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Ganguddy-Dunns Swamp campground

Wollemi National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Ganguddy-Dunns Swamp campground.

Getting there and parking

Ganguddy-Dunns Swamp campground is on the west side of Wollemi National Park. To get there from Rylstone:

  • Turn off Ilford Road in Rylstone on to Fitzgerald Street
  • Continue on to Narrango Road for 2.4km
  • Slight left on to Narango Road continue for 15.4km
  • Continue straight on to Coricudgy Road and then Mount Coricudgy Road for 7.1km

Please note front-wheel-drive vehicles towing caravans and heavy trailers are not recommended.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


There are several gravel carparks at the campground, including 1 in the northern part of the campground that has a designated accessible parking spot.

Best times to visit

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


With its softer light, autumn is the perfect time of year to head out to photograph or paint Wollemi's extraordinary landscapes.


With the temperature warming up, dig out the canoe and head to picturesque Ganguddy (Dunns swamp) for a cruise along the waterways.


  • Drinking water is not available at this campground. Remember to treat or boil all water taken from creeks in the park.
  • Rubbish bins are not provided so please take your rubbish with you


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues


Step-free access

The campground is mostly flat and step-free, with a gravel track that goes past some of the campsites and facilities. To get to other parts of the campground, you'lll need to cross over hard-packed ground that can be uneven and sloped in sections.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Seats and resting points

There are 3 bench seats by the river, south of the boat ramp.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Adventure sports

Adventure sports like climbing, caving, canyoning and abseiling offer a thrilling opportunity to explore our unique environments. Before you head out, be aware of the risks and stay safe during adventure sports.

Boating safety

If you're out on your boat fishing, waterskiing or just cruising the waterways, read these paddling and boating safety tips.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

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.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.

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.


Disability access level - medium

Ganguddy-Dunns Swamp campground is step-free with a gravel track that goes past some of the campsites and facilities. To get around the rest of the campground, you'll need to cross over hard-packed ground that can be uneven and sloped. 

The campground has the following accessible facilities:

  • 2 accessible toilet blocks in the southern part of the campground (the 3 toilet blocks towards the centre and northern parts of the campground are not accessible)
  • An accessible parking spot in one of the campground's gravel carparks
  • Accessible picnic tables
  • 3 bench seats by the river, south of the boat ramp where you can rest


Boating. Please note there's a 4-knot speed limit.

Camp fires and solid fuel burners




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


  • Chainsaws
  • Unregistered vehicles


Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.

Gathering firewood

Limited firewood is supplied at the campground and collecting firewood in the park is not permitted. You can buy firewood at the service station on Louee St, Rylstone. Phone 6379 1016.




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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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