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Babinda Rest Area

Address: Howard Kennedy Drive, Babinda, QLD, 4861
Email Address: info@babindainfocentre.com.au
Website: www.babindainfocentre.com.au
Phone Number: Babinda Information Centre 07 4067 1008
GPS Coordinates: -17° 20' 55.10", 145° 55' 33.11"
Region: Cairns Region    Area: Far North Queensland   State: Queensland
Type:

Time Limits Apply Suitable for Tents Suitable for Camper Trailers Suitable for Caravans Suitable for Motorhomes 2WD Accessible 4WD Accessible Toilets Showers Disabled Access Dump Point Water Drinking Water Mobile Phone Signal Rubbish Bins Shady Areas Grassy Areas Scenic Outlook Close to the Road Dogs on Leash Generators Permitted Picnic Tables Sheltered Picnic Tables Playground BBQ's Swimming Conoeing and Kayaking

Babinda Rest Area

Located 550m south east of the Babinda township on Howard Kennedy Drive (just off the Bruce Highway), the Babinda Rest Area is a free campsite on the banks of Babinda Creek.

The rest area has a large grassy area as well as sealed section and it has good shade and excellent facilities. The toilet block are clean and spacious and you can have a hot shower for a small fee.

The creek beside the rest area is very clear and a nice place to cool off and at night you may get treated to a lovely light show provided by the resident fireflies.

It is a very popular free camp so it pays to arrive early to ensure you get a good spot.

Facilities include:

  • Toilets
  • Disabled Access
  • Dump Point
  • Coin Operated Hot showers
  • Water – both Drinking and Non Drinking
  • Rubbish Bins
  • Generators Allowed between 7am and 9pm
  • Picnic Tables and Sheltered Picnic Tables
  • Fireplaces/BBQ’s
  • Playground for Children

Dogs are ok here and there is mobile phone reception too. The maximum time limit for staying here is 72 hours.

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