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Telegraph Station bunkhouse

Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Telegraph Station bunkhouse.

Getting there and parking

Telegraph Station bunkhouse is in the southern section of Ben Boyd National Park. To get there:

  • Travel south from Eden on the Princes Highway for 18km
  • Turn off at Edrom Road and follow it for 6km
  • Turn right onto Green Cape Road and follow it for 21km

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather

Parking

Parking is available for 1 vehicle next to the bunkhouse. Additional vehicles can park in the day use visitor parking area, a short distance away.

Facilities

  • The bunkhouse has 2 rooms and a bathroom, open plan studio style living room with kitchenette, 2 fold-down single bunk beds and a bedroom with 2 fold down single bunk beds.
  • There’s a gas fireplace, small fridge, microwave, kettle, gas stove top, and kitchen table with 4 chairs.
  • All cutlery, crockery, glassware and kitchenware is provided.
  • On the patio outside is a gas Weber barbecue, an outdoor table and bench chairs.
  • Linen can be provided for an additional cost.
  • Pillows are provided.
  • Please leave the property clean and tidy with all kitchen items washed up and put away. Additional fees may be charged for any unreasonable cleaning required or missing/broken items.
  • A rubbish bin is provided. Rubbish and recycling bins are also available in the area.
  • The bunkhouse uses solar power with a backup diesel generator. Please leave your personal electrical devices, including hair dryers and electric blankets, at home.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

Drinking water

There is a filtered tap in the kitchen for drinking. Water used for facilities is untreated rainwater.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

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.

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

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Permitted

Fishing

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

Spear fishing is permitted in designated areas only. Ask the caretaker for more information.

Prohibited

Amplified music is not permitted.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Generators

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.

Static map of Telegraph Station Bunkhouse in Ben Boyd National Park. OEH Book now

Park info

Ben Boyd National Park. Photo: John Spencer