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Bluewater Campsite and Training Centre


Bluewater Training Centre is 30 km north of Townsville with Toolakea Beach 4 kms away.  It is established on 11½ acres of natural scrubland with plentiful bird life and native fauna. The boundary of the campsite is adjacent to Bluewater Creek.

There are facilities for indoor and outdoor camping with large open spaces with plenty of trees to provide shade. There is easy access to a safe swimming area in Bluewater Creek with canoeing and kayaking available if water levels are high.
Bluewater is available to schools, clubs and families.


Indoor Facilities
Fully screened accommodation block (Bluewater House) with 46 bunk beds (6 dormitory rooms that sleep seven), three showers, three toilets and Leaders bedroom (sleeps four).
Lecture/Activity hall (Big Hut) with chairs, tables and whiteboard and two toilets and two showers.

Bluewater is self-catering with a fully equipped kitchen and food storage facilities.
Telephones are situated in hall and accommodation blocks.

Outdoor seating installed around the main buildings

Outdoor lighting

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Outdoor Facilities

  • 2 shade shelters with light and power
  • 2 large grassed camping areas
  • 1 small grassed camping area
  • 2 screened ablution blocks, including facilities for campers with disabilities
  • Lighting, power, water
  • Outdoor Chapel
  • Campfire circleP1000374

Activity Equipment 

  • Canoe ramp for access to Bluewater Creek
  • Agility trail play equipment
  • River traverse

Available on request to qualified personnel:

  • Low ropes courseP1030256
  • Flying fox
  • Archery


46-54 Toolakea Beach Road, Bluewater.
After crossing Bluewater Creek, turn right at Forestry Road, cross the railway line and turn right onto Toolakea Beach Road.

Postal address:  PO Box 386, AITKENVALE QLD 4814


Contact the booking officer Elaine Nixon
Phone: (07) 4773 3154



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