invited to attend a weekend at Landsborough SE Qld
If you wish to attend
please add your name in the
e-mail will be sent to the address you have registered
your interest on the form two weeks before the meet.
Please reply to confirm your attendance.
for the weekend will be Matt & Wendy.
WHERE. At the Rocky Creek Scout Camp, 3246 Old
Gympie Road, Landsborough Qld, approx one hour north of Brisbane.
WHEN. On the weekend of Saturday 20th to Sunday
21st May 2017.
Your hosts will be arriving Friday morning &
departing Monday morning. You are more than welcome to arrive
earlier or depart later if you wish. Please indicate on the ice
breaker so arrangements can be made for the gate to be locked &
From the township of Landsborough, cross over the railway line & go
straight ahead along the Maleny/Landsborough Road. At the roundabout
take the second road on the left which is Gympie Street South. Go
along this road about two kilometres & cross over a bridge at Rocky
Creek. The scout camp is the next driveway on your left.
If you are travelling from the
south via the township of Beerwah, follow Peachester Road out of
town for a kilometre & turn right into Old Gympie Road. Drive approx
3 to 3.5 kms & you will see the scouts sign on your right.
Pull into the driveway & close
the usually locked gate as you enter. Continue along the dirt road
past the toilet block (on the lefthand side) & the large corrugated
iron hall (on the right hand side). Our intended camping area is
beyond those buildings.
NOTE: be aware that some trees
have been cut down & only a 50-60cm stump appears out of the ground,
so drive carefully.
Please check in with your hosts Matt & Wendy before setting up camp.
CAMPING. The Rocky Creek campsite takes
in an area of 120 acres with nearly 100 acres preserved as natural
bush and wildlife sanctuary. The natural bush would be best
described as tea tree (paperbark) country & is very flat with low
ridges & shallow gullies. This makes bush walking easy going and
very enjoyable. Numerous walking tracks criss-cross the area and are
used for orienteering, bush walking, nature studies etc. The
northern boundary is Rocky Creek, which is a ribbon of rainforest &
has many varieties of palms, large trees & bamboo (not to be
If you would like to attend please add your name to the
form provided. The address of the form can be found in message 82420 within the
Yahoo Group, the Australian
CamperTrailers forum under the Upcoming Events heading or in the
CamperTrailers Facebook Group by typing Landsborough into the search this group
NAME TAGS. If you have a name tag please bring it along.
Unpowered – $14 per site per night
Powered – $16 per site per night
Day trippers & visitors welcome - no fee
Your hosts will collect camping fees on Saturday morning. It would be
helpful to have the correct money available.
No generators allowed. Please camp in a powered
site if you need power to recharge batteries.
All taps on the property are town water & suitable for drinking.
TOILETS. There are flushing male & female toilets.
SHOWERS. There are hot & cold water showers.
CAMPFIRES. There are a couple of existing designated campfire
areas with large timber poles surrounding them for seating. The
larger one will be the main campfire, the smaller one can also be
used if required.
Please do not construct your own campfire pit.
FIREWOOD. Please bring a bag of wood to put towards
a group campfire. We can collect fallen wood on the property,
however previous events may have used all fallen timber.
are welcome but must be kept on a leash at all times.
RUBBISH. We are permitted to put rubbish in the
large industrial bin situated near the entry carpark.
Please bring you chair, table & nibbles along on
Saturday morning at approx 10am to a location to be determined on the day.
If it is raining, the camp owners have offered us the use of the
There are plenty of tracks & trails to walk on the property to the
east, which extends beyond the power line reserve that runs through
the property. Many birds and marsupials can be found on site &
offers great photo opportunities for those who are interested.
There are no planned group outings, however the townships of
Landsborough, Beerwah and Glass House Mountains are close by & not
far to drive around between Mt Beerwah, Mt Ngungun, Mt Coonowrin &
There is a Scenic Lookout
approximately five kilometres from the Glass House Mountains
township which offers great panoramic views of the hinterland.
You may also like the short
drive up the mountain country to Maleny, Mapleton & Montville for
arts/crafts/country fare or soy decaf latte’s.
Australia Zoo is 5 kilometres
south of Landsborough on the Steve Irwin Way.
Caloundra & the coastal
beaches are under 30 minutes drive to the east.
INFO. Rocky Creek District Camp
Qld Govt site for Glass House Mountains National Park
Ewan Maddock Dam – suitable for swimming, kayaks/canoes and other
Come sit &
relax with a bunch of like minded people. Check the modifications others have done to
their camper trailers to make camping life all that more enjoyable. You might
meet as complete strangers on the Friday evening, but will part old friends such
is the camaraderie.
You do not need a camper trailer to attend. Members without a camper are more
than welcome to come along & get a first hand unbiased opinion of a particular
camper trailer from their owners. Come along & meet the faces behind the typing.
You are also very welcome to drop in for the day.
Please keep in mind that the group owners will not accept any responsibility
for members & non-members actions during the weekend get together.
If you decide to attend, it is solely at your own responsibility, including any
side trips or outings during the weekend meet.
Australian CamperTrailers Group co-owners
Rob, Kevin & Jason