Stay on track
Camp and walk on existing footprints and tracks - creating new campsites or tracks harms native plants and animals.
Secure your tent with pegs to the ground - tying tents to trees can damage the bark and living tissue, preventing water and nutrients from reaching the leaves, killing the tree.
Disposing of waste
Dispose of soaps and detergents at least 50m from waterways - only use environmentally friendly soaps (avoid perfume and detergents containing phosphates and dioxanes).
Take your rubbish home with you - this helps to protect wildlife and the environment. Don't bury or burn it as this will release harmful chemicals into the environment.
If there are no toilets, bury your faeces 20cm deep and at least 100m away from any waterway and other campers.
Empty chemical toilets at approved dump points - it is an offence to dump chemical waste (or any rubbish) into toilets. Use the National public toilet map website to search for dump points.
Avoid playing loud music or operating machinery. Loud noise can be stressful for animals. It may impact their ability to use sound to navigate, find food, attract mates and avoid predators.
Take only photos - picking flowers or taking wood and sticks from the ground destroys the homes of small and large critters.
Keep noise to a minimum so everyone can enjoy their visit and keep dogs on a leash to protect native plants and animals.