Need a Quick Rest Stop?

Free Stop Over Areas for Vans and Motor Homes in the Bundaberg Region.

1. Avondale Tavern

Provides a convenient stop over for vans and motor homes travelling through. Located approximately 22km north of Bundaberg the area offers a quiet, clean stop over. Get Directions»

2. Yandaran

A 20 hr stop at Yandaran is available for travellers in the street behind the pub. Yandaran is approximately 33km North of Bundaberg.  Get Directions»

3. Wallum Rest Area

Located on Childers Road with BBQ shelters and public toilets. Get Directions»

4. Sharon Gorge Nature Park

Located on Gin Gin Road the short stay stop provides seating and public toilets. Get Directions»

5. Norval Park Campground

Is located close to the oceanfront between Rules Beach and Miara. The property has been developed by Council to provide basic 'bush' camping of a zero or minimum facilities nature. Camping at Norval Park Campground is arranged by purchasing a permit (please phone the Bundaberg Tourist Information Centre on (07 4153 8888), and is open to tents and camper trailers only. Caravans, motor homes and camper vans are not permitted. Council will inspect the site regularly to verify and enforce permits for each site. The campsite has a basic toilet facility and hand basin only. Campers must bring their own water supplies with them. Get Directions»

6. Childers

Childers offers a caravan and motorhome parking area just one street back from the Bruce Highway, in Crescent Street.  This parking area offers one of the few 'dump points' in the region and is also in close proximity to toilet and barbeque facilities just across the road in Millenium Park.  Crescent Street is just a 2 minute walk from the historical, leopard tree lined main street of Childers.  Get Directions»

  • Covered picnic tables
  • Toilets - wheelchair accessible - Millenium Park
  • Barbeques - Millenium Park
  • Dump point
  • Suitable for all size vans and motorhomes
  • Information Centre is just a few minutes walk away

This park currently does not offer overnight stays, although Council is awaiting for approval  from Main Roads to change the status of this parking area. 

7. Apple Tree Creek Rest Stop

This is a lovely big park with some great shady trees.  There is a War Memorial in the park. 

Facilities include: 

  • Covered picnic tables
  • Electric barbeques
  • Toilets - wheelchair accessible
  • Water - not suitable to drink
  • Children's playground
  • Rubbish bins provided
  • Dog friendly
  • Suitable for all sized caravans

There is a maximum stay of 20 hours.  This facility is located in Drummond Street, Apple Tree Creek, which runs parallel with the Bruce Highway. 

8. Gin Gin Rest Area

Located off the Bruce Highway in Gin Gin.  Asphalt access with drive through sites for big rigs and caravans.  No power is available.  Toilets only are available, however no dump points on site. 

For Camping Permits please phone the Bundaberg Visitors Information Centre on 4153 8888, or visit