Pebbly Beach Camping Area - Yuraygir National Park NSW

This camping area is not suitable for large caravans but is suitable for small caravans and trailers if towed by high clearance 4WD.
Firewood is provided for open fire places.
Getting there: Access to the camping area is a combination of unsealed road, dune track, beach and saltwater creek crossing and is suitable for high clearance 4WD only at LOW tide. The campground is at the end of Barcoongerie Way.
Facilities: non-flush toilets Campsite is only accessible by 4wd vehicle
478.9 km NNE of Sydney
The campground is near the end of Barcoongere Way, accessible via Barcoongere State Forest.
You will need to walk a short distance from your car to the campsite - no caravans or camper trailers
There are a total of 60 campsites
Some nice walks and swimming in the area. There is also some fishing for those who are keen. You should bring your own drinking water. You are not able to book these campsites - first come basis.

Photos on this page were kindly supplied by our roving reporter Rodney Fox in October 2013.

REGION: > NSW > North Coast > Mid North Coast > Yuraygir National Park

Contact and Location
Pebbly Beach Camping Area
Freshwater Trail - E
Yuraygir National Park NSW 2456
P: 02 66402500
GPS:S29 56 36,E153 15 24
GPS:S29 56.6002,E153 15.401

  1. Rodney Fox  of  Coffs Harbour Wed October 30, 2013 at 9:16 AM

    We went to Pebbly Beach during the winter school holidays. At that time of year there were only four or five other campers in the entire area. Pebbly Beach is administered by Nation Parks and there is a fee for each person staying. To get to Pebbly Beach you only need a stock standard 4WD. But just before arrival you will need to negotiate a tidle river (only able to cross at low tide) and then immediately need to climb a very rough sloop. I bottomed out driving up that slop - but made it. On our way home we couldn't leave as that very sloop was blocked by a big 4WD and caravan - he was really stuck. I wouldn't recommend that caravans even attempt to go there. It took about two hours for the 'community' to get them out and back down the hill. I took my opportunity to leave then. The camp site is wonderful, and in winter peaceful. There is plenty of opportunity for photographers. We also did a bit of bird watching and identified many birds and recorded them in our book. There is a pit toilet (which was quite a walk from our camp) and there is no shower facilities. Highly recommended. But in summer, hundreds go there and all tranquillity is lost.
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