Application for an Entry Permit

The Traditional Owners of the country that is traversed by the Madigan Line, Colson, and Hay River Tracks have agreed to open the tracks to visitors this season, subject to permit requirements.

Whilst the tracks will be available for use, please note that the communities of Santa Teresa, Titjikala, Atitjere, and Finke will remain closed and permits will not be issued for general entry except in exceptional circumstances. There will be no access to these communities for visitors due to resident concerns regarding the current health pandemic.

Permits for the Madigan Line and Colson Track will be issued with new permit conditions, available here. 

Please apply for any entry for the Hay River Track here and then email application number along with details of vehicles and number of people travelling to


Apply for an entry permit here