Little Boomerang Waterhole Camping Area
Little Boomerang Waterhole camping area offers a tranquil and rustic camping experience in the heart of the Australian outback, nestled on the picturesque banks of the Barcoo River. This remote camping spot is an ideal destination for those seeking to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of modern life and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Queensland outback.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Camper Trailer
Suitable For Tents
1) Open fires: permitted, except when fire prohibitions or fire bans are in place. Please use the fire ring provided and bring your own clean-cut firewood. Fuel stoves are recommended.
2) Generators: not allowed, except for medical reasons (conditions apply).
Things to know
Situated along the Jundah–Quilpie road, visitors can reach Little Boomerang Waterhole camping area by turning west and driving approximately 10 kilometers from the turn-off. The road to the campsite is suitable for high-clearance 4WD vehicles, and it's essential to note that conventional vehicles are only recommended for use in dry weather conditions due to the rough terrain. Little Boomerang Waterhole offers a back-to-basics camping experience, with minimal facilities to ensure an authentic connection with nature. Little Boomerang Waterhole camping area does not have defined sites, offering an open camping experience. The camping area provides a rustic setting for tent camping, both alongside your vehicle and for camper trailers. Campsites are not defined, offering a sense of openness and freedom. Campfires are allowed with certain conditions in place. Visitors should use the provided fire ring and bring their own clean-cut firewood. However, during fire prohibitions or bans, open fires are not permitted. Fuel stoves are recommended as an alternative. Essentials to bring all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first-aid kit, reliable torch. Mobile phone coverage is unavailable in this remote area. It is recommended to carry satellite phones, personal locator beacons (PLBs), and UHF radios for communication and emergency purposes.
The surrounding area boasts scenic beauty, making it perfect for leisurely drives and exploration. The Barcoo River is an excellent spot for canoeing and kayaking, providing opportunities for water-based adventures. Fishing enthusiasts can try their luck in the Barcoo River, hoping to catch some of the local fish species.