Chapman River camping area

Camper trailer Camping fee Cold showers Drinking water Dry weather access No dogs/pets No rubbish disposal Ranger Toilets Vehicle-based camping Boat ramp Crocodile warning Fishing No swimming

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 Musgrave. The access road is open from late May, depending on the wet season; a 4WD is recommended. Note: alcohol is strictly prohibited in Pormpuraaw; heavy penalties apply.

Contact information

How to book: Pormpuraaw Shire Council (07) 4060 4600 Permits: camping and vehicle permits required in advance

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