Dig Tree camping area

Camper trailer Camping fee Caravan access Disabled Dogs allowed Dry weather access Information Picnic area Ranger Toilets Vehicle-based camping Fishing Swimming

Hugely popular with tourists passing through, this historic site is where explorers Burke and Wills were expecting to meet the remainder of their 1861 expedition party; however, all they found was a blazed tree and a limited amount of supplies buried. Burke later died under the tree. The campground is beside Cooper Creek with signposted access off the Adventure Way. For supplies, including drinking water, travel 55 km south-west to Innamincka, SA. Dogs are permitted if you advise the ranger in advance.

Contact information

Who to contact: Dig Tree Ranger (07) 4655 4323

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