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Honeyeater Homestead

Capertee National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Honeyeater Homestead.

Getting there and parking

Honeyeater Homestead is in the north-east section of Capertee National Park. To get there:

  • From Glen Alice Road, turn right onto unsealed Port Macquarie Road. Drive for around 3.7km.
  • Travel straight ahead and unlock the gate to Honeyeater Homestead with the PIN code supplied with your booking.
  • The homestead is on a small rise and is clearly signposted

Don’t use the directions provided by Google Maps or GPS to get to the homestead. These systems will direct you through closed fire trails that aren’t suitable for 2WD vehicles.

Road quality

Port Macquarie Road is unsealed. It is dry weather-only access for 2WD vehicles.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • Most roads suitable for 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

There is open-air parking at the homestead for up to 8 cars. There is no undercover parking.

Facilities

  • There are 5 bedrooms: 3 bedrooms with queen beds, 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds each
  • 1 bedroom has an ensuite with a shower and toilet
  • There are 3 separate bathrooms in addition to the ensuite. One has a toilet only, one has a toilet and basin, and the third bathroom has a child-sized bath and shower.
  • Open-plan lounge room and dining room.
  • There's no drinking water. The homestead is connected to tank water which is untreated. Please bring your own water for drinking and cooking.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

There's an outdoor fire ring with stone seating.

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Carpark

Showers

  • Hot showers

Electric power

Balcony

There's a wrap-around verandah.

Outdoor furniture

Kitchen

Fridge/freezer, gas oven, toaster, kettle, dishwasher.

Plates and cutlery

Pots and pans

Bed linen

TV

There is a TV and DVD player, but no TV reception. There is a limited collection of DVDs at the homestead.

Towels

Washing machine

There's a laundry with washing machine, fridge and outdoor clothesline.

Rubbish bin

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

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.

Wildlife safety

Keep yourself and our wildlife safe by understanding the risks of wildlife encounters and how to avoid them.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Cycling

Gathering firewood

Prohibited

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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