Dunns Swamp - Ganguddy Campground - Wollemi NP

National Park - New South Wales

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Dunns swamp, or Ganguddy as it is known to local Aboriginal people, is a beautiful, serene waterway on the Cudgegong river in Wollemi National Park. The waterway was created when Kandos weir was built in the late 1920s. Set up camp amid picturesque woodlands of scribbly gum and striking pagoda rock formations and settle in for a truly tranquil getaway. Keen eyes may turn up wallabies, purple swamp hens and, at night, greater gliders. If you’re really lucky, you might glimpse shy long-necked turtles and platypus in the weir. Ganguddy is perfect for a range of low-key recreational activities, from birdwatching and fishing to canoeing and swimming. You’ll also find a network of easy walks offering expansive views over the Cudgegong river, including Pagoda Lookout walking track. This idyllic setting is great for car-based family camping so pack your tent or bring a small caravan. With wood barbecues on site you can hook dinner with your fishing line and and cook up a camping feast under the stars.

Getting There and Parking

Ganguddy-Dunns Swamp campground is on the west side of Wollemi National Park. To get there from Rylstone:

  • Turn off Ilford Road in Rylstone on to Fitzgerald Street
  • Continue on to Narrango Road for 2.4km
  • Slight left on to Narango Road continue for 15.4km
  • Continue straight on to Coricudgy Road and then Mount Coricudgy Road for 7.1km

Front-wheel-drive vehicles towing caravans and heavy trailers are not recommended. Parking is available at Dunns swamp - Gunguddy campground

Getting There and Parking

  • Tent
  • Camper trailer site
  • Caravan site
  • Camping beside vehicle

Facilities

  • Picnic tables
  • BBQ facilities
  • Carpark 
  • Toilets

What to Bring

  • Drinking and cooking water
  • Firewood

Bookings

Bookings are required. Book online at https://nsw.rezexpert.com/book?business_code=500622&_ga=2.223973723.1553380479.1621207125-2051782135.1568159389 or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757. Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.

Please Note

  • There are no marked sites.
  • There are a limited amount of trailer, campervan and caravan sites.
  • This a very popular campground during school and public holidays. Other tent, campervan and caravan camping is available at Rylstone Caravan Park and Cudgegong Waters Park at Windamere Dam.
  • Kayak tours and hire of kayaks and stand up paddle boards is available on weekends and daily during school holidays from September to April. To hire, just turn up on the day. To book a kayak tour, contact Southern Cross Kayaking.
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