Last Updated May 2017
Magic little riverside campground, in Karuah Nature Reserve
The campground has shady and grassy sites suitable for tents or camper trailers and is right near the river.It is the perfect spot for a base for kayak fishing as there is easy launching of your canoe.
There are also wood fired parbecues, picnic tables and long drop toilets.
Free camping by the river
This is a free camping area.
No bookings can be made. Sites are on a first come, first served basis.
Longdrop or composting
No water available at this campsite
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 a river or creek that has swimming holes.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
4wd only access.
We have had reports (thanks Zain) that the last couple of km is not great for 2wd vehicles so have marked as 4wd only.
Tattersalls campground is in Karuah National Park. To get there:
Turn onto Bucketts Way from Pacific Highway
Continue for approximately 9km then turn right onto Hobarts Road, just past Limeburners Creek.
Continue for approximately 4km then turn right onto Tattersalls Road
Follow for another 2km until you reach the campground
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