Camping, Tourist Parks and RV Parks

We encourage travellers to visit the Whitsunday Region by providing a number of tourist parks, free camping grounds and RV parks within the region.

  • We have two free RV-friendly campgrounds within the region. No bookings are required for these campgrounds however space is limited and visitors must abide by the maximum length of stay.

    We request visitors to obey the site rules as indicated on signs upon entering the parks and please allow room for others to access and exit as a courtesy.

    Collinsville

    Railway Road Collinsville at the southern end of the Collinsville Showgrounds, opposite the Workers Club.

    Who does the RV Park cater for?

    The rest area caters for Caravans, RV's, Campervans, Trailers and Tents (tent area inside ring only). 

    How long can I stay? 

    72-hours.

    Is there fresh water and toilet facilities?

    Fresh water is readily available on site and there are standard and disabled toilets and showers 24/7 in the park.

    Proserpine

    Main Street Proserpine behind Saint Catherine's Church, opposite Pioneer Park. The RV Park will initially operate as a trial and based on feedback/usage it may be decided to continue and further develop the site over the coming years.

    Who does the RV Park cater for?

    The rest area caters for self-contained vehicles.

    How long can I stay?

    48-hours.

    Is there fresh water and toilet facilities?

    A tap is available on site and although there isn't an amenities block at this stage, amenities are available across the road at the recently upgraded Pioneer Park.

    Please note that the Proserpine RV Park is temporarily closed during wet season (approx. November - April). Once wet season is over and the ground has suitably dried out, the RV Park will be reopened for the peak RV season to welcome travellers through Proserpine.

    RV Dump Points

    RV dump points are located in many privately owned and operated Caravan Parks however, travellers can deposit their wastewater (sewage) from caravans and RVs at the below sites:

    • Bowen Showgrounds
    • Collinsville Showgrounds
    • Proserpine RV Park - Please note that the Proserpine RV Park is temporarily closed during wet season (approx. November - April)
    • Proserpine Anzac Road (adjacent to the Proserpine Tourist Park)
  • Lake Proserpine

    Lake Proserpine is situated 30 minutes inland from Proserpine and is an ideal spot for water sports and freshwater fishing. Lake Proserpine is renowned as home to 1m plus barramundi which can be fished all year round! Each year, the Lake is restocked with over 20,000 barramundi fingerlings.

    We have recently upgraded the recreational facilities at Lake Proserpine, including toilet blocks and shower camping amenities to activate the area and drive tourism market. Free 72-hour lakeside camping is permitted.

    Access upgrades have also been completed with three new pontoons and a jetty installed for ease of access for boaties.

    Other upgrades at lake Proserpine include new surfacing and line-marking at carparks, new BBQ areas, extra bins and concrete slabs replaced in the recreation area.

    Download Lake Proserpine's camping rules and regulations.

    To find out what is in store for Lake Proserpine view the Recreational Masterplan.

  • Our Caravan Parks have accommodation options ranging from camping to cabins to suit your family.

    Proserpine Tourist Park

    Anzac Road, Proserpine

    Perfectly placed next to the Proserpine Swimming Pool and Golf Course, the Tourist Park has powered and unpowered shady sites available for caravans, as well as a spacious camping area.

    Facilities include a modern amenities block complete with a well equipped laundry. A camp kitchen is also available to guests staying at the park.

    For bookings, please call (07) 4945 0490 or email proserpine.touristpark@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au

    Wangaratta at the Beach Caravan Park

    Golf Links Road, Queens Beach, Bowen

    Beautiful views and conveniently located near the beach, the Wangaratta at the Beach Caravan Park offers 84 powered shady sites, tent sites and cabins.

    There are 2 amenities blocks including disabled access, automatic washers and dryers.

    The park offers a large swimming pool and BBQ facilities and is also located within walking distance to the beach, children's playgrounds, tennis courts, lawn bowls, golf course and a hotel/restaurant.

    For bookings, please call (07) 4785 1152 or email wangaratta.caravanpark@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au