Australian Flag We're proudly Australian owned, Australian run.

Tallow Beach campground

7 Ratings

All camping in NSW National Parks currently requires a booking due to COVID-19 restrictions.



  • Icon for Toilets
  • Icon for Swimming

7 Reviews

Photo of Carly B.
Carly B.
1 year ago

Beautiful spot! It was really basic. A drop toilet and grassland to pitch your tent. And while the walk down was quite long (especially with a heavy pack), it was definitely worth it because the camps... Read more

Photo of Aircamper
1 year ago

Beautiful campground very close to the beach! Be aware that the walk to reach it is a steep 1.5k so go light on gear.

Photo of Daina B.
Daina B.
1 year ago

Beautiful clean grassy flat campsite right at the beach - listen to the waves crash all night. Bins & drop toilet on site. No tap or drinking water. 30min hike in (downhill on way in, uphill way back)... Read more

Photo of Timothy S.
Timothy S.
2 years ago

Great remote campsite. You can drive and park your vehicle on Tallow Beach Trail. It is an unsealed road with some large dips/mounds so 2wd vehicles will need to take it slow to ensure they don’t scra... Read more

Photo of Guest A.
Guest A.
2 years ago

Top Questions

Photo of Bronte H.
Bronte H. 1 year ago

Can you camp on the beach?


I have the same question, if you know let me know by Tatiana R.


No but the campsite is right next to the beach by Carly B.

Photo of Rolf S.
Rolf S. 1 year ago

Are open fires allowed?


No. Open fires are not allowed in any NSW National Park - and for good reason.... The parks are super dry and likely to start a bush fire. Take a gas stove for cooking. by Daina B.


Did you do camping there ? by Tatiana R.

Photo of Julia
Julia 2 years ago

Have there been any issues with cars getting broken into?


I have heard of one car, but that's it. Mine was fine. Plenty of people always coming & going. by Daina B.



Tallow Beach Trail,
Box Head NSW 2257

Map of Tallow Beach campground
Get directions


Listing type
No. of sites
Allotted Site
National Parks


Woolworths Caltex Umina

2.13 km

Related lists

  • Top 10 National Park campgrounds near Seven Shillings Beach, NSW

    Australia has some of the most beautiful national parks in the world. Here are our favourite 10 national park campgrounds near Seven Shillings Beach, NSW.

  • Top 10 campsites for fishing near Maian Bar Beach, NSW

    Fancy a bit of fishing alongside your camping trip this weekend? We've got you covered. Here are 10 campsites with fishing around Maian Bar Beach, NSW.

  • Top 10 hike in campgrounds near Fishermans Beach, NSW

    Get away from the 4-wheel-drives, boom-boxes and weekenders at these 10 secluded hike-in campgrounds near Fishermans Beach, NSW. Make sure you take enough water and weather-appropriate clothes. Always let somebody know when you're planning on going and when you're planning on being back. It's also a good idea to check conditions with the park ranger before you start your adventure. Happy hiking!

Nearby locations

Nearby campsites

Map attribution

© Mapbox © OpenStreetMap contributors