Chookarloo Campsite has high conservation and biodiversity value. Camping and public use of the site is managed to ensure the continued, sustainable health of the forest and enjoyment to users. Please enjoy the site within the guidelines to promote a healthy future for our forest.
Facilities and features
- 23 designated camping sites
- Two timber shelters
- Pit toilet
- Fire pits
- Picnic tables
- Rainwater (not suitable for drinking)
- Access to Chookarloo and Heysen walking trails
- Picnic area with shelter and tables (camping not permitted)
All campsites operate on a first in, first served basis. To check availability, please contact the Kuitpo Forest Information Centre on 8521 1700.
Fees and permits
Fees apply for camping at Chookarloo. The basic fees are $5 per adult per night, $2 per child per night. Camping permits can be obtained at the Kuitpo Forest Information Centre located 2kms south along Brookman Road. This is a self-registration permit system, available 24hrs per day.
To use the self-registration permit system:
- Fill out the form provided.
- Take the top copy of this form with you.
- Place the second copy with the correct money into the envelope provided, seal it and place into the slot on the front door of the Information Centre.
- Place the top copy onto the dash of your vehicle so that it can be viewed by a Ranger.
A Forest Ranger will check your permit while on patrol. Penalties apply to vehicles not displaying a valid permit.
How to get there
Chooklarloo is located in the Kuitpo Forest, a short drive North from the Kuitpo Forest Information Centre at 495 Brookman Road.
GPS: 35.2029° S, 138.7142° E.