Welford National Park Outback Queensland

Photo credit: John Augusteyn © Queensland Government

Little Boomerang Waterhole camping area

Little Boomerang Waterhole camping area is located on the banks of the Barcoo River under the shade of river red gums and tea-trees.

Accessible by

  • High clearance 4WD

Camping area facilities

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

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 10km 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 and camper trailers.

Campsite surface: dirt.

Facilities: pit toilet.

Open fires: permitted, except when fire prohibitions or fire bans are in place. Please use the fire ring provided and bring your own clean-cut firewood. Fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: not allowed, except for medical reasons (conditions apply).

Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first-aid kit, reliable torch. Read more about before you visit.

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

Mobile phone coverage: unavailable; satellite phones, personal locator beacon (PLB) and UHF radios recommended.

Visiting safely

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

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