School Camps

Camp Thunderbird Outdoor Education Centre

For a truly unique experience in nature, make your next school camp at Camp Thunderbird Outdoor Education Centre in the Gold Coast Hinterland and experience 112 hectares of lush subtropical rainforest and Australian bushland.

Camp Thunderbird has been operating Queensland school camps for more than 20 years, providing school & youth groups with a fun and educational experience. We've designed our packages with a focus on various school and youth activities such as leadership, communication and team building. Our beautiful atmosphere is a great environment to learn new things and have a great time exploring nature and the environment.

Read what other schools have said about their Camp Thunderbird experience here!

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Bunkhouse Accommodation

There are 2 Bunkhouses – comprising 16 rooms that are all airconditioned - overlooking Cedar Creek's pristine rainforest, cascading waterfalls and natural rock pools. Each bunkhouse has 8 rooms containing 9 beds, with a total capacity of 144 - additional accommodation options are available for groups up to 180 people. A disabled ramp has been installed to give access to the Lower Bunkhouse. Alternative or additional accommodation choices are available including camping and self-contained lodges. The bunkhouses require a minimum of 40 guests.

Leaders' Self-Contained Accommodation

Leaders' Accommodation is available. Each room is fully self-contained with air-conditioning, single-king bed, TV, bathroom, fridge, cupboard and tea/coffee making facilities.
Amenities

Each bunkhouse has male and female amenities within the same building as well as one central laundry facility with a token-operated commercial washing machine and dryer.

Sapphire Recreation Room

Sapphire Recreation Room is adjacent to the Bunkhouses and is ideal for catering and group activities. This large, spacious room has a fully-equipped kitchen an open fireplace. The recreation room is surrounded by lush rainforest in a private part of Thunderbird Park away from other accommodation and public areas.

Additional Info & Forms

Terms & Conditions - School Camps

Bus Driver Information

Activity Consent Form

Are you looking for a camp that promises...

  • Transformational outcomes?
  • Curriculum aligned programs?
  • Risk management compliance?
  • Programs that cater for 180 at any one time?
  • Clean indoor accommodation and option to camp in tents?
  • Sole occupancy of bunkhouses and hall?
  • A variety of interesting outdoor activities including Tree Top Challenge, Thunderegg Fossicking and Mud Course for all school levels?
  • High-End Leadership Programs with professional corporate coaches?
  • Tailored bespoke programs to meet your budget and objective needs?

If your answer is 'YES', then please contact Joel, our experienced Camps Specialist and Program Coordinator:

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We believe the top 5 reasons for selecting Thunderbird Park for your next school camp are...

  1. We tailor programs from Prep to Year 12 and align purposely to the Australian Curriculum,
  2. We attract the best outdoor facilitators because we have raised the standards on service and delivery,
  3. We've had a huge service makeover including the installation of aircon and newly designed programs, leading the way in outdoor education and camps,
  4. We provide healthy and tasty food prepared by qualified chefs,
  5. We assist you in all your pre-camp logistics and preparation.

We invite you at any time for a site visit, or a chat, whether that be a phone call, meet over coffee or attend a meeting with your students, parents and teaching team. We know that Thunderbird Park can make a difference to your school community.

We have availability across all terms; but with our new programs, dates are filling fast. If you feel that your camps need a change or are at risk of falling into the 'same old' zone, we would love to run through our programs with you.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Are you looking for a day out that promises adventure, team building and fun? Are you looking for a day program that promises...

  • Risk management compliance?
  • Cater for 250 at any one time?
  • A variety of interesting outdoor activities including Horseriding, Tree Top Challenge, Thunderegg Fossicking, Laser Skirmish and Mud Course for all ages?
  • High-End Leadership Programs with professional corporate coaches?
  • Tailored bespoke programs to meet your budget and objective needs
  • And many more educational outdoor recreation activities!

If your answer is 'YES', then please contact Joel, our experienced Camps Specialist and Program Coordinator

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Are you looking for a premises that promises...

  • To accommodate for 144 at any one time?
  • Clean indoor accommodation and extended option to camp in tents?
  • Sole occupancy of bunkhouses and hall?
  • A large recreation hall for your own workshops and dining experience?
  • Professional chefs to cater for your needs?
  • An opportunity to engage with a variety of interesting outdoor activities including Horse Riding, Tree Top Challenge, Thunderegg Fossicking, Laser Skirmish and Mini Golf for all ages?
  • Peaceful venue nestled in tranquil rainforest along a creek?
  • High-End Leadership Programs with professional corporate coaches?
  • Tailored bespoke programs to meet your budget and objective needs?

If your answer is 'YES', then please contact Joel, our experienced Camps Specialist and Program Coordinator

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Are you looking for a premises for your International Study Tours or International guests that promises...

  • Our private bunkhouse accommodation for groups of 40+?
  • For smaller groups the option to stay in our luxury lodges or motel venues?
  • Clean indoor accommodation?
  • An extended option to camp in tents?
  • Fresh linen for your convenience?
  • Professional chefs to cater for your needs?
  • Bird feeding and the opportunity to have wildlife encounters?
  • An opportunity to engage with a variety of interesting activities including Horseriding, Tree Top Challenge, Thunderbird Egg Fossicking, Laser Skirmish, Bird Feeding, Wildlife Encounters, Indigenous Programs and Mini Golf for all ages?
  • Close access to the Gold Coast beaches and attractions?
  • Shuttle bus at your convenience?
  • Peaceful venue nestled in tranquil rainforest along a creek?
  • High-End Leadership Programs with professional corporate coaches?
  • Tailored bespoke programs to meet your budget and objective needs?

If your answer is 'YES', then please contact Joel, our experienced Camps Specialist and Program Coordinator

Email

Enquire Now