Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
COVID-safe travel from 1 June 2020
All camping in NSW national parks requires a booking. Click the book now button to see availability and restrictions. To prepare for your camping trip, read these camping safety tips.
O'Hares campground, in Kosciuszko National Park, is a peaceful camping spot, with opportunities for boating, fishing and water skiing nearby.
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, boat ramp|
|What to bring||Firewood|
|Price||Free. There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies.|
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
O'Hares campground in Kosciuszko National Park was a former Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme site. Today, it provides convenient boating access to the southern end of Talbingo Reserve.
This peaceful campground is surrounded by eucalypt forests, mountain gums and peppermint trees, and offers lovely lake views. Here, you’ll also find picnic tables, wood barbecues, non-flush toilets and a boat ramp, making it a convenient family camping spot.
This is a great spot to pitch a tent and take advantage of all that Kosciuszko National Park has to offer, as well as to enjoy paddling, sailing, boating and fishing on the nearby reservoir.
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An iconic endangered species, the southern corroboree frog, found only in Kosciuszko National Park, faces the grave threat of extinction. Saving Our Species aims to prevent this from happening by battling chytrid fungus, protecting frog habitat from pests, and fostering a captive breeding program.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Tumut Region Visitor Centre
- 9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6947 7025
- The Old Butter Factory, 5 Adelong Road, Tumut NSW 2720
- in the Tumut area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
The Tumut area is open all year but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues.
No park entry fees apply in the Tumut area. See vehicle entry fees for other areas in Kosciuszko National Park.Buy annual pass