Stinson Park, Christmas Creek
Christmas Creek conjures up an image of magical landscapes. It doesn't fail to deliver at Stinson Park in the heart of the Lost World Valley and with Lamington National Park as a backdrop.
Just south from Beaudesert the park is a perfect stop for a picnic or a wander along the creek or bush walking deep into Lamington National Park. It is also a perfect spot for those seeking a 'real' camping experience away from the more commercial and well-serviced caravan parks.
Ample camping is available adjacent to the creek with w/c and BBQ facilities available. It is a good base to access a number of remote bush camping areas.
Stinson Park is a tranquil spot to enjoy camping in a natural environment and is just a 90 minute drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
The park lends its name and is steeped in history as the base rescue point for the famous and tragic Stinson plane crash in 1937, which claimed the lives of four as it crashed en-route from Brisbane to Sydney. It led to a dramatic rescue attempt led Bernard O'Reilly of the Lamington Guest House. Read more of the history on Wikipedia.
The nearby Christmas Creek Café
provides a range of nourishing meals and drinks throughout the day and also has accommodation.
Nearby Tommerups Dairy Farm
is worth a visit (bookings required) and Worendo Cottages
provide perfect solitude deep in the Lost World valley.
For details on camping at the Park call 07 5544 8008 and visit the Scenic Rim Regional Council website
for all camping information in the Scenic Rim.
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