Ferny Creek campground
Wallingat National Park
Campground booking required
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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.
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|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.|
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.
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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
- Booti Booti Office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. Closed public holidays.
- 02 6591 0300
- The Ruins campground, Booti Booti National Park, 4374 The Lakes Way, Booti Booti 2428
- in Wallingat National Park in the North Coast region
Wallingat National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to extreme weather or fire danger.