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Point Plomer campground

Limeburners Creek National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Point Plomer campground.

Getting there and parking

Point Plomer campground is in the central precinct of Limeburners Creek National Park. To get there:

  • Drive towards Crescent Head from Kempsey.
  • As you enter Crescent Head village, turn right into Point Plomer Road, also known as Bakers Road.
  • Continue for approximately 12km along sealed road to the Big Hill entrance to the park.
  • Continue along for another 5km on a gravel road and you’ll arrive at Point Plomer, where you’ll see the campground.

Road quality

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

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available at Point Plomer campground.

Best times to visit

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


Watch the heathland wildflowers burst with colour and enjoy long walks on the beach as you look out for whales in the distance.


Take the kids to Point Plomer for a family holiday by the beach, swimming by day and discovering the star-filled skies by night.


Take advantage of the better surf conditions in winter and a chance to spot whales on their migration north.


  • Water is not available at this campground. You can bring your own supply or buy it at the site office.
  • Firewood and ice are available at the site office for Point Plomer campground
  • There is limited mobile phone coverage at the house with more reliable reception at the beach front within Point Plomer campground.


There's an accessible amenities block with flush toilets and cold showers at the campground.

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

There are accessible picnic tables and a large picnic shelter with a timber viewing deck at the campground.

Boat ramp



  • Cold showers

Rubbish bin

Rubbish bins are provided, but we encourage you to take your rubbish with you.

Step-free access

The campground is mostly flat and step-free, although there may be some slight slopes in parts.

There are concrete and fibreglass ramps to the beach and a short, paved ramp to the amenities block.

To get around the rest of the campground, you'll need to cross over flat grass.

Seats and resting points

There's a bench seat with backrest on the viewing deck that overlooks the beach and a bench seat near the beach.

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.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

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).

Paddling safety

To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.


Disability access level - medium

Point Plomer campground is mostly flat and step-free, although there may be some parts where the ground slopes slightly.

The campground has the following accessible facilities:

  • Accessible toilets and cold showers at the amenities block
  • Accessible picnic tables and a large shelter that has a timber viewing deck with ramp access.
  • Bench seats at the viewing deck and the beach for resting
  • A short paved pathway to the amenities block and concrete and fibreglass ramps to the beach.

To get around the parts of the campground without a path, you'll need to cross over flat grass.



Gathering firewood


Generators are not permitted in this campground.


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.

Point Plomer campground

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