Racecourse Campground - Goolawah National Park

National Park - New South Wales

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Positioned right on Goolawah Beach, Racecourse campground puts you in pole position for exquisite scenic views and marine wildlife-spotting. Surrounded by paperbarks and coastal banksia, protected from those gusting southerlies by Racecourse Headland, this beach camping spot is a secluded gem.Set up your tent or trailer and revel in the feeling of freedom.


With few facilities and no distractions, your time is all your own. Try the renowned surf break, go snorkeling or fishing, or see if you can spy a dolphin or two.Depending when you visit, you’ll find this Crescent Head campground either relatively empty or awash with surfers and small groups. 


Summer boasts a lively vibe, while other seasons offer more opportunity for quiet.In this picturesque part of the world, it’s just as much fun to watch as it is to do. Go birdwatching or whale watching. Sit by the water and gauge the ever-changing mood of the ocean, get up early to see the sun rise, or simply watch the snags sizzling on the barbie. 


Activities: walking, snorkelling, surfing, swimming, fishing, birdwatching, whale watching, picnicking, playing and socialising 


Getting there: Racecourse campground is in the southern precinct of Goolawah National Park.


To get there from Kempsey:Take Crescent Head Road from South KempseyJust after entering Crescent Head village, take the prominent right turn to Point Plomer Road and into Goolawah National Park.You’ll find the turn-off to Racecourse campground a further 6km south along Point Plomer Road


Facilities: amenities block, picnic tables, wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)


Bookings are not available at this campground.
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