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Sundown National Park Southern Queensland Country

The stunning Nundubbermere Falls isn't far from Nundubbermere Falls camping area. Photo credit: Brett Roberts © Queensland Government

Sundown National Park is a rugged and remote wilderness on the Queensland–New South Wales border. Photo credit: Brett Roberts © Queensland Government

Be inspired: Unforgettable family camping adventures at Sundown!

A half day’s drive from Brisbane, there’s an outback adventure just waiting to happen. At Sundown National Park, you and your kids can unplug from your ‘everyday’ (no mobile connection here!) and reconnect face to face (not phone to phone) in the vastness of a breathtaking landscape. Photo credit: © Queensland Government

Nundubbermere Falls camping area

Spend the night camping at this picturesque, remote destination set high of a forested ridge above Nundubbermere Falls.

Accessible by

  • 4WD

Camping area facilities

  • Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
  • Tent camping
  • Tent camping beside car
  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Discover this secret spot for yourself! Pitch your tent beneath a canopy of eucalypt and pine trees and admire views down the valley to the Severn River. This quiet and small camping area is perfect for self-sufficient campers looking for peace and quiet.

Plan your visit following good rains, when water from the Severn River creates a stunning falls display, tumbling over broad rocky slabs into the frothing pools below.

Rock-hop along the steep rocky hillside to the riverbed and explore traprock gorges and freshwater pools. Keep your eyes peeled for the small population of critically-endangered brush-tailed rock-wallabies that live among the cliffs.

Getting there and getting around

Nundubbermere Falls camping area is in Sundown National Park, 250km (3–4 hrs drive) south-west of Brisbane via Stanthorpe, and 70km north-west of Tenterfield.

  • Nundubbermere Falls is at the northern entrance to the park and is accessible by conventional vehicles.
  • From Stanthorpe, travel 8km along the Texas Road from Stanthorpe, then 20km along Nundubbermere Road and a further 4km along Falls Road to the northern park entrance.
  • The camping area is just past the park entrance.

Before you visit

Opening hours

Nundubbermere Falls camping area is open 24 hours a day. Check-in to your camp after 2pm and check-out by 11am on the day of departure.

Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Features: A small, semi-shaded grassy area suitable for tents only.

Location: At the northern end of the park off Nundubbermere Road.

Access: The camping area can be reached by 4WD vehicle only.

Number of sites: Open area without separately defined sites.

Suitable for: Tent camping beside your car.

Surface: Earth/grass.

Facilities: No facilities.

Open fires: Fuel or gas stoves recommended.

Generators: Not permitted.

Essentials to bring: Drinking water, rubbish bags, insect repellent, fuel or gas stove, warm clothing and warm bedding, firewood. Read more about before you visit.

Bookings: Book online. Book up to 12 months in advance.

Mobile phone coverage: Not available.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Sundown safely and camp with care.