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Tom Groggin campground

Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Tom Groggin campground in Kosciuszko National Park is ideally situated for those who enjoy fishing, bushwaking, mountain biking, birdwatching and skiing.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
Please note
  • The road between Thredbo and Khancoban is not recommended for vehicles towing large caravans.
  • There's limited mobile reception in this area.
  • The Think Before You Trek initiative operates in this park, so please check out the website when planning a hike in this area.
Price Free.
Entry fees Park entry fees apply
Bookings

Bookings are not available at this campground.

Tom Groggin campground is set on the banks of the upper Murray River in the southern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. There’s plenty of room for relaxed camping in open informal areas in a lovely valley setting with stunning mountain and riverside backdrops. It’s a great camping location if you’re doing a car tour of Kosciuszko National Park and the surrounding high country areas, as it’s easily accessible for 2WD vehicles off Alpine Way. The weather conditions are also generally milder in the valley than areas of Kosciuszko National Park at higher elevations.

The campground provides access and a base camp for horse riders, mountain bikers and bushwalkers tackling the iconic Bicentennial trail. It’s also an ideal spot for car touring to nearby sites, including Thredbo Alpine Village.

The campground and surrounding open grassland areas in the valley are home to a large population of resident eastern grey kangaroos. Emus, echidnas, brush-tailed possums, lyrebirds, kookaburras, flame robins, crimson rosellas and grey currawongs can all also be spotted regularly around the campground.

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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Tom Groggin campground, Koscisuzko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer