Expedition National Park Capricorn | Outback Queensland

Photo credit: Photo: Steven Vigar ©Qld Govt

Photo credit: Photo: Robert Ashdown © Qld Govt

Starkvale camping area

The Starkvale bush camping area is located in a forest setting, close to walking tracks approximately 4 km south-east of Robinson Gorge lookout.

Accessible by

  • Conventional vehicle

Campground facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Wood-fired barbecue (BYO wood)
  • Picnic tables
  • Walking
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
Camp beside Starkvale Creek at Robinson Gorge section, Expedition National Park.

Camp beside Starkvale Creek at Robinson Gorge section, Expedition National Park. Photo: Steven Vigar © Queensland Government

Camping area features: in a forest setting, close to walking tracks.

Location: located 4km south-east of Robinson Gorge lookout, Starkvale camping area can be accessed from the main entry to the park from Taroom.

Map: Robinson Gorge map (PDF, 206.4KB)

Access: the camping area can be reached only by 4WD vehicles and high clearance off-road camper trailers. It is not accessible for caravans or buses.

Number of sites: open area with additional separate nodes (not individually numbered or bookable).

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; walk-in camping; high clearance off-road camper trailers.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: pit toilets and rainwater tank. Tank water is unreliable so bring your own drinking water. Treat tank water before use.

Open fires: allowed (except when fire bans apply) in fire rings only. Bring your own clean-milled firewood. Do not bring in or collect bush wood.

Generators: prohibited.

Essentials to bring: at least 7 litres of water per person per day (for drinking, cooking and washing), insect repellent, gas stove and fuel, and sealable containers for rubbish. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Visiting safely

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

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