Our Moreton Island Camp Venue
Campers are accommodated in 1 of 30 cabin style tents Tents are grouped under large shade covers for complete weather protection and fit from 2 to 6 beds. Each camper is supplied with a comfortable stretcher bed - byo bedding (eg. sleeping bags or Blankets, Sheets and pillows).
Teachers and supervisors for School groups are provided with their own tent for their individual privacy and are set aside from the main group.
Lighting is distributed to tents and camp surrounds by a 240v generator and a 12v systems 24hrs
Meals are taken in a large dining undercover area, with seating and tables for up to 100 people, which also doubles as the recreational area for evening camp activities. The camp has adequate undercover areas in the event of inclement weather.
The camp has its own hot water system for use in the kitchen and wash up area. Showers in the ablutions are cool water which is pleasant enough in summer, plus cool shower actually trigger waves of mood boosting neurochemicals which make you feel happy!! However we utilise canvas shower bags and a wood fired hot water boiler called "the donkey" for showers in the cooler months.
The camp operates under a Commercial Tour Operators Permit issued by the Queensland Dept. of Environment and covers all relevant fees, consents and public liability insurances.
All vehicles operate under current Operator Accreditation issued by Qld. Transport covering passenger transport regulations. Vehicles are equipped with seat belts. Driver Authorization Licenses are held by all drivers and all staff hold Blue Card Accreditation as issued by the Dept. of Children's Services.
First Aid stations are located in the village of Bulwer within walking distance of the camp, and at Tangalooma and Kooringal. Any emergencies are dealt with by the full time ambulance service and bearer based on Moreton Island, Careflight Helicopters Medivac Services, the State Emergency Service, Air Sea Rescue and Coastguard Organisations. Bulwer boasts a "state of the art" Helipad and a very comprehensive fire and emergency support facility (Dial 000).
The camp and all activities comply with Workplace Health and Safety issues covering the Qld Department of Educations Risk Assessment criteria.