Mountainous camping near Macksville

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Congarinni Hilltop and valley

12 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents100 acres · Congarinni North, NSW
Our property has a number of private camping sites spread over 100 acres. Tree-studded to tranquil bush with pockets of rainforest and dams. Abundant bird-life. Lovely walking tracks. We have sites which would suit self-contained tents, caravans, camper trailers and camper-vans. Good access for all types - various spots. One powered site with toilet available. Close to town yet a million miles from anywhere. We are located 7 minutes off the Pacific Highway, 5 minutes from Macksville, 3 minutes to the Nambucca River and Taylor’s Arm River, 15 minutes from beaches and rainforests, 1 hour from Port Macquarie, 40 minutes from Coffs Harbour. Local attractions include: ‘Pub with no Beer’, ‘Buffalo Farm’, ‘Way Way Forrest’, ‘Mt Yarrahappini’, ‘Scott’s Head beach’. Campfires permitted & firewood available on request. Dog friendly for responsible dog owners.
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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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Yarralen Retreat

44 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents40 acres · Yarrahapinni, NSW
Yarralen is a beautiful 40 acre property on the mid-north coast of NSW. Situated under Mt Yarrahapinni on the Eastern side of the Pacific Hwy. Halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour. We are surrounded by National Parks and close to pristine beaches , grassy heads , scotts head and the Macleay River. Please note there is a $10 pet fee for the campsites, and $15 pet fee for lodgings (the two Vans and Units). We offer a magical bush retreat with all the modern felicities with a range of camping and accommodation options: -The Eclectic Bush Haven is a family-friendly camping area where kids under 12 yrs camp for free, campers booking this option have access to camp kitchen, toilets and electricity. -The Yarralen Retreat Camp Ground 2 is a more secluded camping area for off-road campers that are completely self-contained with their own toilet, kitchen facilities and power. -The Butterfly Caravan and Retro Glam Vans are renovated caravans nestled in the rainforest. -Yarralen Retreat Glamping are glamping tents offering the perfect romantic escape, or if you just like camping but don't want to set up a tent, this is the perfect choice. - Our Entire Property Exclusive option means you can book out the whole place for your group to enjoy privately. Please thoroughly read the site description which explains exactly what this option does and does not include. Our 40-acre property features eclectic, arty, and striking sculptures and artworks. Stroll through the beautiful bush surroundings, visit the water lilies, and say hello to the roaming peacocks. The campsites are located on a grassed area surrounded by a corridor of tall trees for your shade and comfort. We're not far from the beach, with Grassy Heads being the closest beach. While you're exploring why not check out Scott’s Head and South West Rocks for the amazing vistas. Refresh and recharge in the Magnesium pool and detox in our sauna (please book access under our Extras). Warm your soul around the campfire in the evening. Firewood is available (please see our Extras). Campers at the Eclectic Bush Haven will enjoy our fantastic camp kitchen, along with amenities including hot showers and flushing toilet. The kitchen is fully equipped with a Webber BBQ, gas cooktop, large fridge, lighting and power. (IMPORTANT: Campers who book the Yarralen Retreat Camp Ground 2 area DO NOT have access to these facilities, we expect campers in this area to be fully self-contained) For your convenience entry to the property and main camping area is via our asphalt driveway, which suits all vehicles. (IMPORTANT: Campers who book the Yarralen Retreat Camp Ground 2 will need a 4WD to access this secluded part of the property). Overnight or longer stays are also available for private parties, weddings, retreats, team building - anything possible. Please message us to have a chat. Peaceful tall timbered bushland with abundant wildlife throughout the property. It's a great experience for kids, feeds the chooks, free-ranging peafowl, rainforest and billabong walks, and amazing gardens. Campfires are permitted in the communal fire pit area or individual firepits are available to enjoy at your site. Please use tank water sparingly (for cooking, cuppas) and BYO drinking water. We offer a range of Extras to make your stay memorable and comfortable: -Infra-red Detox Sauna -Magnesium heated Pool -Firewood for your campfire We look forward to welcoming you!
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Bellinger River Camping

16 sites · RVs, Tents60 acres · Bellingen, NSW
Level, grassed sites, with plenty of open space along 1 km banks of the Bellinger River. Minutes walking distance to town, with a great milk bar serving fish n chips only 700m down the road or swim across the river and have breakfast or lunch at the Old Butter Factory Cafe. There is Free onsite kayaking on request, fishing and great entertainment in town. All Children are FREE and you can Swim and Fish straight from camp and keep an eye out for the platypus! A new fence is now being placed to keep cows away from camping grounds. There is a pit toilet and there are public toilets right next door, available 24/7. Pets welcome. Maximum 1 vehicle per booking, as there is plenty of room for group bookings on one site email me to arrange booking.
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Cracknback Riverside Campground

30 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Lower Creek, NSW
**IMPORTANT INFORMATION** Cracknback Campground is situated almost half way between Kempsey and Armidale shires. They are each responsible for this road. The boundary between the two shires is at Blackbird Flat - which is 12 km from us towards Kempsey. The Armidale Shire section of road is officially closed (though not policed). We are obliged to pass on this information as it must be your decision whether to drive on Armidale Shire Road. There are also old signs still up saying road closed/landslip/turn around etc. Our working farm is located between Kempsey and Armidale at Lower Creek in mid-north NSW. We have grassy campsites right on the beautiful Macleay River, which is famous for Bass fishing, kayaking and swimming. *When you come here, our home is your home. Please respect the pristine wilderness and leave no trace. Clean up your camp and take your rubbish home. * Heaps of flat ground for kids to ride bikes * Watch tortoises and fish in the river * Beautiful mountain ranges and and such an open sky you can see the Milky Way * 30 roomy sites, flushing toilets, hot showers * We are dog friendly...if your dog is friendly. Please pick up after them. * Fire pits provided but bring your own wood Additional guests welcome at $20 per head per night over 15 years old. Kids under 15 years $5 per night.
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Jumping Dog

39 sites · RVs, Tents6 acres · Spicketts Creek, NSW
Seven acres mixed forest and lawn alongside Spicketts Creek which is excellent for swimming in with a waterfall and a diving board. The birds are amazing here - you'll be woken by kookaburras. Extensive State Forests are adjacent to the property so there are lots of walks. Motorbikes can be stored here although not ridden on the property itself. We offer 12 sites for campers, mainly well grassed with beautiful views and varying degrees of privacy. Toilet and cold shower available. The 400m gravel driveway has speed bumps and is not normally suitable for 2WDs that are towing vehicles or front WD motor homes. Certain sites may also not be suitable for rear wheel 2wd motorhomes. Caravans up to 6m with 4WD cars OK. Camper trailers OK with AWD. Sites will be allocated on arrival depending on weather conditions. All campers have access to the same swimming hole and creek. 3 fresh water supply taps. Long drop "loo with a view" is 140m from the creek. Cold shower at the creek. Up to 2 small and medium dogs up to 20 kg Dogs Ok but Male dogs under 3 yrs old must be desexed and all dogs on leashes within 25 metres of house or as otherwise requested.
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Watergums Farm

1 site · RV, Tent150 acres · Eungai Creek, NSW
Our picturesque property sits on the western side of Yarrahapinni Mountain. It adjoins WayWay State Forest and has access to Yarriabinni National Park. It goes down to Warrell Creek and has a number of possible camping areas that offer open paddocks or bush. At this time, we only take one booking at a time, so you have some choice as to where you set up, and are guaranteed privacy. This is a place for those looking for a quiet nature retreat, no rowdy groups, please. All campers must be self-contained, with their own camp toilet. Your dog is welcome to join you too! We are located a short drive to South West Rocks, Grassy Head, Scott’s Head, Stuart’s Point, and Nambucca Heads, and are within day trips are Bellingen and Dorrigo National Park.
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Peace and Paradise

14 sites · RVs, Tents22 acres · Yarrahapinni, NSW
Family avocado farm located on the south side of Yarrahapinni mountain. The property is quiet and private with an amazing view. There are avocado trees, an orange orchard and a variety of other fruiting trees on the far. We have a dam and a bore on the property with an aviary, several sheds and warehouses. Nearby there are gorgeous rivers and beaches and Yarriabini National Park to explore. Or just rest in the peace and quiet or enjoy our animals - chickens, ducks and friendly dog.
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Bundilla River Camp

15 sites · RVs, Tents260 acres · Ballengarra, NSW
Come camp along the beautiful Wilson River on a working cattle property. Shady, grassy campsites by a flowing river, just 25 minutes drive from Port Macquarie. The camp area includes a camp shed, where campers can make use of the picnic table, stainless steel food preparation bench and camp fire pit. There are only 2 sites available with power. Please select power as an ad on extra when booking. Port a loos are available for Hire. If you have 3 or more children please call me for a discount. Kids will love the farm tour and feeding of pigs, sheep and horses. It's an excellent area for mountain bike riding as well! Kayaks available for free. Don't have a caravan, we have partnered up with Wrighty's Caravan Hire & Repairs. linktr.ee/wrightyscaravans. They offer family caravans delivered, setup ready for you to enjoy. Pets allowed but you must discuss with owners prior to booking. Rules: 1. For the piece and quiet of other campers all check-ins must be before 4.30pm during the colder months. Check ins after 8pm may be turned away in busy times. 2. No Fireworks - this is very unsettling for our livestock 3. 9pm quiet time. 4. No drones in the camping area, for the privacy of other campers 5. Generators are allowed for short period of time but not permitted after 8pm. 6. Dogs on leads when walking around the farm Rick and I thank you for your support in these matters.
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Bobo River Camp

6 sites · RVs, Tents210 acres · Ulong, NSW
Bobo River Camp is located on the banks of the Bobo River, surrounded by rainforest. The property is listed with NSW Government as private conservation area because of its flora and fauna. The camping site is private and just a short walk to the river with cascades and swimming hole. It's made up of four camping bays and parking area. Two bays suitable for car base camping with space for tent or swag, one bay suitable for small caravan or camper trailer. Great base camp to explore the Mountain area. On one of the sites there is a timber shelter where a fire can be made. Short walk to the weir and swimming area.
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Bunya Farm Bellingen

2 sites · RVs, Tents60 acres · Bellingen, NSW
One booking at a time so the space is yours to enjoy. Beautiful river flats with direct frontage onto the Kalang River. Site is located next to steps down to the river. The site doesn't have much shade at the moment but the river has abundant shaded retreats. In dry conditions accessible via 2WD, ok for caravans and motorhomes. In wet conditions please check with us before arrival. 60 acre farm only 5 min from beautiful Bellingen. Beautiful river flats with direct frontage onto the Kalang River.In dry conditions, access is good and suitable for 2WD and caravans. Some parts of the property will require 4WD (such as Mountain Views site). In wet conditions please check with us before arrival.Pet considered on prior application - please ask first (we are a farm with livestock).No amenities - please BYO everything you need and leave no trace. Campfires permitted when restrictions aren't in place. Firewood is available to purchase (see extras).
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Whip Mountain Farm

10 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Yarranbella, NSW
Located in the Nambucca Valley and set on 100 acres of mixed farmland, native bush, pockets of rainforest and rolling hills. You are surrounded by trees, farmlands, fields and nothing but nature. It is a place you can truly feel Mother Nature’s quirks and get away from the stress of the world. From rolling hills, to mountainous ocean views, to steep tree lined gullies & clear river swims in the Taylor’s Arm River; Whip Mountain Farm is a place to slow down & disconnect to re-connect with what’s important. Speaking of connection you won’t find phone service unless you trek to the top of the mountain, so rest assured you can completely switch off if you choose to. You are free to wander the property as you wish. There are plenty of walking trails throughout and many spots to set up camp for beautiful sunrises and sunsets over the mountains. As we are up high, noise carries through the valley, so we ask no parties or doofs are to be held here. We live for music but please respect the valley and the fauna that also calls this place home - so keep it low after 10pm. We love and respect our land & if you are to stay here, we ask that you will to. Treat it like your own piece of paradise, so that we can continue to offer this beautiful experience to others for years to come. There is a large freshwater lake to swim in and laze the sunny days away & the stars are so bright at night. There is also a river just down the road at the bottom of the property you can swim, kayak or fish. We get bass in the river, so if fresh fish for dinner is your kind of thing you will love it. The place is a little wild, and we like it like that. That being said you may be sharing with snakes and spiders occasionally, so keep an eye out and zip up your tents and close doors. Keep aware in the warmer summer months and make noise when you are bushwalking. We also have some neighbour cows that like to come and hang out on the land. They are friendly, so if you see them moving about, feel free to say hi. Here you feel like you are a million miles away from the world when in reality you are just a short 15 minutes from the cute country town of Macksville with an epic pub meal and essential items you need to stock up for a few days. It’s 5 minutes to the Taylors Arm River where you can swim and kayak and a 15 minute drive from Taylors Arm and the iconic ‘Pub With No Beer’ (they have plenty of beer). A little further east, a short 30 minute scenic country drive will end you up on some of the mid-north coasts most stunning coastlines and beaches including Scott’s Head, Grassy Head, Nambucca Beach, and Valla Beach all renowned for epic surfing spots and cute cafes. A longer drive of 50 minutes north, straight up the highway will get you to Coffs Harbour and 60 minutes south to Port Macquarie. It’s such a beautiful part of the world and we can’t wait for you to fall in love like we have.
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