Hell Hole Gorge National Park Outback Queensland

Photo credit: © Qld Govt

Camping in Hell Hole Gorge

Camping is allowed near Hell Hole Waterhole.

Visitors must be self-sufficient. Bring at least 7 litres of water per person per day for cooking, drinking and washing and always have extra supplies of food and fuel on hand. Pack a first-aid kit, vehicle spare parts and containers for keeping rubbish secure for removal from the park when you leave.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site. Campers must purchase an e-permit before arrival—self-registration is not available.

Park-specific conditions

  • Hell Hole Gorge camping area is closed when Powell Creek is in flood.
  • Camp only in the designated camping area.
  • Camp 10m away from the water’s edge.
  • The maximum length of stay is 7 nights.

Be alert and prepared for changes in weather. At any time of year, even small amounts of rain on the park or in surrounding areas can cause floods or cut access roads.

Read more about staying safe and looking after the park.

  • Hell Hole camping area is situated beside Powell Creek, on a stony plateau amongst the low acacla shrub and mulga trees. Enjoy the peace and tranquility; the area is ideal…

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • Campfires allowed
    • No toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • No picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • No generators allowed
    • No dogs permitted

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.