Details on 58 campsites within 100km of New Country Swamp,

New Country Swamp Campground

Last Updated Feb 2016 by VK2FMIA

New Country Swamp has toilets New Country Swamp has picnic fireplaces There are bbqs available at New Country Swamp There are picnic tables available at New Country Swamp

New Country Swamp campground is a basic site within walking distance of rugged Mummel Gulf Gorge, offering picnic facilities, wood barbecues, scenic views, and birdwatching.

Surrounded by towering eucalyptus trees, native scrub, and the seasonal swamp, it’s just a 30 minute walk to a scenic lookout on the edge of Mummel Gulf Gorge. The journey here is part of the attraction, if you’re 4WD touring, approach via Panhandle fire trail for breathtaking views across Tia Valley.

An afternoon by New Country Swamp is perfect for birdwatching, with fan-tailed cuckoos, pardalotes, and yellow robins hanging around in spring and summer.

This campground is suitable for groups. Water is not available at this campground so you'll need to bring your own supply for drinking and cooking. This is a remote campground, please make sure you arrive well prepared.

Check the weather before you set out as the road to this campground can become slippery when it rains

Facilities and activities at New Country Swamp

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

No Fees


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

No booking required


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.


There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.


There is no fishing at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

More Information


Location information for New Country Swamp


This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

New Country Swamp campground is on the eastern side of Mummel Gulf National Park. To get there:

From Oxley Highway, take Enfield Road and drive for 12km, turning right into Mummel Forest Road.

From Nowendoc, take Brackendale Road and then turn right into Mummel Forest Road. New Country Swamp is approximately 25km from Brackendale Road.

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