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Teilta campground and picnic area

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Head to Teilta campground and picnic area for a true outback adventure. Camp in the desert to experience spectacular sunsets, starry nights, and fascinating geology and history.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 6
Camping type Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Tent, Camping beside my vehicle
Where Border Downs Road, Broughams Gate, NSW, 2880
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, firewood, fuel stove, toilet paper, torch, food supplies, compass, first aid kit, personal locator beacon, topographic map, gps, insect repellent, sunscreen
Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings Bookings for up to 2 sites and 12 people can be made online.
Group bookings This campground is not suitable for group bookings.
Please note
  • Sites are unmarked
  • Bring extra provisions because roads may close for extended periods due to rain. Contact Broken Hill park office for updates. 
  • 1 to 3 months after good rainfall, roads may close to all vehicles or access may be restricted to 4WD vehicles.
  • Be prepared to carry a satellite phone. There’s no mobile phone coverage in this park.

Park your caravan or pitch your tent at this peaceful place on desert grasslands, near Broken Hill and Tibooburra. Perfect for caravaners, families and self-sufficient remote campers, Teilta campground and picnic area makes a great base when exploring this vast, wide-open landscape.

Located near Teilta Homestead and the tree-lined banks of Teilta Creek, this land was once part of a vast outback station that began operation in 1865. Two decades earlier still, Charles Sturt explored this landscape on his quest for an inland sea.

Today you too can explore the fascinating geology and pastoral heritage of this area. Visit the rugged and rocky Barrier Ranges plateau or lose yourself in the red linear dunes of the Strzelecki Desert, the world’s largest dune field of this kind. Or simply relax and unwind at this small campsite in the stillness of the outback, immersed in endless 360-degree views.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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