Elsey National Park

There are 3 ways to access the Elsey National Park.

Before you leave home, check road conditions on the NT Government's Road Report website.

Road accessStatusComments Forecast opening
Martins Road - Elsey National Park Open -
Homestead Road  Open  -
John Hauser Drive Open  -

To contact the Ranger Station, phone 08 8975 4560.

You should also check the status for each attraction and site below.

Bitter Springs (via Martins Road)

Activity / SiteStatusComments Forecast opening
Swimming       Open  -
Loop walk Open  -

Mataranka Thermal Pool (via Homestead Road)

Activity / SiteStatusComments Forecast opening
Swimming in Mataranka Thermal Pool Open Swimming in Rainbow Spring is not permitted -
Riverside walk to Stevie's Hole Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. -
Riverside walk - Stevie's Hole to Mataranka Falls Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. -

Other locations

Stevie's Hole (via Thermal Pool)
Walking tracks Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, dependent on weather conditions.
Botanic Walk (via John Hauser Drive)
Loop walk Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, dependent on weather conditions.
Riverside Walk Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, dependent on weather conditions.
4 Mile (via John Hauser Drive)
Day use area Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, pending weather conditions.
Boat ramp Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. Be Crocwise. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, pending weather conditions.
Riverside walk to 4 Mile Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, pending weather conditions.
Wabalarr (via John Hauser Drive)
Riverside walk 4 Mile to Wabalarr Closed Closed due to seasonal weather conditions. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, dependent on weather conditions.
Mulurark (via John Hauser Drive)
Riverside walk Wabalarr to Mulurark Closed Closed due to seasonal weather conditions. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, dependent on weather conditions.
Jalmurark (via John Hauser Drive)/12 Mile
Campground Open -
Boat ramp Open Be Crocwise -
Riverside walk Mulurark to Jalmurark/ 12 Mile Closed Closed due to seasonal weather conditions. Anticipated re-opening late April 2022, dependent on weather conditions.
Korowan–Mataranka Falls (via John Hauser Drive)
Korowan (Mataranka) Falls Closed Closed for seasonal weather conditions. Anticipated re-opening June 2022, dependent on weather.
Riverside walk 12 Mile Yards to Mataranka Falls Closed Closed due to flooding and damage to areas within the park. Anticipated re-opening June 2022, dependent on weather.

Last updated: 14 April 2022

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