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The Sink campground

Abercrombie River National Park

Overview

Relax in the shade of The Sink campground by Retreat River after an exhilarating day of bushwalking, swimming and 4WDing.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 5
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note

  • Sites are unpowered and not marked
  • Water is not available at this campground, so you’ll need to bring your own supply for drinking and cooking.
  • This is a remote campground, so please make sure you arrive well-prepared.
  • Check the weather before you set out as the river crossings to this campground can become impassable when it rains
  • Noise restrictions apply

Price Free.
Bookings

For further information about this campground, please contact the NPWS Oberon office on (02) 6336 1972.

Load up the 4WD and set off on an adventure to The Sink campground. Pitch your tent or trailer beside Retreat River and spend a glorious few days bushwalking and swimming.

If you’re a wildlife fan, all you have to do is sit quietly and wait. Wallabies, kangaroos, and emus will rustle in the bushes and could spring out at any time. Make sure you look up too – 60 species of birds, including wedge-tailed eagles, can be spotted in these skies. Quiet, lucky visitors may also be rewarded with the sight of a platypus in the waterholes at dawn or dusk, a rare and special treat indeed.

This very tranquil spot among Argyle apple and tea trees is also a great place to recharge the batteries before heading out for some adrenaline-filled 4WDing, paddling on the river, or swimming in the Retreat River’s cool waters.

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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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken
Retreat River, Abercrombie River National Park. Photo: NSW Government