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Gemtree Caravan and Tourist Park

Quality Tourism Accredited Business
East MacDonnell Ranges Caravan Parks & Camping

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Open Hours: 8am - 5pm 12 months of the year!

Meet the locals - who will make your Red Centre Adventure the very best it can be. Bush caravan park - safe and spacious sites nestled in native scrub. Kids stay FREE! 5 million star destination, evenings by the campfire or down at the Billabong Bar.

Owner operated, 5th generation local family, offering pioneering history shows and tag-along daily fossicking tours to the rich Centralian Gemfields... Red Earth, Red Centre, Red Gems!


Small Tourism Operator award winning outback caravan park. Pet Friendly, 250 acres of native scrub, generator power, clean amenities, breakfasts/dinner/drinks delivered to your site!

*** Bookings essential to avoid disappointment! ***


  • Air Conditioned
  • Barbeque
  • Basic Cooking Facilities
  • Basic Laundry Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pets Allowed
  • Powered Sites
  • Swimming Pool
  • Unpowered Sites

Map & Directions

140 kilometres north east of Alice Springs, Gemtree, Northern Territory 0872 Australia


140km NE of Alice Springs on the Plenty Highway, sealed road to the front gate.

Heading North from Alice Springs
70km North from Alice Springs along the Stuart Highway, turn East and travel 70km along the Plenty Highway. Please be aware that it is a one-lane sealed road and be cautious of on-coming traffic. Gemtree is on your right as you cross the Gillen Creek.

Coming South from Tennant Creek
Travel South along the Stuart Highway 425km, turn East onto the Plenty Highway and travel a further 70km.

Following the Binns Track/Settlers Trail North from Ross River, Via Arltunga, Hale River Homestead and Mud Tank.
This is a dirt track, for camper trailers and off-road vans, 4WD only. Join the sealed Plenty Highway at Mud Tank and travel West 7.5 km to Gemtree. This journey can take up to four hours coming direct from Alice Springs. There can be up to four gates that need to be opened - if a gate is closed, close it behind you. Please check road conditions before using this route 08 8956 9855 (Gemtree)

Travelling West from Boulia to Gemtree across the Donahue and Plenty Highways
Gemtree is approximately 8 hours in a direct drive from Boulia (670km). Most of the journey is on dirt beef-roads, recommended for camper trailers, off-road vans and 4WD. Fuel is available at Tobermorey and Jervois, it is advisable to carry 2 spares and plenty of water.

Cancellation Policy

$85 deposit required when booking cabins.
48 hours notice of cancellation required for deposit refund.
No refund for cancellation under 48 hours.


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