National Parks and other parks and reserves
Most National Parks require you to pay an entry fee when you visit, and there may be an additional fee for camping. There are usually options for buying single or multi-day passes. It may be necessary to book ahead in peak times if you want to camp in the most popular parks. Before you visit any park, check the appropriate website for details of the charges and how to pay. As with everything else, conditions vary between states and territories.
- Australian Capital Territory
- There is no entry fee for any parks but camping fees are payable.
- Website: Parks, Conservation and Lands
- New South Wales
- Some parks are free, but most require the purchase of a pass and some require an additional fee for camping.
- Website: National Parks and Wildlife Service
- Northern Territory
- Visiting most National Parks is free, however there are camping fees in all National Parks and State Reserves.
- Website: Parks and Forests
- South Australia
- An entry fee is payable for all parks and most have an additional fee for camping.
- Website: National Parks and Reserves
- Passes are required to visit all National Parks, but not for other reserves. Camping fees may also be payable in some parks.
- Website: Parks and Wildlife Service
- All parks require an entry fee and some have an additional camping fee.
- Website: Parks Victoria
- Western Australia
- Visitor fees apply to some parks and camping is additional.
- Website: Parks and recreation
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