A free camping beach in Queensland? Try Balgal Beach

This heavenly spot is a popular one, you may need to get here early. With a 48-hour limit, once per week – it is winning with facilities- disability toilet, cold shower, BBQ, picnic table, dump point and water. Right on the beach- there’s also a beautiful creek with good fishing and walking. Pets are allowed and there is mobile phone coverage and ample shade. Across the road is a shop with groceries, fish and chips and alcohol
– everything you need!

Balgal Beach is part of the Northern Beaches of Townsville with a sand beach and stinger net from November to May. Turn east off the Bruce Highway, 1 km south of Rollingstone, travel 5 km more. It’s at the
north end of town near the boat ramp.

For those with a boat, it is a great base to explore the Palm Island group in the Great Barrier Reef. Watch for the bugs!

Look up QLD site 41 in CAMPS 10 or if you have our CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App as well – simply go to the map or list and search with the site name!

Photo credits: Kate31b from Instagram and Tom_ed81 from Instagram



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