Dalrymple National Park Townsville

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Burdekin River camping area

The camping area is located in a peaceful setting on the banks of the Burdekin River, with no facilities.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Picnic tables
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Campervan camping
  • Tent camping beside car
Camp site 1, Burdekin River camping area.

Camp site 1, Burdekin River camping area.

Photo credit: Queensland Government

Camping area features: a peaceful setting on the banks of the Burdekin River, with no facilities.

Location: near the entrance to the park, 700 metres from the main gate.

Access: access is along an unsealed section of road, and is only accessible to four-wheel-drive vehicles. Proceed with care in times of wet weather, especially if travelling with a trailer, the road can become rough and boggy with minor rainfall.

Number of sites: four numbered sites.

Site no. Site typeDescriptionCapacity(people)
1 Tent/camper trailer/ campervan/caravan Large Burdekin Plum trees shade this site on the bank of the Burdekin River. Pedestrian access to river. 8 (2 vehicles)
2 Tent/camper trailer/ campervan/caravan Moreton Bay Ash trees surround this site on the bank of the Burdekin River. Pedestrian access to river. 8 (2 vehicles)
3 Tent An open site with afternoon shade. Access to river within walking distance. 8 (2 vehicles)
4 Tent/camper trailer/ campervan/caravan A partly shaded site close to Fletcher Creek. Pedestrian access to creek. 8 (2 vehicles)
Camp site 3, Burdekin River camping area.

Camp site 3, Burdekin River camping area.

Photo credit: Queensland Government

Camp site 4, Burdekin River camping area

Camp site 4, Burdekin River camping area.

Photo credit: Queensland Government

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; campervans; caravans; and camper trailers.

Camp site surface: dirt.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: permitted only in the fire rings provided, except when fire prohibitions or fire bans are in place. Bring clean firewood such as untreated, mill off-cuts—collecting firewood from the national park is prohibited.

Generators: allowed, between the hours of 9am and 12pm (midday), and must operate at a noise level of less than 65dB(A) at a distance of 7 metres.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent and gas stove. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: limited and unreliable.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Dalrymple safely and camp with care.

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