Ben Boyd National Park

Camping

Campgrounds

Bittangabee campground (30 sites)

Wheelchair access: medium

Assistance may be required to access this area

  • Mostly unsealed surface; there is a large shelter with a concrete floor

Make the most of your beachside surroundings at Bittangabee campground and spend your days fishing, swimming, snorkelling and diving. You can also paddle on the little beach.

You can drive in to the campground for the weekend or a week; it’s suitable for motorhomes and there are sites for camper trailers. Once you’ve set up camp, you can explore the historic ruins of a storehouse once used to service Green Cape Lightstation or take a walk along the coast. At the end of the day, you can relax with a barbecue dinner while enjoying a colourful evening sunset.

Don’t forget your camera – superb lyrebirds are frequently seen displaying their tails and there’s often a lovely vista of yachts anchored in the bay.

Bitangabee campground is one of the stops on the renowned multi-day Light to Light walk, so you might see some weary walkers resting for the night.

Audio tour: you can download an audio tour of the Light to Light Walk to your mp3 player or phone. Sections 2 and 3 provide information about Bittangabee campground and the surrounding area.

Activities: walking, paddling, snorkelling, swimming, fishing, picnicking, playing and socialising

Location:  shown on Boyds Tower to Green Cape map

Getting there: Bittangabee campground is in the southern section of Ben Boyd National Park. To get there:

  • Travel south from Eden on the Princes Highway for 18km
  • Turn off at Edrom Road and follow it for 6km
  • Turn right onto Green Cape Road and follow it for 15km
  • Turn left to Bittangabee Bay and follow the signs to the end of the road

Facilities: picnic tables, wood barbecues (bring your own firewood), gas/electric barbecues, non-flush toilets, carpark, trackhead/access point

Water supply: There are rainwater tanks here.

Online bookings: use a secure payment facility to book online

Alternatively, please contact the Customer Experience Team on 13000 PARKS (13000 72757) to make a booking.

NB: All reservations incur a booking fee of 2.5% in addition to the total amount payable.

Contact: Merimbula, Phone: 02 6495 5000

Saltwater Creek campground (14 sites)

Wheelchair access: hard

  • Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty
  • No toilet facilities to this standard and soft, sandy surfaces

If you love remote and intimate camping, far from the crowds, you’ll love the dramatic coastal setting of Saltwater Creek campground in Ben Boyd National Park, on the far south coast. Not far from Eden, it’s the perfect getaway for nature-loving campers keen to escape the hustle and bustle of the modern world.

Once you’ve set up the tent among the rough barked apple gums, head to the pristine beach for a swim, a surf, or try your hand at fishing. There are several shallow lagoons perfect for the little ones or a spot of paddling. The campsite is a stopover on the famous Light to Light walk so take your hiking boots if you want to explore on foot.

The nearby bush is alive with wildlife all year round. You could see possums, bandicoots, red-necked wallabies, goannas, pythons and lyrebirds. Dolphins are often seen surfing the waves as whales pass by on their annual migration.

Audio tour: you can download an audio tour of the Light to Light Walk to your mp3 player or phone. Sections 1 and 2 provide information about Saltwater Creek campground and the surrounding area.

Activities: walking, mountain biking, motor vehicle use, paddling, liloing, surfing, swimming, fishing, birdwatching, astronomy and star gazing, whale watching, picnicking, playing and socialising

Location:  shown on Boyds Tower to Green Cape map

Getting there: Saltwater campground is in the central precinct of Ben Boyd National Park. To get there:

  • Turn off Princes Highway onto Edrom Road, 18km south of Eden.
  • After 6km, turn right into Green Cape Road and drive for approximately 8km.
  • Turn left into Duckhole Road and drive for 4km, then turn right into Saltwater Creek Road for another 4km.

Facilities: picnic tables, wood barbecues (bring your own firewood), gas/electric barbecues (free), carpark, non-flush toilets, trackhead/access point

Water supply: There are rainwater tanks here.

Online bookings: use a secure payment facility to book online

Alternatively, please contact the Customer Experience Team on 13000 PARKS (13000 72757) to make a booking.

NB: All reservations incur a booking fee of 2.5% in addition to the total amount payable.

Contact: Merimbula, Phone: 02 6495 5000

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Coastlife Adventures

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Coastlife Adventures programs include a range of fun activities such as surfing, stand up paddling, kayaking, hiking and bush survival sessions delivered by highly qualified and experienced instructors.

Each program is tailored to each particular group and is all inclusive with catering, equipment, transport and administration coordinated by the team of passionate outdoor education leaders.

For more information please visit our website or call 02 6494 1122.

More info: Coastlife Adventures, Phone: 02 6494 1122 (international +612 6494 1122)

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