Eliot Falls Campground, Cape York

Summary
Eliot Falls Campground is located in Cape York and is one of the most popular campsites on the way to the top of Australia. This campround was one of Michelle and the boys favourite spot in Cape York.

Fast Facts
– There are 31 numbered sites at Eliot Falls consisting of 16 tent sites, nine sites suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers and six commercial operator sites
– Campsites are available for tents, campervans or camper trailers. Separate areas for commercial operators are provided. Car parking is provided adjacent to each site
– open fires are allowed (except when fire bans apply) in existing fireplaces only. Do not collect firewood from the national park. Fuel stoves are recommended.
– mobile phone coverage is not available
– essential items to bring are adequate food and drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, screened tents or mosquito nets, a fuel stove, adequate fuel and spare parts for your vehicle
– drinking water, hybrid toilets, picnic tables and individual fire rings.

GARD Pro Not Registered

eliot campground  map

Getting there:
The camping area can only be reached by four-wheel-drive vehicles and off-road campervans and camper trailers. It is not accessible for caravans or conventional buses.
Eliot Falls Campground is close to the northern boundary of Heathlands Regional Park, at the joining of Canal and Eliot creeks.

Eliot Falls, Cape York

Eliot Falls, Cape York

Sites
The sites are dirt / gravel and well maintained. A few of them has tables and firepits. Drinkable water taps are scattered throughout the campground.
Most of the sites are well shaded.

Parking and access
Site 7
Maximum two cars (six people). 15 m x 3 m car park, 15 m x 4 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 7

Eliot Falls campground site number 7

Site 8
Maximum two cars and trailers (six people). 20 m x 5 m
Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers.

Eliot Falls campground site number 8

Eliot Falls campground site number 8

Site 9
Maximum one car (four people). 9 m x 2.5 m car park, 10 m x 3 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

GARD Pro Not Registered

Site 10
Maximum one car (four people). 9 m x 2.5 m car park, small tents only—trees in tent area Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 10

Eliot Falls campground site number 10

Site 11
Maximum one car and trailer (four people). 13 m x 6 m
Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers.

Site 12
Maximum one car (four people). 9 m x 2.5 m car park, 5 m x 4 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 12

Eliot Falls campground site number 12

Site 13
Maximum two cars and trailers (six people). 10 m x 6 m car park, 5 m x 11 m tent area Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers.

Eliot Falls campground site number 13

Eliot Falls campground site number 13

Site 14
Maximum one car (four people). 7 m x 3 m car park, 9 m x 9 m tent area Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 14

Eliot Falls campground site number 14

Site 15
Maximum three cars and trailers (eight people). 14 m x 16 m
Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers.

Eliot Falls campground site number 15

Eliot Falls campground site number 15

Site 16
Maximum one car (four people). 9 m x 2.5 m car park, 8 m x 4 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 16

Eliot Falls campground site number 16

Site 17
Maximum three cars and trailers (eight people). 23 m x 12 m
Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers.

Eliot Falls campground site number 17

Eliot Falls campground site number 17

Site 18
Maximum two cars (six people). 9 m x 2.5 m car park, 12 m x 8 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 18

Eliot Falls campground site number 18

Site 19
Maximum one car (four people). 9 m x 2.5 m car park, 7 m x 7 m
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 19

Eliot Falls campground site number 19

Site 20
Maximum one car (four people). 8 m x 2.5 m car park, 8 m x 3 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 20

Eliot Falls campground site number 20

Site 21
Maximum one car (four people). 8 m x 2.5 m car park, 7 m x 7 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 21

Eliot Falls campground site number 21

Site 22
Maximum two cars and trailers (six people). 14 m x 12 m
Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers.

Eliot Falls campground site number 22

Eliot Falls campground site number 22

Site 23
Maximum two cars and trailers (six people). 10 m x 9.5 m
Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers.

Eliot Falls campground site number 23

Eliot Falls campground site number 23

Site 24
Maximum one car (four people). 9 m x 2.7 m car park, 8 m x 4 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 24

Eliot Falls campground site number 24

Site 25
Maximum one car (four people). 9 m x 2.5 m car park, 8 m x 4 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 25

Eliot Falls campground site number 25

Site 26
Maximum two cars (six people). 9 m x 2.5 m car park, 10 m x 4.5 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 26

Eliot Falls campground site number 26

Site 27
Maximum one car (four people). 7 m x 3 m car park, 4 m x 4 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Eliot Falls campground site number 27

Eliot Falls campground site number 27

Site 28
Maximum two cars (six people). 8 m x 3.5 m car park, 9 m x 9 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Site 29
Maximum four cars and trailers (ten people). 23 m x 10 m
Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers

Eliot Falls campground site number 29

Eliot Falls campground site number 29

Site 30
Maximum one car (four people). 9 m x 3 m car park, 7 m x 6 m tent area
Tent camping only. Car park and tent area separated by bollards.

Site 31
Maximum two cars and trailers (six people). 12 m x 12 m
Bollards around perimeter. Suitable for off-road campervans or camper trailers.

Eliot Falls campground site number 31

Eliot Falls campground site number 31

eliot falls

Sites
The sites are dirt / gravel and well maintained. A few of them has tables and firepits. Drinkable water taps are scattered throughout the campground.
Most of the sites are well shaded.

Pets:
No pets are allowed

Charges:
The standard QLD National Parks charges apply.

What we disliked most about the park
Not much that we didnt like about this campground.

eliot campground  toilets

What the kids liked most about the park
The kids loved swimming at the waterfalls that were a 10 minute walk from the campround.

What the kids disliked most about the park
There wasn’t much the kids disliked. Perhaps that they had to walk 10 minutes for a swim.