Log Dump camping area features creek-side camping on the banks of Kauri Creek. A popular creek fishing spot. This is the only camping area in Tuan State Forest with a toilet.
Access: By vehicle: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicle in dry conditions and 4WD. Access roads within the park are gravel roads. The condition of Tinnanbar Road varies. Tie loads down well to cope with corrugations and drive slowly in wet conditions. It is accessible for trailers, caravans, buses and motor homes.
By boat: the camping area is accessible from the Great Sandy Strait and Kauri Creek. The nearest boat ramps are located at Tinnanbar and Tin Can Bay. Consult boating safety charts to access camping areas by boat.
Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites. Maximum group size 15 people.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car: caravans: camper trailers: (small) motor homes: groups.
Camp site surface: sand and dirt.
The camp site is on the edge of Kauri Creek, close to Great Sandy Strait. From the Cooloola Coast Road-Tinnanbar Road junction travel 7km to the signed camping area turnoff and then another 1km to the camping area.
Tuan lies on the western edge of the Great Sandy Strait between the Tin Can Bay military training area and the township of Boonooroo.
Registered vehicles, horses and bicycles may be driven or ridden on formed roads in this forest. Conditionally registered vehicles are not permitted.
The forest is about 45 minutes’ drive north-east of Gympie, and 20 minutes’ drive south-east of Maryborough.
From south Gympie, take the Tin Can Bay-Rainbow Beach turn off and follow for approximately 40kms. Turn left on to Cooloola Coast Road and travel 23kms towards Maryborough to the Tinnanbar turnoff (on the right).
From Maryborough, head towards Boonooroo then take the Cooloola Coast Road. Drive 19km along the Cooloola Coast Road to the Tinnanbar turnoff.
Please note: GPS Coordinates are approximate and provided in most cases to get you to the entrance. Once inside the park there should be signs to the actual camp grounds. Failing this please check with National Parks for further directions.
FEES & BOOKINGS
Camping permits are required and fees apply. A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your campsite.
Fees for camping permits are:
$5.75 per person per night or $23.00 per family group per night.
$3.20 per person per night for students and accompanying adults on approved excursions.
FAMILY RATE. For camping fees, a family group is defined as one or two adults and accompanying children under 18, up to a total of 8 people. Children under 5 years of age are free.
Read more about CAMPING COSTS & BOOKINGS.
Hybrid (flushing) toilets. Boat Ramp.
Keep to defined vehicle tracks and walking trails.
Camp in designated areas to avoid damage to fragile vegetation.
Take rubbish home with you – if you carry it in, carry it out.
We are still in the process of obtaining more information about this site.
Data courtesy of: Department of National Parks, Sports & Racing Queensland