Explorers Caravan Park

Thargomindah, Bulloo Area

Indicative Rate * AU$25.00 to AU$115.00 Room Only

Make your base camp here at the Explorers Caravan Park in Thargomindah, just a two minute walk from town. Take it easy on this holiday and relax, stroll down to the Bulloo River, put in yabbie pots for a true outback lunch, or take a walk around the river to the Cobb and Co Crossing to see the wonderful bird life here. Perhaps have a few days' break from the roads and just watch the birds visiting the native shrubs in the park.

About 40 kilometres from Thargomindah on the bitumen road eastwards takes you to Lake Bindegolly National Park where you can amaze at the abundance of birds and stroll along the walks around the Lake.

Take a day trip along the all bitumen roads to see the historic hotels around - Noccundra, Eromanga, Quilpie and Toompine. Call in to see Thargomindah's Hydro Power Plant, the Old Hospital, Historic House, Visitor Information Centre and Library and while you are there check out the weather for a visit to the Burke and Wills "Dig Tree".

Come back each day and meet up with old and new friends and recount your adventure around the campfire, barbecue and camp kitchen.

Internet Points

  • Paid Wifi


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Car park
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Communal Shower
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Cycle/Running Path
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Gardens in property
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Iron
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • TV/Lounge Area
  • Walking Tracks


  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking
  • Camping
  • Cycling

Pets Allowed:

Explorers Caravan Park welcome your pets under control and on a leash please, and appreciate owners who of course clean up after them. About 20 metres from the park, along The Bulloo River Walk, dogs are permitted off lead.

Other Information


Facilities are available for guests with a disability. Explorers Caravan Park has wheelchair access and showers and toilets for guests requiring to use facilities for the disabled. The park also has an ensuite cabin which is set-up especially for disabled guests.


Explorers Caravan Park welcomes children under their parents control please. The Bulloo Shire has provided a playground area for families with a free barbecue and public toilets for your use just a short stroll down-town, about 50 metres down the road.
88 Dowling Street
Thargomindah, Bulloo Area

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