Lochern National Park Outback Queensland

Lochern National Park's peaceful Thomson River. Photo credit: Photo: John Augusteyn © Qld Govt

Broadwater Waterhole camping area

Broadwater Waterhole camping area is surrounded by mulga and gidgee woodlands.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD
  • Trail bike

Campground facilities

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

Camping area features: bush camping surrounded by mulga and gidgee woodlands.

Location: camping area turn-off is approximately 5km from the park’s eastern boundary. Turn right and travel another 2km to the camping registration stand.

Access: the camping area can be reached by conventional vehicle, 4WD is recommended.

Number of sites: undefined.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping, camper trailers.

Camp site surface: dirt.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: campfires are 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 phones and UHF radios (local channel 2 simplex recommended).

Visiting safely

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

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.