upcoming events

Canungra Australia Day meet



south-east Queensland

Members are invited to attend the group get together at Canungra in SE Qld

If you wish to attend please add your name to the form provided.

An ice-breaker e-mail will be sent to the address you have registered your interest
on the form. Please reply to confirm your attendance.
The icebreaker has been known to end up in your spam folder.

YOUR HOST for the weekend will be Greg & Lisa.

WHERE. Gum Flats Canungra Scout Den and Campground.

WHEN. On the Australia Day public holiday from Tuesday 24th to Tuesday 31st January 2023.

Canungra Scout Campground is on Beechmont Road, Canungra, immediately opposite Sharp Park, the first section where the manager lives and before the bridge.

THE ROAD. The road is suitable for all vehicles including 2wds, with only a 200 metre drive across a grass paddock to where we be camping near the creek.

MAKING ARRANGEMENTS. The address of the form can be found in the Australian CamperTrailers forum under the Upcoming Events heading or in the Australian CamperTrailers Facebook Group by typing 'Canungra' into the search this group window.

ARRIVING. You are more than welcome to arrived & depart when you wish over the week. The gates to the scout camp will open from the morning of Tuesday 24th January.  

There are only unpowered sites available where we will camp near the creek, however there is 240volt power at the Scout Den, about 200 metres from the rest of the group.



COST. $4 per person per night, managers will attend site to collect payment.

WATER. Please bring your own drinking water. There is limited drinking water available in a rainwater tank.

CAMPFIRES are allowed. The lighting of fires will depend on Total Fire Bans rules.

FIREWOOD. Please bring firewood along.

There is a basic amenities block with cold showers & flushing toilets.

DOGS are allowed & must be on a lead at all times.

RUBBISH. Please take your rubbish home with you. Under no circumstance are the bins across the road at Sharp Park River Bend Country Bush Camping to be used to dispose of rubbish.

MORNING CLEAN UP. The Scout Group has been most appreciative during past weekend get togethers the Australian CamperTrailers Group has volunteered to mow & whippersnip around the buildings within the grounds. This is not compulsory, however if you would like to participate, please bring your own brushcutters, mowers etc including boots, gloves & safety gear. We anticipate spending a couple of hours on one morning to be announced, before it gets too hot & then sit back and enjoy the fruits of our labour ie improved access to the river. Please indicate in the ice breaker what equipment you will bring.

THINGS TO DO. You can drive up the mountain to O'Reilly's or Binna Burra, drop into the historic Canungra pub for a meal, visit local wineries, swim in the adjacent creek, or just relax and enjoy the company.

ACTIVITIES. Please bring your own drinks & nibbles to the center of camp for happy hour at a time to be announced.

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, 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




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