Palm Springs

Campground

4.4 from 14 users

Description

One of the most popular spots in Halls Creek, this is a palm fringed, spring fed, permanent freshwater pool on the Black Elvire River that has long been a refreshing stop for travellers along the dusty Duncan Highway. Palm Springs is known as Lugangarna in Jaru language. It is a famed 'oasis in the desert'. There are striking rock wall reflections and abundant local wildlife dependent on this water source. Camping is permitted, you may stay up to 24 hours. Eco toilet and rubbish bin are provided. The campground offers swimming and pets are permitted. It is accessible to camper trailers and off road caravans. (Rough dirt track) Camping in tents is allowed. Palm Springs is on unsealed road approximately 40 km from Halls Creek. Duncan Road is open to all vehicles however a 4WD is advisable. Check with the Visitors Centre for current road conditions. There are fresh water crocodiles in the river close by which is slightly connected with the pool, use caution when entering the pool.

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Location

Lat: -18.4197 Lng: 127.844704

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Wennabenna

Beautiful little oasis for a swim, got quite crowded when we were there with locals so we headed down to sawpit which had no one. Wouldn't camp here as it is on the side of the road.

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CHarrower

We had a beautiful morning here on 23rd Sept with the kids playing in the water and making boats. We think one of our boys left behind their glasses though on the rocks. If anyone finds them we would love to hear from you 0411107226. Cheers

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User 2818272

Such an incredible croc free oasis

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