Dalrymple National Park Townsville

Photo credit: ©Bluedog Photography

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
  • Trail bike

Campground facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Mountain biking
  • Scenic drive
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Tent camping
  • Caravan camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
Camp site 4, Burdekin River camping area

Camp site 4, Burdekin River camping area. Photo: 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 to the camping area and is only accessible to four-wheel-drive vehicles. Proceed with care in times of wet weather, especially if travelling with a trailer as the road can become rough and boggy with minor rainfall. The road is closed during wet periods, which may occur between November and March.

Number of sites: four numbered sites.

Site no.Site typeDescriptionCapacity(people)
1Tent/camper trailer/ campervan/caravanLarge Burdekin Plum trees shade this site on the bank of the Burdekin River. Pedestrian access to river.8 (2 vehicles)
2Tent/camper trailer/ campervan/caravanMoreton Bay Ash trees surround this site on the bank of the Burdekin River. Pedestrian access to river.8 (2 vehicles)
3TentAn open site with afternoon shade. Access to river within walking distance.8 (2 vehicles)
4Tent/camper trailer/ campervan/caravanA partly shaded site close to Fletcher Creek. Pedestrian access to creek.8 (2 vehicles)

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

Camp site surface: dirt.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: permitted.

Generators: permitted.

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: generally not available.

Visiting safely

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

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