Dingo Camping Area


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Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL), including all camping areas, is closed throughout the wet season every year from 1 December to 31 May. All camping in Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) must be booked in advance. Campers must purchase an e-permit before arriving at the camping areas. Self-registration is not available and there is no mobile phone coverage on site (there is limited mobile phone coverage near the New Laura ranger base). To obtain an e-permit, you can: book online visit an over-the-counter camping permit booking office or self-service kiosk phone 13 QGOV (13 74 68). Mobile phone charges may apply. The roads and camping areas within Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) are not suitable for caravans, campervans or buses. Total self-sufficiency in food, water, equipment for treating water, fuel and vehicle spare parts is essential. Mick Fienn Waterhole camping area is adjacent to deep, permanent waterholes on the low (<1m high) western bank of the Normanby River. Large crocodiles are frequently seen here. The camping area is located in the central part of the park on the western bank of the Normanby River, 9km east of Lakefield Road-by road, the turn-off is 24km north of New Laura ranger base and 9km south of Lakefield ranger base. The camping area can be reached by four-wheel-drive vehicle only and the access road crosses the Kennedy River. It is not accessible for caravans, campervans or buses. The road becomes impassable after rain. There are 5 numbered and unpowered sites. Sites one, two and four have partial shade, and sites three and five have no shade. The use of generators is permitted. Generators must only be operated at less than 65dB(A), when measured 7m from the generator, and only between 8.00am and 7.00pm. Camp fires are allowed, except when fire bans apply. Fire rings should be used when provided. Do not collect firewood in the national park. Always put the fire out with water when

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Lat: -14.97906 Lng: 144.288905

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Dingo camp is a large site but not near running water which brings lots of bugs. There is a defined camp fire, and the sit is slashed nicely. It's 10klm off of the main road and the roads are narrow with a few creek crossings. We'd booked to stay here for 2 nights but only stayed one as the site had limited activity to keep you busy fir two days with kids. Also agree with the comment that looks like Dingo and Mick Fienn have been swapped.


Insta: thisislivingharry

Think Dingo &Mick Fienn have been swapped on Wikicamps as we stayed at Mick Fienn but it popped up as Dingo hmm.. it was nice but preferred Old Faithful


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