Plateau Beech campground
Werrikimbe National Park
COVID-safe travel from 1 June 2020
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Set among World Heritage-listed Gondwana rainforest, the peaceful Plateau Beech campground offers great picnicking, walking, nearby waterfalls and birdwatching to enjoy.
|Camping type||Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent|
|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.|
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
Looking for a campsite or a place to picnic that’s set among beautiful scenery and provides a place of solitude away from the crowds? Then get off the beaten track and surround yourself with World Heritage-listed Gondwana rainforest at Plateau Beech campground.
Find a spot to pitch your tent anywhere in soft grassy patches dotted with wildflowers. Sit back, relax and enjoy the peacefulness of this secluded campground.
Take an easy 2km walk along King Fern walking track to see King Fern Falls and Filmy Ferns Cascades. This classic walk ventures into a deep, rainforest-clad mountain gully and is a great introduction to the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. Marvel at the giant Antarctic beech and ancient coachwood trees.
The rainforest provides lots of opportunities for birdwatching. You’re likely to see log-runners, warblers and yellow robins. Listen out for the powerful and melodious whistling ‘eeoow-chewww-cho-cho’ call of the olive whistler.
Take a virtual tour of Plateau Beech campground captured with Google Street View Trekker.
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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
- Port Macquarie office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6588 5555 for general enquiries only, no bookings.
- 22 Blackbutt Road, Port Macquarie NSW 2444
- in Werrikimbe National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Werrikimbe National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.