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East Kunderang Homestead

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about East Kunderang Homestead.

Getting there and parking

East Kunderang Homestead is by the Macleay River in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. To get there:

  • Drive 112km east of Armidale via Wollomombi and the Kempsey Road
  • Access to the homestead is along steep gravel roads so a 4WD is required
  • The homestead is a 2.5hr drive from Armidale.
  • Detailed drive notes are available after booking

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • All roads require 4WD vehicle

Parking

Parking is available at the homestead.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

A great time to tackle the Green Gully track when the days are not too hot and the nights not too cold.

Spring

The heathlands are a riot of colour when the flowers are out.

Summer

The waterfalls are likely to be at their most impressive after the summer rains.

Winter

Crisp, cool and clear days are good for a brisk half day bushwalk.

Facilities

  • There are 5 bedrooms, 2 dining areas, a lounge room and verandah wrapping around half of the homestead.
  • The kitchen is modern and fully equipped, including a microwave oven, gas stove and electric oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, deep freezer and crockery and cutlery for 14 people.
  • Bedding configuration: 1x queen and 1x fold-up single bed; 1x queen and 1x fold-up single bed; 2x single; 2x single; 1x king/split singles and 1x single bunk.
  • There are 2 bathrooms, each with their own shower and toilet, and a bath.
  • All beds have doonas and pillows.
  • Please leave the homestead clean, with all items washed and put away or additional cleaning fees may apply.
  • Rubbish bins are available.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • A large gas barbecue is located outside next to a picnic table, and there is an open fireplace inside, with firewood provided.

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Public phone

A phone is available in case of emergency.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Please note there is no mobile reception at the homestead.

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

The homestead is accessible for visitors with limited mobility with a ramp on the southern entry and an accessible bathroom with shower and toilet. Most rooms are wheelchair accessible via breezeways and the verandah.

Permitted

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Prohibited

Vehicles are not permitted to cross the river. Vehicles must stay on formed roads.

Gathering firewood

Firewood may not be collected from the park.


Generators

Generators are not permitted.

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

  • in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • There are 3 areas in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park where you'll need day use vehicle permits: Halls Peak campground and picnic area, Riverside campground and picnic area, and Youdales Hut campground and picnic area. Day use vehicle permits can be bought online or by calling the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757. If camping, permit fees are included in the campground fee.

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East Kunderang Homestead, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk