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North Head campground

Murramarang National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    North Head campground is in the southern precinct of Murramarang National Park). To get there:

    • From the Princes Highway, take the Durras Road
    • Turn right into North head Road and follow to the end

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    Check the weather before you set out as the road to North Head campground can become boggy when it rains.

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available at North Head campground.

    Best times to visit

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

    Spring

    Spring is a great time to dust off your hiking boots and take to the park's tracks. Try the Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain walk for spectacular views of the coast and ranges.

    Summer

    There's no better time to head down the coast and catch some sunshine. With crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkelling, a beach camping trip is the ideal way to enjoy the Aussie summer.

    Winter

    Birdwatching opportunities abound at this time of year, see if you can catch the courting displays of lyrebirds in the park's rainforest areas.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    16°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded

    43.3°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    7°C and 16°C

    Lowest recorded

    0°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    275.3mm

    Facilities

    • Water is not available at this campground so you'll need to bring your own supply for cooking and drinking
    • It is advised to bring a fuel stove for cooking

    Toilets

    one toilet

    • Non-flush toilets

    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.

    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).

    Prohibited

    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.

    North Head campground

    Park info

    North Head Campground, Murramarang National Park. Photo: John Yurasek/NSW Government