Seasonal closure - Carnarvon Great Walk - 2 October 2023 to 29 February 2024

Closure status: A facility or feature within the park will be closed

Upcoming fire prohibition

Fire closure or access restriction
2 October 2023 to 29 February 2024
8 September 2023 6:43am

This alert applies to the following park:

For safety reasons, the Carnarvon Great Walk will be closed during the bushfire season - 2 October 2023 to 29 February 2024.

The closure includes the following camping areas:

  • Big Bend walkers' camp
  • Gadd's walkers' camp
  • West Branch walkers' camp
  • Consuelo camping zone (Great Walk)
  • Cabbage Tree camping zone (Great Walk)

The Carnarvon Great Walk closure affects the Carnarvon Great Walk only. Walking tracks for the Carnarvon Gorge section are not affected by the closure, including the main walking track and visitor sites departing from the visitor centre to Big Bend.


Please monitor park alerts on the department's website for updated information.

Refunds can be applied for via your online account at

Please observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers and do not enter closed areas.

More information

Emergency services

In an emergency situation, call 000.


For the latest information on fires in your area please contact QFES.

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