Goolawah Regional Park
Delicate campground, in Goolawah Regional Park near Crescent Head, offers beach camping and caravan camping and welcomes those camping with dogs. It’s the ideal Kempsey region camping spot.
|Number of campsites||40|
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, showers, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, fuel stove|
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Create some family memories at Delicate campground. Being located in Goolawah Regional Park, you can even bring your dog along to the campground to join in the the family snaps. A fabulous spot for beach camping, this back-to-basics campground has all the ingredients for a classic beach holiday.
Take your pick of things to do: go surfing near Delicate Nobby; go whale watching or gaze at gulls wheeling in the breeze; go snorkelling or swimming in the clear waters; build a sandcastle or take the kids beachcombing.
Needless to say, this place is popular in summer, so if you’re seeking solitude, try visiting outside peak periods. Spring and autumn offer terrific conditions for beach activities, with the sand dunes keeping the heat and winds at bay.
You can bring your trailer or caravan, and you’re in luck if you want to bring your pooch along as well. Delicate campground is one of the few beach camping areas in northern NSW to allow dogs – though they’re limited to certain areas. Enjoy walking your dog on the off-leash beach or having him or her curl up beside you in your tent at night. Indeed, the things memories are made of.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Kempsey office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6561 6700
- 247 Old Station Rd, Verges Creek NSW 2440
- in Goolawah Regional Park in the North Coast region
Goolawah Regional Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Things to do (18)
- Beach (1)
- Birdwatching and wildlife encounters (5)
- Cafes and kiosks (1)
- Cycling (1)
- Educational activities (1)
- Environmental appreciation/study (2)
- Fishing (1)
- Historic heritage (1)
- Picnics and barbecues (1)
- Sightseeing (7)
- Surfing (3)
- Swimming (3)
- Visitor centres (1)
- Walking (12)