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Camping in Mount Moffat section, Carnarvon National Park

Mount Moffatt has four camping areas catering for a range of experiences from walk-in camping to camper trailers and off-road caravans.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your campsite.

Park-specific conditions

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Dargonelly Rock Hole camping area

Campground features: semi-open area beside a permanent rock hole in Marlong Creek.

Location: 3km north of the mail boxes beside Marlong Creek.

Access: high-clearance 4WD is recommended. It is accessible for high-clearance camper trailers and off-road caravans or buses. This is the only camping area where large buses are permitted.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, walk-in camping, off-road caravans or buses and camper trailers.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: one pit hybrid toilet, communal fire rings and water (treat before drinking). Water supplies are limited and should be used for drinking and cooking only.

Open fires: permitted in fire rings only, except when fire bans or prohibitions apply. Bring your own clean-milled firewood. Do not bring in or collect bush wood. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags (no bins are provided), a fuel or gas stove or firewood. Read more about Things to know before you go.

Bookings: Book online. If you cannot book online, see camping bookings for other options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

West Branch camping area

Campground features: semi-open area near the west branch of the Maranoa River.

Location: 9km north-east of the QPWS park office.

Access: high-clearance 4WD is recommended, high-clearance camper trailers and off-road caravans. It is not accessible to buses.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, walk-in camping, off-road caravans, high-clearance camper trailers and large groups.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: a hybrid toilet, communal fire rings, and water (treat before drinking). Water supplies are limited and should be used for drinking and cooking only.

Open fires: permitted in fire rings only, except when fire bans or prohibitions apply. Bring your own clean-milled firewood. Do not bring in or collect bush wood. Fuel stoves recommended.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags (no bins are provided), a fuel or gas stove or firewood. Read more about Things to know before you go.

Bookings: Book online. If you cannot book online, see camping bookings for other options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Top Moffatt camping area

Campground features: semi-open area beside the east branch of the Maranoa River.

Location: 15km east of the airstrip.

Access: 4WD only. It is accessible for high-clearance camper trailers.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, walk-in camping and 4WD camper trailers.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: a pit toilet and communal fire rings.

Open fires: permitted in fire rings only, except when fire bans or prohibitions apply. Bring your own clean-milled firewood. Do not bring in or collect bush wood. Fuel stoves recommended.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags (no bins are provided), a fuel or gas stove or firewood. Read more about Things to know before you go.

Bookings: Book online. If you cannot book online, see camping bookings for other options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Rotary Shelter Shed camping area

Location: about 17km north-east of the QPWS park office.

Access: 4WD only. It is accessible for high-clearance camper trailers.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car, walk-in camping, and high-clearance camper trailers.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: a picnic shelter, pit toilet, wood barbecues and water (treat before drinking). Water is limited and should be used for cooking and drinking only.

Open fires: permitted in the barbecues provided except when fire bans or prohibitions apply. Bring your own clean-milled firewood. Do not bring in or collect bush wood. Fuel stoves recommended.

Generators: not permitted.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags (no bins are provided), a fuel or gas stove or firewood. Read more about Things to know before you go.

Bookings: Book online. If you cannot book online, see camping bookings for other options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Last updated
5 April 2017