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The Diggings campground

Turon National Park

Overview

The Diggings campground is a great spot to explore all that Turon National Park has to offer – bushwalking and camping, mountain biking, trout fishing, canoeing and 4WD touring.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 20
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Barbecue facilities, toilets
Price Free.
Bookings Bookings are not available for this campground.
Please note
  • Sites are not marked.
  • Sites are not powered.
  • This campground is suitable for groups.
  • River water is usually available at this campground, but you’ll need to treat or boil it before drinking.
  • Nearest general store is in Capertee.
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to this campground can become boggy and the river crossings can be impassable after heavy rains.

This peaceful campground at the mouth of Turon River is very popular with 4WD enthusiasts, as you’ll need a bit of 4WD skill and savvy to access it.

Being located right on the river, it’s also great for those who want to enjoy trout fishing or canoeing or just paddling in the water when the weather is hot.

The grassy flats of riverbank are lined with she-oak, and you’re likely to spot kangaroos and wombats hopping around here at dawn and dusk. You’ll also see plenty of evidence of the early pioneers’ mining activities, which once thrived in the area.

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.
A track winding along the Turon river. Photo:D.Noble