Wanda Wandong campground
Goobang National Park
Wanda Wandong campground is located in the north of Goobang National Park, near Dubbo and Parkes. Stay here and enjoy bush walks, birdwatching, car touring and mountain biking.
|Number of campsites||10|
|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||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.|
Wanda Wandong campground is set among native eucalypt and wattle trees in the north of Goobang National Park. There’s plenty of space for kids to run around, and adults will love relaxing in the picnic area with its handy picnic tables and barbecues for a smoky, succulent treat.
Explore the park by car, mountain bike, or on foot. Be sure to venture along the small walking trail near the campground entrance that has interpretive signs about native vegetation and Aboriginal cultural heritage of the local area.
Wallabies, kangaroos and echidnas may be seen around the campground too. In fact, you'll see wildlife practically spilling out of the bush. During spring and summer, reptiles such as lace monitors, shingle-backs and blue-tongued lizards can be seen lazing in the sun. Birds of prey and parrots often fly overhead, while kookaburras, thornbills, robins and treecreepers move between the trees within the campground. At night, grab your torch to spot possums, sugar gliders, small bats and boobook owls in the treetops.
It’s also a great place to stay if you’re looking for cheap accommodation near Dubbo, especially if you’re visiting Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
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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
- Bathurst office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6332 7640
- 02 6332 7680 To contact the KARST Conservation Unit in this office.
- Level 2, 203-209 Russell Street, Bathurst NSW 2795
- in Goobang National Park in the Country NSW region
Goobang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.