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Policemans Point campground

Capertee National Park

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Policemans Point campground, in Capertee National Park, is a great place for setting up a bush campsite with nearby swimming, walking, cycling and birdwatching opportunities.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Remote/backpack camping
What to bring Cooking water, drinking water, fuel stove
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.
Please note
  • There are no marked sites
  • The weather in the area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
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Most things in life are far more satisfying when you have to work for them, so make your way to Policemans Point campground – accessible only by hiking or mountain biking. Be rewarded for your efforts with a peaceful campsite on the banks of the beautiful Capertee River, where there are no vehicles or generators to be heard, just the sounds of the natural environment. Go for a swim if the weather’s warm and the river’s running. Explore the area further by heading off for a riverside walk.

Bring your binoculars for birdwatching and keep an eye out too for wallabies and wombats. At dusk and dawn, you’re likely to see more wildlife.

This campground is suitable for anyone willing to leave the car behind and ‘go bush’. It’s also an ideal place to try bush camping for the first time, as you can park as close as 1km away.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.
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Policemans Point campground, Capertee National Park. Photo: Michelle Barton