Gundabooka State Conservation Area
Camp by the Darling River at Yanda campground in Gundabooka State Conservation Area, near Bourke. This remote campground offers caravan camping with fishing and paddling in Outback NSW.
|Number of campsites||6|
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, toilets|
Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.
|Bookings||Bookings are required. Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.|
If you're hankering to get away from it all, Yanda campground, near Bourke, might just be the outback adventure you’ve been dreaming of. This remote campground in Gundabooka State Conservation Area, next to Gundabooka National Park, is perfect for self-sufficient campers who yearn to explore the beauty of Outback NSW.
Nestled on the banks of the Darling River, you'll have riverside views as you pitch the tent or park the caravan. The majestic river red gums provide a shady spot to relax and let the world drift by. Throw in a fishing line or bring a boat for a relaxing paddle down the river.
As the sun sinks, barbecue your catch and be serenaded by the sounds of the bush. Grab a torch for the chance to glimpse the pied bats and yellow-bellied sheathtail bats. If you’re lucky, you might catch sight of the endangered Kultarr, a mouse-sized nocturnal hunter.
Take a virtual tour of Yanda campground captured with Google Street View Trekker.
For a taste of outback heritage accommodation, historic Redbank Homestead, in Gundabooka State Conservation Area, offers fishing, paddling and walking, near Bourke.
Stay overnight in Gundabooka National Park at Dry Tank campground. Bring your tent, caravan or trailer to enjoy a night of national park camping near Bourke in outback NSW.
Don't feel like camping? Experience national park accommodation with a difference at Belah Shearers' Quarters in Gundabooka National Park, near Bourke in outback NSW.
Camp by the riverbank at Darling River campground (Yapara Paaka Thuru) in Toorale National Park, near Bourke. Watch animals and birds flock to the river, go fishing, and discover the history and scenery of outback NSW.
For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/yanda-campground/local-alerts
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Bourke office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6830 0200
- 51-53 Oxley Street, Bourke NSW 2840
All the practical information you need to know about Yanda campground.
Getting there and parking
Yanda campground is in Gundabooka State Conservation Area, next to Gundabooka National Park. To get there:
- Drive south from Bourke on Kidman Way for approximately 3km and turn right onto Louth Road
- Continue along Louth Road for approximately 43km until you reach Yanda campground entrance, which is on the right-hand side of the road opposite the Telstra tower.
From Gundabooka National Park:
- From Ben Lomond Road, turn on Yanda track.
- Continue along Yanda track until you reach Louth Road (approximately 29km).
- Turn left onto Louth Road and continue driving for approximately 4km until you reach Yanda campground entrance, which is on the left-hand side of the road.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- Dry weather only
Parking is available at Yanda campround.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Gundabooka National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
It's a great time to visit the park with the weather being a bit cooler, and after summer rain, the park may be looking a little greener than usual.
Join in on a Discovery tour to find out more about the park, the amazing landscape and the animals who live here.
Crisp clear days await you, it's perfect weather for walking and if you don't feel like camping out, you can book into the comfort of Redbank Homestead.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 33°C
6°C and 17°C
January and February
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- Flush toilets
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.