St Helens Beach Camping Area

Cape Hillsborough & Hibiscus Coast Caravan and Camping

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Facilities include: Covered picnic tables, Barbecues, Fireplaces and wood provided, Toilets – (wheelchair accessible), Water, Hot showers (coin operated) and Rubbish bins provided.


Mackay Regional Council operates the St Helens camping reserve located in some of the region’s most picturesque settings. Powered sites are not available. Pre bookings are not available for the St Helens reserve. Camping attendants will visit daily to collect fees. Camping fees for councils camping reserves

Camping fees for council camping reserves for the financial year > July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

  • · Daily Camp Site (up to a max of six persons per site) $15

  • · Weekly Camp Site (up to a max of six persons per site) $87

  • · Additional persons (adult or child per day) $9

  • · Schools / Non Profit Community Groups or Clubs (per head per stay) $9

Map & Directions

St Helens Beach, Mackay Qld


Turn east off the Bruce Highway, 400 metres north of the St Helens Bridge in Calen, onto Pratt Road. Travel 2.5 kilometres then turn right onto Wewak Road. Travel 2 kilometres then turn left onto St Helens Road which becomes St Helens Beach Road. Travel 8 kilometres then turn right onto Murrays Road. The camping spot is 1.5 kilometres on an unsealed road.

Phone 1300 622 529