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Gondwana Rainforest camping adventures

Enjoy a camping getaway surrounded by the amazing Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. Pitch your tent or set up your campervan at these great campgrounds in NSW national parks. By day, explore the World Heritage wonders of Barrington Tops or Oxley Wild Rivers national parks. By night, settle around the campfire and fall asleep to the sounds of nature. Enjoy epic views and impressive waterfalls. Walk through pristine rainforest, and marvel at  landscapes that have barely changed in 300 million years. Check current alerts before visiting a park.

Two men cook sausages on a firering beside a tent, at Thungutti campground in New England National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

Enjoy a camping getaway in World Heritage Gondwana Rainforest

Pitch your tent at Sheepstation Creek campground, Border Ranges National Park. Photo: DPIE/ John Spencer

Sheepstation Creek campground

Popular Sheepstation Creek campground in Border Ranges National Park has camping decks and campsites for tents, caravans and motorhomes set among World-Heritage listed rainforest.

Price
Budget. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
26
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/border-ranges-national-park">Border Ranges National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a> in North Coast
Friends cooking lunch on hot plate at Thungutti campground. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

Thungutti campground

Nestled under the shade of the tall eucalypt trees is a delightful camping area only moments from the spectacular views of Point lookout and many nearby walking tracks.

Price
Budget. Free park entry.
Sites
20
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/new-england-national-park">New England National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a>, <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/country-nsw">Country NSW</a> in North Coast, Country NSW
Information sign and barbecue at Bellbird campground in Washpool National Park. Photo: Robert Cleary &copy; DPIE

Bellbird campground

Bellbird campground is a great base to explore the World Heritage surrounds of Washpool National Park. It offers caravan, camper trailer and tent campsites.

Price
Budget. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
17
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/washpool-national-park">Washpool National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a>, <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/country-nsw">Country NSW</a> in North Coast, Country NSW
Coombadjha campground, Washpool National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary/DPIE

Coombadjha campground

Coombadjha campground offers tent-based camping by a pretty rainforest creek and is the starting point for two of Washpool National Park’s most popular walks.

Price
Budget. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
3
Suitable for
Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/washpool-national-park">Washpool National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a>, <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/country-nsw">Country NSW</a> in North Coast, Country NSW
Brushy Mountain campground. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government

Brushy Mountain campground

Brushy Mountain campground is set amid tall ribbon gum and blackbutt forest. Enjoy camping, campfires, short walks, fantastic birdwatching and scenic views near Wauchope.

Price
Free park entry.
Sites
12
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/werrikimbe-national-park">Werrikimbe National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a>, <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/country-nsw">Country NSW</a> in North Coast, Country NSW
Mooraback campground, Werrikimbe National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government

Mooraback campground

Escape the crowds at Mooraback campground, near Walcha, tucked among the snow gums. Explore nearby walking tracks and enjoy the tranquility of this isolated spot.

Price
Free park entry.
Sites
5
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/werrikimbe-national-park">Werrikimbe National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a>, <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/country-nsw">Country NSW</a> in North Coast, Country NSW
Plateau Beech campground, Werrikimbe National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government

Plateau Beech campground

Set among World Heritage-listed Gondwana rainforest, the peaceful Plateau Beech campground offers great picnicking, walking, nearby waterfalls and birdwatching to enjoy.

Price
Free park entry.
Suitable for
Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent
Where
<a href="/visit-a-park/parks/werrikimbe-national-park">Werrikimbe National Park</a> in <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/north-coast">North Coast</a>, <a href="/visit-a-park/regions/country-nsw">Country NSW</a> in North Coast, Country NSW