Juwun and Jambal walks, Wet Tropics Great Walk Townsville | Tropical North Queensland

Herbert River camping zone

Herbert River Gorge bush campsites are offered in a range of landscapes along the Herbert River.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in

Camping area facilities

  • Tent camping
  • Walking

Camping area features: Bush camping in a range of landscapes along the Herbert River.

Location: About a 26.5km stretch of the Herbert River between Blanket Creek and Orange Tree.

Access: The camp sites can be reached on foot only.

Number of sites: No defined sites. Camping available anywhere along the gorge between Blanket Creek and Orange Tree.

Camp sites are suitable for: walk-in camping.

Camp site surface: Dirt and grass.

Facilities: None.

Open fires: Prohibited.

Generators: Not permitted.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, fuel stove, rubbish bags, insect repellent. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: Not available.

Be crocwise

Be aware that estuarine crocodiles may be encountered in waterholes, creeks and rivers along the Great Walk. Crocodiles can be dangerous. Do not take unnecessary risks and remember to Be crocwise in croc country.

Take the opportunity to observe crocodiles from a distance. Stay well back from crocodiles or croc-slide marks. If you are approached by a crocodile, move away from the animal.

Ensure you read the walking safely information for this section of the walk and stay safe and visiting with care.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Juwun and Jambal walks safely and camp with care.

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