Beach camping near Wooli with hiking

Explore coastal landscapes when camping near Wooli.

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River View on the Clarence

4 sites · RVs, Tents70 acres · Great Marlow, NSW
Take in the serenity from your own little piece of paradise on the banks of the pristine Clarence river. Just 6.5 km from the jacaranda city of Grafton and 40 minutes drive from Yamba, we offer two level grassy camp sites surrounded by a beautiful poplar shade tree plantation. Private boat ramp directly in front of camp with easy access. 4x4 is recommended for boat launching. You can fish right from camp! Drinking water is connected as well as hot shower and toilet, plus you have your own BBQ and picnic table. Relax while the kids swim, fish or paddle the river.  The beaches of Yamba are only 40 minutes away and the beautiful mountains of the great dividing range can be seen from your camp site.Campfires permitted, but you must BYO firewood, or, I can provide you with firewood. Please let me know.Access is possible for all vehicles. Plenty of room for caravans and rigs to turn around. 
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Sanctuary at Sandy

6 sites · RVs, Tents55 acres · Woolgoolga, NSW
Enjoy the best of both worlds, being only a few minutes off the Hwy and 2km from the beach, yet tucked up within the privacy and serenity of 55 acres of beautiful bush and wetlands. The property is a safe haven for an abundance of wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, bandicoots, possums, squirrel gliders, snakes, leaf-tailed geckoes, 12 species of frogs and a multitude of birds. Communal facilities include a covered outdoor camp kitchen, an amenities block with composting toilet and hot showers, and a fire circle/ seating area. Activities on the property include: - birdwatching (see if you can add to our list of 50+ species so far!) - spotlighting for nocturnal wildlife - find a quiet spot to sit and soak up the peace of nature... perhaps by the tranquil wetland overflow wall - bushwalking around the perimeter of the endangered Swamp Sclerophyll Forest - private orienteering course (bring your compass! Takes 1-2 hours) -Light a fire under the cast-iron outdoor bath and soak away any stress Attractions close to the property include: - beautiful beaches only 2 km away, great for swimming, surfing or whale watching from the headland - State Forest 2km away, great for hiking and mountain biking - Woolgoolga 5km away, with great cafes and shops We are friendly, nature-loving couple who feel very lucky to be custodians of this special land. We look forward to sharing it with others who wish to step outside the busyness of mainstream life and deepen their connection to nature. Due to the amount of wildlife around, we do not allow pets.
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Waterfalls & More

11 sites · RVs, Tents104 acres · Sherwood, NSW
HIDING IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYWHERE! Pure. Unadulterated. WILD. 104 very private acres, securely sandwiched between a National Park Nature Reserve and State Forest. On a dead end road. No agriculture or farms upstream, only one other like-minded property owner. Secluded, but hiding smack bang in the middle of everywhere! From vertiginous sandstone cliffs on which epipetrics cling tight, right through to palm-filled rainforests, and with two quite different creek systems (including a monster waterfall), you'll be spoiled for things to do and places to explore - without even leaving the property! HISTORY This land is Gumbaynggirr land. Please be particularly mindful of our First Nation's long presence on this land. In the 1800's, white men came seeking Red Cedar, closely followed by settlers having a go at dairying; though logging has remained this area's mainstay. This special property, despite last being selectively logged about 50 years ago, hosts many huge old-growth trees remaining steadfast for your discovery and wonder. And many more are continuing to grow out too. About 35 years ago about nine of this property's eastern-most 104 acres became part of a far larger nashi pear orchard which filled much of the flats of this top end of the valley that you see today. Ultimately they failed to set good commercial fruit, and the rootstocks took over. You can see remnant rows of these trees just south of the property, from along the road. (Beware though - they have spikes that could puncture Caterpillar tracks!) MORE RECENTLY extensive lantana control efforts have been undertaken as we now move into revegetating with native species and implementing a permaculture plan. Today the property is registered with Land For Wildlife and hosts a very wide mix of native vegetation communities. ACTIVITIES Bird watch. Climb. Abseil. Photograph wildflowers. Paint. Swim. In the next valley there's even gold to be found. Explore trails by mountain bike. Whale watch. Surf. Learn SCUBA. Go beach-combing. Catch a mudcrab. Go whitewater river rafting. Ask your host about where to find all the local waterfalls, the best walking, how to find gold, the gnarliest off-road tracks, Anything is possible here in this magnificent part of the world, except perhaps snow and ice.
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Higher Ground Coastal Bush Retreat & Permaculture

15 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents146 acres · Shark Creek, NSW
Your coastal bush oasis awaits! Higher Ground Retreat is 146 acres of coastal bushland at Shark Creek behind the coastal range of Yuragir National Park. Enjoy all the Clarence valley has to offer with the laid back lifestyle in the many rural and coastal villages. Enjoy the uncrowded surfing, fishing, kayaking, boating, bushwalking all along this pristine coastline. or take a day trip to explore the wilderness of the upper reaches of the Clarence River. Higher Ground is an off-grid property that feels a world away, but is only 15 minutes drive from Maclean, 25 minutes from the stunning beaches at Brooms Head, Angourie and Yamba, and less than 2 hours from the Gold Coast. Visit our organic permaculture farm and experience the self-sufficient life you’ve been yearning for, with off-grid solar, tank-water and a waterhole for swimming. Vegies, fruit trees, heritage breed chickens with babies hatching, a shade house for seedlings – this garden is designed to minimise effort and inputs and maximize productivity. Learn about animal integration into the system, new ways of composting and food forest systems. We have a homestead for rent, Glamping Belle tents and also a variety of camping options, Each site is relatively flat and has enough shade in the hottest part of the day. Whether you are in the house or camping, you will have privacy both from your fellow campers with each site being at least 30m apart, separated by trees yet still open enough to enjoy the views of the land and each aspect of the sun throughout the day. We have a screened in camp kitchen for you to enjoy with fridge, tank water and solar power. Each site has a metal fire pit and plenty of space for 2-3 tents or caravan /motorhome with good access during the dry season. The composting toilet and hot shower are close by. We are dog friendly as long as your pet is quiet and well managed. Off-lead can be decided depending on the dog and the interaction with our passive 10 year old Koolie who is very relaxed around other dogs. They must be controlled as sheep are nearby and we have an abundance of wildlife. We have a slackline, a rope swing and badmitten for anyone looking to include more play in their stay! Responsible campfires are permitted in the metal fire pits in designated area when restrictions aren't in place. Firewood can be purchased for $15 P bag Full Mobile reception for Telstra and Optus although we encourage you to minimise screen time during your stay and immerse yourself in the off-grid lifestyle 😉. The road in is also suitable for a 2WD but more comfortable in a 4WD. Drinking water is provided. Please bring your own water for cooking and washing up. We hope you enjoy your stay at Higher Ground 🙂
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Bush by the Sea

3 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · Bucca, NSW
Beautiful picturesque property backing on to State Forest in the Bucca valley. ******entrance is via main road not via forest, use google maps**** IG - bucca_valley_blueberries FB - Bucca Valley Blueberries Only 5 minutes from beaches. Mountain biking, hiking & 4WDing directly at the back of property. Blueberries to pick December/January. Fresh honey & garlic from the property available, all chemical free. 5 minutes from shopping centre & Tavern. Lots of State forests; National Parks nearby to explore. Must be self contained with toilet/shower facilities and take all rubbish/waste with you on departure. Must be tidy, quiet and respectful. No animals allowed. 15 minutes from Coffs Harbour, 40 minutes from Grafton. Reserves the right to refuse bookings and ask guests to leave. Must respect owners property and privacy. Working property, with horses 🐴. Open to public for blueberry 🫐 picking in Christmas holidays. Can provide drinking water only. May allow camp fires in designated areas depending on fire bans. Private camp sites near dam. Check out Bucca Valley Blueberries 🫐 on Facebook and Insta https://www.instagram.com/reel/CrB-lN0vUzN/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
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Kingfisher Kampers, Nana Glen

2 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Nana Glen, NSW
Spectacular views in a rural setting with fields, ranges and the magnificent Orara River. The serenity of this amazing relaxing country setting will leave you spell bound. Our location is a relaxing and scenic 20 minute drive to some of the best local beaches on the Mid North Coast of Australia.On our property we have cows and goats and an abundance of wild birdlife.  The property offers a delightful walk to the Orara River, with the opportunity of catching Bass in season, and also a great possibility of catching sight of the odd platypus or two. Here you will have the opportunity for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, fishing, and just relaxing and absorbing in the outstanding surrounds of this beautiful part of the world.  If you don't feel the desire to cook then it's just 3 minutes down the road to the town of Nana Glen, where the famous Idle Inn Cafe and local 2 Tails Winery are located.A little further up the road, north 13 minutes is the Giant Golden Dog Statue right along side the iconic Golden Dog Hotel, in the town of Glenreagh.  
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Solum Sanctuary

6 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Mororo, NSW
We have a unique piece of paradise ready to welcome you. Two campsites only, ready for the quiet camper looking to be immersed in nature. Close to the beach and bush, you can drive to the nearest coastal towns of Yamba & Iluka for great coffees or simply sit and enjoy the wildlife and ecology that is Solum Farm. A perfect base camp to explore the area or overnight on a road trip. 3km off the highway with easy access. We supply firewood, and there's a hot shower and flush loo for a bit of luxury.
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Morinokoe - 'Voice of the Forest'

2 sites · Lodging5 acres · Woombah, NSW
Morinokoe is a 5 acre 'one planet' lifestyle vision, set in the peaceful, secure, rural residential community of Woombah, bordering the Bundjalung National Park and just 5 minutes drive from famous 'Woody Head' camp ground and Iluka's surf beaches. For paddling and fishing, it's a few hundred metres from a public jetty to the Clarence River and just a few minutes drive to the Esk river (a unique waterway that tracks through the national park). The land itself is 2/3 natural forest, with fruit trees and permaculture inspired garden design and cleared areas with space for parking, playing and camping. The property includes two separate bases for holiday stays: 1) Retro Caravan (morinokoe-ko) The (two room) caravan is basic, but newly renovated with a covered roof allowing for a large outdoor patio area, covered back deck, camp toilet. basic kitchen equipment (cooking on your campfire). There is one power outlet supplied to the caravan, but lighting is provided by solar lights around the site. Access to power is provided at the main house. There's access to a toilet, shower (cold water) and drinking water supply. There is a Jamie Oliver grill for cooking at the table, and a fire pit on hand as well. There are basic cooking implements, cutlery and crockery as well as a large green water tank for washing and drinking. 2) Modern 'eco' house A large (486 m2) open area with an upstairs, fully fly-screened, mezzanine area (lockable) with 3 bedrooms (queen, king single and single). Downstairs there is a dining table, a kitchenette with kettle, toaster, induction cooker (and cookware), a deep bath tub, outside shower area and composting toilet. Drive in to undercover parking and enjoy the (covered) outdoor lounge area around the fire pit. There's easy access to the large veggie garden to pick fresh herbs and greens for your culinary creations! Morinokoe is a place of peace and privacy that provides a balance between convenience, security (friendly neighbourhood) and accessibility and the peace and quiet of being deep in the forest (where you can walk or ride your bike straight into the national park). We have rubbish and composting facilities. Pets on leashes welcome.
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Morinokoe

1 site · Lodging5 acres · Woombah, NSW
Morinokoe is a 5 acre 'one planet' lifestyle vision, set in the peaceful, secure, rural residential community of Woombah, bordering the Bundjalung National Park and just 5 minutes drive from famous 'Woody Head' camp ground and Iluka's surf beaches. For paddling and fishing, it's a few hundred metres from a public jetty to the Clarence River and just a few minutes drive to the Esk river (a unique waterway that tracks through the national park). The land itself is 2/3 natural forest, with fruit trees and permaculture inspired garden design and cleared areas with space for parking, playing and camping. The (two room) caravan is newly renovated with a large outdoor patio area for dining and cooking on your campfire. There is no power supplied to the caravan, but lighting is provided by solar lights around the site. Access to power is provided at the main house. It's really nice balance between convenience, security (friendly neighbourhood) and accessibility and the peace and quiet of being deep in the forest (where you can walk or ride your bike straight into the national park). Relax around the firepit in the evenings. There is access to a toilet, shower and drinking water supply. There is a Jamie Oliver grill for cooking at the table, and a fire pit on hand as well. There are basic cooking implements, cutlery and crockery as well as a large green water tank for washing and drinking. There is a portable toilet now installed outside the caravan for convenience. The outside shower area is at the main house, and offers some, but not complete privacy. We have rubbish and composting facilities. Pets on leashes welcome.
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Absolute Waterfront Studio

1 site · Lodging1 acre · Woolgoolga, NSW
Camping feel ... WITHOUT camping ! ... Luxurious modern studio with all modern amenities on the bank of a peaceful saltwater estuary creek only 3 mins walk across footbridge to a surfing beach. Restaurants and shopping another 3mins walk into town. The beach is wide and flat, ideal for walking and bike riding, there's bush tracks too ! The beach is intersected by 2 creeks within a short stroll north along the beach.Peaceful waterside studio, you're the only guests on the property, recently built, private entry, private outside sitting area, beachside shops, restaurants and cafes, safe swimming and surfing beach, fish and canoe from the property, all this within a stunning coastal area.An ideal couples retreat with your own private entry and private sitting area with full access to the property grounds and lake shoreline. The retreat has constant deepwater frontage unaffected by low tides at any time of the yearThe studio is a very clean & modern open plan consisting of living space, kitchenette, queen bed with ensuite. The space is so fresh & clean partly thanks to NO SPLATTER COOKING INSIDE set-up by way of the outside BBQ with fry pan burner, and sitting area, which everyone loves to use.The surrounding area offers so much to do. On your doorstep is direct access to the peaceful waters of Woolgoolga Lake. The Lake is a small 'paddle only' saltwater estuary welcoming canoes and kayaks to explore the 3kms of waterways. You're welcome to bring your canoes, kayaks and SUP boards.The beach is a very short 300m away via a footbridge over the peaceful lake waters and the town centre is only a further 300m. You can quite literally walk to all the Woolgoolga town centre, beach and lake offers without needing to drive from our central location at all.Fishing is popular on the lake and beach as well as the adjoining beaches which offers anglers multiple options in all conditions.Cycling paths and bush trails from the property lead to many coved beaches and headlands.There's a market in the town beach reserve most weekends and mid-week farmers markets.Our area really is the ... Jewel of the NSW North Mid-Coast !
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Beach camping near Wooli with hiking guide

Overview

Diverse waterways make the seaside town of Wooli a gem of Clarence Valley. Known particularly for water activities such as angling, beachcombing, and boating, Wooli provides campers with an array of campsites and cabins near town or immersed in nature. Yuraygir National Park promises diverse landscapes, a long stretch of coast, and insight into local Aboriginal heritage. Bundjalung National Park to the north is a prime spot for canoeing, kayaking, and biking. And to the south sits Ulidarra National Park with rich forestry, 4WD adventures, and numerous tent and caravan sites to choose from.

Where to go

Yuraygir National Park

Yuraygir National Park has a little bit of everything, including an abundant mix of rocky headlands, pristine beaches, peaceful lakes, dense forests, and heathland. The park boasts the longest stretch of untouched, undeveloped coast in New South Wales, making it a prime destination for beach camping, fishing, swimming, and even whale watching from May to September. Beachside camping in the park also offers access to firepits, potable water, and BBQ grills. Tent campers can also stay in forest greenery at campsites with flushing toilets, showers, and trash bins.

Bundjalung National Park

North of Wooli, a unique combination of beach, river, and freshwater lagoons await in Bundjalung National Park. Water lovers can canoe and kayak along Jerusalem Creek and Evan River or  snorkel through shallow reefs, while hikers traverse Macaulay's Lead and Serendipity fire trails. Along with beachside camping, local lodging and cabin rentals provide comforts like heating, fully-equipped kitchens, and clean, comfortable sheets. At night, campers can gather around the campfire and listen to a local Bundjalung guide tell stories of their culture, heritage, and connections to the land.

Ulidarra National Park

South of Wooli lies Ulidarra National Park, where campers will find beautiful rainforests and old eucalypt forests amidst an ocean breeze. An ideal destination for birdwatching, the park is home to diverse avian species, including wompoo fruit doves and masked owls. Hiking and 4WD trails allow for journeys over rugged terrain to incredible views and peaceful picnic spots. Set up at night at tent and caravan campgrounds in the area with flush toilets, showers, potable water, and firepits.

When to go

Campers visiting Wooli in summer for water activities may want to plan for January, which tends to be the hottest month around 27°C. However, the area is relatively temperate year-round. July is the coldest month of the year with an average high of 13°C. Winter also tends to come with much lower humidity levels. May to November is particularly ideal for whale-watching opportunities just offshore. Or visit from October to April for fresh oysters from the pristine rivers.

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