The best camping near Ben Halls Gap National Park

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Hillside Farmstay

99 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · Nemingha, NSW
A 200 acre horse breeding property on the outskirts of Tamworth. 6 minutes to the Country Music Capital CBD. Lots of shady trees to camp or park your van/RV. Hills that you can see forever from the top of.... Some outdoor seating. There's two flush toilets, two hot showers. Dogs are welcome but must be strictly on a lead at all times. There is a dog run available if you want to leave your dog and go to town or the Country Music Festival. Generally most people stay and camp near the horse barn. Indoor shower and toilet available and there is a outdoor hot shower and a sink and a tub to rub a dub dub. Laundry is available. Ask for the key ($5) The outdoor shower is private but has no roof so you can shower under the stars. Picnic table provided and a fire pit to barbecue in winter (fire bans in summer) Transported horses are also welcome...yards available. Price is per person. Children under 12 are free.
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Maiden Jewel Camping Wingen

139 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents720 acres · Wingen, NSW
YellowScone Camping Adventures at "Maiden Jewel", a sprawling 720-acre Horse Stud, rests beneath the majestic Wingen Maiden, enveloped by ironbark bushland and extensive trails perfect for BYOH horse riding, bushwalking, and mountain biking. Be sure to explore our array of offerings: Maiden Jewel Camping beckons with diverse camping areas: The Waterhole 1: A communal haven boasting 20 campsites, nestled by serene dams teeming with Silver Perch and Murray Cod. While facilities include portaloos without showers, the allure of kayaking or cooling off in the dam awaits. Accessible via 4WD, guests can traverse the trails on foot or by bike. Pet-friendly, but leashes are recommended due to abundant wildlife. Picturesque Maiden Jewel: Spanning the rest of the property, it hosts over 50 campsites, both Private and Communal. The Long Flat Waterhole 2: Positioned at the property's front, offering easy access to a delightful swimming dam. Ideal for families, it features vast open spaces for recreational activities. Camping here grants access to all waterholes on the property. For seekers of solitude, inquire about our private sites, like The View Campsite, Hillside Camp, and The Bluff, each boasting spectacular vistas and proximity to fishing and swimming spots. YellowScone Adventures cater for Glamping escapes to equine enthusiasts, offering various packages allowing guests to bring their horses along. Camp and ride at your leisure, or opt for a unique experience by camping in our Bell tents, with catering services available. Explore our property further with the Buggy Property Tour: Embark on a guided excursion aboard our 6-seater Can-Am Buggy, spotting wildlife, meeting our horses, and discovering our array of campsites. Tours must be pre-booked and offer a captivating hour-long journey covering approximately 13 kilometers. Nestled beneath Towarri National Park, Maiden Jewel promises a plethora of activities—from fishing to hiking and mountain biking. Don't miss out on our additional offerings; there's something for everyone to enjoy amidst our breathtaking scenery.
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Glenmoore

6 sites · RVs, Tents250 acres · Chichester, NSW
We have 250 acres in the Chichester Valley, we grow chemical-free vegetables and farm cattle. We have campsites on the Chichester River and we are in the water catchment area for the Chichester Dam. Suitable for caravans, camper trailers, tents, motor-homes etc. Good access, 4WD not required & plenty of site options. There is no mobile reception here (unless you climb the hills!). Dogs are not permitted due to livestock. Campfires permitted when restrictions aren't in place, firewood for sale by the small garden trailer load, see photo. Tank water available at the house if required. No amenities so campers must be self-contained and leave no trace. There is a dump site in Dungog Showground, bring a CHEMICAL TOILET ! All campsites are by the river, you can bring your own fire wood. Price is per person. Kids under 12 stay free!
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AU$20
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Roma Orchard - Hunter Valley

14 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents35 acres · Omadale, NSW
Set on 35 acres at the junction of the Omadale Brook and Hunter River, Roma Orchard offers you the chance to escape and unwind at the head of the Upper Hunter. Ideally located just 3.5 hours from Sydney or 45 minutes from Scone, Roma Orchard has been run by the Tilse family for 6 generations and now welcomes guests from far and wide to stop, relax and enjoy the picturesque surrounds of the apple orchard and vineyard. The Orchard Lodge was officially opened on the 20th September 1992, Over time, accommodation on Roma Orchard has expanded  to now include the recently renovated Roma Cottage and campground. Whether you're looking for an event venue, holiday retreat, family getaway, or wedding destination, we welcome you to find your space on Roma Orchard.
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Evermore Farm on Barrington River

20 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Gloucester, NSW
RIVER SIDE CAMPSITES AN EXTRA NOTE. if interestered please ring Adele, your Host. 16-22 SEPTEMBER 2024 I INVITE ARTISTS to CAMP at EVERMORE FARM to ENJOY ONE WHOLE WEEK OF PLEIN AIR ART. TAG ALONG TOURS, DEMONSTRATIONS AND CRITIQUE SESSIONS. PLEASE RING HOST to REGISTER THIS IS A GREAT WEEK of FRIENDSHIP AND ART on a BEAUTIFUL FARM. Located on the renowned Barrington Flats, boasting an impressive 1km stretch of riverfrontage, Evermore offers travelers a serene retreat. A leisurely pathway meanders through the bushes, perfect for birdwatching and peaceful moments of platypus spotting. As a working farm, there's a delightful opportunity to interact with our Guernsey milking cow, Verla, and our friendly Angus herd that is always eager for a nibble of hay. This historic farm has been tended by our family since 1920, with the current generation marking the sixth to nurture the legacy of the "Everett Guernsey Stud" Farm. Ample space is available for parking larger vans and self-contained camping units. For those who prefer a more traditional camping experience, designated areas cater to tents and smaller setups. Greeting you at the farm's entrance is our remarkable Dairy Hall, which has long served as a gathering point. The centerpiece is a remarkable hand-crafted table that comfortably accommodates up to 50 guests. This setting provides an ideal backdrop for forging new friendships and crafting everlasting memories and adventures. 16-22 SEPTEMBER 2024 ARTISTS ARE INVITED TO BIG WEEK OF ART DEMONSTRATION, DAILY PLEIN AIR TOURS. A NUMBER OF WELL KNOWN ARTISTS VISIT THIS FULL WEEK OF LEARNING AND THE JOY OF TALKING ART ALL WEEK "ART on BARRINGTON FARM" please contact host. Adele to REGISTER , 0417435463 The farm's allure has also drawn a myriad of artists to our fold. With this inspiring backdrop, we curate workshops such as felting, sketching, and painting, allowing participants to explore new creative avenues. Should you wish to partake, these workshops can be easily arranged.
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Oakenville Farm, Nundle

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · Nundle, NSW
Our property is a small but productive farm in Nundle set up using permaculture principles. We have a large vegetable garden, fruit trees, a medicinal herb garden, chooks, guinea fowl, bees, a couple of dogs and many native birds and other wildlife. Oakenville Creek runs along the back of our property.
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River Front Campsites

6 sites · RVs, Tents262 acres · Invergordon, NSW
We wish to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the Worimi, Gringai and Biripi people the custodians, spiritual and cultural owners of these lands on which the Gloucester River runs. River Front Campsites (formerly Roseleigh Farm Camping) is a picturesque camping area on the eastern edge of the Barrington Tops National Park (Gloucester Tops) and nestled on the banks of the crystal clear Gloucester River. A great spot for families and groups of all ages who love wide open natural spaces. A place to relax and enjoy the amazing mountain scenery, fabulous sunsets and bird life local to the area, from Wedge-tailed Eagles, Blue Wrens, an array of Parrots, along with other wildlife that graze the land. If you want to indulge in the natural wonders of the area, there are numerous walking trails in the nearby Gloucester Tops National Park, swim in the crystal clear water of the Gloucester River. Do some Bird watching. Other things to do around the area, Gloucester Farmers Market (monthly), Local Wineries, Cafes, Art Gallery and Museum. We are an active beef cattle farm. We run approximately 80 head of cattle. You will see our herd of cattle across the paddocks, which includes pregnant cows, younger cows, calves, and Charlie our bull. We also have 3 horses that love a pat, carrots and apples. We will endeavour to run our cattle outside of the paddocks containing the campsites. For this reason, we ONLY allow dogs to stay if they remain on a lead or are well controlled. There are 6 sites to choose from beside the flowing river to set up your campsite, with shady areas, spacious grassy areas for the kids to run around or just relax and enjoy the surroundings. All of our campsites are perfect for having a campfire (fire season dependent). No rubbish can be burnt in any campfires at all. Each Site will have a fire pit. BYO wood or purchase a bag for $20 from farm. These are sites only and NO toilet or shower facilities are provided, or freshwater. You will need to bring your own camping toilet or self contained caravan/ camper. (There are dump points located in Gloucester and Stroud townships, both approximately 40 min away). Access to River Front Campsites (formerly Roseleigh farm Camping) is partially by 12kms of gravel council managed road with 6 water crossings. Easily accessible by 4WD and 2WD vehicles. Flood detour road available if needed. There is no rubbish collection on the campsites. You will be required to take all rubbish off the property when you leave. THERE IS NO MOBILE RECEPTION. We look forward to you visiting our farm!
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Royal Oaks

4 sites · RVs20 acres · East Tamworth, NSW
Great location for Tamworth Country Music Festival, walk or cycle into Tamworth CBD. 20 acres on the Peel River. Campsites are not on the river about a 400m walk to the river via a laneway. We have a couple of horses, a few chooks and lots of avian wildlife live on the property. Peaceful and with abundant trees. Hot water shower, flushing toilet and 10 amp power available. Good access for caravans and all types of vehicles. Dogs or other pets not accepted. No campfires, total fire bans often in place here.
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Omadale Brook, Barrington Tops

3 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Omadale, NSW
Omadale Brook offers creek side camping at its best! Crystal clear, snow laced water, with amazing vista, wildlife a plenty and serenity. Find a peaceful place at Omadale Brook to camp and relax off grid. Great to stop and unwind or use as a base camp for 4WD to explore the stunning Barrington Tops including the famous Aussie Ark. The Historical Victoria Hotel is located just 13kms down the road, in Moonan Flat. Omadale is a historical Brook (nee Creek for those not of Scottish decent), originating in the heart of the Barrington Tops at Pole Blue, flowing down to meet the mighty Hunter River, the camp site is located at the bottom of the Brook just before it meets the Hunter River. You can set up on either site as a group or simply as a single camper.
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Edgecote Camping

2 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Duri, NSW
Our family have lived at ‘Edgecote’ for eighteen years. We are predominantly horse breeders and trainers, however have some cattle and many dogs. We love the great outdoors and especially enjoy this ‘bottom paddock’ because of all the trees and the bird life. The dam gives the space a cool feel and a place for dogs to swim and retrieve.
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Temple Court, Murrurundi

4 sites · RVs, Tents800 acres · Pages River, NSW
600 acres on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Murrurundi.On the property you can enjoy scenic bushwalks, a seasonal creek, a large dam and plentiful native wildlife including kangaroos, deer, birdlife and more.Depending on where you set up camp, you can walk or drive into the quaint village of Murrurundi. Situated on the New England Highway, Murrurundi is 30 minutes drive from Scone, 1 hour from Tamworth and 3 hours from Sydney. A picturesque town, nestled on the eastern side of the Great Dividing Range and boasts natural beauty, rich farming land and plenty of character. In town you'll find the recently opened Magpie Gin Distilery, art galleries (including Michael Reid and David Darcy), pubs, historic buildings and every May the King of the Ranges Stockmans Challenge.
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Balaka Farm

7 sites · Lodging, RVs122 acres · Tamworth, NSW
Situated just 20 mins from the regional city of Tamworth, home of Australia's largest Country Music Festival, Balaka Farm offers a family friendly stay. Sit and relax on the verandah of our converted shearing shed and enjoy the views of the hills. There are so many activities to enjoy in the local area with dams and creeks for fishing or swimming or head into Tamworth and visit the myriad of galleries and museums, playgrounds and parks on offer.
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The best camping near Ben Halls Gap National Park guide

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Embark on an adventure through the scenic landscapes of Ben Halls Gap National Park. Established in 2019, this park spans 517 hectares of pristine wilderness, inviting explorers to immerse themselves in its beauty. Traverse the rugged terrain, keep an eye out for the diverse wildlife, and revel in the tranquillity of nature's masterpiece. While camping options are not detailed, the park offers a multitude of activities for day visitors.

When to go

The ideal time to visit Ben Halls Gap National Park is during the milder seasons of spring and autumn, when the weather is pleasant for outdoor activities. Summer can be quite warm, making it less comfortable for strenuous adventures. Always check for local alerts before planning your visit to ensure the park is open and accessible.

Know before you go

  • Ensure you have the latest information on park alerts and closures by visiting the official website.
  • Contact the Scone office from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday, for any enquiries.
  • Remember to pack essentials for safety, including water, sunscreen, and a first-aid kit.
  • Accessibility may vary across different areas of the park; check in advance if you have specific needs.
  • Be mindful of the park's natural environment and follow the 'leave no trace' principles.

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