Carnarvon Gorge Camping Area - Carnarvon National Park

National Park - Queensland


You can camp in the Carnarvon Gorge visitor area only during the Easter, June-July and September-October Queensland school holidays. At all other times of the year this area is closed to camping. The maximum length of stay at this camping area is 5 nights.

Features: Picturesque, semi-secluded camping area under a canopy of gums and Carnarvon fan palms.

Location: Between the car park and the Carnarvon Gorge visitor centre.

Access: The camping area can be reached by conventional and 4WD vehicles and trailers. The road may be impassable for vehicles during wet weather as creeks may flood. For information on road conditions check with the Department of Transport and Main Roads (13 19 40) or with RACQ before setting out.

Number of sites: 35 numbered sites. 

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping, off-road campervan or camper trailer. The camping area is not suitable for caravans or large motorhomes. These vehicles are catered for at Takarakka Bush Resort and Sandstone Park .

Camp site surface: Grass.

Facilities: Drinking water (treat before use), flushing toilets, wheelchair-accessible picnic tables, gas barbecues.

Open fires: Prohibited.

Generators: Not permitted.

Essentials to bring: Animal-proof sealable containers for rubbish (there is no rubbish collection/removal available), insect repellent.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options. The maximum length of stay at this camping area is 5 nights. Camp sites are often booked 6 months in advance; it is recommended bookings be made as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Mobile phone coverage: Limited and unreliable.

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Camping Fee - Family $27.00
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