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Bough Shed Hole camping area
Camp beside Surprise Creek, and see wallaroos, red kangaroos and abundant birdlife at the permanent Bough Shed waterhole on a dirt/grass surface.
- High clearance 4WD
- Trail bike
- Wheelchair access (may require assistance)
- Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
- Toilets (non-flush)
- Tent camping
- Camper trailer camping
- Tent camping beside car
- Mountain biking
- Scenic drive
Camping area features: camp beside Surprise Creek, and see wallaroos, red kangaroos and abundant birdlife at the permanent Bough Shed waterhole.
Location: 12km south of park boundary, along the Route of the River Gum tourist drive.
Access: high clearance 4WD is recommended year round. However the camping area may be reached in dry weather by conventional vehicles with high clearance.
Number of sites: two open sections without separately defined sites.
Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping beside your car; camper trailers.
Camp site surface: dirt/grass, may be boggy in wet weather.
Facilities: wheelchair accessible toilets.
Open fires: permitted, except when fire prohibitions or fire bans are in place. Fuel stoves are recommended.
Generators: not allowed, except for medical reasons (with the department’s permission).
Essentials to bring: all food and drinking water, sturdy rubbish bags, insect repellent, sun protection, first-aid kit, reliable torch, vehicle spares and sufficient fuel. Read more about before you visit.
Mobile phone coverage: generally not available; satellite phones and UHF radios recommended.