Smoky Cape Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by GreenNomad

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Well treed campground, right near the beach. Suitable for caravans.

There are no defined campsites, but the trees give little areas a bit more privacy and shade. Also a more a protected site in the wind.

About 1km further up the hill is Smoky Cape Lighthouse. Stunning views from here and Captain Cook Lookout and nice spot for a picnic. Good whale watching spot.

This area is renowned as a fishing destination, Flat Head, Bream,Tailor and Blackfish have all met an end on my dinner plate here. Around the rocks and in the gutters along the beach is the place to be. Best bait is pipis and beachworms which can readily be foraged along Smoky Beach.

Facilities and activities at Smoky Cape

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

$5 adults - $3 Children

$7 vehicle entry fee per day


Self serve booth at campsite.

How to book:

No bookings can be made for this campground, it is on a first come first served basis. Have noted is popular with caravans as only short dirt section to access.


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

No water available at this campsite

Camp fires:

Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


This campsite is near the ocean.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite

More Information


Location information for Smoky Cape


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

About 10km south from South West Rocks via Gregory Street and Arakoon Road. Track to the campground is signed of Arakoon Road.

View directions from South West Rocks to Smoky Cape Campground in google maps

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