Last Updated Nov 2014
Beach-side camping in Goolawah National Park, with cold water showers and flushing toilets.
This is as close as you can get to the water without worrying about the tide washing you away. The beach has a very popular surf break, which means at times the wax heads will be out in force.
It is a very lovely spot, with sheltered picnic tables, barbecues and grassy campsites.
You will need to bring your own firewood if you plan on using the wood fired barbecues to cook all the fish you just caught.
$20 per person per night. Children $5
Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.
There is usually drinking water available at this campsite. Please take care, it may still be advisable to boil water before drinking.
Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.
Gas/electric barbeques available.
This campsite is near the ocean.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.
Racecourse campground is in the southern precinct of Goolawah National Park. To get there from Kempsey:
Take Crescent Head Road from South Kempsey
Just after entering Crescent Head village, take the prominent right turn to Point Plomer Road and into Goolawah National Park.
You’ll find the turn-off to Racecourse campground a further 6km south along Point Plomer Road
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