Venue Information

Base camp Wallaroo

The camp venue is named ‘Base camp Wallaroo’ and is located about 70 kilometres along the Arnhem highway or approx 1 hour and 30 minutes drive from Darwin town centre. It is situated on approximately 1000 acres of natural bush land bordered by the Mary River National Park and Mary River flood plains.

Base camp Wallaroo and its surrounds offers all the Northern Territory can offer, for example; abundant bird life, great scenery, wild life (including the notorious crocodile) and a great sense of Australian pioneering history.

The base camp offers conventional toilets/ showers (cold water)/, hot water showers (bush stile), BBQ, gas hotplate cooking, large steel pot belly wood fired oven, pool, camp fire area.

The remote camp is situated 2km from base camp, this site is ideal for traditional camping. It involves participants working with nature, bush showers, chemical toilets, camp fire cooking, smaller groups are recommended for this camp.

Mount Sun Up Camp

Situated on top of Mt Sun Up, 2km walk from base camp, this camp is ideal for an overnight/one day expedition. It involves participants organising and carrying a pack containing rations, bedding and clothing for the night, camp fire cooking, views of the Hardies and Mary River Floodplains, sleeping in hootchies (mozzie nets) and chemical toilets.

Private Station

Located approx 170km from Darwin, activities include: beach walks, beach activities, fishing, crabbing, paper bark walks, bush walks, escarpment walks, mountain bikes and more. Camping in tents overlooking the ocean, floodplains and bushlands. Please contact Adventure Bound for more information.

Hayes Creek

Located 170km from Darwin on the Stuart Hwy. Facilities include caravan park campground with shower/toilet block (caravan park, fees apply), pool, BBQs. Activities include: Abseiling, rock climbing, swimming and hiking, please contact Adventure Bound for more information.

Base Camp Wallaroo office:
08 8978 8884
Darwin Office Ph/fax:
08 8942 2872
0409 950 444

Base Camp Wallaroo

Darwin, Northern Territory

Postal address:
PO Box 2470, Darwin 0800