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Saltwater Creek campground
Ben Boyd National Park 14 Campsites

General info

Getting there
The campsite is accessible by all weather unsealed roads suitable for 2wd vehicles
382 km SSW of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 37° 10′ 9.84"S Longitude 150° 0′ 1.8"E (-37.16940, 150.00050)
From the Princes Hwy 18km south of Eden, turn onto Edrom Road and after about 6km, turn right onto Green Cape Road (signed "Green Cape"). Drive for about 8km then turn left into Duckhole (Forest) Road. After approximately a further 4.4km, turn right into Saltwater Rd. The campsite is at the end of Saltwater Road. There are signposts pointing to Saltwater creek to follow once on Green Cape road.

General Information
You can park a trailer, or a tent in this campground - but no caravans
There are a total of 14 campsites
Saltwater Creek campground is a nice spot to access the coastal walking track from. There is plenty of swimming, fishing, snorkeling to be done as well. There is a some rainwater tanks on site but be prepared for them to be empty.

Bookings and contact information
You can book a campsite by phoning the Campsite contact
For more information contact the NPWS Merimbula office on:
Phone:02 6495 5000 (more contact details)

Camping fees apply
Adult=$10 Per Night
Children=$5 Per Night
Car entry fees apply
Vehicle=$7 Per Day
Booking during peak school holiday seasons and long weekends is essential
Children rates apply to people aged 5-15 years (children under 5 are free)

Pit or composting 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 Pit BBQ's are provided - bring your own wood
Electric of Gas BBQs
Gas or electric BBQ's are 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)
Gas Connection The Arthur Kaine Drv, Pambula (02) 6495 7121 29 km
Camping Plus 6 Alice St , Merimbula (02) 6495 2571 32.3 km
Barbeques Galore (Bega) 274 Carp St , Bega (02) 6492 4054 57 km
Camping Outdoors Centre 43 Vulcan St , Moruya (02) 4474 3081 140.5 km
Gone Fishin Cnr Ford & Queen Sts, Moruya (02) 4474 4381 140.3 km

Park information

Ben Boyd National Park Check for park closures and fire bans

Ben Boyd National park is on the NSW South Coast, near Eden. The park was named and established in 1971, in the honour of Benjamin Boyd (1801-1851). Ben Boyd National park protects a wonderful section of coast line from Pambula to Green Cape, split into two distinct sections, one north of Eden and the other south. The park is well known for its contrasting red rocks, whale sighting, Boyd Tower, Green Cape Lighthouse and associated history. Ben Boyd National park offers some great insights into recent European history, Indigenous occupation and natural history. The park provides two campsites some other great recreational experiences.

Cost to drive a car into the park (if you do not have a valid pass)


Camping is available in the park


Public toilets are available in the park

Region: South Coast & Highlands
Park fees

Campsites in Ben Boyd National Park
Bittangabee campground
Saltwater Creek campground

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Local area Topographical Map
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Location of Saltwater Creek campground
Map of Saltwater Creek campground
Base map is used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795

User Comments

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Anonymous | 2008-09-27 12:57:40
Beautiful spot! We arrived after the summer school holidays in mid Feb and pretty much had the place to ourselves. Good swimming beach - and if you walk north along the trail towards the lighthouse, you'll find the most amazing secluded beach on the left hand side of a headland.
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