Dog / Pet Friendly Camping & 4WDriving - SE Qld & Sunshine Coast

Updated: Jun 15, 2020

If you're like us and love taking your dog with you on your adventures then you're probably always on the lookout for camping and 4wdriving spots that are dog / pet friendly.

Coast Custom's Dog Friendly Camping & 4WDriving

We've put together this bit of a list over the past year or so... we’re pretty blessed here on the Sunny Coast to have so many great spots within easy reach and there's definitely a few ripper spots on here!!

If you know of any we've missed, or the status of any on the list has changed just drop us a line and we'll make sure the info is updated :)

Neurum Creek Bush Retreat ~ Woodford / Facebook

Bluff Creek Camp Grounds ~ Kenilworth / Facebook

Kenilworth Homestead / Facebook

Kenilworth Camping on the River / Facebook

Borumba Deer Park ~ Imbil / Facebook

Brooloo Park ~ Imbil / Facebook

Imbil Camping Retreat / Facebook

Yallakool Park ~ Bjelke-Petersen Dam (Lake Barambah) / Facebook

Kilkivan Bush Camp / Facebook

Workman's Beach Camp Grounds ~ Agnes Water / Facebook

Dog Friendly State Forests

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(Last updated: 15 November 2018)

Amamoor State Forest and Forest Reserve, Sunshine Coast Amamoor State Forest and Amamoor Forest Reserve are located about 180 km north of Brisbane, inland from the Sunshine Coast. Amamoor's forests include dry…

*Stunning spot - excellent range of 4WD tracks nearby (all levels)! Highly recommend.

Benarkin State Forest, West of Brisbane …located about 150 km north west of Brisbane. Information includes access, features, camping, facilities, activities, walking and recreation, natural environment…

Brooyar State Forest, Sunshine Coast …located in the scenic Mary Valley north-west of Gympie. Activities include scenic drives, walking tracks and camping. The area contains rainforest, open…

*Gorgeous area and campgrounds, excellent 4WD tracks nearby (some not for the faint hearted!) Big thumbs up for sure!!

Coominglah State Forest …about 500 km north-west of Brisbane and about 220 km west of Bundaberg. The main entrance is via the Burnett Highway, 19 km north of Monto or 76 km south…

Cordalba State Forest …southwest of Bundaberg is an adventurers retreat in rugged hilly country. Bush camp, birdwatch and explore open eucalypt woodland on mountain bike trails…

Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area, Sunshine Coast …located 250km north of Brisbane and 9km north of the town of Rainbow Beach. This narrow peninsula has ocean beaches on one side and estuary shores on the…

*Beachside camping, beach 4wdriving – can be pretty hectic, especially during long weekends &

school holidays!

Plunkett Conservation Park, Wickham National Park and Wickham Timber Reserve,

West of Brisbane …approximately 50km south-west of Brisbane or 53km north-west of the Gold Coast via the Pacific Motorway (M1)

Tuan State Forest …located between the Tin Can Bay military training area and the township of Boonooroo, about 20 minutes' drive south-east of Maryborough.

*We didn't manage to find any really great 4WD tracks, but only 1/2 day looking (along the coast - we didn't actually head far into the forest areas). If you've know any great ones to rave about please flick us a line :)

Wongi State Forest …located 25km north-west of Maryborough.

Yarraman State Forest

…2km north of Yarraman. Take a scenic drive through hoop pine plantations to picnic at Rogers Park.

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