Charnley River Wilderness Camp is CLOSED to public visitation due to extensive damage caused by ex-tropical cyclone Ellie. We will keep you updated on when the camp will reopen.
Charnley River-Artesian Range Wilderness Camp provides a comfortable base from which to explore this remarkable 300,000 hectare sanctuary.
Charnley River-Artesian Range Wilderness Camp is a naturalist’s paradise, providing refuge for over 200 species of birds and a diverse range of other wildlife. Charnley River-Artesian Range has a vital role to play in protecting and restoring the endangered wildlife of northern Australia. For the adventurous traveller, this is a unique opportunity to experience one of Australia’s leading wilderness camps while also helping to save Australia’s endangered wildlife.
There is something for everyone at Charnley River. Popular activities include swimming and exploring stunning gorges like Grevillea Gorge, Dillie Gorge or Donkey Hole. Nature lovers can indulge in various self-guided tours, from birdwatching to exploring habitats unique to the Kimberley. Come relax and learn about AWC’s work in the Kimberley and across Australia in our newly constructed Interpretation Centre.
Pitch your own tent in the shady campground and take advantage of our supplied amenities.
Sorry, there are no pets or fires allowed at Charnley River-Artesian Range Wilderness Camp.
All proceeds from the Wilderness Camp are dedicated to the conservation of wildlife in the Kimberley.
Please click below for 2022 prices.
2022 Reservations are temporarily closed – please email enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For those who are driving, Charnley is located: