Doggers Hut Campground - Ngarkat Conservation Park

National Park - South Australia


Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the Ngarkat Conservation Park and take in the views over the park's 270,000 hectares of vegetated sand dunes, mallee and heath.The park abounds in wildlife. Look out for western grey kangaroo and emus and more than 120 species of birds. You may spot a rare Malleefowl walking slowly among the trees.

A number of walking trails give you the opportunity to see the wildlife and get a better appreciation of the vast mallee landscape. Enjoy the magnificent views from Tyms Lookout along a 2-3 hour hike. Early attempts to farm this country failed as seen by the ruins of early European pioneering settlements at Box Flat.

Home to the legendary Border Track, the park has a popular 4WD track.

Open year-round on the two-way section of the Border Track, Doggers Hut is the last camp site heading south along the track before exiting the park. Only accessible by 4WD, this shady campground can accommodate a medium-sized group. Access 4WD only. Suitable for Vehicle based camping, tents. Facilities, fire pit. Campfires allowed (seasonal fire restrictions apply). Number of campsites, 5 allocated campsites. Electricity, unpowered.

Please note that access to the 29km Border Track is restricted one-way from north to south. The Border Track is open from 1 April to 31 October and is closed during the Fire Danger Season. Contact the DEWNR Murraylands Office before attempting this journey.

Campfires are banned each year between November and April and on total fire ban days.

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Vehicle Entry Fee $11.00
Per vehicle, per day - from

Camping Fee $12.50
Per Site, per night (2 Adults) - from