Opalton Bush Camp

Campground

4.9 from 24 users

Description

Opalton is situated 123km from Winton. It is one of the largest opal fields in Queensland and is known for the quality of opal mined. The Opalton Field is located about 124km south-west of Winton. From Winton, take the Jundah Road (mostly unsealed) and travel 15km, turn left and travel a further 109km (unsealed road) past Weona Homestead to Opalton. No food, drinks or fuel are available in Opalton. Please ensure you are fully stocked prior to your departure from Winton. The Opalton community has established a bush camping park adjacent to the area. Visitors are able to camp at the Opalton Bush Park and try their luck in the public fossicking area. Sites are unpowered and suitable for tents, camper trailers, caravans, motorhomes and big rigs. Facilities include shade shelters, water (non potable), flushing toilets and hot showers. A small fee applies. Cash only. Pets are permitted.

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Location

Lat: -23.245763 Lng: 142.762763

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Solera15

Omg..Thank u Opalton. Free Tours from Glenn. Bring cash as there are some amazing items to buy...plus 2.50 for showers and toilets. Found lots of Sandstone Matrix (Fairy Opal.) Super Pretty..as well as some boulder opal... Get urself out here.. U will love it. Just a quick note... Shady hat, Fly nets, water and a great attitude, are a must..😉🤣🤣🤣

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WDLocky

Fantastic spot! Friendly, helpful locals, peaceful true bush camp experience. Would definitely come back, great fossicking spot. Toilets and hot shower with a donkey. Only $2.50 pp per nite. Dirt road in from Winton but well maintained.

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ShellwithSteve

Can anyone tell me if they still do their bbq and what nights please ?

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