Lake Yarrunga campgrounds: Shoalhaven River
Morton National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Lake Yarrunga campgrounds: Shoalhaven River.
Getting there and parking
The access point is at Tallowa Dam. Tallowa Dam is located around 23km from Kangaroo Valley, at the junction of the Shoalhaven and Kangaroo River within Morton National Park.
To get there from Kangaroo Valley:
- Head north-west and take the Mt Scanzi Road turnoff towards Tallowa Dam – around 500m.
- Continue south-west and onto Tallow Dam Road
- After 20mins you’ll reach Tallowa Dam. Park here and kayak or canoe to the campgrounds.
- No vehicle access
There is no parking or vehicle access to the campgrounds. Access is by canoe or kayak only (non-powered boat) from the boat ramp at Tallowa Dam carpark.
- There are no bins so you’ll need to take all rubbish away with you.
- Water is untreated and not suitable for drinking. Bring plenty of water with you or be prepared to boil the water for at least 3 minutes before drinking or using for cooking.
- There's no mobile phone coverage from Tallowa Dam and within Lake Yarrunga.
- You can find more information about facilities at Tallowa Dam on the Water NSW website.
3 of the 8 camping areas in the Shoalhaven River section have non-flush toilets: Monarch, Camp 2 and Throne Flat. Bring your own toilet paper.
- Non-flush toilets
There is a boat ramp at Tallowa Dam only. Tallowa Dam is the entry point to these riverside campgrounds. Launch your canoes and kayaks from here. You can only reach the campgrounds by canoe or kayak (non-powered boat).
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - no wheelchair access
Swimming is permitted.
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Motorised water crafts are prohibited.
Camp fires and solid fuel burners
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- 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 pay and display machines - cash and cards accepted.Buy annual pass