Princess Hills, Girringun National Park Townsville | Tropical North Queensland

Herbert River near camp site 1. Photo credit: Tahn Lawson © Queensland Government

Princess Hills camping area

Princess Hills camping area features separate shady camp sites in open woodland on the banks of the Herbert River.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Scenic drive
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Fishing

Features: separate shady camp sites in open woodland on the banks of the Herbert River. Sites are approximately 15m x 15m in size and about 1km apart.

Location: on the southern bank of the Herbert River, about 4km from the top of the Herbert River Falls.


Access: the camping area can be reached by 4WD only. It is accessible for off-road caravans and camper trailers.

Boat access: no access provided but canoes and kayaks can be launched from the bank.

Number of sites: 2 numbered sites. A maximum of 12 people are permitted per site.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car and off-road camper trailers.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: allowed in existing fire pits (except when fire bans apply).

Generator use: permitted between 9.00am and 12.00pm and only if the noise level is less than 55 dB(A) measured at a distance of 7m from the generator.

Essentials to bring: drinking water and rubbish bags. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: very limited and unreliable.

Visiting safely

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

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