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Ferny Creek campground

Wallingat National Park

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Overview

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Ferny Creek campground is an even more private alternative to Wallingat River campground in Wallingat National Park, with opportunities for fishing, kayaking, birdwatching and picnicking.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, fuel stove
Price 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.
Please note
  • As this is a remote camping area, it's a good idea to contact the park office for track conditions before you set out.
  • Please refer to bridge load limits if you're planning a visit to the park
  • Minimal impact camping is encouraged, so please remember if you bring it with you, you need to take it with you when you leave.
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Many visitors looking to camp overnight in Wallingat National Park will opt for Wallingat River campground, which offers basic facilities in a stunning setting of eucalyptus trees. A more adventurous and private option, though, can be found at Ferny Creek campground, on the western side of Wallingat River.

You need a 4WD to access this remote spot, or alternatively, you can paddle there from the boat ramp at Cockatoo picnic area. Kayaks can be launched into the creek, and it’s a great spot for birdwatching as you might see sea eagles and osprey circling overhead. Wallabies, kangaroos and echidnas wander through the campground. In the warmer months, you can cool down with a refreshing swim, then cosy up around the campfire.

The riverside setting along Ferny Creek is great for fishing, with scenic views across the waterways, giving you plenty of choice as you explore the deeper regions of the national park.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Ferny Creek campground, Wallingat National Park. Photo: John Spencer