South Jardine River camping area (bush camping)

4WD Camper trailer Camping fee No dogs/pets No rubbish disposal Ranger Vehicle-based camping Wood fireplace Crocodile warning No swimming

This campsite, on the southern side of the Jardine River facing the North Jardine River camping area, is accessible via Telegraph Rd. No facilities are provided, so bring all self-sufficient camping gear, including drinking water, rubbish bags firewood and a gas/fuel stove.

Information

Who to contact: Heathlands Ranger Station (07) 4060 3421 for the Telegraph Track How to book: NPRSR 13 7468 www.nprsr.qld.gov.au Permits: camping permit required


This campsite is located in Jardine River National Park

Inhabited for thousands of years by Indigenous ‘sandbeach people’, Jardine River National Park sprawls across 237 000 ha between Telegraph Rd and Cape York Peninsula’s northern tip. The park includes the state’s largest perennial waterway, the Jardine River, and provides a habitat for numerous bird species, such as the palm cockatoo and yellow-billed kingfisher. Access is by 4WD vehicles only. Advance bookings are required for camping.


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