Deua River Camping Areas - Deua National Park NSW

Cavers can explore the limestone caves (caving permits apply to some sites}. Canoe on the upper Shoalhaven River or float on an air mattress near the camping areas. There are also opportunities for experienced bushwalkers. See the Big Hole (96 m deep) while camping at Berlang or Wyanbene Cave camping areas, or follow the Araluen Road and camp at Deua River, Bakers Flat or Dry Creek (car-based camping, minimal facilities, fees apply). A secluded camp area is also available at Bendethera (4WD only).
Access 100 km south-east of Canberra. Deua River and Bakers Flat camping areas are both on Araluen Road {unsealed but 2WD). Dry Creek camping area is nearby on Dry Creek fire trail (4WD access only). Berlang camping area is on Krawarree Road, between Nimmitabel and Braidwood. Bendethera camping area is accessible via Dampier Mountain firetrail (4WD only) off Snowball Road, or Bendethera firetrail (4WD only) via Western Boundary Road and Sugarloaf Road off the Princes Highway. These campgrounds are great spots for canoeing, fishing and swimming. Bakers Flat campground is not suitable for camper trailers - sites are a short walk (70m) from the road.
Getting there: There are three campgrounds along the Araluen Road: Deua River, Dry Creek (4WD only) and Baker's Flat. The campgrounds are on the Araluen-Moruya road, around 45 minutes drive from either Moruya or Braidwood. They offer between 4 and 10 unmarked sites.
Facilities: picnic tables, wood barbecues (bring your own firewood), non-flush toilets
Water supply: You can get water from the river - boil before drinking. The campsite is accessible by all weather unsealed roads suitable for 2wd vehicles
238.5 km SSW of Sydney
The campsite is on Araluen Road on the bank of the Deua River.
You can park a trailer, or a tent in this campground - but no caravans
There are a total of 6 campsites
For those wanting to get away from vehicles, there is a 70m walk to Bakers Flat campground.
You are not able to book these campsites - first come basis.

Photos on this page were kindly supplied by our roving reporter Ross Bartlett in October 2014.

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Contact and Location
Deua River Camping Areas
Araluen Rd - W
Deua National Park NSW 2537
P: 02 44760800
GPS:S35 44 31,E149 55 00
GPS:S35 44.528,E149 55.012

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