Goldsborough Valley Camping Area
The Goldsborough Valley camping area offers an idyllic camping experience set amidst the natural beauty of the Mulgrave River. Nestled in a tranquil spot past the day-use area and over the causeway, this camping area provides a perfect retreat for outdoor enthusiasts seeking to immerse themselves in the serene ambiance of the Australian wilderness.
Facilities & Amenities
Suitable For Camper Trailer
Suitable For Tents
Amplified music is not permitted. For the benefit of all campers
1) Open fires: allowed (except when fire bans or restrictions apply) in fire rings only. Fuel stoves are recommended.
2) Generators: not permitted.
Things to know
To reach the Goldsborough Valley camping area, you can drive there using a conventional vehicle. The area is easily accessible, although care should be taken while driving, particularly when navigating the park's terrain. There are a total of 12 numbered campsites available, each providing a dedicated space for campers. Additionally, the Bora Ground camping area offers an expansive open area that can accommodate up to five groups. Vegetated alcoves provide a sense of separation between certain sites, enhancing privacy and creating a more intimate camping experience. The campsite surfaces are a mix of grass and dirt, providing a rustic yet comfortable setting. The camping area itself boasts a serene and shaded environment, with ample vegetation providing a peaceful atmosphere. Adjacent to the Mulgrave River, you'll have the soothing sound of running water as your constant companion. Campers are advised to bring their own essentials, including drinking water, firewood (as it's not provided and should not be collected from the park), rubbish bags for responsible waste disposal, and insect repellent to ward off any pesky bugs. It's important to note that mobile phone coverage is not available in the Goldsborough Valley camping area, allowing you to truly disconnect and immerse yourself in the natural surroundings without distractions.
The surrounding area offers opportunities for scenic walks, letting you explore the natural beauty of the region on foot. The Mulgrave River provides an excellent setting for water-based activities such as canoeing and kayaking, allowing you to paddle along the river and take in the picturesque landscapes. The clear waters of the Mulgrave River invite you to take a refreshing dip during the warmer months, providing a natural oasis to cool off. Fishing enthusiasts will appreciate the chance to cast a line into the river in pursuit of various aquatic species.