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Any one know of any free  or budgets camps site around cooktown QLD



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Check out Endeavour River Escape - 8k out of town past airport- or Archer Point - below the lighthouse -

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I emailed Endeavour R escape, and its $25 for unpowered site, a bit expensive for my liking. I will free camp on the banks of the Annan R , for nothing. Good fishing , too. You have got the have a drink at the famous, Lions Den Hotel, its a classic! Beaut camping out the back with a cool swimming hole, and no crocs.Might see you there , next week.Bill



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Not for me bill wish it was     Getting some information for a friend who going up that way .. I have told him about the lion's den and the camping there ..Might see you there next year



-- Edited by lilly31 on Friday 7th of October 2011 03:02:07 PM

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Many years ago we camped on the northern side of the river. It was only an overnight stop, and we didn't go near the river.



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I have family in Cooktown if you need anymore info let me know. Might be going up there to visit soon. Love your avatar Lilly........bronnie



-- Edited by bronnie on Saturday 8th of October 2011 11:39:48 AM



-- Edited by bronnie on Saturday 8th of October 2011 11:40:12 AM

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Thank Bronnie ...any information would be good ...
A mate hit some hard time"s he had ex b.i.l in cooktown .. so he like to go up there to pick up bit of work ... but he ( b.i.l ) dosent seem to know about free camping in the area ..I has found out a bit but anyinformation would be a good help

Thanks Beth yes river seem to be the go so far

The avatar is cute found it on facebook so i borrow it ...

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Who is this b.i.l? another good spot is Archer pt.You can walk on the coral at low tide. It is accessable with 2wd as I have been there, dry season only.Bill

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bill12 wrote:

Who is this b.i.l? another good spot is Archer pt.You can walk on the coral at low tide. It is accessable with 2wd as I have been there, dry season only.Bill


 Brother-in-law. There's also s-i-l, m-i-l, f-i-l and I even have a d-i-l! biggrinwink



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OT I know but Beth, is that Sping Bluff in your Avatar??



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Boroma577 wrote:

OT I know but Beth, is that Sping Bluff in your Avatar??


 Yes it is. I visited during Toowoomba Garden Show. It was just beautiful.



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Beth54 wrote:
 Yes it is. I visited during Toowoomba Garden Show. It was just beautiful.

 It is beautiful, I was there in September last year



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Walker Bay on the mouth of the Annan River....it isn't an official camping area but we camped there for about 4 days, we just had a tent but there was a couple of other campers there.. a caravan and a campervan, the road in runs alongside the Cooktown golf course and is quite narrow and is soft sand in places(we had a 4WD but only used 4WD in one spot). It is a beautiful peaceful spot....unfortunately we lost all the photos of this camp or would have put some up. No facilities at all..not even a tap but well worth it if you can get there....I wish I was there right this minute!!

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Thanks debnsteve i will past on all the information to my mate might make he make the desision to go...

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