THE 2020 CAMPING SEASON HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR THE 2020 YEAR DUE TO COVID-19 (CORONA VIRUS).
Please contact Council via email: to request a refund of your camping fees paid or have your camping fees held in credit for the 2021 camping season.
Camp bookings open 1st February of each year, however camping on site is not permitted until 1st May of each year (subject to wet season). Camping season closes each year in line with the closure of the Barramundi season and the last night for camping on site is normally the first Sunday of October.
Camping fees are $55 (incl GST) per vehicle per night. Please observe the maximum vehicle numbers for each camp ground/site.
To make a camping booking please complete the booking form by clicking the enquire button at the bottom of this page. Your booking enquiry needs to be submitted 2 weeks prior to wanting to commence your camping trip. Once your booking enquiry has been received you will receive a booking confirmation email from our Rangers. This means that your camp booking has been made and is subject to payment of the camping fees being made within 2 weeks of receiving the booking confirmation email. Bookings are served on a first in basis. Bookings will not be accepted prior to the 1st February each year (no exceptions).
To make your camp booking payment in full please deposit funds into our bank account as follows:
Account Name: Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council
Reference: Your Surname & Campsite Booked (i.e.: SMITH-C9)
Please send a payment advice confirming that payment has been made to:
Once payment has been made you will be emailed your camping permit for each vehicle which is to be displayed on the dash board of your vehicle at all times.
Refunds will not be provided (only exception is road closure as determined by the Environment Manager).
Please review the terms and conditions of Camping as per the below document. Please note that there is NO ALCOHOL allowed within the Pormpuraaw DOGIT area. Alcohol can be purchased and consumed only at the Pormpuraaw United Brothers Sports Club. Please refer to our Alcohol Management Plan.
Listed below are a list of our Camping Grounds.
We hope you enjoy your visit to Pormpuraaw.
Chapman River - Toilet & Shower Amenities, Town Water, Shady Trees, Concrete Boat Ramp
This Camp Ground is 2kms South of Pormpuraaw Township which is accessed via going through the Pormpuraaw township (1 Site - 6 Vehicles Maximum)
Mungkan River - Toilet & Shower Amenities, Bore Water, Shady Trees, Shell Boat Ramp
This Camp Ground is 7kms North of Pormpuraaw Township which is accessed via going through the Pormpuraaw township (1 Site - 6 Vehicles Maximum)
Coleman River - Bush Toilets, Water Available from Pump at Waterhole 3kms from Camp Sites, Limited Shade
This Campo Ground is 40kms South of Pormpuraaw via Kowanyama (8 Sites - 4 Vehicles Maximum per Site from same Booking Party)