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Mornington Wilderness Camp

Gibb River Road | Central Kimberley Region, Derby, Western Australia, Australia
Mornington Wilderness Camp
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Despite the nail biting suspense preceding our arrival at the Mornington radio booth (we arrived around 7.40), luckily there were still camping spots available and we spent two nights here. After many dusty roads we decided to opt for a spot of luxury and booked a sunset tour as well as dinner for the first night. The tour guide was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The inability to book a camping spot is unusual, and disadvantages families and locals. Despite calling a number of times, they will not accept bookings except from 7am at their radio on the side of the Gibb River Road. And as the numbers of campers is strictly limited (preference is given to the Glampers in the 'Safari Tents' and to... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped here for 2 nights - 3 families, and loved every minute of it. Great campsite, plenty of hot water which was a real bonus, and to top it off a wonderful restaurant - service somewhat slow but tasty food. Really enjoyed the canoing. We all had an amazing time. We feel privileged to have seen this stunning part... More 

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Hobart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived early at the front gate and radioed the reception to check availability. And we were in!! Great, now for the 90 kilometre drive to the camp (which was very smooth). We camped and the facilities are great but we also dined at the restaurant (6 star performance given the remote location). The gorges and canoeing and staff and... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Everything about Mornington is right. The safari style tents are shaded and have everything you need. Dining scores maximum points for the quality of the food and also the ambience. It is a shame that other camps run by APT and Emma Gorge come a very poor second.

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Kwinana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed in their tented accommodation. Well set up and very comfortable. Frogs like it there too :) I was thrilled to see an olive python. Such a pretty little thing. We were very well fed and well looked after. Nearby water hole great place for a dip and canoe. Paddles and life jackets available from Reception. Staff here lovely.... More 

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It's 80 kms off the main road .... but well worth the detour. There's a limit to the number of guests that can stay. Facilities are either camping site or fixed tents with ensuites. The fixed tents are very comfortable and located by Annie Creek. Central kitchen/dining and campfire area. Wilderness camp is eco-tourism set within an operating cattle station... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We enjoyed 3 days here in August. The accommodation and facilities are excellent considering where you are. We flew in for our stay as time was important. We were met by Di and taken to our accommodation before heading off for the Sir John Gorge for sundowners. The safari style tents have ensuite facilities, a sunny deck to relax on... More 

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South Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Driving the Gibb in september is just perfect! A you don't have the crowd so you don't drive in the dust of other cars and B you don't have to make reservations in advance so you can decide to stay a night longer at places that you like. So we did at Mornington. The road in is bumpy but ok... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

We really wish we stayed two nights for two reasons- it's really great there with friendly staff, beautiful gorges, a lovely ensuite safari tent, amazing food AND because of all that plus the pretty nasty road to get in there you need to allow a lot of time to drive it. We got three punctures so really needed more than... More 

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