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Thungutti campground

New England National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Thungutti campground.

Getting there and parking

On entering New England National Park:

  • Continue along Point Lookout Road
  • Thungutti campground is located on your left, just near the park entrance.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather


Parking is available in gravel carparks at Thungutti campground.

Best times to visit

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


Enjoy the fresh air walking during the day, and cosy nights by the fire at Toms Cabin.


Climb up to Wrights lookout and see the colourful display of wildflowers.


Immerse yourself in the cool air and vibrant green of the Antarctic beech rainforest covered in moss.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


10°C and 24°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


1°C and 12°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month


The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



  • Tank water is available at this campground, but you’ll need to treat or boil it before drinking.
  • There may be a supply of firewood at this campground, but it’s a good idea to bring your own supply.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.


  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Each campsite has a picnic table

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)
  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)


Step-free access

The campground is flat and step-free. There's a paved pathway through the middle of the campground that leads to some of the picnic tables and a barbecue shelter.

To reach the rest of the campground, you'll need to cross over flat grass and gravel.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Do not feed wildlife. Store your food and rubbish properly in secure containers to prevent access by wildlife.

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.

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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Wildlife safety

Keep yourself and our wildlife safe by understanding the risks of wildlife encounters and how to avoid them.


Disability access level - medium

Thungutti campground is mostly flat and step-free, with a paved pathway that leads through the middle of the campground to some of the picnic tables and a barbecue shelter.

There are parts of the campground where people with reduced mobility may need assistance:

  • The toilets and shower are not accessible or ambulant
  • Aside from the single paved pathway, there are no other paths at the campground. You'll need to cross over grass or gravel to reach the rest of the facilities.


Noise restrictions apply at this campground.

Gathering firewood



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.

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