Nil Desperandum

Caravan, Camping and Holiday Parks

Nil Desperandum provides visitors with an outstanding heritage homestead experience in one of the ACT’s most beautiful bush settings. Nestled beneath the mountains of Tidbinbilla, Nil Desperandum provides a perfect base for bushwalking, bird watching, stargazing, reading or just relaxation.

The rammed earth homestead comprises three rooms, a kitchen with wood stove, covered veranda, outside barbeque, a pit toilet and lighting via solar powered battery. It is available for hire with 8 quality camp stretcher beds provided.

The hire fee is per night for use of the property up to 8 people.

Access to the property via vehicle is by 4WD or AWD vehicles only.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, as well as maintenance and upgrades, Nil Desperandum is available to be booked from September 2020 onwards.


Barbeque Camp Kitchen Open Fireplace Outdoor Furniture

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


From AU$180.00

Rate is for entire homestead per night for up to 8 people

Trading Times

Check In: 1:00 pm
Check Out: 10:00 am

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