Changes to our parks

New walking trail fees

A new multi-day walking fee now applies for trails across Northern Territory (NT) parks.

The new fee will apply to:

  • Jatbula Trail
  • Tabletop Track
  • Larapinta Trail.

The fee will provide much needed revenue to effectively manage the cultural and biodiversity values of our NT parks. It will also help with:

  • maintaining infrastructure and servicing to trails including cleaning facilities and
  • providing reliable water supplies to trail users.

Multi-day walking fees

Read below for multi-day walking trail fees.

DaysNightsTrail fee
2 1 $25
3 2 $50
4 3 $75
5 4 $100
6+ 5+ $125

The overnight trail fee is for any person adult or child.

Camping fees will need to be paid in addition to the walking fee.

Trails with camping facilities managed by Parks and Wildlife will be charged at a category B camping rate.

Commercial operators set their own camping fees. They manage the following camping facilities at:

  • Ormiston Gorge along the Larapinta Trail
  • Leliyn (Edith Falls) on the Jatbula Trail.

Read below for fees payable for the Jatbula Trail and Tabletop Track when staying in a Parks and Wildlife managed campground.

Trail days / nightsTrail feeCategory B camp feeTotal fee payable
2 days / 1 night $25 $4 $29 per person
3 days / 2 nights $50 $8 $58 per person
4 days / 3 nights $75 $12 $87 per person
5 days / 4 nights $100 $16 $116 per person
6+ days / 5+ nights $125 $20+ $145 per person + $4 for additional nights

A normal day trip is still free

You can still take a stroll on any of our short walks.

The fees only apply to walks where you overnight on the walking trail.

It’s all the same price

The walking fees for adults or a child are one set price.

The classifications for a child are the same as the camping fees with a child classified as being from 5 years old to 17 years old.

Read about the comparison of walking fees with other jurisdictions.

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Last updated: 08 March 2022

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