Lions Boulevard Park, Russell Island
A new camping area is being trialled at Lions Boulevard Park, Russell Island. Lions Boulevard Park is the only Council run camping facility in the Redlands.
Booking a camp site is essential and you must book ahead to secure your camp site. The maximum booking period is three (3) nights. Campers will be issued with a camping permit and you will need to carry the permit with you for inspections.
Park Features and Information
Location: Lions Boulevard Park is on the waterfront on The Boulevard, Russell Island. The park is on the south eastern tip of the island and is approximately 1.01ha. The northern part of the park is used as an informal boat ramp. The park is 2500sqm and is a flat turfed area.
Where to camp: Two camping areas are designated on the northern end of the park. You will be allocated one of these camping areas.
Park features: Power, water, tables and seat combinations, 1 large shelter and 2 small shelters, 2 wood burning barbeques (firewood provided), 2 electric barbeques, play equipment, wheelie bins; toilet, outdoor shower, hand washing basin
Access: The campground can be reached by water (kayak, tinny, sailing or motorboat, canoe), by bicycle or by a 2 and 4 wheel drive vehicles or motor bike
Number of sites: Two (2) sites with a maximum of four (4) people at each site
Camp sites are suitable for: Tent camping only
Facilities: One (1) public unisex composite toilet which is disabled compliant
Mobile phone coverage: Limited reception
Small water craft: To be stored near tents for security purposes
Dogs: Allowed off leash in the designated “Dog Off Leach Area” and only during certain times. Please refer to the signage. In other areas of the park, dogs must remain on a lead.
Open fires or fire pit: Are NOT permitted (fines apply)
Essentials to bring: Insect repellent (mosquitoes, sandflies and biting midges are present all times of the year and toilet paper (limited paper is provided)
For a weekend visit please make your booking book online or call by Friday 12:00pm. Bookings outside regular business hours are to be made online.
How do I make a booking?
What payment is involved?
Booking fees and bonds will not be applied during the trial period but this will be reviewed on conclusion of the camping trial in 12 months.
North Stradbroke Island camping and four-wheel drive (4WD) permit changes
IMPORTANT NOTICE: As of 1 November 2012, Council no longer manages North Stradbroke Island’s holiday parks or 4WD and beach camping permits.
To book accommodation or purchase a 4WD or beach camping permit, please visit www.straddiecamping.com.au
For more information on recent camping and 4WD permit changes, view the
Straddie Holiday Parks and four-wheel driving permits under new management flyer [PDF 128KB]