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Sandon River campground

Yuraygir National Park

Overview

Sandon River campground offers caravan sites and great options for fishing and canoeing. This river camping spot also fronts the beach on the beautiful Clarence Coast.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 40
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Amenities block, picnic tables, barbecue facilities, boat ramp, public phone, toilets
Please note
  • A minimum fee of two adults per campsite applies during Easter, all long weekends and during NSW and Queensland school holidays
  • You can access the beach with your 4WD
  • Sandon village is on the southern side of the Sandon River, and is only reachable by travelling along the beach from Minnie Water or by boat
Price

$12 per adult per night. $6 per child per night. Child rates apply for children aged 5-15 years only. Children under 5 years are free of charge.

Please note that during NSW & QLD school holidays and long weekends a minimum camping fee of $24 per site per night applies.

Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings

Bookings are not available for this campground. The campground operates on a first come, first served basis so it’s a good idea to arrive early in the day.

Perched on a sandy peninsular by the Sandon River mouth, Sandon River campground presents you with river on one side and protected ocean on the other. Not only does this mean million-dollar views, but easy access for fishing, swimming and boating.

After you’ve chosen your caravan, trailer or tent site, why not share a barbecue with your neighbours? Use the boat ramp and head out fishing or for a spot of canoeing, or find out about the site’s rich Aboriginal and European cultural heritage from the informative panels around the campground. If you feel like getting your toes wet, head to the beach for a quick dip.

This campground is also a great place to stop over when hiking the multi-day Yuraygir coastal walk.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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

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Fisherman and kayak at Sandon River Camping Area. Photo: Rob Cleary