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Clyde River National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Clyde River National Park.

Getting there and parking

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    From Batemans Bay:

    • Travel north on the Princes Highway, then turn left onto the Kings Highway at the roundabout after the Batemans Bay bridge.
    • Drive for approximately 3km along the Kings Highway
    • Turn left into Rotary Drive, which is the entrance to the park.

    From Braidwood:

    • Travel on the Princes Highway towards Batemans Bay
    • Continue through the township of Nelligen and cross the Clyde River
    • Turn right into Rotary Drive, which is the entrance to the park.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • All roads require 4WD vehicle

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    By public transport

    For information about public transport options to Batemans Bay, visit the NSW country transport info website.

    Best times to visit

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


    Take in magnificent sunset views from Holmes lookout after a day of exploring.


    Get away from the holiday crowds and enjoy peaceful camping, swimming and kayaking on mighty Clyde River.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    14°C and 24°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    6°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    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).



    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.

    Clyde River National Park


    Nearby towns

    Batemans Bay (4 km)

    Batemans Bay is a bustling coastal town with majestic seascapes. It's located on the estuary of the Clyde River.

    Moruya (31 km)

    Moruya is a historic dairy town on the Moruya River surrounded by dairy pastures and rugged national parks.

    Braidwood (56 km)

    Braidwood was the first town to be listed on the NSW State Heritage register. Today, you can tour the town on a self-guided heritage walk and see dozens of impressive historic buildings dating from the gold-rush days.