Alligator Falls Camping Area, Mount Elliot
Alligator Falls Camping Area, nestled in the lush wilderness of Mount Elliot, offers a serene and adventurous escape for fit, prepared, and experienced walkers. The journey to this remote bush camping site is not for the faint-hearted, as it demands both physical prowess and careful planning.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Tents
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
1) Open fires: prohibited. Bring a fuel or gas stove.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
To reach Alligator Falls Camping Area, you must embark on an 8.5km hike from the Alligator Creek day use area, tracing the challenging path of the Alligator Falls trail. The area is strictly accessible on foot, and only those who are physically fit and well-prepared should undertake the journey. The camping area itself is a walk-in only destination, located in a clearing just before the majestic Alligator Falls. Here, beneath the shelter of the rainforest canopy, you can pitch your tent and enjoy the unique experience of sleeping amidst nature's orchestra. Prospective campers must adhere to several essential guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. The camping area does not provide any facilities, so self-sufficiency is imperative. Campers must carry their own food and water, as well as a reliable fuel stove for cooking. Open fires are strictly prohibited due to the risk they pose to the delicate ecosystem. Mobile phone coverage is poor.
Alligator Falls Camping Area offers a unique opportunity for experienced hikers to engage with the wild beauty of Mount Elliot.