Tent overlooking beach, Bay of Fires Conservation Area
Bay of Fires campground

Bay of Fires camping

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Fire ban: Campfire restrictions are in place
Applies from 4/12/2020

​​​​Campfire restrictions are in place for this location. This means you will not be able to use campfires, fire pots and other solid fuels stoves. Heavy penalties will apply to illegal campfires.​ Gas stoves and gas barbecues are permitted. 

The dry summer conditions have increased the risk of unattended or poorly constructed campfires escaping and becoming bushfires. We have a duty of care to our community and want to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable camping experience.

Further locations may be added if the fire risk in escalates over summer.

For more information please check the Campfire and safety - Fire restrictions pages.

Last reviewed 18/1/2021 10:03 AM


Caravan/Campervan    Tent   
Fees:

​These campgrounds are free for visitors.

Bookings:

​No bookings are required.

About

​​The Bay of Fires Conservation Area offers free beach-side camping. Camping is permitted only in designated campgrounds. There are also more elevated sites among the trees that have views of the shoreline. 

​​​Campfires are only permitted at designated campgrounds within designated fireplaces. Campfires are prohibited during seasonal fire restrictions. Never leave your campfire unattended - it is prohibited. For campfire safety and how to check whether any restrictions are in place see Campfires and fire restriction.

Always check local signage for campfire restrictions before lighting a campfire. Bring your own water and firewood.  It is best to have a fuel stove with you for cooking, as restrictions can change. 

For the safety of everyone - completely extinguish your campfire before you depart and ensure no hot coals remain.  Remember - Soak it. Stir it. Soak it again.

Please take all rubbish away with you.

​Campers are encouraged to bring fire pots for use when fire restrictions are not in place. 

The maximum stay is four weeks. 

Dogs (on leads ​only) are permitted in all campgrounds except Jeanneret Beach. Dog owners are required to observe the Break O'Day Council's dogs on beaches restrictions.

Blackwater dump station is located on the corner of Tully and Young streets in St Helens. Please do not dump chemical toilet contents in the campground toilets.

Northern section​

Th​​​e northern section of the Bay of Fires Conservation Area – Policemans Point campground is located south of Anson Bay. The campground has numerous campsites nestled among trees with views of the Ansons Bay river mouth. It is not possible to cross the outlet of Ansons Bay.

Southern section

The southern section of the Bay of Fires Conservation Area is located north of Binalong Bay up to The Gardens. Popular campgrounds such as Grants Lagoon, Jeanneret, Swimcart, Cosy South, Cosy North, Seatons Cove and Sloop Reef can be found there.

Facilities at the campsites include:

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​Hybrid toilets

Pit toilets​
​Tents
Caravans (small)​Caravans​ (long)
​Campervans
​Policemans Point
​Y
Y​Y​​Y
​Y
​Grants Lagoon
​Y
​Y
Y
​Y
​Y
​Jeanneret Beach
​Y

​Y
Y​
​Y
​Swimcart Beach
​Y
​Y
​Y
Y
​Y
Y
​Cosy Corner (South)
Y​Y
​Y
Y​​Y
​Y​
​Cosy Corner (North)
Y​​Y
Y​Y​​Y
​Seatons Cove
Y​​Y
Y​
​Sloop Reef
​Y
Y​Y​


There are no toilet facilities at the Taylors Beach​ day use areas.