Southern Cross Caravan Park

Southern Cross Caravan Park

Hungerford – 164 kms south of Thargomindah on New South Wales Border

Four (4) Powered Sites, and Unlimited Unpowered Sites

Shower and Toilet Block, and Free Laundry Facilities

Airstrip Coordinates:
Hungerford (YHRD) QLD Unlicensed 28 deg 59 min south, 144 deg 27 min east
Permission: Required from local Police (07) 4655 4088 or UHF 5
Fees: Nil; Var 9 E; Elevation 470ft; WAC 3356;
Operator: Bulloo Shire Council
Runways: 09/27 Sealed 1100m. 18/36 Red Soil 800m


The Southern Cross Caravan Park is located in Hungerford, and is within a short driving distance of the Currawinya National Park. The Park caters for Caravans, Campers, and Coaches with powered and unpowered sites available. A Shower and Toilet Block together with Laundry Facilities are located on-site. Camp Fire sites and firewood are also provided for travellers free of charge.

The Southern Cross Caravan Park is maintained by the Bulloo Shire Council, and the Caretaker is generally in attendance in the precincts of the town of Hungerford between 7.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday. If the Caretaker is unavailable, or visitors leave outside the designated hours, they are requested to deposit fees in the Honesty Box provided at the site. If change is required, it can be obtained from the Royal Mail Hotel in the main street of Hungerford. Meals, fuel, and postal facilities are also available at the Royal Mail.

Contact Details:
Bulloo Shire Council – Hungerford Depot
Explorers Caravan Park and Cabins

Phone: (07) 4655 4064 (Sheree Parker, Caretaker) or
(07) 4621 8000 (Bulloo Shire Council, Thargomindah)