QUEENSLAND (Sunshine Coast): Conondale National Park - in behind the Sunshine Coast Hinderland in Qld. Magnificent forests, deep gorges and spectacular views, this park offers walking tracks, scenic drives and grassy camp sites near rainforests and mountain streams. The popular Booloumba Creek camping areas are now part of Conondale National Park. (Google Image Result for http://resources0.news.com.au/images/2012/03/09/1226295/091264-family-camping-booloumba-creek.jpg)
swimming hole - Currumbin Rock Pool This is a much-enjoyed cooling-off spot for Gold Coast locals. Youths leap from rock ledges, mothers play with infants on a beach, there are grassy areas, places for children to try to dam the flow by moving large stones, and a spa-like waterfall feeding the main pool. 13km inland from Currumbin on the scenic Currumbin Creek Rd.
Near Mt Barney - Camp and Swim with facilities - Flanagan Reserve An Upper Logan River flows into a 200m long swimming hole. There is a camp ground and dogs under control are permitted. Free day use. Camping: adult $5 a night, $2 for children aged 5-15 or $16 a family. For bookings and information on how to get there from Rathdowney call 5544 3128 or visit www.flanaganreserve.com.au
About 2.5km downstream from Moogerah's spillway, The Gorge is a quiet and shady private camping hideaway with a 200m-long swimming hole, about 1.5m deep, and a deeper one upstream. From the Boonah-Fassifern Rd, turn on to Lake Moogerah Rd and about 8km up turn right into Charlwood, then Gorge Rd, crossing private land to the Gorge gate