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Tipplers Accessibility Guide

At Gold Coast Tourist Parks we are committed to creating extraordinary holiday experiences for everyone. We aim to welcome guests with the highest level of customer service and hospitality, regardless of their individual needs.

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Access to the island is exclusively by boat

South Stradbroke Island is the 15th largest sand island in the world. Access is exclusively by boat. Visit this beautiful Gold Coast island by private boat, water taxi, boat hire, jet ski tour or local cruise boat.

The boat ride across to Tipplers is approximately 30 minutes from most Gold Coast boat ramps. The Tipplers Ferry offers daily transfers to the island via Jacobs Well. Call Tipplers directly or click here to book online.

The closest Gold Coast boat ramps with vehicle and trailer parking are:

  • Jacobs Well Boat Ramp, 2 Esplanade, Jacobs Well
  • Ray Street Boat Ramp, Runaway Bay
  • Howard Street Boat Ramp, Runaway Bay
  • Jasmine Avenue Boat Ramp, Hollywell
  • Paradise Point Boat Harbour Boat Ramp, Donald Avenue, Paradise Point

For more information on Gold Coast boat ramps, click here.

Alternatively, there are Water Taxi services available that will transfer you and your camping gear to and from the island. Contact the team at Tipplers to book or if you need further advice in relation to island transfers.

Access to the campgrounds – Remote soft sand island camping

The camping grounds are completely surrounded by native bushland, with white sand dunes facing the blue Pacific Ocean on the eastern side of the Island and the magnificent Broadwater on the western side.

Tipplers Campground features a pontoon. However, the gangway is narrow and does not meet current fully accessible standards.

Amenities block

The campground amenities block features one ambulant toilet in both the Gents and Ladies.

Tipplers Café and Kiosk

Tipplers Café features a pontoon. However, the gangway is narrow and does not meet current fully accessible standards. The pathway leading from the gangway is accessible. The café features a fully accessible toilet.

City of Gold Coast Mobility Maps

The City’s mobility maps are designed to provide accessibility information to assist residents and visitors to plan their stay and move around the city safely. Map information includes the location of accessible toilets, change facilities, accessible car parking spaces, pathway gradients, location of kerb ramps and key buildings and services. Transport information for light rail stations, bus stops and bus routes is also featured.

Printed and electronic mobility maps are now available for Broadbeach, Burleigh Heads, Surfers Paradise, Southport Central Business District (CBD) and Broadwater Parklands. Visit for more information.

Tipplers Campground South Stradbroke Island About the Park

Water views from your tent in a pristine natural setting.

Park Overview Park Accessibility Guest Information Island Transport Campfire Guidelines Park Map

Contact Us


South Stradbroke Island, QLD 4216, Australia

Reception hours

8:00am to 6:00pm — Daily