Munga-Thirri National Park Outback Queensland

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Camping in Munga-Thirri

In the dry heart of Australia, Munga-Thirri National Park contains part of the world’s largest and youngest parallel sand dune deserts. This is Queensland’s largest national park.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A camping tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Please camp with minimum impact and take all rubbish with you when you leave. Read more about looking after the park.

Park-specific conditions

Munga-Thirri National Park is closed from 1 December to 15 March due to extreme summer temperatures that can exceed 50°C.

Visitors must be well-equipped to cope with the harsh environment in Australia’s driest place. Munga-Thirri National Park is very remote and help can be days away. It is critical that you are self-sufficient and prepared for emergencies.

It is vitally important that you read before you visit and staying safe.

Sand driving experience is essential.

  • Camp among rolling sand dunes under starry outback skies.

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