Deua River campgrounds
Deua National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
COVID-safe travel from 1 June 2020
All camping in NSW national parks requires a booking. Click the book now button to see availability and restrictions. To prepare for your camping trip, read these camping safety tips.
Positioned along Araluen Road in Deua National Park, Deua River campgrounds are great places to camp, picnic, swim and birdwatch. Bring your camper trailer or tent.
|Number of campsites||15|
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, firewood|
Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Deua River, Bakers Flat and Dry Creek, spaced along the she-oak lined Deua River, are all great places to camp. Whatever the season, come and enjoy these scenic riverside camping locations, from where you can explore the park or take a day trip to the coast.
In the warmer months, goannas patrol the campgrounds while the semi-aquatic eastern water dragons oversee the goings-on in the river. You’re most likely to spot them sunning themselves on a rock or a branch overhanging the water. Their long muscular tail helps them swim. So make like a water dragon and jump on in.
There are plenty of things to do at Deua River campgrounds, all of which involve relaxation. Walk alongside the river to explore the area a bit more, find a picnic spot on the bank, do a bit of birdwatching to see how many species you can see, and then enjoy a barbecue dinner back at your campsite.
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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
- in Deua National Park in the South Coast, Country NSW and Snowy Mountains regions
Deua National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.