Kowanyama

Population 1020

Nearby national parks

Campsites around town

Bull Crossing camping area 3 km

This campground is east of the Kowanyama Aboriginal community, a traditional land open for camping and barramundi fishing June–Sept. There is a boat launch suitable for small boats. Due to limited space, permission... Find out more


Wonya camping area (bush camping) 3 km

This campground is north-east of the Kowanyama Aboriginal community, a traditional land open for camping and barramundi fishing June–Sept. Due to limited space, permission from the Kowanyama Land Office is... Find out more


Shelso camping area 3 km

This campground is on Kowanyama–Pormpuraaw Rd, north-east of the Kowanyama Indigenous community, a traditional land open for camping and barramundi fishing Aug–Sept. Due to limited space, permission from the... Find out more


Topsy Creek camping area 28 km

Hundreds of anglers make the annual trip to Kowanyama every year during barramundi season to experience some of the best fishing the Far North has to offer. Topsy Creek, about 45 km west of the Kowanyama Aboriginal... Find out more


Chapman River camping area 63 km

This camping area at the mouth of the river near the airstrip is a great spot for fishing. The Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Community is on the western coast of Cape York on the Gulf of Carpentaria, about 200 km west of... Find out more


Mungkun River camping area 71 km

This camping area for self-sufficient campers is 7.5 km north of the Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Community of approximately 600 people, on the western coast of Cape York – the Gulf of Carpentaria – about 200 km... Find out more


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