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Moonlight Dam walkers' camp

Moonlight Dam camping area within Homevale National Park is located on the edge of Moonlight Dam—a popular place for birds to drink at dusk.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike
  • Bicycle
  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Walking
  • Mountain biking
  • Scenic drive

Camping area features: This quiet camping area within Homevale National Park sits on the edge of Moonlight Dam—a popular place for birds to drink at dusk.

Location: from the Peak Downs Highway, turn west into Nebo-Glenden Road. Follow this road for 11.2km and turn right into Turrawulla Road. From this intersection drive about 23km, passing the Homevale-Mount Britton turn-off, to the signed right-hand turn into Moonlight Dam camping area. From this turn-off, it is 6km to the camping area.

Access: High clearance and 4WD vehicles are recommended.

Number of sites: open area without defined sites.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping; high-clearance camper trailers.

Camp site surface: grass.

Facilities: pit toilet and tank water (treat before drinking).

Open fires: prohibited. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first-aid kit, reliable torch. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: unavailable; satellite phones and UHF radios recommended.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Mackay Highlands Great Walk safely and camp with care.

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.