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Aragunnu campground

Mimosa Rocks National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Aragunnu campground.

Getting there and parking

Aragunnu campground is located off Aragunnu Road. To get there turn off the Tathra-Bermagui Road onto Aragunnu Road the campground is approximately 3km down the road.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as roads within the park can become boggy when it rains. Access road, picnic and camping areas at this site are not suitable for large vehicles including caravans, motorhomes and buses.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Aragunnu campground.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Mimosa Rocks National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

Head to one of the park's headlands for great whale watching – don't forget your binoculars for up close views.

Summer

A great time for a family camping holiday by the beach, try Aragunnu campground or Gillards campground .

Winter

Keep your eyes on the parks winter-flowering plants, like spotted gums, mugga ironbark and coastal banksia for honeaters and lorikeets.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

44.5°C

Winter temperature

Average

2°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded

-8.1°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February and March

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

454.2mm

Facilities

  • Firewood is sold in Mimosa Rocks National Park during school holidays and other busy times for $20 per large wheelbarrow load. Please contact the licenced supplier on 0487 735 259. Otherwise please bring your own firewood. 
  • Water is not available at this campground.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Barbecue facilities

The campground has wood barbecues, however there are gas barbecues in nearby picnic areas.

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

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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.

There are many patrolled beaches nearby, please see Surf Life Saving Australia

Camping safety

Whether you're pitching your tent on the coast or up on the mountains, there are many things to consider when camping in NSW national parks. Find out how to stay safe when camping.

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.

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 - easy

This area is fully wheelchair-accessible:

  • There's a 200m boardwalk to fine coastal views, as well as a shorter paved path to a lookout over the beach, both with information boards.
  • The two picnic areas have an uneven grassy surface
  • One toilet is accessible with assistance. The beach is not accessible.

Permitted

Fishing

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

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood cannot be collected in Mimosa Rocks National Park. Penalties apply.

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.

Aragunnu campground

Park info

2 people walking on beach at Bithry Inlet. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE