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Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park

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Like to become a campground host?

The department is seeking volunteers to act as campground hosts at Carnarvon Gorge section, Carnarvon National Park over the Queensland school holidays.

Help rangers greet visitors and maintain visitor facilities in return for free camping in one of Queensland’s most iconic national parks.

Enjoy talking to people, love camping, are self-sufficient and equipped to camp in all weather conditions—campground hosting could be for you!

For details on how to apply simply download the Carnarvon Gorge campground host information pack (PDF, 707K).

Facilities and activities


The Aboriginal Traditional Owners of the area that falls within Carnarvon National Park welcome you and request that you treat the country through which you walk with respect and care.


About 720km by road north-west of Brisbane

What's special

Hidden in the rugged ranges of Queensland's central highlands, Carnarvon Gorge features towering sandstone cliffs, vibrantly coloured side gorges, diverse flora and fauna and Aboriginal rock art.

Maps and useful links

Location of Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park within Queensland

Last updated
17 January 2020