Caravan Park on Queensland's Bribie Island
"I'm passionate about supporting
and growing Bribie's tourism industry"
Council allocates $260,000 for park upgrade
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A CAMP kitchen overlooking the water and
new playground facilities will be built at Bribie Island's
popular Bongaree Caravan Park in Queensland.
Moreton Bay Regional Council has allocated $260,000 in its 2017-18 budget
for the new facilities.
"I'm very pleased," local councillor Brooke Savige told
"I'm passionate about supporting and growing Bribie's tourism industry,
which is why I like to see investment from council in the council-owned
park. I expect work will begin on the new facilities early in the new
She said that last year, more than 11,000 people visited the park. She believed a new
camp kitchen and playground facilities would help lift the visitor
experience, particularly for young families.
"With Bongaree Caravan Park overlooking the breathtaking Pumicestone
Passage, I’d love to see the new camp kitchen, if approved, designed with
a spacious deck so visitors can take in the amazing water views.
'I think it would be a
fantastic drawcard for visitors to the park'
"I think it would be a fantastic drawcard
for visitors to the park."
Cr Safige thought a new playground would also help to keep children
entertained, while their families relaxed and enjoyed the tranquil
"I might be biased but I truly believe Bribie Island is one of South East
Queensland's most beautiful hidden gems, and by improving the park's
facilities I hope to attract more visitors to our shores and see more
people supporting our local tourism operators, cafes, restaurants and
A new camp kitchen and playground would add to the range of "fantastic
facilities" already on offer at the park.
Bongaree Caravan Park was an ideal location for visitors to base
themselves while they enjoyed all that Bribie Island had to offer, she
They could relax on Woorim's ocean beach, take in Bribie's great range of
shops, cafes and restaurants, fish or 4WD on the beach.
Bongaree Caravan Park offers a variety of accommodation options, from
camping to caravans, as well as on-site holiday villas and cottages.
There is also a BBQ area, large amenities block and a coin operated
"Visitors can enjoy the spectacular views of the Pumicestone Passage, the
Glasshouse Mountains and the Redcliffe Peninsula, while being just a short
walk away from calm beaches, great fishing spots and local shops and
restaurants," Cr Savige added.