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Jounama Creek Camping Area
Kosciuszko National Park 100 Campsites

General info

Getting there
The campsite is accessible by all weather unsealed roads suitable for 2wd vehicles
324.1 km SW of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 35° 34′ 1.02"S Longitude 148° 19′ 36.588"E (-35.56695, 148.32683)
The turn off to the campsite is opposite Murray Jackson Dr on the Snowy Mountains Hwy about 3 km east of Talbingo. The campsite follows the narrow dirt road from the NPWS 'Jounama Creek' sign. The road passes a large clearing on the left, then comes to a toilet and other facilities at the campsite.

General Information
You can park a caravan, trailer, or a tent in this campground
There are a total of 100 campsites
This large campsite is on the bank of Jounama Creek, not far from the Tumut 3 power station. The campsite is split into three main areas. The built-up area is near the wheelchair-accessible toilet, with space for caravans and easy access to the creek. A little further downstream (the clearing you passed on the way in) is a great area for tents and camper trailers, with a short walk to the toilet. Further down the road, there is more camping, not suitable for caravans or trailers, and with no facilities. There is plenty to explore in the area, including walks along the creek and playing in the (cold) water. Talbingo has some offerings with some info on the power station, a 9-hole golf course, a small shopping center (supermarket open 7 days), country club, service station and more.

Bookings and contact information
You are not able to book these campsites - first come basis
For more information contact the NPWS Snowy Mountains (Tumut) office on:
Phone:(02) 6947 7025 (more contact details)

Free Camping - no camp fees apply
Adult=$0 Per Night
Children=$0 Per Night
No car entry fees apply
Vehicle=$0 Per Day

Pit or composting toilets are available
No showers are provided on site
There is water onsite (or from a nearby creek) that can be treated for drinking
Picnic Tables
Picnic tables are provided on site
Pit fire BBQs
Wood fired Pit BBQ's are provided - bring your own wood
Electric of Gas BBQs
Gas or electric BBQ's are not provided
Rubbish Bins
There are rubbish bins provided on site
Fires are generally permitted at this campsite, be aware of local fire bans.

There are places to swim

Nearest known Camping Stores
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Tumuts Fishing Camping & Outdoor 56 Wynyard St , Tumut (02) 6947 1100 31 km
Paddy Pallin Adventure Centre Thredbo Turnoff, Jindabyne (02) 6456 2922 97 km
Hiscocks 167 Crawford St , Queanbeyan (02) 6299 7600 85.5 km
Larry Adler Ski & Outdoor 3 Nuggets Crsng, Jindabyne (02) 6457 2233 98.1 km
Wilderness Sports Nuggets Crossing, Jindabyne 1800 654 168 98.1 km

Photo Gallery

Welcome to Jounama Creek camping area sign
Welcome to Jounama Creek camping area sign +
Dirt road from the Highway
Dirt road from the Highway +
Clearing and camping area beside creek
Clearing and camping area beside creek +

Fire places in clearing
Fire places in clearing +
Jounama Creek
Jounama Creek +
Two toilets include access for people in wheelchairs
Two toilets include access for people in wheelchairs +

Access to toilet
Access to toilet +
Pit toilet with hand rails
Pit toilet with hand rails +
Garbage and recycling bins
Garbage and recycling bins +

Main camping area
Main camping area +
Picnic table and campfire
Picnic table and campfire +
Campsite near creek
Campsite near creek +

Jounama Creek
Jounama Creek +
Plenty of space to camp
Plenty of space to camp +
Fire pits
Fire pits +

Maps of campsite

Locality Map

Local area Topographical Map
Map Scale 1 km
Location of Jounama Creek Camping Area
Map of Jounama Creek Camping Area
Base map is used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795

User Comments

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Busby's - Jounama Creek Camping | 2008-09-25 14:48:09
It's a beautiful place with lots of wildlife and loads of camping area,Pit toilet and fire places.Creek runs right by your door if you want.
Dont forget to take a hike to the end of road..4x4 ,but car with high ground clearance will make it...other smaller amenties along the road.

Great hike where road ends to a swimming hole..follows the creek with great photo oppitunities along the way.

Give it a 4star rating for camping
Talbingo 5kms away.
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