Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Katherine, NT
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Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Katherine, NT

They say life is better around the campfire. And we could not agree more. 

Over the years due to increase fire risk it's become a challenge to find great campsites that allow you to have a fire by your tent. 

Please be a responsible Aircamper and brush up on your fire safety knowledge. Bushwalking NSW has a great article that'll give you the rundown on how to light a fire responsibly.

Below we've collected some hidden gems near Katherine, NT that still allow you to sit back, toast your feet and incinerate some marshmallows while telling stories about camping when you were a kid.

#10 Kame's Campground

Edith Falls, Edith, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#9 Mary River Roadhouse

5816 Kakadu Hwy, Burrundie, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#8 Harriet Creek Rest Area

Kakadu Hwy, Burrundie, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#7 Lazy Lizard Caravan Park & Tavern

299 Millar Tce, Pine Creek, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ Pub
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#6 Umbrawarra Gorge

Unnamed Rd, Douglas-Daly, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#5 Lorrngorl Campground

Giwining, Delamere, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#4 Vince Connolly Limestone Creek

Victoria Hwy, Manbulloo, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#3 King River South Rest Area

Stuart Hwy, Manbulloo, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#2 Mathison Rest Area & Dump Point

Victoria Hwy, 104ks SW of Katherine, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#1 Nitmiluk Bush Camp

Stuart Hwy, Nitmiluk, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Allows fires
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