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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a shop at Coolendel?
Yes. We have a kiosk at the office which sells basic food and camping supplies such as ice, bread, milk, firewood, gas, and chocolate of course!

Does Coolendel have bathroom facilities?
Yes. Our amenities blocks have flush toilets and hot showers. We also have a laundry for hand washing, a baby change table, and facilities for the disabled.

Can we have an open camp fire?
Yes. Camp fires are allowed, except during a Total Fire Ban.  Coolendel sells firewood…and marshmallows!

Do you have powered camp sites?
No. We do not have powered camp sites. But we proudly power our facilities with solar energy! We can provide electricity for special requirements (medical needs).

Should we make a booking for camping?
Yes please. Phone Coolendel on 02 4421 4586 to book. Advance payment is only required for Easter and October long weekends.

Can we reserve a camp site?
No. We do not have designated camp sites. First in, best dressed!

Can we bring our dog?
Sorry, no pets! Coolendel is a nature reserve with loads of native wildlife that we want to protect.

Will I be able to use my mobile phone?
Your mobile phone is not likely to work at Coolendel. We have a public phone that only accepts phone cards. You can buy these at our kiosk.

Are there noise restrictions?
Coolendel is a family camping destination. We ask that music is turned off and noise is kept to a minimum after 10.30pm so that everyone can enjoy their getaway. Motorbikes and generators are not allowed in the park.

Do I need a 4WD to get to Coolendel?
No. The road to Coolendel is suitable for any vehicle as long as you can deal with bends, bumps and a little dust. About 11kms of the road is unsurfaced, however that doesn’t stop our campers arriving in anything from a Mini Cooper to a bus. Just slow down and enjoy the scenery!

PLEASE NOTE: Coolendel is a Nature Reserve. This means no pets, no motorbikes and no generators allowed.