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Freemans campground

Munmorah State Conservation Area

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Freemans campground.

Getting there and parking

Freemans campground is located in Munmorah State Conservation Area.

From the northern entry of Munmorah State Conservation Area:

  • Follow Blue Wren Drive from Pacific Highway, Wybung (no right-turn from the south) and turn left into Birdie Beach Drive.
  • After about 0.6km, you'll see the campground entry on your left.

From the southern entry of Munmorah State Conservation Area:

  • Follow Birdie Beach Drive from Elizabeth Bay Drive, Lake Munmorah, for 2km, and the entrance to the campground will be on your left.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Tent only campsites

Parking is available in parking bays throughout the campground.

Camper or caravan campsites

Parking is available directly on your campsite.

Limited additional parking is available in the campground.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Munmorah State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Make the most the of the lovely temperature at this time of year and pitch the tent for a camping break by the beach.

Spring

Head out along Moonee Beach trail in late winter or early spring and you'll be rewarded with spectacular wildflower displays in the coastal heath areas.

Summer

Escape the summer heat with a walk along the Palms circuit track through the rainforest, or cool off with a swim at Frazer beach – it's patrolled during the Christmas and Easter school holidays.

Winter

The winter months are the best time to whalewatch at Munmorah – you can even follow the whales' journey and record your sightings.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

42.4°C

Winter temperature

Average

9°C and 18°C

Lowest recorded

3.4°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

246mm

Facilities

  • Campsites are marked, unpowered and suitable for caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents.
  • Rubbish and recycling bins are available at the campground

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

Drinking water

Showers

  • Cold showers

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.

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 + 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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

This area is fully wheelchair accessible

  • This campground has a wheelchair-accessible toilet and campsites

Permitted

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Prohibited

  • Amplified music is not permitted
  • Please be considerate of others and keep noise to a minimum. Noise must cease from 10pm.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Gathering firewood

Generators

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

  • in Munmorah State Conservation Area in the Sydney and surrounds and North Coast regions
  • Spring/summer open hours

    Munmorah State Conservation Area is open 5.30am–9pm, from the start of the NSW school holiday period in September (Friday) until the last day of the NSW autumn school holidays.

    Autumn/winter open hours

    Munmorah State Conservation Area is open 5.30am–7pm, from 1 May until the day before the start of the NSW September school holidays (Thursday).

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines - please bring correct coins (cards accepted).

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