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Tandara

Lane Cove National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Tandara.

Getting there and parking

Lane Cove River Tourist Park is located in the Lane Cove National Park on Plassey Road, North Ryde/Macquarie Park, NSW 2113.

Please note, you won't be able to reach the tourist park via Riverside Drive. Get directions to Lane Cove River Tourist Park.

GPS info

If you’re travelling by car, please load your GPS destination as Plassey Road, Macquarie Park. Alternatively, enter the following decimal degrees as your destination: -33.78952666, 151.14316666.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is restricted to one vehicle per site. Additional vehicles must be parked outside the tourist park.

By public transport

There are many public transport options to get to Lane Cove River Tourist Park. 

  • North Ryde train station is a short 900m walk from the tourist park
  • Turn right out of the train station on Delhi Road, and walk down a slight hill
  • Turn left into Plassey Road
  • The tourist park entrance is 700m on the right

For further public transport information, please visit Transport Info.

Facilities

  • Tandara has a large flat screen TV and DVD player, power and lighting, a small fridge, tea and coffee facilities, heating, fan, and private deck overlooking the natural bushland, complete with gas barbecue and outdoor seating.
  • There is an ensuite bathroom with shower, bath and toilet
  • Bedding configuration: 1 x king bed with linen, blankets and towels provided
  • The tourist park has a swimming pool and paddling pool
  • There are 2 camp kitchens with cooking facilities, instant hot water on tap, fridge (please label food), a microwave and toaster. Barbecues facilities are adjacent.
  • There are four shared amenities blocks with laundry facilities including (coin-operated) washing machines and dryers, ironing boards and drying lines, hot showers and toilets.
  • Irons are available from reception.
  • Recreation room - this shared room includes a large screen TV and 2 computers with wireless internet
  • There is a young children’s play area
  • Please leave Tandara clean and tidy. Additional cleaning fees may apply.
  • Rubbish bins are available, please use recycling bins when appropriate
  • There is mobile reception available throughout the tourist park however, there is limited mobile phone reception in Lane Cove National Park. You'll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000) or use the Emergency + app.

Amenities

There are four shared amenities blocks with laundry facilities including (coin-operated) washing machines and dryers, ironing boards and drying lines, hot showers and toilets.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Cafe/kiosk

A small kiosk is located in within reception.

Drinking water

Public phone

A coin-operated public pay phone is available at the tourist park entrance on Plassey Road.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Wireless internet

The tourist park has its own wireless internet network within a limited area.

Electric power

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Children under the age of twelve (12) are not permitted to use the pool without a parent or guardian present.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no disabled access

Permitted

Chemical toilets are permitted, but guests must use the dump facilities provided for waste disposal.

Prohibited

Amplified music is not permitted.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Generators

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

  • in Lane Cove National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Lane Cove National Park is open 9am to 7pm during daylight savings (until 6pm at other times). The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins. 

    Bus: $4.40 per adult, $2.20 per child (per day). Prior payment may be required, please phone the Chatswood office for more information.

    Group bookings:

    Under the National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009, prior written approval is required for organised groups of 30 or more people planning to visit the park. Contact the park office prior to your visit.

    Buy an annual pass.
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Tandara luxury campground, Lane Cove National Park. Photo: OEH