Old Geehi campground
Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park
Secluded Old Geehi campground, south of Khancoban, offers walks, wildlife, bike trails, 4WDing, fishing, and historic huts in southern Kosciuszko National Park.
|Camping type||Tent, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, firewood|
|Price||Free. There are no camping fees at this campground but a $6 booking fee applies.|
|Entry fees||Park entry fees apply|
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
This peaceful campground is set beside Swampy Plain River and accessed via 4WD trails off scenic Alpine Way, south of Khancoban.
Pitch your tent by the water then sit back and take in the views back to the high alpine peaks of the Snowy Mountains. If you’re feeling active, discover this area’s historic stone huts, including Old Geehi Hut, along Geehi huts walking track. Mountain bike to Major Clews Hut, or 4WD Geehi Walls trail.
Old Geehi campground has great highlights all year round, from swimming and fishing in the river in summer, to views of snow-capped mountains in winter. In spring, you’ll find beautiful displays of wildflowers. A dozen threatened plant species can be found around Geehi, including elusive cress and black-hooded sun orchids.
Cook up a feast around the campfire as you spot the local wildlife, among them eastern grey kangaroos, red-necked and swamp wallabies, wombats, and possums. Dawn and dusk are the best times to try and spot platypus in the river.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Khancoban Visitor Centre
- 9am to 5pm daily, 7 days a week. Closed 12.30pm to 1pm. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6070 8400
- 2 Scammel Street, Khancoban NSW 2642
- in the Khancoban area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
The Khancoban area is open all year, but access along the Khancoban to Cabramurra Road is closed in winter (June to October long weekends).
Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way
Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out more about the winter entry surcharge.
Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.
Entry passes available from Khancoban Visitor Centre's 24-hour vending machines.Buy annual pass