Camping fees

You must pay a fee in Northern Territory (NT) parks where camping is allowed.

The fee will depend on the campground facilities. Camping areas with more facilities are usually more expensive. 

Generators and caravans are only allowed in certain campgrounds.

View the list of campgrounds in the NT.

Read below to find out about types of campgrounds and their fees. You can also get the camping fee information sheet (491.9 kb).

Category A campgrounds

Category A campgrounds have moderate camping facilities that may include any of the following: 

  • showers
  • toilets
  • rubbish bins
  • picnic tables
  • cooking facilities or services
  • barbecues
  • tap water.

Fees 

$6.60 per adult
$3.30 per child (5 to 15 years)
$15.40 per family (2 adults and 4 children).

Category B campgrounds

Category B campgrounds have basic to moderate camping facilities that may include any or all of the following:

  • toilets
  • picnic tables
  • barbecues
  • tap water.

Fees

$3.30 per adult
$1.65 per child (5 to 15 years)
$7.70 per family (2 adults and 4 children).

Category C campgrounds

Category C campgrounds have outdoor education or youth camping areas. 

You must call the park to make a booking and find out about fees. 

Category D campgrounds

Category D campgrounds are managed by commercial operators.

Bush camping

There are basic to no facilities in the bush.  

You must get a permit to bush camp or walk overnight. 

Find out more about getting a permit to bush camp or walk overnight, or ask the park ranger.  

Fees

$3.30/adult
$1.65/child (5-15 years)
$7.70/family (2 adults and 4 children).

Last updated: 19 August 2016