Abercrombie Caves campground
Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about Abercrombie Caves campground.
Getting there and parking
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Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve is located in Central-West NSW, 1 hour south of Bathurst and 1.5 hours drive north of Goulburn. To reach the campground, enter the reserve and follow Caves Road to the visitor centre.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Parking is available at Abercrombie Caves campground. Bus parking is available nearby.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.
Enjoy the cosy rooms and open fireplace at Arch Cottage and breathe in the crisp autumn air.
Pack a picnic and head off on the Grove Creek Falls walking track for a relaxing lunch with spectacular views of the waterfalls.
Step out of your tent and go for a refreshing swim in the pools of Grove Creek, then discover the natural wonders underground on a tour at Abercrombie Caves.
Explore the historic mining site at Mount Gray by day, then get cosy by the campfire at night.
- Campsites are unmarked, unpowered and suitable for small caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents.
- Rubbish bins are not available. Please take your rubbish with you when you leave.
- Flush toilets
Electric barbecues are coin operated and require $1 coins.
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
- Gas/electric barbecues (coin-operated)
- Fire rings (bring your own firewood)
The kiosk sells small snacks and drinks. It's a good idea to pack a picnic if you'd like to enjoy lunch on your visit to Abercrombie Caves.
- Hot showers
- Cold showers
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
This area is fully wheelchair accessible.
You'll need a valid ticket or token to enter the caves. Cave entry is allowed during normal business hours; 9am to 4.30pm Thursday to Monday or daily during NSW school holidays.
Camp fires and solid fuel burners
Generators can be used in certain areas in the campground until 10pm. The campground has noise restrictions in place so visitors and wildlife can enjoy the park together.
- Amplified music is not permitted.
- Constructing stone rings to use as fire places is prohibited. Shared fire rings are available in the campground.
Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.
This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.
Commercial filming and photography
Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.
Spear fishing is not permitted.
Firewood may not be collected from the park.
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.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve in the Country NSW region
Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve and caves are open Thursday to Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday). The reserve and caves area open daily during NSW school holidays. Closed Christmas Day.