Rest areas for caravans near Brisbane

When caravanning through Queensland’s South East, you are bound to need a place to call home for the night or simply a place to take a quick refresher.

There are a range of rest areas that will offer amenities from showers and shade, to a place to park your caravan.

Bruce Highway

Landsborough park area, Glenview

This is the perfect park to set up a quick picnic and enjoy the shade of the towering trees. It’s very conveniently located, just 500m off the highway via the Landsborough exit.

Coochin Creek camping area, Coochin Creek

This rest stop is a great place to set up for the night and enjoy the bush surrounds of the Beerburrum State Forest. Bookings are required. It’s located 5km east of the highway through Bells Creek and Roys Road.

Chatsworth rest area, Chatsworth

About 6km from Gympie and just off the highway, this rest area is among a few trees. It's a perfect place to stop and make a cup of coffee before continuing on with your holiday.

Warrego Highway

Helidon rest area, Helidon Spa

About 19km from Toowoomba, turn off the highway to enjoy the shady trees at James Hedges Park. Bring some lunch to cook up and utilise the barbecues, tap water and park benches supplied.

Dalby park area, Dalby

Located opposite to the highway at the information centre in town, you will find a shaded park, perfect for a quick rest before the next leg of your adventure.

Warra rest area, Warra

You’ll find it just off the highway under shady trees at the old railway display in the middle of town. Enjoy mobile service, accessible caravan parking and bathrooms, while exploring this small town in the Darling Downs region.

Cunningham Highway

Warrill View park area, Warrill View

This is a simple, fuss-free stop. Perfect for a quick break before returning to the road.

The Gorge camping area, Mount Edwards

On the banks of a creek, The Gorge offers a shady and secluded camping area. Located 3km south of Aratula via Charlewood and Gorge roads, the camping ground provides showers and beautiful views.

Maryvale camping area, Maryvale

Drive down the charming, tree-lined road and take a quick break at Gladfield park. There are bathrooms to use and you can take in the scenic surrounds of the Darling Down’s rolling hills.