Bells Bay Campground- Toonumbar Dam

Owned by NSW Water and managed by the Kyogle Fishing Club, Bells Bay Campground is 33km west of Kyogle at Toonumbar Dam and caters to tents, caravans and camper trailers. Spacious sites set among tall trees and offering plenty of shade. Facilities include open fireplaces, Brand new compost toilets (no showers), picnic tables, boat ramp and excellent access to the Dam. BYO food, drinking water, firewood and toilet paper. No garbage collection, please take your garbage with you.

Excellent fishing (Fishing licences required and can be obtained from the Kyogle Visitor Information Centre 7 days per week 9am-4pm). NO DOGS ALLOWED.

Camping fees apply (used for ongoing maintenance of road and facilities). Set up camp and someone will collect your fees.

Open Friday 6.00am – Sunday 5.00pm, Friday 5.00am – Sunday 7.30pm. CLOSED MON-THURS (except Public and School Holidays)

$10.00 per adult per day (no concessions), $5.00 per child 12-17 years per day, children under 5 – free. Large groups by arrangement.

All enquiries please contact Kyogle Fishing Club 0459383498

Bonalbo Tourist Park and Campground

Located in small rural village, you will enjoy the peace and quiet of this caravan park. Backing on to the local creek, you can camp/park under the shade of a tree and read a book whilst listening to the birds.

There are many scenic drives, picnic grounds, bush walking and off road experiences to be had in this region and from Bonalbo you can enjoy day visits to the Yabbra State Forest, where stately flooded gums with their white trunks, stand like ghosts, or nearby Bean Creek Falls.

QLD – Andrew Drynan Park

Andrew Drynan Park is situated on Running Creek, 47 km south of Beaudesert and 19 km from Rathdowney on the Lions Road. The drive from Brisbane will take a couple of hours. It has an impressive backdrop formed by Mt Chinghee.  The park is divided by The Lions Road and care should be taken with children. Running Creek is a lovely flowing creek which is very inviting in summer and the park offers a great bush camp among the tall trees. As some of the pools are deep, children should be supervised.

Toilets, BBQs, picnic tables and swimming. BYO drinking water. Pets to be restrained. No showers—a dip in the creek will keep you clean but please don’t use soap or detergent.
Directions: At Rathdowney, turn left into Running Creek Rd and travel approximately 17km south east.

The Camping area has a local park Manager; Barry Moran. contact 0755441281, who collects the fees.

Price Range

$10 adults, $5 children Under 5 yo free, $30 family (2xAdults & 4 children) .

Public Holidays: $12 adult; $6 child; $35 family

Hidden Valley

Formerly ‘Paradise Valley’, situated 35 km north of Kyogle on the Lions Road, Hidden Valley is under new ownership and is offering  powered and un-powered camping and caravan sites.

NOTE; Though the Lions Road is closed at the Qld border,  with current Covid 19 restrictions, you are still able to access Grady’s Creek Rd to reach Hidden Valley for your camping adventure. 

An amenities block is available , offering hot showers & flushing toilets. Camping with access to beautiful swimming holes but sorry, no fishing due to the presence of the elusive Platypus. Wildlife and birdlife abound. Pets are permitted but must be kept under control. They also have some lovely friendly big rabbits that the kids can feed.

Hidden Valley Tea Gardens is now operational on long weekends and public holidays only from 9.00am – 5.00pm. Group bookings can be made for other times. If you are travelling the Lion’s Road on a long weekend call in for a lovely Devonshire Tea and other tasty morsels.

Please contact the owners for bookings on 02 6636 6140 or 0408768403

Sheepstation Creek Camping Area – Border Ranges National Park

NOTE.  Please check out the alerts on the National Parks own site because alot of maintence and removal of hazardous dead trees has been organised and various walks have been closed. So keep up to date before venturing out into the Parks so as not to be disappointed.

This is a popular camping area suitable for families and larger groups. It can be accessed by caravans and motor homes though these are not permitted to travel further into the National Park. A network of walking tracks explores the nearby crystal clear creeks and tall rainforest areas of this World Heritage Listed National Park. Facilities include toilets, picnic tables and fireplaces/BBQs. Campers are advised to pack a gas or fuel stove or take your own dry firewood for cooking, as weather conditions often make the firewood difficult to use.

Fees apply for daily vehicle entry into the national park, on top of the camping fee, which is $8.00 per vehicle (no change available so please have the right money). Camping fees are separate from vehicle entry fees. Nationals parks now prefer bookings to be done on-line before arrival. There are 15 available sites.

Bookings for this campground can only be made online or by calling the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.

https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/sheepstation-creek-campground

Price Range

  • Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking
  • A minimum daily rate applies, which includes the first 2 occupants.
  • Daily rate: $24 per night, includes 2 people. $12 per additional adult (16+ years) per night, $6 per additional child (5-15 years) per night, infants free (0-4 years).

Daily entry fee $8.00 is still be paid upon arrival at the National park as this is separate from the camping fee, so please make sure you have correct monies.

Rainforest Gateway Caravan Park & Campground.

The Rainforest Gateway Caravan Park and Campground is a family-owned park. Set on five acres of waterfront camping. Located on Grady’s Creek Rd,  Grady’s Creek, north of Kyogle, on the popular scenic tourist route, The Lions Road, in the Border Ranges Ranges of Northern NSW.

NOTE: Also just a reminder, that even though the Lions Road is closed at the Qld border, Grady’s Creek rd is open up to the border, so Caravans etc are still able to access the Rainforest Gateway Caravan & Camping Ground. The Park is  located only 9klms along Grady’s Creek rd from the turnoff intersection at Summerland Way.

The park features grassy powered sites and unpowered sites with on-site amenities such as hot showers, flush toilets, laundry and camp kitchen. Plus 1 bedroom units.

It is a  dog-friendly park so the whole family is welcome. Dogs need to be restrained at all times. Any disturbances such as barking  must be kept to an absolute minimum to ensure that other guests are not inconvenienced.

Relax and unwind by the creek or sit back enjoy a drink around the campfire at night, with our family atmosphere. With great views, tranquil bushland, abundant wildlife there is always something to do. Campfires permitted in designated areas only. Some firewood provided, but please check before coming.

No WI-FI (yay!). Good Telstra reception.

Contact 0400191341 for enquiries or make a booking.

 

DAY VISITORS $5 each *8am-6pm

UNPOWERED SITES :

15 available  Large 25x15m sites.

Adult $15 each

Child 4-14yrs $10 each

POWERED SITES

5 available

Adult  $18 each

Child 4-14yrs $10 per child

UNITS

2 x 1 bedroom unit, sleeping up to 3 people (or 4 with sofa bed/fold up bed)

Beds have linen and fridge, microwave, jug and toaster are supplied

$75 (2 persons) & $95 (3 persons), Extra person $20 pp pn

Shared toilets & showers at rear of building.

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Children must be supervised at all times and parent/guardians are responsible for their behaviour.

 

 

 

 

Woodenbong

Woodenbong Camping Ground

Campground (adjacent to swimming pool, outdoor gym and skate park) with powered sites on offer, undercover seating and food preparation area, free electric barbecues and an amenities block with hot showers. Pet friendly- but must be supervised. There is also a Free Grey Water Dump Point. Even if you have not stayed, you are welcome to use the Dump Point.

The Woodenbong Progress Association Volunteers look after this facility, located in Unumgar St, Woodenbong. (northern end of town). Very reasonable pricing on offer; unpowered site $5 per night per vehicle and $10 per night for a powered site, per vehicle (regardless of number of people). There is a $20 deposit for keys for the use of facilities in amenities block, which is refunded upon departure. Hot showers are available, with the use of a $1 coin operated machine, you can have a leisurely LONG hot shower. There is also a Donation box on site for further on going maintenance and upgrades. A coin operated laundry with $5 per load-machines & dryer is also available with a clothesline  availabe for shared use.  The adjacent Recreation Ground now also has new public unisex, disabled toilets and hot shower.

Please book in at:
Camping Grounds Caretaker.
Woodenbong Driveway Ph: 02 66351300
or Fay’s Takeaway, after hours Unungar St, Woodenbong.
or Woodenbong Hotel, corner Unumgar St & MacPherson St, Woodenbong.

A great spot for an overnight stay, or a longer stay would give you time to explore the surrounding area and all the natural wonders which include waterfalls, scenic countryside and National Parks & Forestry areas.

Grocery supplies are obtainable at the general store in Woodenbong. Set in the heart of the village handy to shops, cafe, 9/18 hole Golf Club or enjoy a scrumptious meal at the Woodenbong Hotel.

Situated in the beautiful McPherson Ranges shadowed by Mt Lindesay. Kyogle 59km, Beaudesert 70km, Killarney 50km.

This camping ground area is maintained by the residents of Woodenbong on a voluntary basis and overseen by the Woodenbong Progress Association and your understanding and patience is appreciated.

Wadeville Woolies, Wadeville via Kyogle

Overlooking the magnificent World Heritage Border Ranges National Park. Serviced van sites, camping area, 4 rooms of accommodation,(bunk house and double accommodation) modern amenities block including disabled facilities and laundry, all located on site. General Store and On-site food and bottle shop. Rainforest tours can be arranged.

We offer clean modern amenities, spacious and grassy camping and van sites along with a new backpacker facility with the spectacular views of the southern edge of the Border Ranges National Park. With all your food and beverage supplies available on site you can breakfast with the wallabies and ducks, visit the park during the day and enjoy a fireside meal and perhaps some music with the locals in the evening. Whatever you choose to do you’ll love the park and the people of the area.
General Store. -The store provides all your basic requirements and is open Monday – Saturday 8.00am – 7.00pm, Sunday 9.00am – 7.00pm
Groceries and a full range of all the basics and just about anything else you may need or want including Take-away foo is available. Cooked as you order from fresh ingredients.

Meals—Enjoy a wonderful meal while enjoying the stunning scenery, tranquility and general beauty.

Breakfast from 8am – 11am.

Liquor licence- We have a large range of wine, beer and spirits.
DVD hire is also available from the store.

OTHER FACILITIES. Beautiful undercover area with plenty of tables and benches; or enjoy dappled sun at the tree shaded tables. Glorious wood burners are there to warm you on those cooler days.
A public toilet is available for customers, as is a Public telephone.
Dogs under control are welcome and can be left on site during park visits.

Just down the road is the Hanging Rock Falls – a great place for a swim or to just relax and feed the turtles. Located approx 20km east of Kyogle, and 15klms west of Nimbin on the main road between Kyogle and Murwillumbah.

Further info on our website of enquiries can be directed to email, enquiry@borderrangescentre.com.au.

Hours open Monday – Saturday 8.00am – 7.00pm, Sunday 9.00am – 7.00pm

Price Range

Q/bedrooms- $45 per night; Bunkrooms (4bunks per room)-$22pppn: Tents-camping $10 pp-family rates available; Powered (x8) $25pn

Peacock Creek Camping Area-Richmond Range National Park

Ideal for camper trailers and large tents. Activities include, walking, scenic drive, horse riding and bird watching. Amenities include non-flush toilets, wood BBQs (bring your own firewood) and picnic tables. Water is unsuitable for drinking so bring your own. Bookings are not necessary but fees apply and must be payed at the self registration station provided.

Price Range

Camping Adult $6.00pn, Children 5-15yrs $3.50pn, Under 5yrs Free

Lanikai -Tabulam

Lanikai Wildlife Refuge and Camping Ground offers 2,500 acres of declared Wildlife Refuge. Home to over 150 bird species, this idyllic location, with its breathtaking views of the Upper Clarence and 2 acres of lush gardens and walking tracks is the perfect place for bird watchers, wilderness enthusiasts and naturalists looking for a an authentic wilderness experience.

Pitch a tent, park a Motor-home, caravan or trailer on the camping ground and relax. Camping ground has hot showers and flushing toilets. The undercover area with BBQ, table and bush kitchen is a good place to talk, eat or listen to the Honeyeaters in the Banksias and Glossy Cockatoos in the Forest Oaks.

Suggested activities: a bushwalk along the 2km Pretty Gully Creek frontage or rainforest regeneration area. Walk to the river, as the property has a 3km Clarence River frontage, go fishing, watch wildlife, watch the stars, see the rainforest reserve.

Fires are permitted at some places on the camping ground (see Jim for info). Some firewood is supplied, so please keep fires small. The showers are wood heated by the heater at back of showers, so please use hot water in moderation.

Motor bikes may only be used to accesss the camping ground from Paddy’s Flat Rd. There is NO TRACK RIDING allowed. 4WD’s may be used to access points of interest on tracks around the property, in dry weather.

Campers may visit Lanikai gardens at any time between 10am-4pm daily.

Tea or coffee and scones (or other refreshments) are available at Lanikai garden $5 per person. Please give Lyn two hours notice of requirements.

Price Range

Over 12 yo/& adults $15; 6 – 12 years $7.50; Under 6, free. Tariff per person per 24hr period.