Waterside caravan camping near Batemans Bay

Enjoy beautiful beaches, fresh seafood and water sports on the NSW South Coast.

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3 top waterside caravan sites near Batemans Bay


Sunset Point

5 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Bodalla, NSW
When you stay at Sunset Point you have lake frontage onto Borang Lake ( 4km from Potato Point), which connects directly with the Tuross lakes. You are able to launch your own tinny at our private jetty. A firepit is provided and you can collect your own wood yourself, or purchase a $20 a wheel barrow load with your booking. Wildlife is plentiful here, so please respect the environment and clean up after your self. There are some amazing local beaches only minutes to Potato point or down the back track 10 minute drive or, ride your pushie or walk (its a bit of a walk) - straight to Blackfellows Point at Potato Point. There are lovely walking tracks around the property and lots of fishing, kayaking and just plain lazy days. Watch the sunrise or walk to the other side of the property and watch the sunset. Watching the moon rise on the lake is quite beautiful. Launch your tinny and go fishing or simply kayak or lazy around. The site is dog friendly, but your pet must be well behaved and not aggressive as there may be other campers and pets on the property during your stay. You may not be right next to each other but please respect other guests. Just 10 minutes from the charming village of Bodalla, which was founded on the back of dairy farming and cheese production back in the 1860s. 30 minutes drive either way to the hubs of Narooma and Moruya. No barking dogs and no loud music or parties. This is a peaceful getaway. Short car trip to famous beaches where you leave nothing but footprints. It's our secret!
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The Farm at Sussex Inlet

5 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Sussex Inlet, NSW
Staying at The Farm is relaxing, peaceful and quiet, and makes for a great basecamp from which to explore this beautiful part of the world. There is 5 acres of bushland at the back of the property that has been partially cleared and has plenty of room for you to set up camp, with lots of space. There is a toilet and shower nearby for your use. You can bring your dog or dogs with safe fencing, and even bring your horses along with options of walking trails on the property and nearby. Please note, there is no access to power, all campers will need to supply their own power source. There is plenty to do nearby. You can go for bush walks through the National Park, directly from the property, or take the short drive to the local beaches for a swim. There's a golf course down the road as well as the Inlet and lake to hire a boat or do some fishing. We have a little Cinema that has the latest movies, as well as a few local shops to buy food and necessities. There are 3 clubs to attend that offer courtesy buses for your convenience.
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Acreage Aurora

2 sites · RVs10 acres · Cobargo, NSW
We're a 5 minute drive from the quaint township of Cobargo, 15 minutes to Bermagui and 20 minutes to the coastline and pristine beaches. Our property overlooks the beautiful Wandella Valley. There's plenty of interesting history and walks to explore close by. Wadbilliga National Park is a 985.3 km² national park that is located in high country spanning the Monaro and South Coast regions of south-eastern New South Wales, Australia. Easy parking for your RV overlooking the beautiful Wandella Valley. The camp area is grassed, level and great place to relax. We welcome self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower and drinking water. You must have your own amenities. The campsite is 2WD accessible and has enough space for your caravan, campervan or camper trailer. Fresh fruit and free range eggs sometimes available so check with us to see what produce is available during your stay. No campfires or pets please.
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Waterside caravan camping near Batemans Bay guide


Located at the mouth of the Clyde River, Batemans Bay makes a great base to explore the Eurobodalla Shire. Taste succulent oysters straight from the farm gate in this seafood-rich region, hike through national parks, or go swimming, kayaking, surfing, canoeing or fishing at one of the area’s many deserted beaches. Animal lovers can keep an eye out for native wildlife such as koalas and kangaroos, or guarantee an encounter with a visit to Birdland Animal Park or Mogo Wildlife Park, located in the historic town of Mogo nearby.

Clyde River National Park

Cross the bridge north out of town and head to Clyde River National Park, which has 9km of river frontage perfect for water sports such as kayaking, canoeing and fishing. Offering views over the river towards the Pacific Ocean, Holmes Lookout is a great spot for picnics, with the chance to spot birdlife such as kookaburras, colourful parrots and honeyeaters while you’re there.

Birdland Animal Park

This wildlife park in Batemans Bay is another great place to see birds including black swans, pelicans and egrets, as well as native Australian animals such as orphaned wombat joeys and reptiles, including goannas.

Murramarang National Park

Around 20 minutes’ drive north of town, Murramarang National Park is also a haven for wildlife, with eastern grey kangaroos and peregrine falcons and sea eagles among those you are likely to see. The park, which stretches for 44km along the coast, abounds with pristine beaches, cliffs and headlands to explore. It is one of the few places in Australia where spotted gum trees grow all the way to the beach, providing welcome shade during summer. The family-friendly Durras Lake Discovery Trail is a fun and easy walk, with everything from stepping stones to jump across and tree logs to balance on.

Observation Point

Heading south of Batemans Bay, Observation Point is another great lookout and picnic area, with views over the beach and out to Snapper Island.


Despite many of its buildings being damaged in the December 2019 bushfires, the gold rush town of Mogo is definitely worth a visit. Enjoy lunch at Mogo Pies, pop into Mogo Fudge to stock up on sweet treats, and meander the eclectic shops, such as Roman Leathergoods, In & Out homewares and arts and crafts store Amanda’s of Mogo. The town is also known for its zoo, Mogo Wildlife Park, which is home to the largest collection of primates in the country and many rare and exotic species, including Sumatran tigers, snow leopards, southern white rhinos and white lions.

When to go

The warmest weather is from December to March, when temperatures average daily high above 74°F. June to August are the coldest months, but they are also the best time for spotting whales during their annual migration. February is usually the wettest month, while August is the driest. The shortest day of the year is in June, with less than 10 hours of daylight, while the longest is in late December with more than 14 hours of daylight.

Know before you go

  • Batemans Bay is around a four-hour drive south from Sydney and two hours from Australia’s capital, Canberra. It is a popular spot for Canberrans, including politicians, to holiday.
  • Murrays Coaches offers services from Sydney to Batemans Bay via Canberra
  • Batemans Bay Visitors Centre is located in the shopping precinct on the corner of the Prince Highway and Beach Road.
  • The area around Batemans Bay was severely impacted by bushfires in late 2019 and early 2020. Some historic buildings in places such as Mogo were destroyed, and tourism suffered. The #emptyesky campaign encourages tourists to buy local produce and products during their visit to support small businesses.
  • Daylight saving time is observed in NSW, starting in early October and ending in early April.

Nearby attractions

  • A small coastal hamlet in Shoalhaven set amidst a wide array of attractions, Bawley Point is the perfect place to plan your camping trip.
  • Bordered by scenic cliffs, Merry Beach is perfect for campers looking to tie in bushwalking with a relaxing day at the beach.

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