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Geehi Flats campground

Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Geehi Flats campground.

Getting there and parking

Geehi campground is in the Khancoban area of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

From Khancoban:

  • Take Alpine Way south for 36km
  • Turn right at Geehi Flats campground and picnic area, just before the Swampy Plain River bridge crossing.

From Jindabyne:

  • From Snowy Region Visitor Centre, take Kosciuszko Road west for 3km
  • Turn left on to Alpine Way and follow around 76km
  • Cross the bridge over the Swamp Plain River and turn left at Geehi Flats campground and picnic area.

Road quality

All 2WD vehicles need to carry snow chains in winter, between June and October long weekends, on:

  • Alpine Way between Thredbo and Tom Groggin
  • Kosciuszko Road (to Perisher)
  • Guthega Road

Snow chains are recommended for all vehicles driving in the park, including 4WD and AWD, in the event of extreme weather. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Snow chains required after snow


Parking is available at Geehi Flats campground and picnic area, including bus parking.


  • Water is not available at this campground.
  • Phone/internet facilities are available at Khancoban, Thredbo and Jindabyne.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take rubbish with you when leaving.


There are 4 accessible toilet blocks, one in the northern end of the campground, one towards the middle of the campground and 2 at the southern end near the river walk.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)


Step-free access

The campground is mostly flat with step-free access. There are some pathways, but you'll need to cross over hard-packed ground and grass to reach most of the campground's facilities.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Seats and resting points

There are bench seats with backrests at the southern end of the campground along the river walk.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Alpine safety

Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

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.

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 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).

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 - easy

Geehi Flats campground is flat and step-free, with paved pathways that lead to some of the facilities. To reach other areas of the campground, you'll need to cross over flat grass and hard-packed ground.

There are 4 accessible non-flush toilet blocks and bench seats with backrests in the southern section of the campground.


Camp fires and solid fuel burners

You’ll need to bring your own firewood. Campfires and solid fuel burners may be subject to temporary bans during summer fire season. Gas or fuel stoves are recommended.


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



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

Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park.



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.

Geehi Flats campground

Park info

Visitor centre

  • Khancoban Visitor Centre
    2 Scammel Street, Khancoban NSW 2642
  • Winter (June to September): Open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm on weekends. Rest of year: Open 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
  • 02 6070 8400