Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Watarrka National Park, NT
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Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Watarrka National Park, 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 Watarrka National Park, 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 Akanta Bush Camping

Unnamed Road, Ghan, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#9 Redbank Gorge Campground

150km W of Alice Springs 4.2km N of Namatjira Dr, West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#8 Woodland Campground, Redbank Gorge

150km W of Alice Springs 3.5km N of Namatjira Dr, West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#7 Palm Valley Campground

Finke Gorge National Pk, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#6 Ayers Rock Camping Resort

Yulara Drive, Yulara, Northern Territory, 0872, AU Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#5 Curtin Springs Wayside Inn - Campground

Lasseter Hwy, Petermann, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Cafe onsite
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ Pub
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#4 Sandy Way Rest Area

Lasseter Hwy, Petermann, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#3 Jessicas Overnighter

Luritja Road, Petermann, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#2 Morris Pass Lookout

Larapinta Dr, Mereenie, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#1 Kings Creek Station

Luritja Rd, Petermann, Northern Territory Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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