What To Pack



Tips For What to Bring in Your Luggage

Come prepared for an amazing trip and an absolute adventure in the bushland of outback Australia. We've compiled some of the best tips to help you plan what to bring to Karijini.




● Electronic form of payment (credit/debit card) - no cash accepted at the Retreat
● Rubbish bags - there are no bins and no rubbish removal service at the Retreat or in the National Park, so you must take your rubbish with you when you leave
● Optus or Telstra enabled mobile phone or SIM card (currently only Optus and Telstra works at the Retreat)
● Portable phone charger or power bank
● Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses
● Insect repellent
● Mozzie/fly head net
● Torch
● Long pants
● Closed in walking shoes or hiking boots
● Old runners, reef shoes or aqua socks for climbing over slippery rocks and swimming in the gorges
● Swimming attire
● Beach towel
● Waterproof backpack or bag for your camera/phone if hiking the gorges, creeks, waterfalls and waterholes
● Toiletries
● Medication
● Camera, iPad, books, games, etc



If You're Staying in June, July or August

The winter months average about 25°C during the day which is ideal for hiking the gorges and exploring the park, but can drop to 0°C at night, so bring warm clothes (thermals, jumpers, jackets, beanies, gloves) and if camping, bring extra bedding (blankets, warm sleeping bags).



For Guests Staying in the Campsites

Groceries for cooking meals on the gas BBQs in our camp bush kitchens, plus cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery




Towels for the shower

Gas heater

Hot water bottles - we can fill these up in reception for you



For Guests Staying in the Eco Cabins & Standard Eco Tents

Toiletries (soap, body wash, shampoo, conditioner)

Portable phone charger or power bank



12 volt adaptor for the Eco Cabin power point (socket compatible with a car cigarette lighter charger)



For Guests Staying in the Deluxe Eco Tents

Phone charger

Camera charger



For Bushwalking & Hiking

Bring a waterproof backpack or bag for your camera/phone if hiking the gorges, creeks, waterfalls and waterholes. Also for longer hikes, take bottles of water and snacks with you. Don’t forget the sunscreen and insect repellent!



Leave No Trace

Follow the Leave No Trace principles at exploreparks.dbca.wa.gov.au