Abercrombie River National Park
The Beach, near Oberon, is a secluded place to camp by the Abercrombie River. Accessible only by 4WD, it’s perfect for touring, swimming and relaxing.
|Number of campsites||5|
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Barbecue facilities, toilets|
Bookings are not available for this campground.
Looking for somewhere well away from everyone else to take the family for a few days break? The Beach – not surprisingly, given the name – is a campground on a stretch of sand by the water. Shaded by casuarinas, it’s sheltered by a wall of rock deep in the valley.
It’s a short stroll upstream from the campground to a deep waterhole that’s great for swimming. Take the opportunity while you’re here to explore Abercrombie River National Park in your 4WD or bring your mountain bike if you’re feeling energetic – the fire trails are rarely used, so are perfect for keen cyclists.
Wallabies and kangaroos are often seen hanging around The Beach and, although sightings are never guaranteed, platypuses live in waterholes along the river. They’re best spotted either as the sun rises or sets. If you’re here during spring – a beautiful time to visit Abercrombie River – look for the pretty yellow and red pea flowers (also called bacon and egg flowers) and the beautifully scented white blooms of the tea tree.
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- in Abercrombie River National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
(02) 6336 1972
Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
- 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW