Arakoon State Conservation Area Camp Sites
Turn off the Pacific Highway at Kempsey if you're coming from the south, or 1km past Clybucca on to Plummers Lane from the north. Both roads follow the Macleay River to South West Rocks, where signposting will lead the way to the park. The main visitor area at Arakoon is at Trial Bay Gaol, 4km east of South West Rocks.
Trial Bay Gaol camping ground (116 sites)
Wheelchair access: hard
There are some accessible campsites here, with swimming nearby. Wheelchair-accessible toilets are available.
Relax on the beach, go for a stroll or a bushwalk (10 minutes to 4 hours) and explore Trial Bay Gaol from this campground. 13 powered and 60 non-powered sites are available, and there's an on-site licensed restaurant. You'll also find a 4WD beach boat ramp here. The hot showers are coin operated. There is a recycle depot. View a map of Arakoon Camping Ground (PDF - 600KB).
Getting there: The campground is 3km east of South West Rocks.
Facilities: picnic tables, wood barbecues, flush toilets, hot showers, cold showers, amenities block, drinking water, cafe/kiosk, public phone
Bookings: Bookings are essential over holiday periods.
Contact: South West Rocks (Trial Bay Gaol), Phone: 02 6566 6168
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