Cocoa Creek, Cape Cleveland

Set up a camper trailer or tent besides your four-wheel drive close to Cocoa Creek, tucked along Cocoa Creek.

Cocoa Creek, Cape Cleveland

Location - Cape Cleveland, North Queensland, Australia

Set up a camper trailer or tent besides your four-wheel drive close to Cocoa Creek, tucked along Cocoa Creek. Set up your wilderness camp close to Cocoa Creek. Take a walk through the coastal woodland on the park's unpaved roads or try your luck at fishing. Additionally, Cocoa Creek is a fantastic location for bird watching. There are some small tracks to take and explore like the one to Chunda Rock or Launs Beach.

Interactive Map

Cocoa Creek camping area map (PDF, 1MB)


  • Drinking water
  • Food and cooking equipment
  • Rubbish bags
  • Insect repellent


  • The roads can turn muddy during wet months (December to April), making them only suitable for four-wheel-drive vehicles. Always check before crossing unpaved roads, especially those near creeks, as they are prone to erosion. Ideal for tent and camper trailer camping next to your four-wheel drive vehicle.
  • No Facilities.
  • Only at the Cocoa Creek camping area are generators allowed, and there are restrictions.
  • There is inadequate mobile phone coverage.
  • Only at the camping spots along Cocoa Creek are campfires permitted (except when fire bans apply). Campfires need to be contained in fire pits that are above ground. Bring your own clean firewood and a fire pit. When you go, put out your campfire with water and take the fire container with you. It is advised to use a gas or fuel stove.
  • The park's coastline is home to estuarine crocodiles (Cape Cleveland and Bowling Green Bay). In croc country, always be crocwise. In this region of the national park, the waterways are home to estuarine crocodiles. In croc country, always be cautious.
  • Stay on designated tracks, and don't create new tracks or drive off-track.

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