Where you can camp

Some campgrounds are only accessible by four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle.

Some campgrounds are privately managed and you can pay your camping fees directly to the campground manager when you arrive.

The rest of the campgrounds, you must book and pay online. Find out more about how to use parks booking system.

For site costs and information about campsite categories, go to fees for campsites.

National park Name of camping groundCategory
Litchfield National ParkCentral Valley campgrounds 1 and 2Category D
High clearance 4WD
Trailers permitted 
Locked gate, key required
No generators or caravans
 Central Valley campground 3Category D
4WD
Trailers permitted 
Locked gate, key required
No generators or caravans
  Education campground Category A
Bookings 08 8999 3947
  Florence Falls campground Category A
2WD 
Caravans allowed
  Florence Falls - old 4WD campground Category A
4WD 
  Sandy Creek campground Category A
4WD
  Surprise Creek campground Category B
4WD
 Tableland Creek (Sybel Springs) Category 
 Tjenya Falls campgroundCategory B
  Walker Creek campground - walk in Category B
 Wangi Falls campgroundCategory A
Caravans allowed
Umbrawarra Gorge Nature Park  Category B
4WD
Tjuwaliyn - Douglas - Hot Springs Park  Category A
Caravans allowed
Generator area
Douglas River / Daly River EsplanadeCrystal Falls bush campgroundCategory B
 Douglas Daly campgroundCategory B
4WD
 Douglas River Esplanade campgroundCategory C
4WD
Bookings 08 8978 2479
 Tipperary Crossing bush campgroundCategory B
4WD
Mary River National Park Shady Camp campground Category B
Generator area
  Couzens Lookout campground Category B
4WD
Generator area
Oolloo Crossing Conservation Area Category B
Stray Creek Conservation Area Category B
4WD
Howard Springs Nature ParkWoorabinda Youth camp Category B
Bookings 08 8999 4795
Channel Point Coastal Reserve  Category A
4WD
Locked gate, key required 
Generator area
Garig Gunak Barlu National Park  Permit required to enter and camp.
4WD
Generator area

National park Name of camping groundCategory
Nitmiluk National ParkGorge 4 canoe campgroundCategory B
 Gorge 6 canoe campgroundCategory B
 Gorge 8 canoe campgroundCategory B
 Gorge 9 canoe campgroundCategory B
 Gorge tourist precinct campgroundCategory C
Caravans allowed
Bookings 08 8971 1022
 Dunlop Swamp campgroundCategory B
  Gurriluk youth group area Category A
Bookings 08 8973 8821 or email parks.desk@nt.gov.au
  Leliyn - Edith Falls campground Category C
Caravans allowed
 Smitt Rock campgroundCategory B
Elsey National Park Jalmurark - 12 Mile Yard campground Category A
Caravans allowed
Giwining / Flora River Nature Park Lorrngorl campground Category A
4WD
Caravans allowed
Barranyi (North Island) National Park Mud Bay campground Category B
Access by boat only
  Paradice Bay campground Category B
Access by boat only
Limmen National Park Butterfly Falls Category B
4WD
Caravans allowed
Generator area
 Didi Bada campgroundCategory B
4WD
  Limmen River campground Category B
4WD
Caravans allowed
Generator area
 Mountain Creek campgroundCategory B
4WD
  Munbililla - Tomato Island campground Category A
4WD
Caravans allowed
Generator area
  Southern Lost City campground Category B
4WD
Caravans allowed
Generator area
  Towns River campground Category B
4WD
Caravans allowed
Generator area
 Yurrimundji campgroundCategory B
4WD
Judbarra / Gregory National Park Big Horse Creek Category B
Caravans allowed
Generator area
  Bullita campground Category B
4WD
  Camel Point campground Category B
4WD
  Depot Point Creek campground Category B
4WD
  Drovers Rest campground Category B
4WD
  East Baines campground Category B
4WD
  Escarpment campground Category B
4WD
  Fig Tree yard campground Category B
4WD
  Limestone Gorge campground Category B
4WD
  Lupayi campground Category B
4WD
  Matt Wilson campground Category B
4WD
  Paperback Yard campground Category B
4WD
  Spring Creek campground Category B
4WD
  Sullivan Creek Category B
Caravans allowed
Generator area
  Top Humbert Yard campground Category B
4WD
  Wilingarri campground Category B
4WD
Keep River National Park Goorrandalng campground Category B
Caravans allowed
Generator area
  Jarnem campground Category B
Caravans allowed

National park Name of camping groundCategory
  Category B
Caravans allowed
Frew River 4WD campgroundCategory B
4WD
 Old Police Station Waterhole campgroundCategory B
4WD
  Whistleduck Creek Category B
4WD

National park Name of camping groundCategory
Trephina Gorge Nature ParkJohn Hayes Rockhole campground Category B
4WD
Caravans allowed
 Trephina Bluff campgroundCategory B
 Trephina Gorge campgroundCategory B
 Trephina Panorama campgroundCategory  B
N’Dhala Gorge Nature Park  Category B
4WD
Ruby Gap Nature Park  Category B
4WD
Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve  Category B
Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve  Category B
Watarrka National Park Commercial camping nearby
Chambers Pillar Historical Reserve  Category B
4WD
Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park Birthday Waterhole campgroundCategory B
4WD
 Ellery Creek Big Hole campgroundCategory B
Caravans allowed
 Finke River 2 Mile campground Category B
4WD
 Glen Helen LodgeCommercial campground
  Hugh River campground Category B
 Ormiston Gorge and Pound Category C
Caravans allowed
Bookings 0448 042 323
 Redbank Gorge Category B
4WD
Caravans allowed
 Serpentine Chalet bush campgroundCategory B
 Simpsons Gap youth camp Category B
 Standley Chasm campgroundCommercial campground
Owen Springs ReserveLawrence Gorge campground Category B
 Redbank Waterhole campgroundCategory B
4WD
Finke Gorge National ParkBoggy Hole-Finke River campgroundCategory B
4WD
 Finke River 4WD campgroundCategory B
4WD
 Palm ValleyCategory A
4WD

Last updated: 06 June 2022

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