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Backhouses campgrounds

Murray Valley National Park

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Enjoy riverside camping at Backhouses campgrounds in the Cottadidda area of Murray Valley National Park. Pitch your tent at one of 5 campgrounds in this area.

Choose from 5 campgrounds when you arrive:

  • Backhouses Beach campground
  • Homestead campground
  • Pump campground
  • The Pines campground
  • Toms Beach campground

There are no camping fees but a $6 booking fee applies. Bookings are required. Book online or call 1300 072 757.


  • Campfires are permitted between April and September.
  • Collection of deadfall timber is permitted for small campfires only.


  • You can’t remove firewood from the park. Chainsaws are not permitted.
  • Pets and domestics animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted in Murray Valley National Park. If you want to camp with your dog, find a campground in Murray Valley Regional Park.

Vehicle access and road quality

All roads leading to Backhouses campgrounds are unsealed. 4WD vehicles recommended when wet. Campervans/RVs are permitted at Backhouses Beach however will not fit at any of the other campgrounds.

How to get there

Backhouses campgrounds are around 10km south-east of Barooga. To get there:

  • Follow Hughes street for 2.5km and turn right onto Mulwala-Barooga Road.
  • Follow for 1km and turn right onto Seppelts Road and then left onto Stock Route Road.
  • Follow Stock Route Road for 6km and turn right at the entry into the reserve.
  • Once you have arrived follow the park roads and choose from one of the 5 campgrounds.

There are no rubbish collection points. Please take all rubbish when you leave.


  • Quicks Beach campground, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: Gavin Hansford/DPIE

    Quicks Beach campground

    Spend the night right next to the Murray River at either Quicks Beach or Kerrs Beach campground. A perfect spot to set up your tent, caravan or motorhome and enjoy the sandy beaches.

  • Pitched tent with creek in background at Ngawe campgrounds in Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan © DPIE

    Ngawe campgrounds

    Ngawe (Nar-wee) campgrounds are perfectly positioned next to the mighty Murray River in the Cottadidda area of Murray Valley National Park. Set up camp on one of the 2 stunning beaches, Murray Park or Ngawe Beach.

  • Murray Valley Regional Park. Photo: Gavin Hansford © DPIE

    Barooga campgrounds

    Enjoy all that the Murray river has to offer when you stay at one of the 6 campgrounds in the Barooga area of Murray Valley Regional Park. With beautiful sandy beaches these campgrounds are an ideal spot to set up camp and relax close to town.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.


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