Jalmurark camping area

Camper trailer Camp kitchen Camping fee Caravan access Disabled Drinking water Gas/electric barbecue Hot showers Information No dogs/pets Picnic area Picnic shelter Ranger Special campsite Toilets Vehicle-based camping Wood fireplace Boat ramp Canoeing Crocodile warning Cycling Fishing Scenic drives Swimming Walking trails

Enjoy great facilities here, including solar showers, in a peaceful environment (no generators). Bring your own firewood. Turn off Homestead Rd to the right after 4 km, onto John Hauser Dr, and follow it to the end.


Who to contact: PWCNT Mataranka (08) 8975 4560

This campsite is located in Elsey National Park

Enjoy swimming in thermal pools and fishing or canoeing on the Roper River. There are also 21 km of riverside walking tracks. This beautiful national park of 13 840 ha is 100 km south-east of Katherine. The birdlife is prolific. Boat ramps and canoe launching areas are found at 12 Mile Yards, near the camping area, and at Mataranka Homestead, but outboard motors are limited to a maximum of 15 hp. The park is closed if conditions are too wet; call the parks office to be sure of access. Bitter Springs is reached via a sealed road leading north-east from the Mataranka township. To access the rest of the park, head 1.5 km south of Mataranka on the Stuart Hwy and take Homestead Rd.

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