Idalia National Park Outback Queensland

Photo credit: John Augusteyn © Queensland Government

Monks Tank camping area

Monks Tank camping area features open bush camping sites in mulga woodlands approximately 30km from the park entrance.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Toilets (non-flush)
  • Tent camping
  • Camper trailer camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Scenic drive

Campground features: Open bush camping sites in mulga woodlands.

Location: Approximately 30km from the park entrance.

Access: The camping area can be reached in dry conditions by conventional vehicles, 4WD vehicles, camper trailers and caravans. Not suitable for large caravans.

Number of sites: Open area without defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your vehicle; camper trailers. Not suitable for large caravans.

Campsite surface: Sand/dirt.

Facilities: Pit toilet.

Open fires: Permitted, except when fire prohibitions or fire bans are in place. 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, vehicle spares and sufficient fuel. Read more about before you visit

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

Mobile phone coverage: Unavailable; satellite phone and UHF radio coverage also poor (UHF local channel 24 or channel 6 duplex).

Visiting safely

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

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