Go Camping Australia

National Parks

Abercrombie River National Park

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Description: 40km S Oberon. Waterholes, forests, streams. Trout fishing (with licence), swimming, canoeing.
Notes: 4WD-based camping at Silent Creek, The Sink (Retreat River), The Beach (Abercrombie River) & 2WD at Bummaroo Ford.

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Alfred National Park

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Description: 30km E Cann River. Forested foothills, significant rainforest, rare flora and fauna, Aboriginal sites. Rugged hikes for experienced bushwalkers only.
Notes: No camping areas, access roads or walking tracks. Camping and facilities at Cann River and Genoa.

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Alpine National Park

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Description: 220km NE Melbourne, from Gippsland to NSW. Mountains, escarpments, grassy high plains, waterfalls, rivers, valleys, alpine flora and fauna, Aboriginal sites, historic cattlemen’s huts, gold mining sites. Easy walks, hard rugged hikes, great views, skiing, scenic drives, picnics.
Notes: Self-sufficient bush camping and huts throughout. See website for more details. Be aware of weather conditions. BYO water. Fuel stoves only. Leave no trace. Resort and lodge accommodation also available.

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Archer Rivern

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Description: 9km NW Rockhampton CBD. Mountain, deep valleys, dry rainforests, woodlands, Aboriginal sites. Easy walks, hard hike, wheelchair access to lookouts and picnic area, great views.
Notes: No camping. Accommodation in Rockhampton.

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Auburn River National Park

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Description: 40km SW Mundubbera. Massive boulders, river, gorge, forest (including bottle trees). Moderate walks (no marked tracks), lookout, hard hikes, picnics.
Notes: Car-based and caravan camping in designated area on Auburn River. BYO water. 4WD recommended in wet weather.

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Avon Valley National Park

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Description: 80km NE Perth. Avon River, jarrah forests, rock outcrops, deep valleys. Easy walks, hard hikes, great canoeing in winter, white water rafting tours.
Notes: Unsealed roads. Car-based camping at Bald Hill, Drummonds, Homestead, Valley Camp, Cec Barrow. Bush campers and walkers off track must advise ranger. BYO water.

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Bald Rock National Park

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Description: 29km N Tenterfield. Largest granite rock in Australia, canyons, stone arches, panoramic views. 3 hour return walk to summit, also longer walks and hikes.
Notes: Car-based camping, medium-sized caravans. Wheelchair-accessible track to foot of Bald Rock with assistance.

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