Gales Flat campground
Morton National Park
Campground booking required
You may not travel to or stay at a campground without a booking.
Gales Flat campground is a challenging walk-in campground in a remote part of Morton National Park. Secluded and scenic, surrounded by towering sandstone cliffs, it’s ideal for an overnight stop as you walk or cycle along Griffins walking track.
|Number of campsites||20|
|Camping type||Tent, Remote/backpack camping|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, fuel stove, toilet paper, torch, food supplies, insect repellent, sunscreen, compass, first aid kit, personal locator beacon, topographic map, gps|
There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies.
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Gales Flat campground is a great stopover if you’re hiking or mountain biking in Morton National Park. Accessed by foot or bicycle via Griffins walking track, starting from Jacks Corner or Meryla Pass, you’ll be surrounded by spectacular natural beauty in this rustic campsite.
Pitch your tent on the grass among the trees and admire the sandstone cliffs that tower overhead. As you enjoy the tranquillity of this remote location, keep your eyes peeled for some of the area’s plentiful wildlife and indulge in some birdwatching.
After a peaceful night’s sleep, you’ll be ready to explore the creek crossings, rocky outcrops and scenic views along Griffins walking track. Or get your heart pumping with a ride through Yarrunga Creek Valley along the Fitzroy Falls to Kangaroo Valley cycling route.
Griffins walking track is an 11km hike through the beautiful Yarrunga Creek Valley, with scenic views, wildlife, and opportunities for camping along the way.
Combining scenic riding with some steep downhill runs, adventurous mountain bikers can get their heart pumping through Fitzroy Falls to Kangaroo Valley cycling route.
Griffins Farm campground is a challenging walk-in campground, close to Yarrunga Creek in Morton National Park. Featuring historic relics from the mid-1900s, it’s a great stopover as you journey along the remote Griffins walking track.
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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
- Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre
- 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 4887 7270
- 1301 Nowra Road, Fitzroy Falls NSW 2577
- in Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.
Park entry fees:
Fitzroy Falls: $4 per vehicle per day. Bundanoon area: $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines - cash and cards accepted.Buy annual pass