If you are looking for some of the very best dog friendly camping Brisbane sites, then look no further as we have found 20 great spots within 2 hours that you will want to check out with your pet.
In this dog friendly camping near Brisbane guide, we list a range of different types of sites. Whether you’re after dog friendly caravan parks Brisbane offers nearby with all the facilities you could ever need, to the best beach camping spots as well as some gorgeous secluded spots among the trees. Just pack up pooch’s dog bed and favourite dog toys and you’re all set!
So let’s get into it and check out some of the best dog friendly camping sites Brisbane has!
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- 1 20 of the Best Dog Friendly Camping Brisbane Sites
- 1.1 Cedarvale Park
- 1.2 Boreen Point Campground
- 1.3 Imbil Camping Retreat
- 1.4 Gordon Country
- 1.5 Bigriggen
- 1.6 Kenilworth Bluff Creek Campgrounds
- 1.7 Flanagan Reserve
- 1.8 Ingenia Holidays Noosa
- 1.9 Neerum Creek Bush Retreat
- 1.10 Golden Beach Holiday Park
- 1.11 Big 4 Gold Coast Holiday Park
- 1.12 Lake Maroon Camping Ground
- 1.13 Darlington Park
- 1.14 Coolum Beach Caravan Park
- 1.15 Yarramalong Camping
- 1.16 Ivory Rocks
- 1.17 Kookaburra Park
- 1.18 Kirra Beach Caravan Park
- 1.19 Mudjimba Beach Caravan Park
- 1.20 Military Jetty Caravan Park
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Best Dog Friendly Camping Brisbane Map
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20 of the Best Dog Friendly Camping Brisbane Sites
In no particular order, below are our picks for the best dog friendly camping spots Brisbane has.
If you are looking for tranquility, then Cedarvale Park is the place for you. This family run campground is nestled in the hills behind Kilcoy.
There is nearly 500 acres of undeveloped land that you can explore on your bike or the walking tracks where you will spot an array of birds and wildlife. The sites are spread out and suitable for tents, caravans and motorhomes.
There is no power, but there are toilets and hot showers. They are a dog friendly camping grounds, but they must be on a leash at all times.
If you’re looking for dog friendly camping QLD that is off grid and amongst nature, then Cedarvale Park is for you and your pet.
Location: Sandy Creek Rd, Kilcoy
Price: $40/night for 2 guests | Kids under 17 FREE | Stay 2 nights and the price reduces to $38/night | Stay 3 nights and the price reduces to $35/night
Boreen Point Campground
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Just a 30 minute drive north of Noosa is where you’ll find Boreen Point campground, located on the edge of Lake Cootharaba – the largest lake on the Noosa River. Campsites are surrounded by lovely natural bushland where you can pitch your tent or park your van all while enjoying stunning water views.
Choose between 8 powered or multiple unpowered campsites which are located either in the bushland area or the sandy foreshore where there is a nice beach area. This campground has excellent facilities including hot showers, toilets, drinking water, camp kitchen, BBQs, laundry and even fireplaces.
Also within walking distance is a good general store and family friendly pub.
Things to do while camping at Boreen Point including swimming, fishing, boating and kayaking. You can bring your own boating equipment or hire kayaks and SUPs from the campgrounds. There is also a range of walking trails nearby.
Boreen Point Noosa camping with dogs are considered on application and only for those camping in caravans or motorhomes during off peak times.
For those looking for a relaxing and peaceful getaway with plenty of activities on offer, Boreen Point is a great spot to consider.
Boreen Point has dog friendly camping spots, but you will need to complete a dog application form prior which can be located on their website.
Location: 1 Esplanade, Boreen Point
Price: From $37 for 2 guests
Imbil Camping Retreat
At Imbil Camping Retreat you can enjoy as much or as little as you would like. It is a great place to go for a swim, paddle in your kayak or throw your line to see if you catch a bite.
Set alongside Yabba creek the Imbil Camping Retreat is located on a 12-acre property for you to explore or to just sit back and enjoy. There are both powered and unpowered sites suitable for tents and caravans.
The facilities include camp kitchen, toilets, hot showers, fire pits and even a playground. They have dog friendly campsites but they must be kept on a leash at all times.
Location: 5 Imbil Island Rd, Imbil
Price: Powered sites are $40 for 2 adults, extra children $5 |Unpowered sites are $35 for 2 adults, extra children $5 | Children under 3 FREE
Gordon country offers 4000 acres of creekside camping and what’s even more, each campsite has acres allotted to it so you will never be short on space.
There is a range of sites that will suit nearly every type of camper. Some will only have septic toilets whilst others will offer septic toilet and hot showers. There are even powered sites available. Cabins and pet friendly glamping QLD are also available.
If you are willing to collect your own firewood, then its free otherwise bags can be purchased. If you are after a technology free weekend, then this is the place for you as there is no phone or internet reception.
You can go for a swim or if you have a 4wd, you can test out the tracks.
If you are looking for bush camping with dogs QLD, Gordon Country is dog friendly and you are not required to keep your dog on a leash unless they chase the wildlife or fight with other dogs.
Location: 2081 Inverramsey Rd, Goomburra
Price: Powered sites are $18 midweek per night per adult or Friday to Sunday $21 for each adult, children are $12 | Unpowered sites are $15 per adult midweek or Friday to Sunday $17 per adult, children are $10 | Children under 4 FREE
Bordered on Logan River and the Burnett Creek, Bigriggen is a paradise set on 100 acres of pet friendly camping QLD.
It offers a range of activities from swimming, fishing, exploring the wildlife and riding your bike. If you enjoy bushwalking, then you are in luck as the campground is surrounded by National Park.
There are powered sites available for tents right up to motorhomes. The facilities include toilets, but the hot showers will cost $1 so bring your coin jar. Enjoy a nice campfire at night in the open fire pits.
They are a dog friendly, but they must always be kept on a leash and acceptance is at Manager’s discretion.
Location: 196 Bigriggen Rd, via Rathdowney
Price: Powered is $39 for 2 adults per night and $9 each child per night | Unpowered is $15 for each adult per night and $9 each child per night | Children under 4 FREE
Kenilworth Bluff Creek Campgrounds
Another gorgeous campground in Kenilworth is Bluff Creek. This campground is located on a 100 acre property, right alongside the beautiful Mary River and provides the perfect spot for those looking for a peaceful location among the trees that is also dog friendly camping Queensland.
Things to do include swimming and kayaking in the river, bike riding, fishing, local walking trails and exploring the local town.
There are no powered sites here, just large spacious non powered sites. Amenities on site include hot showers, toilets, laundry, camp kitchen, BBQs and you’re also allowed to have open fires too. Another great thing about Bluff Creek is that dogs are welcomed.
Location: 44 Wilcox Rd, Kenilworth
Price: $20 per adult and $10 per child per night | Children under 4 FREE
Located alongside the Logan River and the foothills of Mt Barney on 100 hectares is Flanagan’s Reserve Campground. You can enjoy swimming, they do encourage catch and release fishing or bring your pushbike.
There is also an abundance of wildlife and birds to keep the children entertained. A kiosk is located on site and firewood can be purchased. There is also toilets and hot showers for $0.20 a minute.
They are a dog friendly campground but they must be kept on a leash even when swimming in the creek.
Location: 135 Flanagan Reserve Rd, Barney View
Price: $12 per adult and $6 per child per night (3-15 yrs old) | $40 per night for 2 adults and up to 4 children | Children under 3 FREE
Ingenia Holidays Noosa
Situated in a perfect location with a short drive to Noosa River and Noosa Main Beach is the Ingenia Holidays Noosa Caravan Park – one of the great dog friendly caravan parks QLD. Relax in the tropical feel surrounded by palm trees. They also have a range of powered accommodation from tents to cabins.
A vast range of facilities can be found from the camp kitchen, toilet and hot showers through to playgrounds, heated swimming pools and a games room.
If you are looking for dog friendly camping Noosa offers, then check this place out, but they must be kept on a leash at all times except when in your van or tent. They have a detailed policy which can be found under terms and conditions on their site.
Location: 143 Moorindil St, Tewantin
Price: Prices vary depending on accommodation and can start from as little as $59 a night for 2 adults in a powered site depending on dates etc
Neerum Creek Bush Retreat
Bordering on the D’Aguilar National Park, you can find the most stunning campsites at the Neerum Creek Bush Retreat. Pack your swimmers and bring your kayak to enjoy the beautiful Neerum Creek. There are also walking tracks to explore.
You can also enjoy a campfire on your large grassy site. There are toilets and showers and even a little camp shop on site. They offer pet friendly camping but must be on a leash and you will be charged for bringing your dog.
Location: 268 Rasmussen Rd, Mount Archer
Price: Prices vary depending on the time of year but start from $14.50 for adults, $8.50 for children and $2.50 for your dog
Golden Beach Holiday Park
Golden Beach Holiday Park is just 100 metres away from the Pumicestone Passage. This is the place where you can fish, paddleboard, bike ride or just simply relax. The facilities include toilets, hot showers, camp kitchen and swimming pool.
They have a range of accommodation from tents to big rigs and even units. All the sites have power, water and sullage provided.
If you are looking for dog-friendly beach camping QLD, then this is the place for you as they are within a one minute walk to the beach and offer pet friendly camping but they must be on a leash at all times. Pets are not allowed for unit bookings
Location: 9 Onslow Street, Caloundra
Price: From $50 for up to 2 people per night on a powered site in low season, additional people are charged at $12 per person per night | Children under 4 FREE
Big 4 Gold Coast Holiday Park
The Big 4 Gold Coast holiday park is in a perfect location for a great day out at the theme parks and is also great for dog friendly camping, Gold Coast. They also have shaded cabanas with oversized day beds where you watch the children enjoy the new water park. Kids club activities can be found on their Facebook page, but there is also a giant jumping pillow, heated pool and unpowered go karts.
Amenities include hot showers, camp kitchen and even have a café on site. There is a range of accommodation from powered sites through to deluxe cabins.
It is a great place for the whole family if you are looking for dog friendly accommodation with dog friendly cabins where up to 2 dogs can sleep inside the cabin with the rest of the family. The Gold Coast holiday park is a dog friendly Big 4 offering an off-leash running area, puppy pampering palace, doggy daycare kennels and doggy poolside café.
Location: 66-68 Siganto Drove, Gold Coast
Price: For 2 nights prices start from $149 for 2 adults and 2 children in an unpowered site or $178 for 2 nights at a powered site. These prices will vary with the type of site/accommodation, days, school holidays etc
Lake Maroon Camping Ground
This campground is situated right near the Maroon Dam and provides guests with a bushland setting but also offers water sports. Lake Maroon is rated as one of Australia’s best bass fishing dams. You will need to purchase a fishing permit and the link can be found on their website.
You can enjoy a range of activities from bushwalking to water skiing. They offer a range of accommodation from camping right through to homestead accommodation. Camper trailers and caravans must bring their own water. The campsites are so large that you can fit 2 to 3 families on one site.
Facilities vary depending on the site but there is a camp kitchen, amenities block and campfires are allowed. Lake Maroon has dog friendly camping except for the Hidden Ridge as dogs are not permitted here. They must always be kept on a leash or lead. Lake Maroon camping with dogs is great if you have a few pooches, as you’re permitted 2 dogs per site.
Location: 535 Burnett Creek Road, Maroon
Price: Campsites start at $20 for unpowered and $25 for powered per adult per night | Children are $15 per night at any campsite, aged 3-12 years old | Children under 3 FREE
If you are considering Lamington National Park camping, then Darlington Park is a great campground. Relax by the river and be surrounded by the trees.
There is bird feeding every day at 4 pm at the kiosk. They also have extra activities and entertainment for the Australia Day and Easter holidays. The facilities include bbq areas, fire pits and toilets.
They offer sites from tent camping through to big rigs. They have dog friendly campsites but they must be kept on a leash at all times.
Location: 2025 Kerry Rd, Darlington
Prices: Prices start from $10 an adult per night and $5 for children (5-15yrs old) or $30 for 2 adults and up to 4 children | Children under 5 FREE
Coolum Beach Caravan Park
If you are looking for pet friendly camping sunshine coast that has direct access to Coolum Beach, then this is the place to stay. The surf club is next door and shops and restaurants are within walking distance. Bring your scooter or stroll along the boardwalk, there is a range of activities that can be enjoyed here.
Accommodation ranges from powered sites to cabins. There is a camp kitchen and 3 amenity blocks.
You will need to complete a dog friendly acceptance form which can found on their site. So if you’re a beach lover and can’t travel without your pet, dog friendly camping, Sunshine Coast doesn’t get much better than this!
Location: David Low Way, Coolum Beach
Price: Prices start from $63 a night for 2 adults or $85 for 2 adults and 2 children for a powered tent site. Prices will vary depending on the time of year | Children under 3 FREE
Located on the Reynolds creek, you can enjoy swimming and kayaking. Bring a fishing line as it is a great spot for bass and yellowbelly. There is great wildlife to be enjoyed with platypuses and koalas.
Lake Moogerah is not far away. Enjoy a lovely hike up the gorge or climb Mt Edwards for panoramic views. They have many unpowered sites but do have hot showers and toilets. So if you want Lake Moogerah dog friendly camping, you won’t be too far away at Yarrmalong.
If you prefer cabins these are available but are also unpowered however they do have lights, gas stove and kettle. It’s not mentioned on their website, but their Facebook page confirms they are a dog friendly campgrounds. They do need to be kept on a leash.
Location: Lake Moogerah Road, Charlwood via Kalbar
Price: Adults are $15 a night, children (11-15 years) are $10 per night, children (6-10 years) are $8 per night and children under 5 FREE. A family of 4 is $35 per night with extra children charged at $5 each.
After nearly 30 years of conservation, you will not believe how beautiful this property is. Take a bushwalk up to Ivory’s Rock peak. You may even spot a wallaby hopping by or a koala.
Accommodation ranges from camping to budget twin bed cabins. All sites are powered, WiFi, communal fire pits, amenities block and even several private bathrooms.
If you are looking for a place to go camping with dogs, they are also pet friendly.
Location: 310 Mt Flinders Road, Peak Crossing
Price: Camping from $11 per adult and $5 per child (0-10)
Kookaburra Park is on 75 acres and is ever evolving as new themed boutique tiny houses and cabins are built. They also have an animal sanctuary so whilst here you can hand feed the deer’s, meet the pigs, chickens and Guinea pigs.
Hike the Jurassic trail which is 2.4 km return amongst the Bunya Nut pines and up the ridge. If you reach the top, then you will have a magnificent view through the Mary Valley.
Enjoy the games lawn or swim in the Mary River. Kookaburra Park has dog friendly cabins if you book the Bunkhouse Cabins and have dog friendly campsites.
Location: 2951 Maleny Kenilworth Rd, Cambroon
Price: Powered sites are from $20 per adult per night, with unpowered sites at $15 per adult per night | Children are $10 per night for either powered or unpowered | Cabins range from $170-$210 per night
Kirra Beach Caravan Park
Just a block from this laid back caravan park is Kirra Beach. Elephant Rock in Currumbin is less than 10 minutes and has amazing views. They hold regular activities and events.
The amenities range from camp kitchens, bouncing pillows, playground and a swimming pool. If you are looking for dog friendly caravan parks, then look no further then Kirra Beach caravan park as its one of the few on the Gold Coast.
They have pet friendly camping cabins as well as campsites. Specific areas have been allocated as dog-friendly zones and adjacent to the park is a grassy parkland for them to enjoy, plus a dog wash facility and water fountain – perfect for pet friendly camping, Gold Coast.
Location: 10 Charlotte Street, Coolangatta
Price: There is a 2 night minimum and prices start from $108 for 2 guests for 2 nights in powered dog-friendly site, pets are not permitted in the unpowered tent sites. Prices will vary depending on time of year.
Mudjimba Beach Caravan Park
If you’re looking at camping with dogs, Sunshine Coast, you will find the most peaceful haven nestled between Mudjimba Surf Beach and the Maroochy River in tranquil settings. There are several local fishing spots as well as walking and bike tracks. Accommodation ranges from unpowered sites to cabins.
Amenities include a swimming pool with the beach approximately 200 metres from your site. If you are looking for Sunshine Coast dog friendly camping, then this is the pace for you.
You will need to complete a dog friendly application which can be found on their website.
Location: 3-35 Cottonwood St, Mudjimba
Price: Prices start from $48 per night for 2 adults for unpowered or $53 per night for 2 adults for powered sites. These prices will vary depending on the time of year.
Military Jetty Caravan Park
Located on Golden Beach and also positioned alongside the Pumistone Passage, you will have magnificent views. It is the perfect spot for a relaxing walk, a dip in the ocean or a spot of fishing on the jetty.
As you are located minutes away from Caloundra CBD, there are great dining venues and attractions close by. They also offer a range of accommodation from camping sites to cabins.
Military Jetty Caravan Facebook page confirms they are a pet friendly camping grounds.
Location: 131 Esplanade Sunshine Coast
Price: Powered sites start from $42 – $55 per night.
Hopefully you found this guide on dog friendly campsites around Brisbane helpful. Our site has a range of reviews on dog friendly campsites around Queensland – such as dog friendly campsites in Townsville, as well as reviews on campsites such as Big4 Gold Coast and Bailey Bar Charleville which are both dog friendly campsites.