A famously unmissable Outback stay with a big heart and story.

George Mullholland on Google says..
‘Add to your bucket list’

More to do than you can poke a stick at.

‘Loved this place, super helpful staff (?owners), plenty of room, good amenities, try “Uber Eats” Gemtree style AND don’t leave without trying their Gemtree pie and experiencing a tag along fossicking tour.’

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves, Susan (Google).

Enjoy the award winning camp over kitchen.

Spacious, isolated and dead quiet. Sleep like a baby.

Aromin puts it like this, ‘The area is a very outback. Great place for a genuine outback experience’. Brad says, ‘If you want a well run CP out in the bush this is it.’

Partick proclaims, ‘This place was great. Friendly people and the sites aren’t jammed in like sardines.’

And Gail? Well, it certainly seems she liked the food and company, ‘…roast and film night very enjoyable. 75 guests having a meal under the stars, wonderful’.

Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or connections with fellow travellers, Gemtree is has a big reputation for good reason.

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Fossicking Tours


148km from Alice Springs


All equipment supplied


Zircons – 18kms

Garnets – 30kms

Chance of Finding A Keeper

Very High



‘Stayed 3 nights, fossicked for garnets for one day and found 4 good keepers to make jewellery. I regret not fossicking for zircons the next day’
– Alysha Chambers
‘The fossicking tour was exceptional and a thing you could do at your own pace with tools included in the price. Then you went back to the store and got them graded. This is a must do experience for all! We will come back again for the zircon tour and we can’t wait!’
Jonique Life
‘A great experience. Accommodation facilities are clean and private. Camping is the bomb with good proximity to amenities block and plenty of wood for camp fires. Pool is an awesome reprieve on warm days, clean and well maintained. The quad bike will even drop your dinner off at your cabin or camp-site! What’s not to love about that? Did I mention how much of a blast gem fossicking is?!’
Carmen Hunt
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