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Gemtree Caravan Park, Gemtree

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70 km N of Alice Springs turn right on to the Plenty Hwy, a one lane bitumen road, and head east for another 70 km. Ph: 08 8956 9855. Pets allowed.

Report By: Nick and Kaye(23)
Date of Stay: July 2017 Rating: 3.5
This park caters mainly for gem fossickers. It is a bush park that we really enjoyed. Bore water at the park so noticeable calcium deposits in showers sinks etc.
Very friendly staff, good staff response to complaints, staff helped us at the site, staff explained park layout and facilities. Very good value for money $32 for 2A PN, powered, peak season. Amenities are close to most sites, were clean, condition is reasonable, water pressure is bad / Variable pressure experienced, there was adequate hot water, soap provided, dry change area, paper towels/dryer provided, exhaust fans/good ventilation. Adequate number of tourist sites, mostly level sites, poor night lighting, sites will accommodate large motorhomes and 5th wheelers, no sites with annex slabs, shade to some sites, drive-through sites, poor water quality, adequate taps close by, adequate sullage close by. Basic laundry, no rec room, no camp kitchen, kiosk, secure entry, van parking, wireless internet is available is free, mobile wireless not available. Quiet, inadequate shade, no permanent/annual vans. Dirty wood BBQs are free, congenial bbq area atmosphere. Basic playground. Clean pool, pool is shaded, kid-safe pool area, tables and chairs provided. Suitable for a week or more, suitable for families, well maintained park.
Liked:- Great atmosphere. Fossicking tours. Nature Walk. Takeaway delivered to site.
Added Touches:- Get togethers on regular nights.
Local Information:- Apart from Gemfields not a lot to see.
Road Conditions:- Plenty hwy good condition but mostly single lane.