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Situated in shadow of the magnificent Chewings Ranges Hamilton Downs Youth Camp offers youth groups and other visitors a wide range of facilities. For individuals seeking a resting place after an exhilarating walk along the Larapinta trail, for holiday makers or youth groups, the camp offers a warm, comfortable and idyllic sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of city and town life.

This is a bush camp that many in the bush just dream of, yet retaining the atmosphere and ambiance of the real outback of Australia with the reminders of the pioneers who opened up this country. The historic houses and buildings are maintained as they were in the 1900's.


There are caretakers on site and access to a telephone if required. Limited WIFI is available if required.


Sleep in our historic buildings, maintained as they were in the 1900s or sleep out under the stars.


Sleeps 32 total people (4 separate rooms containing 4 bunk beds.

There is a large connecting central room that can be set used in multiple ways – meetings, presentations/speeches, tutoring or a relaxation space.


Sleeps 28 people (verandah has 9 bunk beds and the inner has 5 bunk beds).


Sleeps 6 people in single beds.

**All beds are steel-framed with mattresses provided. You will need to bring your own sleeping bag or sheets and blankets, and pillow/s.


For up to 100 people. Bring your own swag or tent.


We offer excellent kitchen facilities for a remote bush camp. 


You can bring your own food to cook or we can provide recommendations for local catering services.


  • Fully equipped kitchen with two commercial gas ranges – two full ovens and eight burners

  • Extensive stainless steel benches

  • Wash up sink – hot and cold water.

  • Large dish wash up area with two sinks - hot and cold water.

  • Catering equipment – Pots, pans, utensils.

  • Three large refrigerators with freezers.

  • Barbecue pit. Grill plate. Gas BBQ.

  • Outdoor fire pit for campfire (The first load of wood/burn bricks is free then charged at $20 per wheelbarrow load thereafter)

  • Plates, bowls, cups cutlery etc for 80 guests

  • Servery

  • Dish-washing necessaries such as scourers, detergent, tea towels etc



  • Separate male and female showers & toilets with hot and cold water.

  • Wheelchair accessible shower & toilet

  • Washing machine, wash tubs and clothes line


Download the Hamilton Downs Camp Site Map

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