Hipcamp host Susan J.,
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Port Macquarie's hidden gem. This is a shaded riverbank campsite with a stunning outlook over the saltwater Maria River that runs into the Hastings River. 

Warm your toes by the fireplace in the evenings as you gaze at the stars and roast a marshmallow. Grab a drink or two with other campers around the fire-pit, enjoying those mud crabs cooked in the camp kitchen.

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Port Macquarie's hidden gem. This is a shaded riverbank campsite with a stunning outlook over the saltwater Maria River that runs into the Hastings River. 

Warm your toes by the fireplace in the evenings as you gaze at the stars and roast a marshmallow. Grab a drink or two with other campers around the fire-pit, enjoying those mud crabs cooked in the camp kitchen.

The property where you will be making camp is a working farm with border collies, chickens, ducks, pigs, sheep, goats, miniature horses, cows, cats, guinea pigs, and rabbits. There is plenty to do and see around the farm from complete relaxation, interacting with the friendly animals, to casting a line or launching your boat.

This campsite suits self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower, and drinking water supply.

The location is a 12 minute drive to the holiday township of Port Macquarie; known for it’s beautiful beaches, coastal scenery, strawberry picking and koala hospital. 

Pets welcome. Boat ramp onsite.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
11 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical connection
No water connection
No sewage dump point
No TV connection
Back-in site
Max length 45ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Susan a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 98%

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

BYO boat and lifejackets. Boat ramp.

Fishing

BYO equipment and bait. Excellent fishing for Jew fish, mud crabs, brim, and flathead. If you boat or drive down to Blackmans P...Read more

Hiking

Not on property. Local national parks in Hastings area, beach front walks.

Paddling

2 Kayaks are available for use. Must replace any damaged or lost items/ores..

Wind sports

Windsurfing and kitesurf in Port srea.

Surfing

BYO board to local beaches.

Swimming

Swim in river at your own risk.

Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Hatch Farmstay in New South Wales.

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Farm
Driveway

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Hipcamper Andrew

Perfect for a wind down

Andrew O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
November 28th, 2021

Spectacular spot. Beautiful outlook right on the river. Very friendly hosts. Nice and close to home for a relaxing long weekend. We will definitely be coming back again

Hipcamper Jono
Jono H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
November 28th, 2021

Amazing place can’t wait to go back!

Hipcamper Chantel

Nice spot on the river

Chantel C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
November 27th, 2021

This was great for something different as we’ve never had a farmstay before- we had access to the various animals and a nice spot on the river to lay out our swag.
Susan was quick to reply as I only text when an hour out of town so very flexible..

Hipcamper Andrew
Andrew G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
November 21st, 2021

Fantastic location and great hosts!!
Will definitely be coming back

Thanks!

Hipcamper Jake
Jake D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
November 19th, 2021

Great place, wish I stayed longer !

Hipcamper Danielle

Great experience for the whole fam!

Danielle R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
November 16th, 2021

Such a unique experience! Susan and Bernie’s place has it all - absolute river frontage, that was nice and quiet barely a boat that went by, the water was also really clear and great for swimming and fishing. The canoes on site also provide an easy activity for everyone. The highlight for our 4 and 2 yr olds was the farm animals - such a huge array and they were able to collect chicken eggs, feed the goats/pigs if they wanted, as well as pat the bunnies, guinea pigs and mini horses. The farm stay also has a couple of very friendly border collies and a cat that the kids loved! Great place to unwind for the whole family 😊

Hipcamper Scott
Scott F.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
November 15th, 2021

The best campsite we have visited on Hipcamps! If you have kids they will absolutely love this place, with so many animals - pigs, piglets, goats, lambs, chickens, roosters, bunnies, ponies, cows and not to mention the friendly farm dogs that love hanging around, there is lots to keep the kids entertained (they are still talking about it). Along with a massive trampoline for the kids and a great boat ramp to launch your kayak or even fish from (we caught a couple of flathead). 10minutes from Port Macqaurie and 1 minute from Ricardoes Tomato and Strawberry Farm. We will definitely be back!

View from Campsite
Hipcamper Lachlan

Perfect!

Lachlan P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
November 11th, 2021

Best camping I’ve ever done!!

Hipcamper Ivy
Ivy H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
November 9th, 2021

Beautiful property and a great location. Susan was a great host and was very accomodating. We had a great time feeding the animals and even got to see some very cute piglets and a foal. Wish we could have stayed longer but we would definitely come back if we have the chance.

Property
Port Macquarie Farmstay
State
New South Wales
Country
Australia
AU$40/night
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