Charnley River-Artesian Range Wilderness Camp provides a comfortable base from which to explore this remarkable 300,000 hectare sanctuary. Due to continued repairs on extensively damaged roads following an enormous wet season, Charnley will remained closed until the below tentative dates.Book Now
Charnley River-Artesian Range Wilderness Camp is a naturalist’s paradise, providing refuge for over 200 species of birds and a diverse range of other wildlife. Charnley River-Artesian Range has a vital role to play in protecting and restoring the endangered wildlife of northern Australia. For the adventurous traveller, this is a unique opportunity to experience one of Australia’s leading wilderness camps while also helping to save Australia’s endangered wildlife.
There is something for everyone at Charnley River. Popular activities include swimming and exploring stunning gorges like Grevillea Gorge, Dillie Gorge or Donkey Hole. Nature lovers can indulge in various self-guided tours, from birdwatching to exploring habitats unique to the Kimberley. Come relax and learn about AWC’s work in the Kimberley and across Australia in our newly constructed Interpretation Centre.
Pitch your own tent in the shady campground and take advantage of our supplied amenities.
Sorry, there are no pets or fires allowed at Charnley River-Artesian Range Wilderness Camp.
All proceeds from the Wilderness Camp are dedicated to the conservation of wildlife in the Kimberley.
Due to continued repairs on extensively damaged roads following an enormous wet season, Charnley will remained closed until the following tentative date. AWC staff are in the process of communicating with any existing reservations which may be affected by this setback. There is a possibility that some of the tourist sites on Charnley will remain inaccessible further.
TBC Opening Date: 5th June
For those who are driving, Charnley is located: