Best Camping Atherton Tablelands: Lake Eachem, Malanda

The Atherton Tablelands is so jam-packed full of things to see and do that you should consider staying for a night or two so you can fit it all in.

There are plenty of beautiful campervan-friendly places to stay. The following selection are campsites and caravan parks that are in beautiful settings and score 5 stars from reviewers on Trip Advisor. Yes, five stars!

Malanda Falls Caravan Park and Campground 

What makes it special?

According to reviewers, (who nearly all give it fives stars) this is the “best caravan park ever!” It is located beside the beautiful Malanda Falls, which is a good swimming hole on hot days. It is surrounded by rainforest, walking tracks, and wildlife such as the rare tree kangaroo. There is an animal petting area where children can bottle feed the calves.

Facilities

  • Wide open spaces for family fun
  • Camp kitchen
  • Several BBQ’s
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Toilets
  • Hot showers
  • Bush walks
  • Tourist Information
  • Powered and unpowered sites

RATES: $20 – $25 for two people.

Malanda Falls Caravan Park, Malanda, Queensland, Australia. Photo: Malanda Falls Caravan Park
Malanda Falls Caravan Park, Malanda, Queensland, Australia. Photo: Malanda Falls Caravan Park
Malanda Falls Caravan Park, Malanda, Queensland, Australia. Photo: Malanda Falls Caravan Park
Malanda Falls Caravan Park, Malanda, Queensland, Australia. Photo: Malanda Falls Caravan Park
Tree kangaroo at Malanda Falls Caravan Park, Malanda, Queensland, Australia. Photo: Malanda Falls Caravan Park
Tree kangaroo at Malanda Falls Caravan Park, Malanda, Queensland, Australia. Photo: Malanda Falls Caravan Park
Malanda Falls on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: MattPetersOz
Malanda Falls on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: MattPetersOz
Malanda Falls on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: BiancaMcIverr
Malanda Falls on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: BiancaMcIverr

Lake Eachem Tourist Park

What makes it special?

This place also scores five stars on Trip Advisor. It is quiet and peaceful with incredible starry night skies. The sites are large and shady, the facilities excellent, and the caretakers kind and helpful. It is a 1 km walk to beautiful Lake Eachem. Birdlife is prolific. Ducks and chickens come to say hello.

Facilities

  • Camp kitchen with gas burners, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge
  • Hot showers
  • Toilets
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fireplace
  • Full sized BBQ
  • General store
  • Cafe
  • Powered and unpowered caravan & campervan Sites

RATES: $22 – $27 per night for 2 people.

Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Cafe at Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Cafe at Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem Tourist Park on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: Lake Eachem Tourist Park
Lake Eachem on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: JoCainX
Lake Eachem on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: JoCainX
Lake Eachem on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: KhyOrchard
Lake Eachem on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: KhyOrchard
Rainforest surrounding Lake Eachem on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: BackPackerGermany
Rainforest surrounding Lake Eachem on the Atherton Tablelands, North Queensland, Australia. Photo: BackPackerGermany

The Misty Mountains Loop: plenty of camping options and places of interest to keep you exploring for days.

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Happy travels!

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