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Gambells Rest campground

Morton National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Gambells Rest campground.

Getting there and parking

Gambells Rest campground is in the northern ‘Bundanoon’ section of Morton National Park.

To get there, follow Church Street south from the Bundanoon train station for about 1.5km. Church Street becomes The Gullies Road and the campground is located just off The Gullies Road.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Gambells Rest campground

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Morton National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Grab an oar and canoe down the Shoalhaven River or the Kangaroo River. Autumn rains create ideal conditions for river paddling, and you'll find good spots for beginners as well as for more experienced paddlers.

Spring

Take the Three Views or Granite Falls walking tracks to see wildflowers in colourful bloom.

Summer

The rainforests of Morton National Park are a great place to escape the summer heat – try the Erith Coal Mine track at Bundanoon or the nearby Fairy Bower Falls walk.

Facilities

  • Campsites are marked, unpowered and have a maximum of 5 people per site.
  • Sites are suitable for caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents.
  • There is a covered camp kitchen with electric barbecues, washing up sinks, and picnic tables.
  • Hot showers and flush toilets are available in the amenities block.
  • A PIN code is required to access the amenities, and will be provided in your booking confirmation email. Contact 13000 72757 or email NSW National Parks if you have not received your PIN code.
  • Mains power is available in the camp kitchen and amenities but may not be used to power campsites.
  • Rubbish bins are not available so please take all rubbish with you on your departure.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Drinking water

Mains water is available in the camp kitchen and amenities, but should be boiled before drinking.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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.

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 - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area. Toilet facilities in the adjacent picnic area are wheelchair accessible.

Prohibited

  • Amplified music is not permitted.
  • Power extension leads to the camp kitchen or amenities are not permitted.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

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 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 coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass

Visitor centre

A view looking along the valley and rocky cliffs. Photo:John Yurasek