Forest camping near Forster

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The Riverside Farm Escape Minimbah

26 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents103 acres · Forster, NSW
The Riverside Farm Escape is a family owned cattle farm situated on the Wang Wauk River in Minimbah on the Mid North Coast of NSW. Our property has very well maintained, grassy camping ground, RV stop and modern 2 bedroom vanhome/cabin that overlooks the picturesque Wang Wauk River that feeds the magnificent Wallis Lakes. The Riverside property is 103 acres of rich farmland and has over 500 meters of river frontage, ideal for kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing, with water access to Forster / Tuncurry. The property also boasts a beautiful dam, full of flowering lillies, great for the kids to kayak and swim in. We have lots of natural bush and wildlife including wallabies, kangaroos, lizards and native birds. Camp grounds are accessible via 2wd/4wd (Non-powered and powered sites) Family friendly Pets welcome (on leash) Fire Pits provided for all sites Firewood available for purchase from host Local Attractions: NABIAC VILLAGE (7MINS AWAY) - Supermarket, cafes, chemist, Hotel/pub, Post office, Dump point, potable water, Artisan Farmer - paddock to plate. Tuncurry/Forster (25 MINS AWAY) - Beaches, restaurants, entertainment, shopping Barrington Tops (25 Mins) Blueys Beach (50 mins) Port Macquarie (60mins)
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Sugar Creek Dream. Rainforest Oasis

8 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Bungwahl, NSW
This property is situated between Smiths Lake and the rainforests of Wallingat National Park. A 15 min drive to the beautiful Seal Rocks, Submarine Beach and Treachery Beach, 12 minutes drive to Blueys Beach, Boomerang, Elizabeth and Shelley Beaches, a 25 min drive to Foster town and also 20 min drive, further up Sugar Creek Rd. to the Whoota Whoota lookout which is located in Wallingat National Park. It is a 25 acre property that is home to an abundance diversity of flora and fauna. It's a beautiful spot for birdwatching (or listening), relaxing under the trees with a picnic, chilling in a hammock or going for a day trip to some of the beauty of the surrounding region. Some perks of the place include: Our brand new camp kitchen equiped with many conveniences of home. Large barbeque kitchen, fridge, showers. Sites with firepits. Dried, hardwood for sale at $10 per crate. The first one is complimentary! Dog friendly. Space, privacy, tranquility. **** Whether you are active or not there is so much here for you. Yes you can surf, hike, horse ride, fish, bike ride. Within 15 mins drive you have the ocean side of Seal Rocks, the Lakesides of Myall Lakes National Park, the forests of Wallingat National Park and so many more incredible places. You can venture out into the madness (particularly around holiday time) but then you can return to the magic and tranquility of your campsite. If you'd like a place where you can chill out, relax, rejuvenate your body mind or spirit, this is the place. You'll awake to the sound of our resident Kookaburras and sleep to the chorus of frogs. A friend once described it as a hundred shades of green. I adore this space and have been blessed with its surrounds and abundance for 20 years. My dream has always been to share it with others, hence the name. It is a sanctuary where humans can connect with nature.
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Fame Mountain Camp - pets welcome

7 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Pindimar, NSW
We are a "farm stay" style camp in an actively managed pine forest located in the middle of the north shore of Port Stephens. There is lots of space for campers so you will have privacy whilst you enjoy your camping adventure.Our property is conveniently located just 5 mins off the Pacific Highway but a world away. You'll be 2 mins away from Pindimar Beach and 11 mins from Bennetts beach and Jimmy's beach. Good fishing pretty much everywhere you can wet a line. We have clean flush toilets and showers facilities. The campsite has good Mobile Phone Signal. Free firewood. Each campsite has its own fire pit. Pets are welcome, but please pick up after them. We have a gentle and well trained German Shepherd who adores kids but she likes to stay inside the house and doesn't wander around the campsites . Important Note: PLEASE PUT OUT YOUR CAMPFIRE WHEN YOU LEAVE YOUR CAMPSITE TO AVOID STARTING A BUSH FIRE. NO LOUD MUSIC AFTER 10:00 PM. IF You Have more than 1 camper trailer or caravan or more than 3 vehicles/site please contact host before booking. Please note this property is a working private pine forest. Therefore, as and when the weather is right we could be, logging the forest, milling the logs, or drying the large dimension traditional timber framing lumber. In the near future we will be running sustainable building classes from the property. i.e. showing people how to economically build their own tiny homes using timber sourced from their own land.
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Ridge Line Camping

30 sites · RVs, Tents106 acres · Possum Brush, NSW
Welcome to Ridge line camping where you will have 106 Acres of land to explore. Being elevated over 600 feet above the surrounding land the property boasts the best views of the area, we can see as far as the great lakes to the south including Forster -Tuncurry, then Hallidays point, Crowdy head and Laureton to the north. Located just off the Pacific highway, 3 hours drive north of Sydney and just under an hours drive South of Port Macquarie, access is very straight forward and we can accommodate some of the largest set ups. Stay for a night on your way through or spend a few nights exploring the property and the local area. Wake up with some spectacular sunrises and a kangaroo or two and go to sleep with the best sunsets around. We are only 15mins drive from Forster/Tuncurry, 10 mins to Hallidays Point, 15 mins to Taree.Some of the local attractions include:Walking the "Big Hill" its hard work but totally worth the views when you make it to the top. Enjoy the sunrise with a cup of coffee, the sunsets with a glass of wine or pack a picnic lunch.Talawahl National park which features some of the best hiking, 4WD and Dirt bike trails in Australia.Kiwarric State Forest which features brand new downhill biking trails and ramps.Big Buzz Fun Park, 8 min drive.Clarendon horse Riding, located on the same road.The pristine fishing/ boating/ jet skiing and swimming waters that our entire coastline is renowned for.Amaroo dolphin and whale watching cruises.Diving with Grey Nurse sharks with Forster Dive Centre.Various local markets and funfairs in peak periods.On new years eve, see the fireworks from multiple different locations up the coast from the comfort of your campsite.Walamba river is our local boat ramp located only 5 mins away and is excellent for water skiing and direct access to the great lakes and Ocean.Boats, jetskis and Motorbikes are all welcome.Pets are also welcome.Our sites are for self-contained campers only. You must have your own toilet, power and drinking water. Please take your rubbish with you.Split dry firewood is available from $10 per bag however there is plenty lying around if you would prefer to gather your own.A 4WD is recommend but is not essential as there are multiple locations and access points available, We can also provide you with a tour of the summit of the property with our ATV with advanced notification.We will be updating the photos shortly. Please feel free to contact us for special arrangements or requests.
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Blueys Beach Farmstayz

16 sites · Tents7 acres · Blueys Beach, NSW
*Please note that this is not a working farm. You can pet and interact with the animals (horses, goats and chickens) through the fence, but no feeding, sheering or other activities available. Thank you for your understanding. Welcome to Blueys Beach Farmstay! MerryLegs's Paddock offers fantastic group bookings, perfect for larger groups. Strawberry's paddock is located towards the rear of the property, offering a comfortable spot for those with kids, with easy access to the amenities. Merrylegs's Paddock is the perfect spot for couples and smaller or larger groups. Merrylegs's is located towards the front of the property, and offers sites for up to 4 guests per site. Enjoy lovely grassed areas with ample shade for your camper-van, roof top tent, free standing tent or swag. We have seven (7) acres of fully fenced grassy paddocks, with mostly shaded open areas. We have a 2 night minimum and a 5 night maximum stay at both listings. We're located very close to Blueys Beach where you can stroll along the shore, go for a swim or help the kids build sandcastles. It’s a flat walk from your campsite, only minutes away along the footpath (approximately 200 metres) to local restaurants, cafes and shops. Those visiting with their furry family member can enjoy the nearest dog friendly beach within council regulated hours just a further 150 metres down the path. You can enjoy access to flushable toilets x 2 and a singular hot shower and a singular cold shower for those after the beach days, please BYO toiletries. We ask that you place all of your rubbish in the bins provided .. we can take your recyclable cans and bottles for the Earn and Return program. To clarify .. YES we have a garbage bin for general waste only .. no recycling bin. We allow campfires when it is safe. ALL fires must be contained in a fire pit. Absolutely no fires are to be lit on the open grass. WE have fire pits for hire and bagged firewood is available for purchase on site .. all fire pits brought onto the property for use by guests will be subject to the discretion of the property owners. All fires and fire pits must be "OK'd" with the property owners prior to lighting, what we're looking for clearance from the ground to the base of the fire pit .. the greater distance the better. Fires can only be lit in accordance with NSW Rural Fire Services fire restrictions or total fire bans. We've recently had multiple patches of our buffalo lawn scorched to beyond charcoal by careless guests .. you must ask the hosts / property owners before lighting any fires .. unnecessary burnt patches of lawn may result in you and your guests leaving!! We ask you to please note: ** UNFORTUNATELY WE DO NOT TAKE ANY CARAVANS .. HYBRID CARAVANS .. MOTOR HOMES .. RV'S .. FIFTH WHEELER's .. BUSES INCLUDING MERCEDES SPRINTERS of any size .. mainly the footprint of these types of vehicles is far too great .. once again we're only a grassy paddock not a caravan park. Standard size camper trailers and camper-vans, roof top tents are all completely fine. If your bus is longer than 4 meters in length, over 2 meters in height and/ or width with a tare weight of 3 tonne or over SORRY BUT IT IS A NO!! If your camper trailer is wider than 2.5 meters or longer than 4.5 metres in length inclusive of the drawbar .. SORRY BUT ITS A NO!! If you have a Jayco of any description .. regardless of length / width OR what the "registration papers say" .. SORRY BUT IT IS STILL A NO!! - If you have solar panels to charge you might have to chase the sun a little, as there are plenty of shaded areas which is perfect come summer. We do not allow the use of "Slackline or Tightropes" strung between our trees, it causes them to be ringbarked after a prolonged use .. meaning they die in the long run .. rope clotheslines and hamocks perfectly ok on the palms, sheoaks and paperbarks!! - Dogs are permitted here however they must be friendly off leash and must NOT chase my pets which include horses, goats , dogs and our pet chooks. Please pick up after your pooch .. as a courtesy to other guests and also to us, it doesn't happen in a caravan park .. please do the right thing here. PLEASE ADVISE US UPON BOOKING IF YOU ARE BRINGING A PET/PETS!! - There are animals that live here and they occasionally make animal noises. Specifically, we have a pet Roosters, one is called Derek. and another called Billy .. they are both meticulous at their job of being a rooster and can start very early in the morning. We ask you to please be understanding during your visit, that this is Derek and Billy's home and we ask you to PLEASE RETHINK YOUR BOOKING if you feel this might impact on your holiday or your guests holiday. On arrival, we ask that you stop at the garages at the front of the house to confirm your check-in and get instructions .. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE PROPERTY, prior to letting us know you have arrived. When we have heavy rain, some areas of the property are not car accessible and you may need to walk to some amenities. and keep driving to a minimum. Upon your booking you will receive a couple of private messages from us .. these will be located in your HipCamp Messages on the App or the website they will contain instructions for once you arrive .. PLEASE READ THEM!! We're happy to help if you need more information .. safe travels always!!
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Stoney Creek

35 sites · RVs, Tents70 acres · Boolambayte, NSW
Stoney Creek is on 70 acres, in the middle of the national park, and offers campers a beautiful mixture of rainforested areas and clear grassed paddocks, just 1 hour from Newcastle. It's very peaceful here, with options for bushwalking and birdwatching. Creeks run through the property, providing some lovely areas to explore. Stoney Creek is also the closest property to the famous Grandis - the biggest tree in NSW! There are portable toilet facilities available. Showers are made available by appointment only. Please ask. Large swimming lagoon for the kids - please just ensure they are supervised around the dam at all times. Dogs welcome.
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Spirit of the Forest

19 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents70 acres · Boolambayte, NSW
Spirit of the Forest is one of the oldest properties in the area. Many years ago  it was an old dairy farm, but it has been through many transitions since then.... uniquely situated only a few kms. from the majestic "Grandis" tree it has an abundance of wildlife close by, wallabies come out to feed on the pasture at dusk and dawn, mighty eagles soar overhead and beautiful Arabian horses run free in the paddocks.Trevor and Maya moved here from Berry NSW 17 years ago. Trevor is an internationally acclaimed entertainer and horse whisperer and Maya is an artist, author and lecturer. Both found the property a haven from their busy schedule of performing overseas.A unique 70 acre Arabian horse property, surrounded by Myall Lakes National Park 4 kms from "The Grandis" the tallest tree in NSW and 10 kms from Bulahdelah Town also near to beautiful North Coast beaches. There are many beautiful areas to choose from to camp, as well as a cabin.A portable 240v generator (1) is available for hire $10.00 a day, fuel included, advance booking.
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Diamond Park Campsite

1 site · RV, Tent60 acres · Diamond Beach, NSW
A private fenced campsite with table, chairs, undercover area, fireplace, firewood, and private access to flushing toilet, hot shower and washing machine. If you are looking for somewhere quiet and secluded that welcomes dogs, Diamond Park Campsite is for you. Situated in beautiful Hallidays Point and backing on to national park, this property offers one fully fenced tranquil bush site for tents, campervans, or caravans. Bush walk, bird watch or bring your kayak to paddle in the dam. You’ll feel like you’re miles away from it all, but it’s only a few minutes’ drive to beaches, cafes, a pub and a supermarket. We’ve got you covered with the creature comforts: a private amenities area including a hot shower, flushing toilet, sink, washing machine and power points for charging your phone. The campsite is situated 300m away from the amenities. Getting to the site involves driving through a grassed paddock area. If you’re bringing a 2WD vehicle or a caravan it’s fine, but in the event of sustained wet weather we’ll let you know beforehand if there’s a chance of getting bogged. Dogs are welcome - on leash throughout the property or off-leash in our fenced campsite. Nearby Diamond Beach and Black Head Beach are dog friendly. A fire pit and free firewood is available and fires are permitted in the appropriate weather conditions. On the property you’ll see horses, deer, Daisy the cow and wallabies, as well as a variety of bird life. There are dams throughout and children must be supervised at all times. Nearby: Diamond Beach (+ cafe, bottle shop) - 2km Black Head Beach (+ Foodworks, pub, cafes) - 5km
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Roberts Place

2 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Coomba Park, NSW
We have 25 acres with beautiful 360 degree views. We are very dog friendly with ponies roaming amongst kangaroos and deers through the paddocks. Take an adventure around the grassy property and relax at night under the stars. We recommend a 10 minute walk and enjoy Wallis Lake, perfect for swimming fishing and boating. Good for caravans, motorhomes, big rigs, camper trailers. Easy access from bitumen road. Two flushing toilets and two hot showers. If you have a boat then it’s highly recommended to bring it along as Forster/Tuncurry is only a 30mim boat ride from Coomba park. The Wallis lake water ways are full of marine life for your exploring. Pack your crap pots as blue swimmer crabs are caught all around the Coomba bay. Please make sure you adhere to all the safety and marine requirements when boating. Please make sure your size of your catch is the correct size as per nsw regulations when bringing your catch back to the camp site for cooking. $18 per person per stay. Minimum 2 person per single night stay. Each additional person or child is $16 per person. Max 6 person per site.
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Wootton Arabian Stud Farmstay

8 sites · RVs, Tents86 acres · Wootton, NSW
A beautiful 90 acre farm in the hills above The Great Lakes (Myall, Smith , Wallis Lakes), 30 mins from Seal Rocks, just 10km off the M1 about 20 minutes from Bulahdelah. Forster is a 45 min drive. Nabiac 20 minutes. A historic local Dairy Farm that is very well maintained. The horses live in a natural herd environment and wander around amongst the camping sites on this beautiful clean property surrounded by forest. We set you well apart for privacy. You won't see any other camping sites unless you drive past them. The property offers magnificent views of rolling green hills and ancient trees and a huge dam for floating around on. No street lights means great stars at night. Sit, relax and enjoy the magnificent views or utilise the surrounding forests, beaches, lakes and winery. You'll be camping with the horses who visit your site. Two Dams were stocked with yabbies and fish. Pet pig "Barney Rubble" and ponies / ducks/ chickens/ talking parrot to entertain little people. Spring means ducklings, baby chicks and we have two new beautiful foals on the ground this summer. Firewood can be supplied at $10 per load. Free for regular campers/repeat visitors. We limit bookings for your privacy. It's a hilly property so you need adequate power and 4WD for the higher sites but our internal roads are good. Message me if any questions about access though it's nice and dry now. Dogs are welcome and are fine to be off-lead provided they don't chase horses and are friendly. On lead near the house with the free-ranging fowl. Firewood supplied. Campers should be fully contained though we do have a Drop-Loo. Bring all, take all, no footprint camping. We have farm eggs and there's usually lemons available and chilli's growing. Local Honey for sale. We look forward to hosting you.
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Crockers Creek Hideaway Farm

4 sites · RVs, Tents300 acres · Minimbah, NSW
300 acres of native forest and hobby farm to explore bushwalking , bird watching , mountain bike riding , horse riding trails ,access to Wang wauk river. Forster and beaches only a short drive away . If your a nature enthusiast come stay a night or two. Camp under the stars enjoy the camp fire among native trees relax and breathe it all in.
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Bonneydoon

21 sites · RVs, Tents640 acres · Main Creek, NSW
With over 600 acres of private natural forest, valleys, and mountain top look outs, there's more room to explore than you could possibly cover in one visit.Bordering world heritage listed Barrington Tops national park, the views seem to go on forever, and natural beauty that truly takes your breath away.Previously owned by Yoga australia for 20yrs, upon entering this hilltop getaway, it's easy to understand why this beautiful location has been a highly sought after retreat to relax and unwind.Close to so many wonderful locations and activities in the local Dungog area, there's many options to enjoy.Or just sit back and enjoy the serenity.At Bonneydoon you can visit Sunset Rock, The Big Fig that's hundred's of years old, walk the majestic flatbed rock creeks, etched out over a millennia, adorned with unique flora and fauna, or relax atop the camping grounds and see the mountain tops that seem to stretch on forever.
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