Mark was kind enough to share the details of his awesome trip kayak camping on the Shoalhaven river:
We drove to BENDEELA RECREATION AREA (free campsite) on Thursday night after work arriving at 9 pm. Pitched the tent and went to sleep.
The following morning we paddled down stream along the Kangaroo river to Tallow dam. Then we kayaked up the Shoalhaven river towards Fossickers Flat and camped before Fossickers Flat. There are numerous free camp spots there.
Day two we paddled back along the Shoalhaven River towards Tallow dam and into the spectacular Bundanoon Creek. We then kayaked back on the Kangaroo river to find a campsite.
Day 3 was a short paddle back to the Bendeela recreational area. We had lunch in Kangaroo valley and drove home.
The whole river/ lake is motor free so the kayaks and canoes are the only traffic you will see.
There are numerous free camp sites dotted along the shores (+20) some with drop toilets.
A shorter trip can be had by starting at Tallow dam and up the Shoalhaven River to Fossickers Flat giving you two short spectacular days.
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