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Cranky Rock Hunter Valley

· Sweetmans Creek, New South Wales
120 acres hosted by Lindsay And Pam P.
1 lodging site · 10 Vehicle/Tent sites
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Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
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Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
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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386 Ratings · 240 reviews
Matt D.recommends
April 10, 2024
Cranky Rock Campsites
Great Location
Amazing location. Thanks you Lindsay and Pam for a great stay. Lots is space, great outlook. Very peaceful. Toilet was clean overall we loved it.
Eleno G.recommends
April 2, 2024
Cranky Rock Campsites
A good place to chill out with family and friends.
Sandeep P.recommends
April 2, 2024
Cranky Rock Campsites
Great camping pace
This is a fantastic place for family camping. Lots of space, privecy and great views. Host if very familiar and always supportive. Only draw back is open drop toilet. Other than that, it's amazing place to be in.
Alison S.recommends
April 1, 2024
Cranky Rock Campsites
Loved it!
Pam and Lindsay were lovely hosts and their property was fantastic. Our closest neighbours were over 100 metres away. We are self contained so didn't use the showers but there are plenty of toilets scattered around for everyone to use. Can't wait to go back for another stay.
Sandeep P.
April 1, 2024
Cranky Rock Campsites
Great site, toilet letting it down
Overall it was pleasent experience. However, only fallout was toilet which was not even drop but an open downunder. It's not event hygienic. I would also people to consider it before booking. Otherwise, it's a fantastic site, wonderful host and megnificnrt open bathroom in woods. Great space not distribance etc..
Louise P.
March 28, 2024
Cranky Rock Campsites
Great overnighter or for a weekend group get-together perhaps. Sites large. 👍🏼 Peaceful spot with the horses and a steer next to our paddock. Hosts very friendly. Would have liked info on where the walks are ? Also the creek not usable to paddle in when we were there sadly. Very backed up and brown. For the money paid this is quite expensive we thought. But still enjoyed our overnighter. Thank you.
Sweetmans Creek, New South Wales, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of Wonnarua and Darkinung First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Lindsay And Pam P.Joined in July 2016
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