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Benarca campground

Murray Valley National Park

Overview

Benarca precinct provides bush camps and is an ideal spot to fish right along Murray River in Murray Valley Regional Park, only 15km from Moama.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Please note
  • Bookings are not available and there are no marked sites
  • Benarca campground can be muddy following rain
  • This is a remote campground, please make sure you arrive well prepared
Price Free.

With the hum of cicadas and corellas and the majestic Australian river red gums, it's hard not to feel immersed in nature at Benarca campground. This free campground in Murray Valley Regional Park offers impressive views of Murray River from your tent, campervan or caravan site, and offers plenty to keep everyone busy and having fun.

Enjoy a walk along the river, mountain bike ride at the nearby Five Mile mountain bike trail, or a spot of birdwatching. For those who don't mind getting their feet wet, there's paddling, fishing and swimming. Its location, in Murray Valley Regional Park, means it's dog-friendly too, so your four-legged friends are welcome to join in on the family camping trip.

The town of Moama is nearby, so it’s easy to pop in for an evening meal or to pick up some supplies. You'll also find museums and galleries, and it's the place to book a trip along the Murray on a paddle steamer.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Park info

  • in Murray Valley National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Murray Valley National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger 

    • Moama (Murray area)
      (03) 5483 9100
      Contact hours: 9.30am-3pm (April to September) 8.30am-4.30pm (October to March) Monday to Friday
    • Factory 5, Lot 8 Bowlan Road, Moama NSW
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Friends fishing by the river. Photo: David Finnegan