Yachting Point (Blowering Dam) Campground

Last Updated Jan 2015 by Bazzao

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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.

Facilities and activities at Yachting Point (Blowering Dam)

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

There is no charge for camping here


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

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


Not allowed

Water Availability:

Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.

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.


You are able to swim in the lake nearby.


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

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Location information for Yachting Point (Blowering Dam)

This campsite is in Kosciuszko National Park

This is a spectacular national park well known for Australia's highest mountain (Mount Koscuszko)

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This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

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.

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