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Ganguddy-Dunns Swamp campground

Wollemi National Park

Overview

Unwind in stunning World Heritage surrounds at Ganguddy-Dunns Swamp campground, near Rylstone. Perfect for a family camping trip, go fishing, canoeing and swimming in the Cudgegong river.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 80
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, firewood
Price

$6 per adult per night. $3.50 per child per night (5 to 16 years old). Pay your camping fees on site by self registration. Please bring correct change.

Bookings Bookings are not required at this campground. Campsites are available on a first-in first-served basis.
Please note
  • There are no marked sites
  • Campervan and caravan sites are limited to about 15 sites
  • This a very popular campground during school and public holidays. Other tent, campervan and caravan camping is available at Rylstone Caravan Park and Cudgegong Waters Park at Windamere Dam.
  • Kayak tours and hire of kayaks and stand up paddle boards is available on weekends and daily during school holidays from September to April. To hire, just turn up on the day. To book a kayak tour, contact Southern Cross Kayaking.

Dunns swamp, or Ganguddy as it is known to local Aboriginal people, is a beautiful, serene waterway on the Cudgegong river in Wollemi National Park. The waterway was created when Kandos weir was built in the late 1920s.

Set up camp amid picturesque woodlands of scribbly gum and striking pagoda rock formations and settle in for a truly tranquil getaway. Keen eyes may turn up wallabies, purple swamp hens and, at night, greater gliders. If you’re really lucky, you might glimpse shy long-necked turtles and platypus in the weir.

Ganguddy is perfect for a range of low-key recreational activities, from birdwatching and fishing to canoeing and swimming. You’ll also find a network of easy walks offering expansive views over the Cudgegong river, including Pagoda Lookout walking track.

This idyllic setting is great for car-based family camping so pack your tent or bring a small caravan. With wood barbecues on site you can hook dinner with your fishing line and and cook up a camping feast under the stars.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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Dunns Swamp, Wollemi National Park. Photo: OEH