Palmerston (Doongan), Wooroonooran National Park Tropical North Queensland

Photo credit: Paul Curtis © Queensland Government

Camping in Palmerston

All camping must be booked

On-site self-registration is no longer available. Campers must obtain an e-camping permit and pay their camping fees before arriving at the camping area. Book your camp site:

Henrietta Creek camping area is adjacent to the Palmerston Highway. South Johnstone camping area is 12.8km from the highway down K-tree Road (which may be closed after very heavy rain—check for park alerts).

Your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Park-specific conditions

These are e-permit camping areas—all camping must be booked in advance; self-registration is not available. Camping is only permitted in the camping area/numbered camp site(s) you have booked.

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  • Henrietta Creek camping area features a grassy camping area next to Henrietta Creek, surrounded by rainforest.

    • Tent camping
    • Caravan camping
    • Camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • Barbecue (wood/fuel/coin)
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted
  • South Johnstone camping area features a partially shady camp sites near the bank of the South Johnstone River.

    • Tent camping
    • No caravan camping
    • No camper trailer camping
    • No campfires
    • Toilets
    • No showers
    • No barbecue
    • Picnic tables
    • No wheelchair access
    • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
    • No dogs permitted

  • There are currently no park alerts for this park.