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Camping information

Camping in Welford National Park

Relax and enjoy bush camping in a quiet creek setting.

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

Park-specific conditions

Be alert and prepared for changes in weather. Even small amounts of rain on the park or in surrounding areas can cause floods at any time of year. If heavy rain or minor flooding occurs, move to higher ground.

Ensure you have read things to know before you go and staying safe.

Little Boomerang Waterhole camping area

Camping area features: on the banks of the Barcoo River under the shade of river red gums and tea-trees.

Location: turn west off the Jundah–Quilpie road. The camping area is approximately 10 km from the turn-off. Follow the signs.

Access: the camping area can only be reached by conventional vehicles in dry weather. 4WD vehicles are recommended.

Number of sites: open area without defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: tent camping beside your vehicle; camper trailers.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: pit toilet.

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. Read more about things to know before you go.

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

Mobile phone coverage: unavailable; satellite phones and UHF radios (local channel 3 duplex—emergency only) recommended.

Last updated
22 January 2014