Camping grounds & caravan parks

Bramston Beach Campground 

The idyllic Bramston Beach Campground is located at 96 Evans Road, Bramston Beach, approximately 1 hour south of Cairns. Currently catering for up to 40 unpowered sites, with ablutions, laundry and BBQ facilities, bookings can be made through the on site Caretaker on (07) 4067 4121.  For current campground fee information please go to Campground Fees.pdf.

Fitzroy Island

The ever popular Fitzroy Island Campground is a 45 minute Fast Cat ride (about 30kms) from Cairns. It offers approximately 28 unpowered tent sites, an ablutions block, BBQs and covered pergola eating area. Bookings for the Campground can be made through Fitzroy Island Resort on (07) 4044 6700 or email or go online at 


Council currently offers two free RV friendly campgrounds at Babinda, approximately 45 minutes south of Cairns: The Boulders camping ground and Babinda Rotary Park at Babinda Creek.

No bookings are required for these campgrounds. Maximum length of stay is strictly 72 hours.  Local Laws officers regularly patrol these campgrounds. 

  • The Boulders – unpowered, basic amenities.
  • Babinda Rotary Park – unpowered, dump point, coin operated hot showers. 

NOTE: Babinda Rotary Park campground will be temporarily closed to the public from 31 January 2015 to allow Council to undertake works in the camping area. No camping will be permitted from 31 January 2015 for approx. 6 weeks. The duration of the closure is subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Cairns Holiday Park

Ideally located at 12-30 Little Street, just 3km from the Cairns city centre, the cairns domestic and international airport, the award winning Cairns Holiday Park is a Council owned facility leased and operated by Australian Tourist Park Management group. 

Cairns Holiday Park offers a range of accommodation options from budget backpacker accommodation, shady caravan and camping sites through to modern ensuite studios. There is a great range of facilities including in-ground pool, laundry, camp kitchen, free wi-fi and a fully fledged tour and attraction information and booking facility at Reception.

For information, bookings and current rates please contact 1800 559 800, email or visit the website at Like them on Facebook!

Palm Cove Holiday Park

The beautiful beach side Palm Cove Holiday Park is situated at 149 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, approximately 30 minutes north of Cairns. This Council owned facility is leased and operated by Australian Tourist Park Management group. It is in a perfect tropical north Queensland location close to all the famous attractions and adventures along the Great Barrier Reef.

Along with stunning scenery, the Palm Cove Holiday Park offers both powered and unpowered camping and caravan sites, full amenities and camp kitchen, minutes from Palm Cove's famous beach and village, jetty, boat ramp and fishing, restaurants and shopping.

For information, bookings and current rates please contact 1800 736 741 (bookings) or (07) 4055 3824, or email or visit the website at Like them on Facebook!