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Marramarra Creek campground

Marramarra National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Marramarra Creek campground.

Getting there and parking

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    Marramarra Creek campground is in the southern precinct of Marramarra National Park. The campground can only be accessed by foot or boat. To get there:

    • From Fiddletown, follow Bloodwood Road until you see the sign to Marramarra Ridge on your left
    • Follow the gravel-surfaced Marramarra Ridge trail to the management trail gate
    • Park your car here and continue along the Marramarra Ridge trail for approximately 3.5km. Note that this trail has several steep sections
    • At the bottom of the last hill, turn left and continue to the main campground, or turn right to the Orchard campground

    Boat access:

    • Access to the campground is via Berowra Creek
    • Take care when heading upstream during low tides, particularly approaching Big Bay and beyond

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles


    Parking is available at the end of Marramarra Ridge trail.

    Best times to visit

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


    Unwind and take in the serenity of camping at Gentlemans Halt or Marramarra Creek campgrounds.


    Wander through the bush and enjoy the colourful display of wildflowers.


    Paddle the waterways by kayak or canoe and have a swim in the rivers.


    Enjoy longer hikes and day walks such as Canoelands Ridge walking track or Marramarra Ridge to Smugglers Ridge walking track.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    19°C and 28°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    6°C and 16°C


    • Water is not available at this campground.
    • Firewood is not provided and may not be collected from the park.
    • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.


    A composting toilet is avaialble at Main Camp but there are no toilets at Orchard Camp. 

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Boating safety

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

    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).

    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.



    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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