Kambolgie Campground - NT

  Camp Fee


DEG: -13.503612 132.393616
DMS: 13º 30' 13" S 132º 23' 37.02" E
UTM: 53 L 8505671mN 217854mE
Altitude: 98.65m


Place Type

Camps & Accom - Camp Fee


204.78kms SouthEast of Darwin

Address & Contact

Kakadu NT
Phone: 08 8938 1120
Email: kakadunationalpark@environment.gov.au
Web: http://parksaustralia.gov.au/kakadu/stay/camping/kambolgie-campground


Kambolgie Campground is situated in the southern part of Kakadu National Park. It provides a basic yet immersive camping experience, ideal for those seeking a closer connection with nature. The campground is basic with just fire pits, picnic tables and pit toilets. No drinking water is available at this site. The camp is close to some walking trails and falls (Motor Car Falls).

The campground epitomizes bush camping, offering a rustic and natural setting that is less developed than some other campgrounds in Kakadu National Park. Accessing Kambolgie Campground is an adventure in itself, as it is reached via Gunlom Road. This road can be particularly challenging and is best navigated with a 4WD vehicle, especially during the wet season when conditions can be difficult. Camping is suitable for tents and camper trailers with small sites not suited to larger vans.

One of the main attractions near Kambolgie Campground is the popular Gunlom Falls, renowned for its scenic plunge pool and stunning views from the top. The area surrounding the campground is teeming with wildlife, offering visitors the chance to see a variety of birds and other native Australian animals in their natural habitat.

To stay at Kambolgie Campground, a camping permit is required. These permits can be easily obtained online or at local visitor centres.

The campsite is at the river crossing and current fees are: $6 per adult. Children 5 to 15 are $3.
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Closest Weather Station

Central Arnhem Plateau at 19/10:00am CST
Distance from Kambolgie Campground 77.37km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Pine Creek Council
Distance from Kambolgie Campground 70.32km SW
Mean Max. °C32.932.533.233.731.929.830.632.335.537.036.534.6
Mean Min. °C23.923.823.422.119.516.716.517.721.623.824.324.2
Mean Rain mm351.9386.1263.592.710.

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