River, stream, or creek camping in New South Wales with hot tubs

Beaches, snow-capped peaks, rainforest wilderness, and vast outback plains, NSW has it all.

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The Nile Off Grid family farm

24 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents420 acres · Upper Nile, NSW
Set in the Capertee Valley, New South Wales, Upper Nile is nestled at the end of the road coming from Glen Alice. Surrounded by Majestic Cliffs our spectacular Valley invites people to take it all in, to make memories and get out amongst the landscape... Campers can chill out with friends, hike, explore, swim, help the owner or chat about living off grid. With shallow creeks , swimming hole, heated spa with a view, BBQ, picnic table, Cliffs, hiking/bushwalking, mountain biking, feeding the cows, sheep or chickens - you will have a great time. Campers can have private sites away from others or with multiple friends and their set ups! Local coffee shop based in Glen Alice is open Thursday to Sunday and offer great coffee, and food. Local sites also include Glen Davis, Dunns Swamp and the Glen Alice Trail. Get amongst nature, explore, rest and unwind. Fire pits available (some with bbq plate). Amazing views, gas bbq and picnic table on the hill. We also have a brand new tiny house available for accomodation. Self contained with kitchenette and bathroom. Offering spectacular views, fire pit, deck & outdoor shower. Note: we are a quiet camp, family, pet friendly, meaning a place of rest and adventure, not a place to blast music and annoy others. Please take parties & loud music elsewhere!!
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Crystal Creek Rainforest Treehouse

8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents53 acres · Upper Crystal Creek, NSW
Escape from the outside world and unplug in our unique and comfortable Treehouse or Red Cabin You are very welcome to our 53 acres of lush forest, with meadows, green rolling hills and crystal clear mountain creeks. Leave the busyness of everyday life behind and enter the relaxing and soothing atmosphere of our patch of heaven. Here you can reconnect, restore and reenergise. Perfect for: A romantic getaway Getting back to your playfulness Reconnecting with friends Building a strong connection to your children Creating splendid memories Living in the dream A break from the busy world Technology detox This is your perfect retreat. The rainforest Treehouse is situated in a rainforest pocket of the Mount Warning Caldera, completely surrounded by lush and vibrant nature and sheltered from the outside world, while being just 2 minutes away from us and the comfy road that will take you to an amazing swimming hole, cafés and the nearby town. Once you enter the Treehouse private drive you will feel yourself being transported into a magical world of gently flowing water, natural light, tall trees, chirping birds, rustling leaves, crickets, and frogs. You will notice the energy shift into the safe embrace of our land, protected by Springbrook Mountain. The location of the Treehouse was chosen by our then young children. We all fell in love with the magnificent camphor laurel tree growing at the edge of the seasonal creek. We all found ourselves drawn to that place, so with the help of our friends and our children we began the project of manifesting a dream into a reality - the dream of living in the tree canopy. As we worked on the Treehouse, the design was constantly changing. The whole family, especially our youngest son, contributed to the manifestation of the dream. During that time we overcame many obstacles and found solutions to build in the tree. It was an adventure, a lot of fun and we learnt a lot. It became a dwelling for our kids for a period of time, until they grew up and left to conquer the big wide world. Now it is here for you to enjoy, to reconnect with your dreams, to dive deep into your childhood playful memories where the world of fantasy and reality merge together. Here you can just be yourself, embraced by nature and view at the world from your Treehouse verandah. THE RED CABIN We are also proud of our very special Red Cabin with its magnificent mountain view. it has been created with dedication and love. And again it is thanks to our daughter this time. She has found the perfect spot for you so you can immerse yourself in nature in the shade of lovely trees, taking flight with the eagles above Springbrook Mountain, lifting up and rejoicing life. The vibrant tantric red colour of the cabin will fill you up with new energy and freshness. it is supplied with clean, luxurious linen and towels. The daring bathroom allows you to bask in a bubble bath while enjoying your favourite beverage watching the stars. That beautiful experience will be enhance by the symphony of the surrounding nature. The cooking and dining area is set up for your highest comfort and equipped with everything you need. Words do not do it justice come and see for yourself the Red Cabin is gorgeous YOUR RED CABIN IS PERFECT AS: A romantic getaway Reconnect and spark up your relationship Getting back to your playfulness Get closer to your friends and family Creating splendid memories Living in the dream A break from the busy world and do nothing just chill Technology detox if you wish Let your pet enjoy We are looking forward to welcoming you to our Treehouse and The Red Cabin soon, Aneta and Paul
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Cranky Rock Hunter Valley

11 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents120 acres · Sweetmans Creek, NSW
Set at the base of the mountains on a beautiful valley floor, located in wine country in the lower Hunter Valley, Cranky Rock gets its name from a 25 tonne sandstone rock that graces our home. The 120 acre working beef and horse farm is situated a scenic 2 hour drive North from Sydney or 1 hour East from Newcastle. Whether you chose to stay of one of our campsites or in our pioneer-style cottage, all visitor being awoken to the natural bush sounds of lyre birds and cooling their heels in the crystal creek at the bottom of the property. On your way in or out, be sure to check out the boutique village of Wollombi which is just 10 minutes from Cranky Rock, where you'll enjoy wine tasting, fresh produce and quaint cafes. Other must-see's in the area include the Olney State Forest and the Wattagan National Park.The property is located just off a scenic drive, over a 2wd accessible creek crossing. It is peaceful and secluded. Campers can used shared kitchen and bathroom facilities located at the top of the camp area. Dogs are welcome, but as it's a working farm, we ask the remain on leash at all times. 
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Dalli's Campground

76 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents122 acres · Capertee, NSW
Located in the beautiful Capertee Valley, approximately 3 hours north west of Sydney, we would love to welcome you to Dalli's Campground. Flat, shady camping areas, plenty of wildlife, particularly birds, suitable for bush walkers and nature lovers. Get some friends together, bring your dog (we are pet friendly), throw your tents and bedding in the car and come visit! Accessible for all types of vehicles, including caravans, motor homes, camper vans (except FWD).Toilet (flushing) and hot shower facilities available. Full use of BBQ and pizza oven. Gas supplied. Camp kitchen area has servery with sink and hot water. Cutlery, crockery and saucepans provided. Campfires permitted in designated areas (subject to fire bans). Firewood can be brought onto site or purchased from the campground . Access to the orchard welcome (seasonal).Our campground is a great base to explore the Capertee Valley, including Garden of Stones, Turon and Capertee National Parks. Discover the famous Captertee Valley Bird Watching Trail. Only an hour away from historic Rylestone, Mudgee or Dunns' Swamp, and 20 mins to the old shale mines at Glen Davis.
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Kintelliko

4 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Newcastle, NSW
A beautiful flat grassy bed for your Rv, caravan or tent awaits you at Kintelliko. Kintelliko means “to laugh” in the local Awabakal language and we hope to share our joy of living on this beautiful acreage nestled into 100 acres of bushland - yet only 5 minutes to the beach, lake and shops. Your fully powered site has everything you could need. A compost toilet (sorry you have to share it with the brush tail possum who’s decided it’s nice there), an amazing outdoor hot shower made from a huge sculpture, an outdoor kitchen with BBQ and stainless steel benches (it’s out in the open).
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Tooranie Stay

6 sites · RVs, Tents300 acres · Moama, NSW
Our 300-acre off-grid property backs onto the Barmah National Park. This forest, together with the adjoining Millewa forest, forms the largest River Red Gum forest in the world - it's majestic to explore. Our property is just 500 meters from the Murray River. From your camp, roughly a 1 kilometre walk through the forest. On our boundary is Backwater Creek, which fills with water when the Murray River is up. NOTE: Creek is often dry. It has water in it after environmental flows of the Murray. This can happen several times a year and the water lasts a few months. If you have any questions about water levels please ask before booking as it might be dry when you're here. We're located just 5kms northeast of Moama, where you can hop aboard a paddle-steamer, visit waterside wineries and soak up rich riverboat heritage. We offer a few large, beautiful, basic bush camping sites (the best kind!) in amongst 50 acres of bushland, with 100's of meters and trees between you and other potential campers. The rest of our property is used for cropping and sheep. Campers must take out what you bring in. Big Bama and No 3 - you'll need to be fully self contained. There is a dump point in Moama. Toilets can be hired from Central Hire in Echuca. They can deliver it for you. Mobile and internet is usually reliable, though with long weekends and summer school holidays the service seems to disappear! *Please feel free to book anyone in your possie that is under 18 as a child.
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The Ranch on Clarence

22 sites · RVs, Tents113 acres · Louisa Creek, NSW
Our property features 113 acres with 1.3kms of Clarence River freshwater frontage with a beautiful herd of 30+ horses roaming over the land. Come and feel the deep peace of this beautiful property. Horse Lovers Camp offers plenty of space to pitch your tent or your off road caravan for a special getaway amongst our horses. Meet our horses, and book a horse ride/experience under our Extras. You will be camping on the edge of the mighty Clarence River. With over a kilometre of river frontage, if horses aren’t your thing why not go for a swim, throw a line in or go for a paddle on your kayak. Hop on your mountain bike and explore the hills. There’s so much to explore on our property and in this beautiful region. Warm your feet around the campfire in the evenings as you gaze at the stars above. At the moment we only welcome self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower and drinking water. You must have your own amenities. Well behaved pets are welcome to camp with you, however if your pet chases livestock and horses they’ll need to stay on a leash at all times. Please note that you will need a 4WD to access our property, and 4WD caravans and camper trailers are ok. If you’re unsure about your vehicle please message us for a chat. The Ranch on Clarence is the sister business to The Ranch Byron Bay and we offer Equine Experiences.
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Altamira Along Bakers Creek

20 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents250 acres · Bundook, NSW
Altamira Along Bakers Creek is a country escape on a working farm in the heart of the beautiful Mid North Coast. Our property is located just 30 minutes from Gloucester, 50 minutes from the Pacific Highway, 2 hours from Newcastle and 4 hours from Sydney. There are plenty of activities including bush walking, swimming in the pool, relaxing in the spa, strolling to the creek or sitting by the bar. We have unpowered campsites along and within walking distance of the creek. Caravans, tents and roof top tents all welcome on 250 acres of private rural property set in the majestic Wako Mountain Ranges. There is an animal petting farm for the kids to enjoy and a bar for the adults to have an afternoon drink. Enjoy access to a communal pool, tennis court, commercial kitchen, shower and toilet. There is a BBQ entertaining area, outdoor communal fireplace and sitting area for your comfort. Please note our drinking water is fed from the creek, you are welcome to purify it or bring your own drinking water. We have free range animals on our farm and ask that you keep your pets on leash when not at your campsite. Come enjoy a farm stay on our working farm, Altamira.
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Kallarroo Farm, nr Nimmitabel

2 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents1000 acres · Greenlands, NSW
Kallarroo Farm is located near Nimmitabel outside of Cooma, New South Wales. Set near the Numeralla River, between two national parks, a short distance to the famous and beautiful Snowy Mountains. With 1000 acres of rolling country - including native forest, park-like grazing land, and three kilometers of Numeralla River frontage - there's a lot to do at Kallarroo! Stay in rural comfort in our rustic and secluded log cabin with sweeping, views down the valley and mountain property, or set up camp at our peaceful, private camping site, where you'll enjoy river views from gently sloping grassland on the boundary of the property. Either option will provide a real taste of traditional Australian farm life and allow you to explore our majestic Snowy Mountain landscape. We take great pride in being a pet-friendly accommodation! To cover the additional cleaning and maintenance required for accommodating pets, we have a pet surcharge of $50 AUD per dog per stay. We look forward to welcoming you to Kallarroo.
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Footprints in Style

35 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents300 acres · Eungai Rail, NSW
Relax under the big shady fig tree, pitch your tent by the creek and swim in the massive spring-fed lake which covers five acres and never runs dry. This 300-acre bamboo property gives you total tranquillity in nature. There are boats and boards to use, and an island kingdom for kids to play. Kiss and release fishing (Perch) in the awesome lake, which is also great for swimming, and building bamboo rafts. Adventures awaits! Basic, off-grid camp kitchen, big weatherproof wedding venue space to hire, posh dunnies (composting toilets), and a hot water shower shack with a magic view of the lake! There is plenty of shade and we're dog-friendly. Well-behaved dogs are welcome off-lead. Endless space, and plenty of privacy, campers can choose a spot when they get here.A bundle of firewood is provided on arrival, and you're welcome to bring more with you if you need.  Price is per person per night, kids under 16 half price. Under 5 stay free so don't include them in booking numbers. Join us for cocktail hour at the brand-new Tiki bar! BYO drinks! We also have a brand-new sauna that campers are welcome to enjoy! All this, close to stunning beaches and cute cafes. Leave only footprints 👣 make awesome memories. NOTE: We currently only advertise availability three months in advance. If you are interested in dates outside this booking window, please still send us an enquiry and we may be able to assist you.
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Tiny Love Getaways

1 site · Lodging35 acres · Wheeny Creek, NSW
Welcome to Tiny Love Getaways, our Tinyhome is located in the beautiful Colo River Valley on our 35-acre property. Only 90 minutes drive from Sydney CBD we offer a Tinyhome for couples to get away where you can do as little or as much as you like with lots to explore locally. Our Tinyhome is surrounded by the bush nestled in the hill overlooking paddocks and is very much private being 200m from our farmhouse. We are the 1st property on a shared driveway but can't hear and rarely see the neighbours. The Tinyhome itself offers a spa bath on the deck, air-conditioning, a firepit area outside with as much firewood as you need, a comfy queen bed, a kitchen with microwave, gas cooktop, Webber BBQ (outside), pots pans, etc, and two bar fridges. The bathroom has instant gas hot water, a shower, and a compost toilet which is emptied after each stay and is simple to use. We have friendly farm animals which includes our 4 mini donkeys that love to say hello to our guests. Cafe 3 3-minute drive down the road, and restaurants 15 to 20 minutes drive away You are away from the hustle and bustle but not too far if you need anything. We are only a phone call away to help as well with anything you need. Only been operating since January 2023 the feedback and reviews have been amazing and we are determined you have the best stay possible. Don't wait any longer come get away and stay with us.
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Creek Side Shepherds Hut Rail Trail

2 sites · Lodging300 acres · Upper Burringbar, NSW
Check out the rail trail! then ....... Rest and absorb the tranquil sound of the creeks running water from the comfort of the Shepherds Hut. Rest and revitalise in the outdoor bath tub, on the deck, on the day bed with its window overlooking the creek, or in front of the fire each evening. You can choose, closed and cosy or open and airy, either is easy in the Shepherds Hut. The Hut is fully contained with everything you need for a fabulous stay. Crockery, cutlery, toaster, electric jug, electric frypan, mini air fry oven. (no microwave) Enjoy warming your toes around the outdoor fire pit as you gaze at the stars above. A perfect base to explore the new Northern Rivers Rail Trail which is just a couple of kms up our quiet country road. Stroll around country roads next to creeks, or for the more active ask the host about full day hikes to little known but spectacular Mt Chowan and Unicorn falls. Or if you prefer the option to stay on the property, enjoy bushwalking, hiking and bird watching, or just relax and unwind. We are located a short 20 minute drive from the remote Wooyung beach, or 35 min from Byron. Just 7 kms from the village of Burringbar which has a grocery and liquor store, Thai food and woodfired pizza.
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River, stream, or creek camping in New South Wales with hot tubs guide

Overview

Head north and south of Sydney and you’ll find more beaches than you can count, as well as lakes and winding rivers, thundering waterfalls, and lush rainforests. Beyond the sandstone curtain of the Great Dividing Range, with its gorges in the north and snow-covered alps in the south, stretch the western slopes and plains, full of country towns and hidden surprises. Head to the far west and you’ll find yourself on the edge of the Outback. With more national parks than any other state (and more diversity of landscapes, too) New South Wales delivers the goods when it comes to unforgettable getaways.

Where to go

The Blue Mountains

Lace up your boots for one of Australia's best bushwalking destinations. The ridge of mountains two hours west of Sydney by road or train is a World Heritage-listed wonderland of sandstone canyons, waterfalls, valleys, and clifftop lookouts. The national park offers remote bush campsites, or you can go for a bit more comfort in one of the region’s many caravan and holiday parks. 

NSW North Coast

The coastline of northern NSW, from north of Newcastle to the Queensland border, is classic beach holiday territory. Almost every town has at least one caravan park, often with waterfront campsites, and most of the coastline is protected by national parks with fantastic camping spots and facilities. Flanked by the Great Dividing Range and World Heritage rainforests, the North Coast has Hipcampers spoilt for choice. 

NSW South Coast

Every bit as wild as the North Coast, the South Coast stretches south of Sydney to the Victorian border with a string of national parks, state forests, campgrounds, and seaside towns with family-friendly holiday parks. Kangaroos and wallabies graze the camping grounds and laze on the beaches, which have some of the whitest sand in the world. Kayak the waterways, bushwalk the forests, and soak in the views from the mountaintops.

Snowy Mountains

Alpine New South Wales, also known as the Snowy Mountains, stretches from the ACT south to the Victorian border along the spine of the Great Dividing Range. Along with hundreds of camping spots, the big attraction of Kosciuszko National Park—the largest national park in NSW—is Australia’s highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko. In winter, the area is a magnet for skiers, and in summer, fishing, bushwalking, and mountain biking reign supreme.

NSW Outback

The far western corner of NSW is a great introduction to the Outback, where endless red dust plains seem to stretch on forever under cloudless blue skies. Take a road trip out here and you'll see plenty of kangaroos and emus, but not many people. National parks such as Mungo, Mutawintji, and Kinchega offer superb camping spots, Aboriginal art sites, and stunning scenery.

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