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Depot Beach campground

Murramarang National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Depot Beach campground.

Getting there and parking

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    Depot Beach campground is in the central precinct of Murramarang National Park. To get there:

    • From the Princes Highway enter the national park via Mount Agony Road
    • Take the right fork onto North Durras Road
    • Then take Depot Beach Road to the campground

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    • Parking is available on your campsite for 1 vehicle.
    • Parking for tent-only sites is available on the perimeter of the tent-only camp area.
    • Limited additional parking is available within Depot Beach campground carpark.

    Best times to visit

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


    Spring is a great time to dust off your hiking boots and take to the park's tracks. Try the Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain walk for spectacular views of the coast and ranges.


    There's no better time to head down the coast and catch some sunshine. With crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkelling, a beach camping trip is the ideal way to enjoy the Aussie summer.


    Birdwatching opportunities abound at this time of year, see if you can catch the courting displays of lyrebirds in the park's rainforest areas.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    16°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    7°C and 16°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    • Campsites are marked. Sites are suitable for caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents.
    • Water is available at this campground but it’s tank water so you’ll need to boil it before drinking.
    • You can buy firewood, gas (swap-and-go) and ice at the campground office.
    • Please place your rubbish in the bins provided.


    • Flush toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    Shared covered picnic shelters with gas barbecues and a pizza oven. You can buy firewood at the campground office.

    • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
    • Fire rings


    Public phone

    There's no mobile phone coverage at Depot Beach. There's an after hours phone with programmed numbers on the verandah of the Depot Beach office.


    • Hot showers

    Electric power

    Powered and unpowered sites are available. Power is not available elsewhere in the campground.

    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.

    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 Plus 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).


    Disability access level - medium

    • Assistance may be required to access this area
    • The campground has a wheelchair-accessible toilet and shower accessed via ramp
    • The beach can be reached with assistance.


    Camp fires and solid fuel burners

    Fires are permitted only in the fire rings provided. BYO firewood or purchase on-site. No fires may be lit on the ground.


    Gathering firewood

    Firewood may not be collected from the park.



    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Depot Beach campground

    Park info

    • in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
    • Murramarang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Park entry fees:

      $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Card only at Pretty Beach.

      Buy annual pass