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Doon Goonge campground

Chaelundi National Park


The wild terrain rewards you from every angle at Doon Goonge campground near Nymboida. Take a scenic drive, or swim and picnic.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 10
Camping type Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent
Facilities Amenities block, picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets
Please note
  • Please book in advance to secure your permit and access key to the campground
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • Firewood is not supplied and may not be collected from the park
  • If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to Doon Goonge campground can become boggy when it rains
  • This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.
  • You are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
  • A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters
  • Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park

  • $5 per adult per night. $3 per child per night. Price from 6 October 2015: $6 per adult per night. $3.50 per child per night.
  • Vehicle entry fee of $15 per vehicle. Covers entire length of stay.
  • Key deposit for locked gates is $50 per key - reimbursed on key return.

Doon Goonge campground offers a peaceful and remote riverside camping experience. Relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the riverbank or set off bushwalking into the Chaelundi Wilderness Area. There are ample sites available for your camper trailer or tents.

The campground is also spread across cleared flats in the northern section of Chandlers Creek, providing the perfect space for low-key vehicle-based camping. From here, you can cast a fishing line off from the riverbank, head out for an energetic bushwalk, or get your cossie on for a refreshing splash about.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

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Chandlers Creek, Doone Gorge campground, Chaelundi National Park. Photo: A Harber/NSW Government