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Cod Hole campground and picnic area

Nymboi-Binderay National Park

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Cod Hole campground offers the chance for remote riverside camping with excellent swimming and paddling, deep in the heart of Nymboi-Binderay National Park.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 6
Camping type Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, boat ramp, carpark, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, firewood
Bookings Bookings for up to 2 sites and 12 people can be made online.
Group bookings This campground is not suitable for group bookings.
Please note
  • Sites are marked. 
  • Only experienced canoeists should attempt the white-water sections of Nymboida River.
  • In order to protect the diminishing numbers of endangered eastern freshwater cod, you are obliged to release them if caught.
  • This is a remote campground, please arrive well prepared.
  • Always check for road closures before starting your journey. The weather can change quickly and the condition of unsealed roads in this area can change quickly with significant rain.
  • Access roads are 4WD recommended.

For a remote wilderness adventure deep in the heart of Nymboi-Binderay National Park on the Dorrigo plateau, head for Cod Hole campground and picnic area. This rustic camping spot offers the chance to really get away from it all, in magnificent wild river country, surrounded by lush forests.

Settle in to your campsite before heading to the river for a range of water-based activities. This river is best known for whitewater but when the river is relatively calm, head in for a swim. Rafting is a great way to explore and there’s a range of guided tours on offer.

Nymboi-Binderay is the Aboriginal name for ‘The mighty river’, and the local Gumbaynggirr People would paddle these waters. Scarred trees, where canoes were carved from the trunks, are dotted throughout the park.

As night settles in, cook up a storm over the fire. If you’re curious to meet the neighbours, grab a torch for the chance to see sugar gliders, spotted quolls and bettongs.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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