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Lake Eckersley camping ground
Heathcote National Park 2 Campsites

General info

Getting there
Closest point to drive and park is on sealed roads, from there it is on foot to the campsite
32.5 km SW of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 34° 5′ 46.104"S Longitude 150° 58′ 34.248"E (-34.09614, 150.97618)
Near Lake Eckerskley.

General Information
There is a long walk into this campsite
There are a total of 2 campsites
This is a very small campsite, a basic clearing near the shore of Lake Eckersley. There are no facilities and probably only room for two tents. This is the quietest and most peaceful of the campsites in Heathcote National Park. The shady area is on the bank of the Woronora River and is only accessible by foot. Water from the lake needs to be treated before use, or campers need to carry in drinking water. A small sandy beach provides access to the water for swimming. The site needs to be booked and paid for before use.

Bookings and contact information
You can book a campsite by phoning the Campsite contact
For more information contact the NPWS Sydney South (Royal National Park) office on:
Phone:02 9542 0648 (more contact details)

Camping fees apply
Adult=$5 Per Night
Children=$3 Per Night
No car entry fees apply
Vehicle=$0 Per Day

Children rates apply to people aged 5-15 years (children under 5 are free)

No toilets are available
No showers are provided on site
No drinking water onsite - bring your own water
Picnic Tables
No Picnic tables or shelters are provided on site
Pit fire BBQs
Wood fired BBQ's are not provided
Electric of Gas BBQs
Gas or electric BBQ's are not provided
Rubbish Bins
No rubbish bins provided - take your own rubbish with you
This is a Fuel Stove only area, solid fuel (eg wood) fires are not permitted at any time. Gas stoves may be used, but be aware of local fire bans.

There are places to swim

Nearest known Camping Stores
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Engadine Disposal & Outdoor Centre Pty Ltd 1042 Old Princes Hwy, Engadine (02) 9520 3367 4.9 km
Paddy Pallin Adventure Equipment 587 Kingsway, Miranda (02) 9525 6829 13.5 km
Campbelltown Disposals & Firearms Shop 405, Spotlight City Plaza 147-157 Queen St , Campbelltown (02) 4628 3522 15.3 km
Anglers Leisure World 5/42-44 Chamberlain St , Campbelltown (02) 4620 0200 14.9 km
Camping World 7 & 8c Hollylea Rd , Leumeah (02) 4628 2830 14.6 km

Photo Gallery

Bottom of Lake Eckersley Track
Bottom of Lake Eckersley Track +
Looking down to Lake Eckersley
Looking down to Lake Eckersley +
View of Lake Eckersley
View of Lake Eckersley +

Track to Dingo cave
Track to Dingo cave +
Lake Eckersley
Lake Eckersley +
Lake Eckersley
Lake Eckersley +

Campsite at Lake Eckersley
Campsite at Lake Eckersley +
Lake Eckersley
Lake Eckersley +
Looking down on Lake Eckersley
Looking down on Lake Eckersley +

Maps of campsite

Locality Map

Local area Topographical Map
Map Scale 1 km
Location of Lake Eckersley camping ground
Map of Lake Eckersley camping ground
Base map is used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795

User Comments

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flat foot - camping at eckersley | 2010-05-10 11:00:15
After a long walk in i came to the end of eckersley trail to find that the camping spots are incredibly small. Not big enough for a 2 person tent, also on a slope. nice spot but bad camp site.
lake eckersley - access | 2010-06-10 09:17:19
can this be accessed by power boat.
admin - re: access Super Administrator | 2010-06-10 23:05:32
lake eckersley wrote:
can this be accessed by power boat.

Sorry no powerboat access.
Try Myall Lakes
Hope that helps
sasquatch - camping spot. | 2010-08-09 13:52:48
Very small, sloped and rooty surface made for a bad nights sleep and a bit of a locked in feeling.
Big Red - Eckersley | 2011-04-18 06:17:05
I was a bit disapointed with the camp site. On a slope with tree roots. I headed back to the car as I could see a very sleepless night ahead. Nice quiet spot though.
Tamar - Mrs | 2013-02-10 23:19:40
Yay for hammocks!
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