Saltwater Creek campground
Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park
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Remote and secluded, Saltwater Creek campground offers swimming, fishing, surfing, paddling and walking in Ben Boyd National Park, near Eden on the far south coast.
|Number of campsites||14|
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets|
|What to bring||Drinking water, cooking water, firewood|
Park entry fees are not included in your camping fees.
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
If you love remote and intimate camping, far from the crowds, you’ll love the dramatic coastal setting of Saltwater Creek campground in Ben Boyd National Park, on the far south coast. Not far from Eden, it’s the perfect getaway for nature-loving campers keen to escape the hustle and bustle of the modern world.
Once you’ve set up the tent among the rough barked apple gums, head to the pristine beach for a swim, a surf, or try your hand at fishing. There are several shallow lagoons perfect for the little ones or a spot of paddling. The campsite is a stopover on the famous Light to Light walk so take your hiking boots if you want to explore on foot.
The nearby bush is alive with wildlife all year round. You could see possums, bandicoots, red-necked wallabies, goannas, pythons and lyrebirds. Dolphins are often seen surfing the waves as whales pass by on their annual migration.
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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
- Merimbula office
- Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods, 10am to 3pm.
- 02 6495 5000
- 47 Merimbula Drive, cnr Sapphire Coast Drive, Merimbula NSW 2548
- in the Green Cape area of Ben Boyd National Park in the South Coast region
The Green Cape area of Ben Boyd National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
$8 per vehicle per day in the Green Cape area of the park (south of Eden).Buy annual pass