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Fern Gully

· Mandalong, New South Wales
40 acres hosted by Les M.
8 Vehicle/Tent sites
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Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at this Hipcamp.
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Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Check in: MUST BE BEFORE 5.30PM. YOU MUST ARRIVE ON SITE BEFORE 5.30PM. No check in available after sunset. Text us at least 2 hours before if you are going to be late. Please make your booking prior to 1pm for same day arrival. The property is 40 acres of beautiful bushland, backing on to the Olney State Forest. Camp on a grassy site overlooking the dam or nestled in amongst the trees. Pets allowed. Keep your dog on leash at your campsite and under supervision at all times. Clean up after your dog. Fire pits provided on each campsite. Do not dismantle fire pits. Campsites have no toilet or shower facilities, and no electrical connection. Please bring your own water. Dry organic firewood for sale $20 for 30kgs on request. Fresh free-range eggs for sale when available. Please respect our home and property and leave the campsite in the good condition you found it. The property is just 7kms from the M1 motorway (take the Morisset exit off the M1) and Morisset just 10kms away with shops and fuel. There is plenty to do in the Morisset area including visiting the pretty Gap Creek Falls in the Watagans National Park or kayaking around beautiful Lake Macquarie, Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake. There are some great areas for hiking, bike riding, bird watching and more. Set on the western foreshore of Lake Macquarie, which has the bush in its backyard. Find a patch of shade for a picnic in Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area where you can spot kangaroos and other wildlife. The saltwater lake is a haven for sea turtles and dolphins and you might see sea eagles and kookaburras, too. Fern Gully is just 1.5 hours drive from Sydney! We look forward to meeting you.
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249 Ratings · 122 reviews
Daisy Y.recommends
April 28, 2024
Site 03 - Hillside
Amazing site, surrounded with trees, me family enjoyed a lot. Friendly host, very helpful. Highly recommended.
Christopher H.recommends
April 27, 2024
Site 09 - The Woodland
A great spot, close enough to the freeway with no noise. Great host, will be back for sure.
Grace O.recommends
April 14, 2024
Site 09 - The Woodland
Les was very friendly, site was beautiful and clean, and Borris the dog was great company for our puppy.
Norberto T.recommends
April 12, 2024
Site 06 - Waterlily
The waterlily
Really lovely place. Ample of space between campsites to enjoy your privacy. The owners made sure we are comfortable and safe. It’s also a good base camp to explore the Olney SF. Would love to come back again.
Jason C.doesn't recommend
April 3, 2024
Site 05 - In The Trees
We had high expectations for this camp with the many great reviews. When we arrived the host showed us a few different sites that we could choose from. Unfortunately they were all just patches of uneven dirt where the tents were to be pitched. Even with mats down we could see that it just wasn't going to be enjoyable dealing with the dirt. We made the decision and forfeiting our 3 night stay.
Craig J.recommends
April 2, 2024
Site 09 - The Woodland
Great extended weekend at Fern Gully. Lovely spot and Les is a wonderful host. Thanks for the extra wood at short notice Les 👍 Woodlands is a large site with lots of room for our camper, tents and dining gazebo.
Mandalong, New South Wales, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of Awabakal 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 Les M.Joined in March 2021
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