Forest

Less than 2 hrs’ drive from Cairns, wildlife-rich Danbulla State Forest is on the north-east side of Lake Tinaroo on the Atherton Tablelands. Visitors can take the scenic Danbulla Forest Dr, have a picnic at one of 4 day-use areas, or go bushwalking on one of 5 tracks with varying degrees of difficulty. To get here, take the Danbulla Forest Dr north-east of Tinaroo Dam. Advance bookings are required for camping.

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