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Meroo Head campground

Meroo National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Meroo Head campground.

Getting there and parking

Meroo Head campground is in the Meroo Head precinct in the southern part of Meroo National Park. To get there:

  • Travel south on Princes Highway from Ulladulla
  • Approximately 15km south of Ulladulla turn left on to Meroo Point Road
  • Follow for approximately 3km until you arrive at a fork in the road
  • Take the right fork and travel about 600m to Meroo Head carpark at the end of the road.
  • Two walking tracks (sign posted) provide access to the campground, and sites are 50m–250m from the carpark.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at the end of Meroo Point Road, a short walk from the campground.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Enjoy the serenity on the water while paddling a canoe or kayak in one of the park's coastal lakes.

Spring

Escape your busy city life and spend a night at one of the beachside camping areas.

Summer

Head to Termeil Beach or Pot Holes Beach for a day of swimming, surfing and beach fishing.

Winter

Rug up and take in spectacular coastal views from Nuggan Point walking track.

Facilities

  • All campsites are suitable for tent camping, and are numbered with boundaries marked by logs and fences. Site sizes are variable but are generally 10m x 10m and have a maximum of 6 guests.
  • There is no power in the campground.
  • Shops are located in Tabourie (3km), Burrill Lake (12km) and Ulladulla (14km).
  • Water is not available at this campground.
  • There are no shower facilities at this campground
  • Rubbish bins are not available, please take rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Picnic tables are provided at Meroo Head picnic area and Termeil Beach picnic area.

Carpark

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

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.

Please camp within the marked spaces at this campground. There is a high risk of falling trees and branches, especially in times of high wind.

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 + 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.

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

  • The toilets are wheelchair accessible

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

  • Fires are permitted and must be located within the marked boundaries of numbered campsites. There are no camp fire facilities provided.
  • Limited firewood available on site. You are encouraged to bring your own firewood or fuel stove.

Prohibited

Chemical toilets are not permitted. Please use toilet facilities provided.

Chainsaws are not permitted

Generators

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

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