Camp at Expedition National Park

Expedition National Park offers affordable camping near Taroom, in the Banana Shire.  Expedition National Park has three camping areas.  They are Beilba, Lonesome and Starkvale.

Beilba camping area is a shady open wooded bush camping area with rocky gorge views.  Roads are not suitable for caravans or buses and are not passable in wet weather.  4WD vehicles are recommended.  There are no facilities.  Mobile phone cover is generally available.

Lonesome camping area is a bush camping area.  This camping area can be reached by conventional vehicles.  It is suitable for tent camping, caravans, motorhomes etc.  Facilities include picnic tables, wood bbq’s and fire rings.  Mobile phone coverage is not available.

Starkvale camping area is a bush camping area close to walking tracks.  This camping area can only be reached by 4WD vehicles and off-road high clearance camper trailers.  It is not accessible for caravans or camper trailers.  Facilities include pit toilets.  Mobile phone coverage is not available.

Location: 6656 Glenhaughton Road, Gwambegwine. (GPS -25.355956, 149.341390)

Beilba Section: 2 sites (unpowered)
Lonesome Section: 2 Sites (unpowered)
Starkvale Section: 20 Sites (unpowered)

Camping fees:

  • Yes: $6.65/person per night, or $26.60/family per night.
    Family rate applies to a maximum of 8 people in total.  Children under 5 are free of charge.



  • Toilets: Pit toilets available at Starkvale campground only.
  • Hot showers: No
  • Pets: No
  • Water availability: No
  • Campfires: Permitted in the camping areas. Fire rings at Lonesome and Starkvale camping areas.  Please bring your own firewood.
  • Barbeques: No
  • Picnic tables: At Lonesome campground only
  • Swimming: No
  • Fishing: No
  • Horse riding: No
  • Canoeing/Kayaking: No

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services are following COVID-safe practices and contact data collection.

Beilba Section of Expedition
Beilba Section of Expedition

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