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Rummery Park campground

Whian Whian State Conservation Area

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Overview

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All camping in NSW national parks requires a booking. Click the 'search availability' button to see the dates available and any restrictions. If there's no availability you may not travel to, or stay at a campground. To prepare for your camping trip, read these camping safety tips.

Base yourself at Rummery Park campground to enjoy the many walking, biking and horse riding trails in Whian Whian State Conservation area and Nightcap National Park.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 18
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, firewood
Price
  • Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking
  • A minimum daily rate applies, which includes the first 2 occupants
  • At Goanna Group campsite, the minimum daily rate includes the first 6 adults (16+ years) and 18 children (5 to 15 years).
Bookings Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.
Please note
  • Check in after 2pm. Check out before 10am
  • Mobile phone coverage is only available at the signposted sites on Minyon Drive (3.5km east) and Nightcap Range Road (2km south). You'll need to return to these sites to make a booking if you haven't already done so.
  • This is a remote campground. Basic supplies are available at Bexhill and Clunes villages, 30 mins away.
  • Goanna group campsite is a designated campground for groups of up to 24 people. It's a tent-only walk in area.

Rummery Park campground is a small but well-equipped spot for camping near Byron Bay and Lismore.

This campground, ideal for families, is the perfect place to base yourself if you want to enjoy the many fantastic trails within Whian Whian State Conservation Area and Nightcap National Park. From here, you can take a short walk along Boggy Creek track to the beautiful Minyon Falls lookout. You can also go car touring or birdwatching, or just sit back and enjoy a peaceful, relaxing camping experience.

Make friends with the kookaburras resting in the surrounding gum, pine and kauri trees – you might even spot a koala while you’re looking. Other animals that visit the campground include goannas, lorikeets, and possums. When you’re hungry, strike up one of the gas barbecues at Rummery Park campground.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Nearby:

  • Boggy Creek Walk, Whian Whian State Conservation Area. Photo: OEH/Matthew Graham

    Boggy Creek walk

    Boggy Creek walk in Whian Whian State Conservation Area takes you through blackbutt forest and along the beautiful Boggy Creek to Minyon Falls. You can swim in the inviting pools along the creek.

  • View of Telephone Road passing through dense rainforest. Photo: Liz Dargin/OEH

    Whian Whian mountain biking trails

    Suitable for bushwalkers, cyclists and horseriders, Whian Whian mountain biking trails near Byron Bay offer stunning views of waterfalls and rainforest.

  • Minyon Falls lookout in Nightcap National Park. Photo credit: Jimmy Malecki © DPIE

    Minyon Falls lookout

    Minyon Falls lookout offers stunning views of the waterfall and rainforest. With easy parking and picnic spots, it's a great day trip location for people visiting Byron Bay.

 

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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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Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) in a tree. Photo: Courtesy of Taronga Zoo/OEH