THE HEART OF AUSTRALIA. East Macdonnell Ranges – Premier Campground

THE HEART OF AUSTRALIA. East Macdonnell Ranges – Premier Campground

Campground OPEN

Bush Pub RENOS, additional setbacks, hopeful completion maybe August.

Brad & Belinda

Welcome to Arltunga Bush Pub and Eco Retreat.

Located in some of Australia’s most secluded bushland, Arltunga campground is your gateway to a range of local experiences

Pioneering history & heritage architecture

Visit the site of Central Australia’s very first town

Natural scenic wonders, including fabulous Ruby Gorge

First Nations Culture

Self-drive adventures

Unique flora and fauna – fascinating bird watching

Excellent hiking & walking trails

Bring your mountain bikes and explore

Bush camping under a trillion stars

A truly authentic outback camping experience, self-sufficiency at Arltunga is essential, like planning your fuel supply and bringing your own firewood. Please check the FAQ’s on this site for essential information.

How to get to Arltunga

Arltunga is located 110 km east of Alice Springs, firstly along the Ross Highway, then onto Arltunga Road. The drive includes 76 kms of bitumen and 30 kms of dirt, and offers beautiful, scenic views of the East MacDonnell Ranges.


From Alice Springs, take the Ross Hwy | Following the signs, after 76kms, turn left off Ross Hwy onto Arltunga Rd | After 30kms turn left off Arltunga Road into Arltunga Eco Retreat – please follow the signs to the campgrounds.

“It’s a fantastic spot to unwind, take in the peaceful surroundings and there’s plenty of history, walking tracks and not far from Ruby Gorge. Thanks again Brad & Belinda. I had a fantastic couple of nights and it was great to share a beer with you Belinda. Cheers! “

Visitor. 19 Jul 2022