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O'Hares campground

Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about O'Hares campground.

Getting there and parking

O’Hares campground is in the western precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

From Tumbarumba.

  • Travel 46km east on Tooma Road, then turn left onto Elliott Way.
  • Follow Elliott Way for 24km, the campground will be on your left.

From Cabramurra.

  • Follow Elliott Way north for 24km, the campground will be on your right.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available at O’Hares campground.


  • Water is available at this campground – you’ll need to treat or boil it before drinking.
  • There may be a supply of firewood at this campground, however it’s a good idea to bring your own supply.
  • Rubbish bins are not available – please take rubbish with you when leaving.

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)

Boat ramp

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Alpine safety

Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

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

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).

Water activities

Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.


Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty.



Generators are permitted to be used in particular areas within this campground.



Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


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.

O'Hares campground

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