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Indian Head campground

Crowdy Bay National Park

Overview

Indian Head campground near Port Macquarie is great place to set up your campsite. There are plenty of walking opportunities, resident kangaroos and the beach is nearby.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Carpark, showers, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water
Price

Adults $12 per night, child (5-15yrs) $6 per per night. Infants (0-4 yrs) free.

Entry fees

Park entry fees apply and are not included in your camping fees.

Bookings
  • Bookings are not required at this campground. Campsites are available on a first-in first-served basis.
  • Camping and entry fees are payable at the Diamond Head campground office nearby. Fees must be paid before setting up camp.
Please note
  • There's no marked sites, water or power at this campground.
  • Campfires are permitted but we encourage off-the-ground braziers
  • Firewood and ice can be purchased from the office in Diamond Head campground

Set on the western side of Diamond Head, Indian Head campground is a relaxed place to pitch a tent before your explorations of Crowdy Bay National Park begin. When your base camp’s established, it’s time to decide on your first adventure. A couple of the park’s walking tracks leave from the campground, including the scenic Forest walk and the longer Diamond Head Loop walk.

The beach is not far from the campground and is a great place for a spot of beach cricket or football. You might even see some of the park’s birdlife, like jabirus and pied oystercatchers. Of an evening, you can hear the crash of the ocean and if you are lucky, you might see some of the park’s kangaroos at dusk.

Take a virtual tour of Indian Head campground captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Park info

  • in Crowdy Bay National Park in the North Coast region
  • Crowdy Bay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. Pay park entry fees at the Diamond Head campground onsite office.

    Buy annual pass
See more visitor info
Kangaroo. Photo: Debby McGerty