Camp Gregory
Veterans Retreat

A place for all current & exservice personal, veterans & first responders from fire rescue, police and ambulance  & their families to camp, relax or just get away from it all.

Approximately 15 minutes’ drive from Woodgate lives a pristine place called Camp Gregory veterans retreat. A place for all serving, ex-service personal, veterans, first responders from Fire and Rescue, Ambulance, State Police services and their families to camp, relax and get away from it all. The facilities are free for all of the above and include camp sites for caravans, motorhomes, camper trailers and plain old tents, flushing toilets, hot showers and fresh drinking water. Situated right on the Gregory River you can enjoy some fishing and crabbing all year long. For those without camping gear we have available dongas with beds all you need is linen. As Woodgate is a 15 minute drive this gives you the convenience of shops, fuel, ice and bottle shops as well as one of the most beautiful beaches Queensland has to offer. We are constantly working on making Camp Gregory user friendly with our work committee and a string of volunteers. Local businesses and council have donated both time and materials which have helped in making Camp Gregory such a peaceful place to stop and bring your family.

 

Camp Gregory is free to stay for all the above (Maximum 2 weeks)

About

Camp Gregory was opened as a veterans retreat in 2010. Before then the camp was a place where Veterans from the 1968 National Service Intake (including friends and family) would gather through ‘word of mouth’.

Throughout the year Camp Gregory hosts a number of low key serviceson days of significance.

These days are a fantastic opportunity for veterans (both young & old) &their families to come together, relax and enjoy the peaceful serenity Camp Gregory has on offer.

A BBQ is provided on these days

ANZAC Day – 25 APRIL
Veterans Day – 18 August
Remembrance Day – 11 November

Facilities

Camp Kitchen –with all cooking equipment & kitchen utensils available for use
Caravan and Motor Home Access Please note –dirt road into Camp.
Accommodation Dongas, single & double rooms available –you must bring your individual bedding
Amenities – Separate Male & Female toilet blocks with hot Showers and flushable toilets
Open Fires allowed, subject to fire bans
Plenty of fishing & crabbing – accessible by small fishing boat ie tinny, bigger boats can be launched at Woodgate.
We are a dog friendly Venue

Become a Member

Camp Gregory Veterans Retreat Inc has a membership of over 180 which is growing every week, however 100’s more have paid visit to the Camp.

Membership is $1.00 for life, you can join upon arrival to Camp Gregory.

otherwise you can complete & return the membership application below and direct deposit your $1.00 into our bank account.

Camp Gregory is located at 168 Darville Rd WOODGATE QLD 4660

DO NOT use google maps or a GPS device.

Look up the map online then follow the roads the ‘old fashion way’. If you must use a GPS the closest you will get is intersection of Heidkes and Darville roads and then follow the signs.

Camp Gregory Latest News

Bottle and Can Donations

Bottle and Can Donations

We now have a containers for cash account in Queensland for those who would like to donate their bottles and cans. Our account number is C10164037.

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