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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
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
    • Uluru-Kata Tjuta is the only National Park that requires an entry fee. Camping fees are payable in all parks.
    • Website: Parks and Wildlife Service arrow indicating external link
    • Note: Uluru-Kata Tjuta and Kakadu National Parks are managed by the Commonwealth -- website: Commonwealth National Parks arrow indicating external link
  • Queensland
    • Visiting most National Parks is free, however there are camping fees in all National Parks and State Reserves.
    • Website: Parks and Forests arrow indicating external link
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
    • 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 arrow indicating external link
  • Victoria
    • All parks require an entry fee and some have an additional camping fee.
    • Website: Parks Victoria arrow indicating external link
  • Western Australia

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