Guide to Camping Narawntapu National Park


The Narawntapu National Park has four campgrounds to choose from and that vary in terms of topography, size, facilities and type of camping possible. They are Springlawn, Bakers Point, Koybaa and The Horse Yards. The campsites at Narawntapu National Park, suit both tent and campervan stays. This peaceful, coastal setting is full of opportunities for viewing native fauna, fishing, boating, walking and a popular base for exploring the North-West Coast of Tasmania. There is a visitor centre on site and rangers, however campers are able to use a self-registration system when arriving our of hours at the Springlawn Visitors Centre. Bookings are only taken for large school groups. We urge you to call ahead during the months of December through to April as this is one of the most popular camping areas in Tasmania and heavily utilised during Summer. All campgrounds have hybrid chemical/ septic toilets and there are a number of picnic tables located around the campgrounds. Snakes are common during summer, so please take care when walking and with small children. Click on each link below for more information on camping Narawntapu National Park. Fees to camp at Narawntapu (in addition to National Parks Pass entry requirements) are:

Fees: Unpowered sites

  • 2 people – $13.00
  • Each additional adult (18+) – $5.00
  • Each additional child (5-17 years, under 5 no charge) – $2.50
  • Family (2 adults, 3 children) – $16.00
Powered sites
  • 2 people – $16.00
  • Each additional adult (18+) – $7.00
  • Each additional child (5-17 years, under 5 no charge) – $3.50
  • Family (2 adults, 3 children) – $22.00

There are a number of great bushwalks Walking within Narawntapu rewards visitors with vistas of long sweeping beaches set against a unique Tasmanian coastal landscape. Enjoy a day of wandering along to Archers Knob for the best views in the Park or take a stroll at dusk around Spring​lawn Nature Walk. For more of a relaxing day, spend time beachcombing along Bakers Beach then stay the night and enjoy some of the best camping in Tasmania.

Bookings are not taken at any Narawntapu National Park and Park Entry Fees apply. The main features of Springlawn are powered and unpowered sites suitable for caravans, campervans and camper trailers. Some campsites are accessible for wheelchairs. Wheelchair accessible amenities are accessed via entrances at the back of the amenities block. Springlawn has a shower block – 4 minute shower tokens are available to purchase from the adjacent Visitor Centre. A blackwater dump point is available at the campground.

​The Horse yards campground offers unpowered campsites only. Campfires are permitted in designated fireplaces, however you must bring your own pre-cut firewood and note note that seasonal restrictions may apply. If you are bringing horses into the National Park, you are required to notify the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service staff 4 days in advance.​​

Bookings are not possible at Koybaa Campground, Narawntapu National Park. It is only fairly small and fills to overflowing during the busy Summer holidays and over Easter. It is suitable for tent only camping.

The Bakers Point campgrounds are unpowered and are suitable for caravans and tent camping, with campfires permitted in the designated fireplaces. You must bring your own pre-cut firewood and under no circumstances damage any local trees or native vegetation. Please note that seasonal fire restrictions may apply. There are toilets and a picnic area with unsheltered tables. A blackwater dump point is available at the campground.

  • Port Sorell Caravan Parks

If you miss out on a campsite at Narawntapu National Park, there are other nearby options but we again urge you to book well in advance. They include:

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