Six Mile Creek

Six Mile Creek – South East Forests National Park – NSW

Surrounded by deep lush South Coast forest, Six mile creek is the perfect camping ground if you’re looking for peaceful seclusion amongst the heart of Australian bush.


Location – 500kms drive (5.12hrs) south east of Sydney – 633kms drive (6.55hrs drive) north east of Melbourne.
From Bega, drive south along the Princes Highway and turn right onto Bega Candelo Road. After about 9km you’ll reach Candelo – cross the bridge, turn left and then turn right into Tantawangalo Mountain Road.

Parking – 2WD drive. Parking available.

Number of campsites – 4

Bookings – No Booking available

Facilities – Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilets

Nearest Town – Candelo which is a 29min drive north

Please note – Drinking water and rubbish bins are not available.

Head to the Bombala River in the early morning or late afternoon to see platypuses – look for circular ripple patterns in the water.

Open fire at historic Alexanders Hut, Nunnocks Swap. A slab dwelling that provides shelter and basic facilities for campers. You can also set up a tent in the grounds around the hut.

Postmans track 4WD tour
Follow in the footsteps of the postman and the cattlemen who travelled these rugged tracks. On this 4WD touring adventure, you’ll tag-along behind an NPWS ranger. We’ll stopping at swimming holes, taking in the tranquillity of beautiful South East Forests National Park.

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