Lions Den Hotel

Camper trailer Camping fee Caravan access Dogs allowed Drinking water Hot showers Kiosk/restaurant/food Powered site Public phone Ranger Toilets Vehicle-based camping Canoeing Fishing Scenic drives Swimming Walking trails

One of Cape York’s iconic pubs, the Lions Den offers excellent riverside camping on its spacious property with plenty of shade and natural surrounds. Powered campsites have access to an amenities block and drinkable water, as well as washing machines and dryers. Unpowered sites are near cool swimming holes and semi-rainforest settings. The Lions Den is at Helenvale, 32 km south of Cooktown on the Bloomfield Track. Safari lodges and air-conditioned ‘donga’ demountable accommodation are also available. Bookings are essential June–Oct.

Contact information

How to book: 398 Shiptons Flat Rd, Helenvale (07) 4060 3911

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