The Best Campsites Where You Can Light A Fire Around Brisbane

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Many a family memory has been created around the campfire with marshmallows roasting, toes getting toasty and tall tales being shared – well, at least that’s how it goes in the movies! With winter well and truly upon us, now is the perfect time to take the family camping and create some of your own memories by the campfire. Keep in mind that you can’t light a campfire at just any old campsite. Discover our top six campsites where you can legally light a fire around Brisbane.

D’Aguilar National Park

On Brisbane’s doorstep is the D’Aguilar Range home to woodlands, rainforests, creeks, and waterholes surrounded by picturesque mountains. There are bushwalking tracks, horse riding trails, 4WD and bike trails, a discovery centre and plenty of campsites where you can light a crackling fire.  

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Lake Moogerah Caravan Park

Explore the lake and surrounds by day and rest your weary bones by night beside a toasty warm campfire. Lake Moogerah Caravan Park provides designated fire rings throughout the campground to make lighting a fire by the campsite safe and easy.  

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Thunderbird Park

Thunderbird Park at Mt Tamborine is a popular choice for family-friendly camping. There are loads of activities to keep you and the kids busy during the day from thunderegg fossicking and horse riding, to the tree top challenge and zipline. The campsite is nestled by the creek and the perfect place to light a campfire to keep the family warm into the night.

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Blue Lagoon Campground, Moreton Island

Set up camp by a freshwater lake at this beautiful camping ground on Moreton Island. There a five campsites to choose from on Moreton Island, but keep in mind not all of them allow campfires due to fire restrictions. Blue Lagoon offers firepits but be sure to bring your own firewood or purchase it from Castaways.

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Bribie Island

You’ll need a 4WD or a boat to access Bribie Island’s camping sites, but once you get there it’s worth it! There’s plenty to do on Bribie from kayaking and fishing to exploring the beautiful beaches. After a hectic day, put your feet up with a hot drink around the campfire.

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Fraser Island

With its long sandy beaches, sand dunes and freshwater lakes, Fraser Island is a slice of paradise begging to be explored. There are three campsites on Fraser Island that allow open fires in the provided fire rings– Dundubara, Waddy Point beachfront and Waddy Point top.

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