Carmichaels Road‚ Purga

12/05/2022 – Ipswich City Council Notice: This estate is closed due to wet weather.  Forward bookings are still being taken.

Just 20 minutes from the Ipswich Central Business District and 45 minutes from the Brisbane, the Hardings Paddock campground is perfect for a weekend getaway for the whole family. Surrounded by natural bushland, there are just eight camping sites available to add to the feeling of seclusion. The campgrounds and site is also suitable for motorhomes and caravans. There’s no power, but guests will have access to toilets, camp kitchen including BBQ’s and shower cubicles (please bring your own shower bags and potable water). There is also a holding yard for horses (with access to water), so bring your horse along and enjoy the horse riding trails.

With all the activities on offer across the 2,200 hectares of the Flinders-Goolman Conservation Estate, you’re going to need to keep your fluids up, so remember to bring along plenty of drinking water for your stay. Recreational opportunities include bird-watching, hiking, orienteering and mountain bike riding, so don’t forget to pack your compass and your own bikes!

The camping area at Hardings Paddock is locked at all times. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a camping permit/confirmation with the combination code to access the campground. The combination code is changed regularly. Check out the ICC website for campground rules, trail updates and to download the trail guide.

  • Barbeque
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Shower
  • Family Friendly
  • Open fireplace

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