Best Caravan Parks near Brisbane? Bribie Island and Beyond

Caravan & Camping Adventure Natural Attractions

Posted 23 January


When it comes to caravan parks in the Moreton Region, travelers and holidaymakers are spoiled for wonderful choice. From the traditional Bribie Island caravan park family holiday to caravan bush camps in the hinterland, Moreton Bay has lots of practice creating great caravan parks for grey nomads and family holidaymakers.

Moreton Bay’s relaxed, Queensland vibe, almost permanently glorious weather and many amazing beaches means the area is ideal for holidaying and as a result, caravan parks are in plentiful supply. Whether you seek a quick getaway, an affordable family break or you’re on an epic caravanning adventure up the East Coast of Australia, the Moreton Bay caravan parks will form a fond part of your holiday memories. Equipped with modern facilities, blessed with prime locations and designed to have all the expected amenities, the Moreton Bay region is a caravanning mecca!

Here’s a round up of our favourite sites and what they offer.

Bongaree Caravan Park, Bribie Island

As one of the several Moreton Bay Region caravan parks under Council management, Bongaree Caravan Park is a tidy site with a first-class location. Tranquil and quiet, Bongaree is a great choice for those seeking a blissfully simple holiday. There’s safe, low-swell, swimming in walking distance as well as a library, bowling club, shops, restaurants and cafes. The surf beach is five minutes walk away and anglers will appreciate easy boat access. For those that enjoy the great outdoors there are also numerous walking trails to be explored. Bookings are required to secure the 15 waterfront with powered sites, 66 powered sites as well as the cottages and cabins.

Facilities: Toilets, showers, powered sites, laundry

Location: 25-47 Welsby Parade, Bongaree

Bookings: Book online, or call (07) 3408 1054, for enquiries and more information email bongareecaravanpark@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort

Nestled on the shores of Pumicestone Passage, BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort is the Moreton Bay Region's newest accommodation! Offering a range of family friendly facilities including a kids waterpark, jumping pillow, playground, playroom, cinema and tennis court! The resort also offers a variety of accommodation options. If you're after superb facilities and gorgeous natural surroundings on the doorstep of Australia's Best Hotel as well as Bribie Island's spectacular beaches, look no further.

Facilities: Toilets, showers, powered sites, laundry, pool, cinema, playground

Location: 1820 Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point

Bookings: Book on (07) 34 500 732 or visit the BIG4 website for online bookings.

Bells Caravan Park

For caravan parks near Brisbane city, head to Bells Caravan Park overlooking Bells Beach – a popular location to jet-ski and wind surf. This caravan park is a great getaway for those looking for a sea change weekend. Not only can you take a splash, you can also enjoy a beautiful walk or cycle along the shared pathway which extends right to the Woody Point Jetty, or head in the opposite direction for a fish from the Hornibrook Bridge fishing platform. 

Facilities: Toilets, showers, powered sites, laundry

Location: 39 Thompson Crescent, Clontarf

Bookings: Book on (07) 3283 2317 or email mbrc@moretonbay.qld.gov.au for enquiries and more information

Toorbul Caravan Park, Bribie Island Region

Nestled in a sleepy, beachside town Toorbul Caravan Park is one of the Moreton Bay Caravan Parks operated by the local council. Offering a large amenities block, access to local waterways for swimming, fishing and boating and an onsite kiosk, Toorbul Caravan Park will be a holidays experience reminiscent of your wonderful childhood memories. Located in a true nature corridor, kangaroos are often seen roaming the park much to the delight of overseas visitors. Tucked away in a tranquil location the cabins and van sites are in high-demand and bookings are recommended year round.

Facilities: Toilets, showers, powered sites, BBQ area, laundry, dump point

Location: 119 Esplanade, Toorbul

Bookings: (07) 5498 8701 or email toorbulcaravanpark@moretonbay.qld.gov.au for enquiries and more information

Donnybrook Caravan Park

If boating and fishing is your thing, Donnybrook Caravan Park provides the perfect get-away holiday in a peaceful seaside village. Launch your boat from the adjacent boat ramp and cruise out into the picturesque Pumicestone Passage for a relaxing, fun-filled day on the water.

Facilities: Toilets, showers, powered sites, laundry

Location: 10 Alice St, Donnybrook

Bookings: (07) 5498 8219 or email donnybrookcaravanpark@moretonbay.qld.gov.au for enquiries and more information

Bribie Island Caravan Park

This is one of the Moreton region’s best caravan parks with an abundance of facilities for kids of all ages. Only 200m from the beach and in walking distance of shops, cafes, hotels and the Surf Club this is a well-located and well-equipped site. A partly shaded pool is great for toddlers plus for the bigger kids there is mini golf, a half size tennis court, a recreation and games room and internet access.

Facilities: Toilets, showers, pool, powered sites, camp kitchen, laundry, dump point, Wi-Fi, playground, mini golf

Location: Jacana Avenue, Woorim

Bookings: Call 1800 649 831, or email info@bribieislandcaravanpark.com.au for enquiries and more information. No pets permitted.

Scarborough Village Holiday Park

Of all the caravan parks in Moreton; Scarborough Village is one of the most modern available. With contemporary facilities, an onsite coffee shop, BBQ cabana, large grassed play area and brand-new laundries the only thing to outshine the wonderful facilities is the views. Adjoining a council park and only 400 metres from the famous ‘Morgan’s Seafood Restaurant’ Scarborough Village is a place where holiday memories are happily made. Bookings are required for cabins and van sites. You’ll find it at Reef Point Esplanade, Scarborough.

Facilities: Guest laundry, toilets, showers and cafe

Location: Reef Point Esplanade, Scarborough, QLD 4020 

Bookings: To make a booking email peter@scarboroughholidayvillage.com.au or call (07) 3203 8864

Silver Shores Caravan Park (Sandstone Point)

If you’re looking for a Moreton Bay caravan park that’s perfect for fishing enthusiasts, this is the choice for you. The site directly joins two boat ramps and offers anglers access to the well-known fishing haven of Pumicestone Passage. With tidy facilities, gas BBQs, powered and non powered sites and an adjoining kiosk with boat hire this family-friendly location is a dreamy choice for lazy family holidays… and did we mention the fishing? Silver Shores requires bookings, is pet-free and can be found at Kalamakuta Drive at Sandstone Point (2 minutes from Bribie Island). 

Facilities: Gas BBQs, powered and non-powered sites and an adjoining kiosk with boat hire, no pets

Location: Kalamakuta Drive at Sandstone Point

Bookings: Call (07) 5497 5566

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Neurum Creek Bush Retreat (dog friendly)

The all vehicle accessible Neurum Creek Bush Retreat is a privately run campground located on the northern outer edge of D’Aguilar National Park. A popular destination for families with its bike paths, school holiday events and kids discos. Not to mention great swimming holes and kayaking opportunities.

Facilities: Toilets, showers, fire pits, powered sites, school holiday activities, BMX friendly, swimming, kayaking

Location: 268 Rasmussen Road, Neurum

Bookings: Book online or enquire by calling 1300 733 901

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