Turtle Street camping area (bush camping)
This campsite, the closest to the Southend ferry terminal, is the most accessible of Curtis Island’s campsites – although it’s still very remote and can only be reached by 4WD. There are no facilities, so bring your own drinking water, a gas/fuel stove (open fires are prohibited) and all other necessities.
How to book: NPRSR 13 7468 www.nprsr.qld.gov.au Permits: camping permit required
This campsite is located in Curtis Island National Park
This national park is at the north-eastern end of Curtis Island, off the Qld coast between Gladstone and Rockhampton. There is a historic lighthouse at Cape Capricorn, but no other notable facilities. Fishing, swimming, snorkelling and wildlife-watching are all popular activities here, although swimmers and snorkellers should wear protective clothing during stinger season (Oct–May). Travel to the island is by private boat from Gladstone, The Narrows, Port Alma or Rosslyn Bay. Advance bookings are required for camping.
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