Free Camping Options

Below are links to sources of information on some free camping options in the Shoalhaven:

National Parks provide free camping in certain parts of Morton National Park, Budawang National Park, and Murramarang National Park. See the website for information on camping spots. Dogs are not permitted in National Parks.

State Forest provides free camping in parts of the Shoalhaven. The spots cannot be reserved in advance. See their website for more information. Dogs are permitted.

Bendeela Recreation Area is located 8km west of Kangaroo Valley on the Kangaroo River near the Bendeela Pumping and Power Station, it is owned by Sydney Water.

Yalwal is run by Shoalhaven Water and located 30km west of Nowra.


  • Big 4 Bungalow Park
  • Dolphin Wild Cruises
  • Download the 2016 Shoalhaven Visitors Guide