Travelling the east coast of Australia? Gagaju Bush Camp is an absolute MUST for nature lovers and backpackers.

Tucked away between Lakes Cooroibah and Cootharaba, this rustic camping ground is the perfect base for exploring the Australian bush – and it’s only 20 minutes from Noosa.

Pictures - Gagaju Bush Camp - Canoe trips in Noosa, Australia

Gagaju Bush Camp – Canoe trips in Noosa

Hop in a canoe and paddle down river to enjoy fabulous views of Cooloola National Park and the Everglades – a section of river stained black from teatrees and famed for its beauty. Don’t forget to stop by the historic Apollonian Hotel for lunch.

Picture - Gagaju Bush Camp, Noosa - Travellers getting ready for a canoe adventure

Canoe adventure at Gagaju Bush Camp

Back at camp, enjoy a barbecue with fellow backpackers, snuggle up round the camp fire or watch a movie in the TV room. Keep an eye out for kangaroos in the woods, Blade the dog (who is on heat) and any other creepy crawlies that might wander into the camp.

PICTURE Camp fire at Gagaju Bush Camp in Noosa, Australia

Camp fire at Gagaju Bush Camp in Noosa, Australia

How to book Gagaju Bush Camp

You can book Gagaju Bush Camp through Hostel Bookers and organise the canoe trips when you get there. Price includes free transfers from Noosa, accommodation (camping or basic dorms.), kitchen facilities, pool table and TV room.

Travelling the east coast? Don’t leave without visiting Rainbow Beach!