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Frequently asked questions

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Can I drive right through the park?

  • No, there is no gazetted road through the park, even though a track may be shown on some old maps. The best way to travel between the north-eastern and southern sections is via the Bruxner Highway to the south.

Is the 4WD track very difficult?

  • No. It is rough and rocky but only requires care and very slow speeds. Both good clearance and low range are recommended. Do not over-inflate tyres.

Do you have hot showers and flushing toilets?

  • Showers at The Broadwater campground have a donkey boiler to heat water.
  • All toilets in the park are pit toilets.

Do you have powered sites?

  • There are no powered sites and generators are not allowed. Privately owned caravan parks close by do have powered sites.

Is it two-wheel-drive access into the park?

  • Yes, to The Broadwater and Nundubbermere camping areas and for a short distance in from the north-eastern entrance.

Is there four-wheel driving in the park?

  • No, not as a recreational activity. A 4WD vehicle is needed to reach some camping areas. Four-wheel driving is a high impact activity that causes erosion and is therefore restricted to the one access track.

Can we ride motor or push bikes on the firetrails?

  • Definitely not, only on the designated access roads. Motorbikes must be registered and ridden by licensed riders.

Are there ranger-guided activities?

  • No.

Can we bring camp ovens or braziers?

  • Fires are allowed only in the fireplaces provided. Your camp oven could sit on top of the barbecue plate. Braziers are allowed as long as they are off the ground and have a tray to catch the ashes.
  • Please do not have fires on top of the barbecue plates as it distorts them and makes them unusable.
  • Do not dig holes in the ground for camp ovens as the earth in Sundown takes many years to recover from such damage.

Can we collect firewood in the park?

  • No, bring your own firewood. Milled timber is best as it reduces the risk of introducing diseases.

Can we get mobile reception in the park?

  • It is variable and not to be relied on.
Last updated
22 September 2016