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Chaelundi campground

Guy Fawkes River National Park

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This quiet campground is popular with families and 4WD tourers and makes a great base for enjoying walking tracks into Guy Fawkes River National Park.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 7
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets
What to bring Firewood
Group bookings Bookings for up to 5 sites and 20 people can be made online. School groups and commercial tour operators can submit a group booking enquiry form.
Please note
  • Sites are marked. Sites are not powered.
  • This campground is suitable for groups but there are noise restrictions.
  • This is a remote campground, please arrive well prepared.

At this remote, yet welcoming campground, you can camp among the tall forest or at grassy campsites nestled next to the quaint Chaelundi Creek, which is also a lovely spot to swim and paddle when the weather is hot.

The campground is popular with families and 4WD tourers and there’s lots of open space in the campground where kids can play games. It’s an ideal base camp for exploring the walking tracks into the Guy Fawkes River and along the escarpment.

Once you set up camp, head off to the Escarpment walk to view the spectacular Chaelundi Falls and Lucifers Thumb lookouts, with remarkable 180-degree views out over the park and Guy Fawkes River.

Red-neck wallabies frequent the campground and threatened brush-tailed rock wallabies can often be seen sunning themselves on the cliffs nearby. The creek is also home to the endangered New England tree frog.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • View of rugged mountain flank and valley shrouded in cloud. Photo © Tina Sullivan

    Chaelundi Falls lookout

    Chaelundi Falls lookout is in Guy Fawkes River National Park along Escarpment walk. It’s a scenic spot with dramatic views of the falls and the valley far below.

  • Rock Wallaby , Escarpment Walk, Guy Fawkes River National Park. Photo © Sean Leathers

    Escarpment walk

    Escarpment walk in Guy Fawkes River National Park is a forest walk that takes hikers past Chaelundi Falls and Lucifers Thumb, all the way to Spring Gully picnic area.

  • View past rocky crag of Lucifers Thumb  to forest-clad mountains, valleys and the Guy Fawkes River. Photo © Tina Sullivan

    Lucifers Thumb lookout

    Lucifers Thumb lookout is in Guy Fawkes River National Park, along Escarpment walk. It’s a great place to soak up stunning views of the Guy Fawkes River Valley.


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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.


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