Lime Pocket Bush Camping

Lime Pocket Bush Camping

Lime Pocket Camping Area, Bribie Island National Park, Welsby QLD 4507

A boat-in only camping area near Brisbane, Lime Pocket Bush Camping Area is the perfect spot for an overnight fishing or kayaking adventure. With no facilities in this remote camping area, you must bring your own essentials.

Camping permits are required, and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Lime Pocket Bush Camping Area

Drop anchor, pitch a tent and enjoy an afternoon of excellent fishing at this 6-site Bribie Island camping area accessible by boat only. On the western shores of Bribie Island, Lime Pocket Bush Camping Area is a secluded retreat for nature lovers looking to cast a line and enjoy a weekend of fishing and serenity.

The numbered sites are level and suitable for tent or swag camping. Fire are allowed in the designated fire rings (except during fire bans), however, you will need to bring your own firewood. Other essential items include water, portable toilet system, rubbish bags and insect repellent.

Wake to the views of the Glasshouse Mountains before hooking a flathead, whiting, tailor of mangrove jack, fresh and ready for a lunch or dinner. Watch for dugongs feeding in the seagrass offshore and spot shorebirds feasting along the tide line. Look for birds of prey including sea eagles and whistling kites along the coastline.

The closest boat ramps on the mainland include Donnybrook, Toorbul, Coochin Creek, Golden Bach, Bells Creek and Sandstone Point. From the island, you can launch your boat from Bellara and Bongaree boat ramps. The camping area itself provides relatively sheltered anchorage.

Essentials to bring: water for drinking and cooking; gas stoves (preferable) or firewood (such as untreated mill off-cuts not bush wood); rubbish bags; insect repellent. Visitors are encouraged to bring portable toilets to help reduce bush toileting.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: poor.

Bribie Island Camping

There are a few rules to camping on Bribie Island. As each camping site is on National Park land, campers must adhere to the following list of rules set out by Queensland National Parks:

  • Camp sites must be booked before visiting. Book early during peak periods such as public and school holidays – recommended 6 weeks in advance of your intended stay to avoid disappointment.
  • Please camp within the open spaces provided—do not push into vegetated areas or clear new areas for camping. Remain at least 5m away from vegetation at all times.
  • Domestic animals are not permitted.
  • Carry all your rubbish to dispose of appropriately outside of the National Park.
  • Keep to defined tracks and walking trails.

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Acknowledgement of Country - We would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands and waterways of the Moreton Bay Region, the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi, Jinibara, and Turrbal people and pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise the ongoing connection that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the original custodians of this land.