Last Updated Jan 2015 by Bazzao
Large grassy campground, suitable for caravans on the shore of Blowering Dam
This is avery large campground and is very popular. There are no designated sites, just lots of open grassy areas and a few scattered trees for shade. Much of the area is gently sloping, particularly close to the shoreline, however some level sites can be had.
There are pit toilets, picnic tables, wood barbecues (bring your own wood) and easy access to the dam for launching small craft.
Whilst swimming is permitted, only when the dam is full, the shaded campsite is somewhat near the water's edge. But the dam is rarely full.
You have a choice:
1) Camp, unshaded, near the waters edge, and have a long walk to the toilet, or
2) Camp in shade and have a long walk to the water.
There is no charge for camping here
This is a free camping area.
No bookings required. It can get busy during peak times, however there is a lot of room, so unlikely you won't be able to find a spot.
Longdrop or composting
Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.
Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
You are able to swim in the lake nearby.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
This is a spectacular national park well known for Australia's highest mountain (Mount Koscuszko)
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
Just off the Snowy Mountains Highway, approximately 34 km south of Tumut. There is a short section of good quality gravel to access the dam, however it is fine for caravans and 2wd vehicles.
© Net Reach Media Pty Ltd 2017
Visit our other sites
What to do, see, where to stay and the wildlife of this spectacular section of Far North Queensland
Adventure tours in Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest