The Western Downs is a popular touring destination with a number of options for short break stayovers.
Set up camp in some of the more tranquil locations – camping or caravanning in remote settings or quiet spots along the many creeks and rivers that wind through the region.
The Western Downs is a popular touring destination with a number of options for short break stayovers. Set up camp in some of the more tranquil locations – camping or caravanning in remote settings or quiet spots along the many creeks and rivers that wind through the region. While there are many ways ‘to do’ the Western Downs, camping and caravanning provide the perfect way to relax in a country setting and reconnect with nature. Learn more in our Camping, Caravanning, and Fishing Brochure.
Western Downs welcomes you to make holiday plans to enjoy the ever popular and soon to be upgraded camping and caravanning sites at Lake Broadwater just outside Dalby, Caliguel Lagoon Condamine, Tara Lagoon, Waterloo Plains Environment Park Wandoan and the Chinchilla Weir. These much-loved places are perfect for a picnic or resting your head and are home to impressive birdlife and flora. Exciting upgrades include fire pits, BBQ’s, upgraded amenities and landscape. Tara Lagoon will also boast a150m boardwalk over water with viewing platform and seating.
Caravan & Camping
Camping & Caravanning in Dalby
Spend time in nature as you camp or caravan Dalby. Spend your days, strolling the town’s walking trails and soak in the atmosphere, go bird spotting or drop a line to reel in the catch of the day.
Camping & Caravanning in Jandowae
Jandowae offers a peaceful escape from the stresses of big city life and the perfect spot to camp or park your caravan for a few days. There’s fishing, scenic routes to explore and historic attractions to keep your stay entertaining.
Camping & Caravanning in Miles
There’s no shortage of space to camp or caravan in Miles. When you’re not exploring your campsite, explore the local area – from fishing, spotting local wildlife to wandering through historic attractions. There’s also plenty of water sports for fans, in the form of swimming, kayaking and of course, those which come with a horsepower warning (read: boating, water skiing and jet ski).
Camping & Caravanning in Condamine
The town of Condamine and its adjoining Condamine River are the ideal spot to set up camp or caravan for a few days. The banks of the river are tranquil and make for perfect freshwater fishing spots, while watersports on the river and birdwatching provide a slower pace if you’d prefer to take in the area.
Camping & Caravanning in Chinchilla
Chinchilla’s got more charming camping spots than you could poke a tent peg at, with plenty of options on the banks of the Condamine River and the Chinchilla Weir. Try your hand at watersports, fishing for golden perch, Murray cod and silver perch or just take the time to reconnect with nature in all its tranquility.
Camping & Caravanning in Tara
Tara offers peaceful campgrounds with walking tracks between parks and gardens, bike tracks and plenty of bird and wildlife in the neighbouring eucalyptus trees. Native fish species are also there for the catch, with fish restocked each year.
Camping & Caravanning in Wandoan
Wandoan’s rich birdlife and native vegetation make it a bird and nature lover’s paradise. Explore the local flora springing from the central lake and let the walkways and bridges guide you around on a nature trail of Wandoan.
Everyone loves a free stay – and good news for caravanners and campers, the Western Downs is full of free camping options. Put down your tent pegs at the free campgrounds available in most of the towns around the Western Downs and spend even longer connecting with nature.
Caliguel Lagoon near Condamine is a haven for birdwatchers and water sports lovers, and the Chinchilla Weir serves up the perfect fishing spot with golden perch, Murray cod and silver perch all for the hooking. There’s also Waterloo Plain Environmental Park in Wandoan, Archers Crossing in Chinchilla and the Gil Weir in Miles – all free camps!