Gin Gin Showgrounds – $20pn – Queensland

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Fifty kilometres west of Bundaberg is Gin Gin (I’m sure there’s an alcohol related joke here but I can’t come up with one right now ;o)

Gin Gin Showgrounds

Arriving, we followed the sign that points you to the caretaker. Booking for one night then returning later to pay for another so we could head in to Bundaberg the next day.

The showgrounds is large and grass, all be it a bit dry at the moment. Many vans were here when we arrived and by night it was almost full. This is definitely a popular camp ground. As well as caravans, horse’s came to stop for a night or two in the stables


A couple of toilet and shower blocks are available and a large camp kitchen area is in the centre. The dump point is at the back of one of the toilet blocks and bins are out the front.

Have a Drive to Bundaberg

Being close to Bundy, we went for a drive to check it out. I had visited about 15yrs ago with my mate Sarah but things have changed. Larry and I aren’t rum drinkers but had a look around the shop and got a coffee at the cafe. A good place for people who may want to check it out but not want to drink and drive.

While here we met up with the maker of WiTi. The wireless trailer interface and alarm we use on our caravan. The owner, Tony, has been great with after sales information. Larry was keen to chat to him as we were all in the same area. As you probably know by now, Larry likes his tech so they had a great chat. (See more on WiTi here)

Closer to the showgrounds is Gin Gin’s main street. it’s on the next road so you can have a stroll to the information centre, bakery, shops or pub.

If you like staying at showground, sports and recreation grounds you might like our post on the ones we have stayed at. Updated each time we stay at one. With over 17 in 5 states at this time. You can read them all in one place here

More Information

  • Location : Gin Gin Showgrounds
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  • State: Queensland
  • Pets: Yes
  • Camp type : Showgrounds
  • Price : $20 power and water
  • Water ? : Yes
  • Power ? : Yes
  • Will suit: All sized vehicles
  • Is it on Wikicamps ?: Yes
  • Drive time to nearby shops: 1 minute to main street
  • Amenities : Toilets, showers
  • Other :Laundry, dump point, camp kitchen, seating, BBQ, bins, near to shops.
  • WIFI & Phone Reception – Tested with Boost Mobile: Yes

We use Boost for our phone and internet while travelling as it has 3G & 4G coverage on the Telstra Mobile network.

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2 thoughts on “Gin Gin Showgrounds – $20pn – Queensland

  1. Sue, you had better put the lad on a diet…photo shows him weighing heavy against that bottle. Whereas yours is still straight…LOL
    Once again your blog has been entered into my Future Book….and your filling it so quickly. But I love it.

    1. Many Many Many more to come yet Dennis. Glad your list is filling up but make some room 😀

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