Green Mountains camping area
Close to O’Reillys Rainforest Resort, this hillside campground in forest surrounds has designated campsites on terraces on the slope and a separate area designated for those doing the Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk. It is suitable for walk-in camping, camping beside your car, and campervans, but not for caravans or camper trailers. The nearby day-use area contains BBQs, picnic facilities and wheelchair-accessible toilets. A public phone is available past O’Reillys reception office. You’ll find the campground at the end of the 36 km narrow and winding Lamington National Park Rd (depart from Canungra), just 200 m from the information centre outside O’Reillys. Bookings are essential for weekends and peak periods. Tap water must be boiled or treated before drinking.
Who to contact: QPWS Lamington National Park Green Mountains (07) 5544 0634 for access information about bush camping areas How to book: Binna Burra Mountain Lodge (07) 5533 3622, 1300 246 622 for campsite no. 21; or NPRSR 13 7468 www.nprsr.qld.gov.au for all other campsites Permits: camping permit required for all camping areas except campsite no. 21
This campsite is located in Gold Coast Hinterland
This 54 km hiking trail traverses 2 World Heritage–listed national parks, over the top of a dormant volcano and behind a waterfall. It is best approached from west to east, starting at Green Mountains camping area and finishing at the Settlement. Note: Binna Burra is a privately operated campsite, and bookings for it must be made separately from those made through NPRSR. Walkers are required to purchase a topographic map of the Great Walk before embarking.
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