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Old Geehi campground

Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Old Geehi campground in Kosciuszko National Park is a great camping spot, with opportunities for walking and fishing.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note
  • Sites are not marked or powered.
  • This campground is suitable for groups.
  • This is a remote campground, so please make sure you arrive well-prepared.
  • Noise restrictions apply at this campground.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park.
Price Free.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings

Bookings are not available for this campground.

Set right on Swampy Plains River, this secluded campground is a beautiful, peaceful place to pitch your tent by the water and enjoy up-close encounters with the area’s native animals – among them, eastern grey kangaroos, red-necked and swamp wallabies, wombats, possums and even platypus in the river.

Old Geehi campground has great highlights all year around, from cooling off in the river in summer, to the abundant wildflowers in spring, or the chance to experience amazing views of the last snow on Main Range in winter. 

This area is also particularly notable for its spectacular array of wildflowers. There are a dozen threatened plant species that live in and around Geehi, including elusive cress and black-hooded sun orchids.

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.

Conservation program:

Iconic species - Southern corroboree frog conservation program

An iconic endangered species, the southern corroboree frog, found only in Kosciuszko National Park, faces the grave threat of extinction. Saving Our Species aims to prevent this from happening by battling chytrid fungus, protecting frog habitat from pests, and fostering a captive breeding program. 

Southern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree), Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Operated by

  • Khancoban
  • 9am-4pm (closed 12.30pm-1pm) Monday to Friday. Open daily during peak summer season and school holidays.
  • (02) 6076 9373
  • (02) 6076 9382
  • (02) 6076 9567
  • Scammell Street, Khancoban NSW

Park info

  • in Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • Kosciuszko National Park is open all year round but at times some roads and trails close due to weather conditions or other park management issues, for details click on the alerts button or contact one of the park's visitor centres.

  • Park entry fees:

    Winter (Alpine Way, Kosciuszko Rd and Link Road) From start of June long weekend to end of October long weekend: $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day(24hrs). Find out more about the Winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of the year (Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road only) $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day (24hrs).

    Yarrangobilly Caves (year-round): $4 per vehicle per day, unless park entry has been paid.

    Passes: Day passes (based on daily entry fees above), multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from local visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information on upgrades. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for five-days park entry at price of four days (not valid winter). Pensioners are exempt from park entry fees. Download the exemption form.

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    • Khancoban
      (02) 6076 9373
      (02) 6076 9382
      Contact hours: 9am-4pm (closed 12.30pm-1pm) Monday to Friday. Open daily during peak summer season and school holidays.
    • Scammell Street, Khancoban NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6076 9567
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    • Yarrangobilly Caves
      (02) 6454 9597
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • Snowy Mountains Highway, Yarrangobilly Caves
    • Fax: (02) 6454 9598
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    • Perisher Office
      (02) 6457 4444
      Contact hours: Winter: 8am-4pm Monday to Friday, 8am-12pm and 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Summer: 8am-12pm and 1-4pm Monday to Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
    • NPWS Building, 9914 Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley
    • Email: perisher@environment.nsw.gov.au
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Fishing in the Swampy Plains River, Geehi, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer