The Gums 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.

A quick ‘pull-over’ camping site located along the one-way section of the Border Track. This campground has 1 allocated camp site and is accessible by 4WD only. Campsite is closed during summer months. Access 4WD only. Suitable for tents only. Facilities, nil. Campfires allowed (seasonal fire restrictions apply). Number of campsites, 1 allocated campsite - maximum 1 vehicle. Electricity, unpowered.

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

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