Programs at Hobart Beach Campground

Program of activities

There are a variety of activities that students can participate in as part of your overnight camp, depending on the age and number of your students, the time of year your camp is booked as well as how many nights your camp is booked for.

Activities can be selected from the Stage 4, Stage 5 and Stage 6 program pages.

We have a variety of short and long bushwalks that can be included in an overnight program. The Kangarutha Walking Track is a whole day walk between Tathra and Bournda National Park, the Bournda Loop Track is a 6km loop around Bournda Lagoon and there are many other shorter walking tracks in and around the National Park.

Students can participate in range of outdoor activities such as kayaking, raft building, bike riding, surf boat, ropes course, challenge games, frisbee golf, beach carnival, orienteering and geocaching.

Spotlighting is a popular nighttime activity that can be run by your staff. Please request the Bournda spotlight if you require. Some of the species you may encounter include – Brushtail Possums, Ringtail Possums, Sugar Gliders, Yellow-bellied Gliders and Feather-tailed Gliders.

A sample secondary camp, running over two nights, would be – Sample secondary two-night camp

A sample secondary camp, running over one night, would be – Sample secondary one-night camp

Please note, water activities such as kayaking and raft building are better suited to the warmer times of the year such as Term 1 and Term 4.

Accommodation at Hobart Beach campground

shelter shed

Bournda National Park camping area is located at Hobart Beach, adjacent to Wallagoot Lake. School groups pitch tents in the school camping bay not far from the large shelter shed.

The shelter shed at the Hobart Beach camping area can cater for large numbers of students. The shelter is large enough for over 100 students to gather together under its roof for meals, meetings or emergency shelter. A number of picnic tables are scattered inside the shed. Note: this shelter is a public amenity in a public camping ground.

A kitchen is located in one corner of the shelter shed equipped with two sets of gas burners.  A barbeque flat plate sits on one set of burners. A large trestle table is also supplied. A lockable storage cupboard is built into the kitchen area for school groups to use.

For information on what to bring, what is supplied and the facilities at the Camping area: Gear Camping area

Note: These accommodation facilities are located in the National Park and are managed by NPWS. There is no electricity or drinking water provided as the sites are for basic camping. Further information about the campsite can be found at the NSW National Parks and Wildlife website.

Please contact Bournda EEC for more details or place a booking through the link below –