QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby Troyk » Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:04 pm

Had lunch there yesterday and took a few photos.

Its one of my favourite spots, lots of trees, plenty of wildlife and a creek to cool off in. There is also a few good bushwalks and there is a forest drive that will take you around to Boloumba Falls.

Here is some pics.

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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby GypsyLady » Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:21 pm

Troyk wrote:Had lunch there yesterday and took a few photos.

Its one of my favourite spots, lots of trees, plenty of wildlife and a creek to cool off in. There is also a few good bushwalks and there is a forest drive that will take you around to Boloumba Falls.





It is and has always been a very popular camping venue and from what I understand is often very busy. It is also not pet friendly which is why I have never had the opportunity to check it out first hand.
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby GypsyLady » Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:22 pm

Ooops sorry forgot to mention...GREAT PICS Troy, love the goanna...
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby amanda » Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:14 am

Looks like a great sport Troy, and in a far better state of repair than Kenilworth Homestead. I take it that it isn't far from the homestead?
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby Scolers » Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:25 am

Would agree with Amanda ... this palce certianly looks better.

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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby kazzakanary » Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:37 pm

I just CAN NOT camp with that many goannas- they creep me out!! We went there for lunch a few years ago and they come up too close for my liking!
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby Poodle Jewel » Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:40 pm

Yep i given the tent a miss and just throw a couple of tarps over the car,i`d s*$t myself if one of those crawled into bed with moi. :-bang
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby GypsyLady » Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:49 pm

Poodle Jewel wrote:Yep i given the tent a miss and just throw a couple of tarps over the car,i`d s*$t myself if one of those crawled into bed with moi. :-bang


You could be in a bit of trouble PJ, not sure who would get the biggest fright when you screamed:-))
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby Derek Bullock » Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:26 pm

Couple more of the locals
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby GypsyLady » Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:30 pm

Derek wrote:Couple more of the locals


Now they are bbbbeauuutiful... Love waking up to the sounds of kooka laughter in the morning when camping.
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby mystical_aussiegal » Tue Mar 18, 2008 11:01 pm

I love Charlie Morelands...

Used to go there every xmas for 2 weeks and it was: great safe swimming for the kids, good bushwalking tracks, the drive thru to Jimma was fabulous as is the meals at Kenilworth pub.. an old Qlder with big verandahs... and the cheese factory, the cheese's are awesome.

I havnt been there camping for over 5 yrs and going there for Easter, I went a few weeks ago for a Sunday drive to check it out to see if it is still the same as it used to be and it still is.. except they dont supply wood anymore (insert cry)!!.. however, I will just byo wood and now you have to book in advance.... we used to just put money in an envelope and pop it in the slot....

Things change over 5 yrs I guess....

The goannas can be a pain in the butt... it is the only fault I have with the campground and it is always good to have lots of bush turkeys around as for some reason, the goannas are scared of them!!!

The bellbirds, kookaburras, cicadas.. the palm trees when you do the piccadilly walk? (I think, from memory that is what it is called..) .... the bush...

Yeah.. I love Charlie Morelands :?#
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby ben... » Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:50 pm

Digging up an old thread, but do they have showers? I've been told 2 stories, but would like to confirm.
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby Troyk » Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:14 pm

Ben, no showers, though there has been talk that QNPWS were going to put some in, but I guess the budget has been tight. We usually take our own.

There are showers at nearby Boloumba Creek No1, but the sites are small and problaby wont accomdate a CT.
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby ben... » Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:17 pm

Troyk wrote:Ben, no showers, though there has been talk that QNPWS were going to put some in, but I guess the budget has been tight. We usually take our own.

There are showers at nearby Boloumba Creek No1, but the sites are small and problaby wont accomdate a CT.

too easy troy, we have our own shower, just wanted to know on the off chance. Cheers.
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Re: QLD - Charlie Moreland Campground, Kenilworth State Forest

Postby musso » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:28 pm

i was at boloumba creek[not far from c/m] recently we go fairly regularly &i find the goannas to be getting more & more aggressive.they do not seem to relise that they are not at the top of the food chain & can be rather nasty i was charged by them several times last time we were there.
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