We stayed three nights at HIGHER GROUND HOMESTAY and used it as our base to explore Emerald and The Gemfields in Central Queensland.
Higher Ground Homestay is a property which the owners have opened up for bush camping. It is a very peaceful location and only 15 minutes south of Emerald.
WHERE IS IT?
1467 Selma Road, Emerald, QLD.
$7 per night (unpowered)
$15 per night (powered)
**fees current at the time of this post
- Power and water available.
- No amenities.
- Fires allowed.
The picture below is looking towards the powered camping area.
A few kilometres south of Higher Ground Homestay is Lake Maraboon (Fairbairn Dam). A beautiful spot with plenty of picnic tables and barbeques for public use. The lake is well stocked with red claw too apparently!
Click on the map below to see the full wrap up of our two week Central Queensland Trip.