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Ingenia Holidays Old Bar Beach

145 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Old Bar, NSW
Breathe in the refreshing coastal air at Ingenia Holiday Parks Old Bar Beach, the park is located on beautiful Old Bar Beach making this the perfect place to stay on your next family holiday. Old Bar Beach is a pet-friendly (leash-off) patrolled beach known for its clear water and long sandy coastline. Ingenia Holiday Parks Old Bar Beach can be found on the sunny mid-north coast of NSW 3.5 hours drive from Sydney, making this the ideal stop for a long weekend or a cheeky midweek getaway. There is an array of accommodation options available to suit all, including powered sites perfect for caravanners, unpowered sites for those who enjoy camping, and ensuite sites for travelers who enjoy a little bit of luxury. For those who don’t have your own camping equipment Ingenia Holidays Old Bar Beach also has a range of cabins and cottages to suit all budgets and families. The park is fully equipped for a family-friendly holiday boasting a large swimming pool and playground, camp kitchen, BBQ area as well a large amenities block. Once you have finished exploring the park there is plenty to do in the local area including surfing, beach fishing, kayaking, and amazing bush walking trails just minutes from your doorstep. If eating is your ideal way to spend time during your holiday you are in luck! you will find loads of cafes and restaurants in the town center, only a few minutes drive from the park. Ingenia Holidays Old Bar Beach is the perfect family-friendly holiday to unwind and get back to nature, whether you are chilling at the park itself or exploring the local area you will leave feeling rejuvenated.
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AU$35
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The Riverside Farm Escape Minimbah

26 sites · RVs, Tents103 acres · Forster, NSW
The Riverside Farm Escape is a family owned cattle farm situated on the Wang Wauk River in Minimbah on the Mid North Coast of NSW. Our property has very well maintained, grassy camping ground, RV stop and modern 2 bedroom vanhome/cabin that overlooks the picturesque Wang Wauk River that feeds the magnificent Wallis Lakes. The Riverside property is 103 acres of rich farmland and has over 500 meters of river frontage, ideal for kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing, with water access to Forster / Tuncurry. The property also boasts a beautiful dam, full of flowering lillies, great for the kids to kayak and swim in. We have lots of natural bush and wildlife including wallabies, kangaroos, lizards and native birds. Camp grounds are accessible via 2wd/4wd (Non-powered and powered sites) Family friendly Pets welcome (on leash) Fire Pits provided for all sites Firewood available for purchase from host Local Attractions: NABIAC VILLAGE (7MINS AWAY) - Supermarket, cafes, chemist, Hotel/pub, Post office, Dump point, potable water, Artisan Farmer - paddock to plate. Tuncurry/Forster (25 MINS AWAY) - Beaches, restaurants, entertainment, shopping Barrington Tops (25 Mins) Blueys Beach (50 mins) Port Macquarie (60mins)
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Manning River Waterfront Camping

4 sites · RVs, Tents60 acres · Cundletown, NSW
60 Acre property with 500 meters of Manning River frontage, where you can set up on a flat, grassy site! Enjoy the best of both worlds - horses and cattle as well as riverside camping. Maximum 5 night stay. Great spot for fishing, walks, relaxing kayaking, boating and dolphin spotting. Communal undercover picnic area available for use. Room for kids to play and swings for their enjoyment. Dogs permitted on leash at all times.
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Blueys Beach Farmstayz

16 sites · Tents7 acres · Blueys Beach, NSW
*Please note that this is not a working farm. You can pet and interact with the animals (horses, goats and chickens) through the fence, but no feeding, sheering or other activities available. Thank you for your understanding. Welcome to Blueys Beach Farmstay! MerryLegs's Paddock offers fantastic group bookings, perfect for larger groups. Strawberry's paddock is located towards the rear of the property, offering a comfortable spot for those with kids, with easy access to the amenities. Merrylegs's Paddock is the perfect spot for couples and smaller or larger groups. Merrylegs's is located towards the front of the property, and offers sites for up to 4 guests per site. Enjoy lovely grassed areas with ample shade for your camper-van, roof top tent, free standing tent or swag. We have seven (7) acres of fully fenced grassy paddocks, with mostly shaded open areas. We have a 2 night minimum and a 5 night maximum stay at both listings. We're located very close to Blueys Beach where you can stroll along the shore, go for a swim or help the kids build sandcastles. It’s a flat walk from your campsite, only minutes away along the footpath (approximately 200 metres) to local restaurants, cafes and shops. Those visiting with their furry family member can enjoy the nearest dog friendly beach within council regulated hours just a further 150 metres down the path. You can enjoy access to flushable toilets x 2 and a singular hot shower and a singular cold shower for those after the beach days, please BYO toiletries. We ask that you place all of your rubbish in the bins provided .. we can take your recyclable cans and bottles for the Earn and Return program. To clarify .. YES we have a garbage bin for general waste only .. no recycling bin. We allow campfires when it is safe. ALL fires must be contained in a fire pit. Absolutely no fires are to be lit on the open grass. WE have fire pits for hire and bagged firewood is available for purchase on site .. all fire pits brought onto the property for use by guests will be subject to the discretion of the property owners. All fires and fire pits must be "OK'd" with the property owners prior to lighting, what we're looking for clearance from the ground to the base of the fire pit .. the greater distance the better. Fires can only be lit in accordance with NSW Rural Fire Services fire restrictions or total fire bans. We've recently had multiple patches of our buffalo lawn scorched to beyond charcoal by careless guests .. you must ask the hosts / property owners before lighting any fires .. unnecessary burnt patches of lawn may result in you and your guests leaving!! We ask you to please note: ** UNFORTUNATELY WE DO NOT TAKE ANY CARAVANS .. HYBRID CARAVANS .. MOTOR HOMES .. RV'S .. FIFTH WHEELER's .. BUSES INCLUDING MERCEDES SPRINTERS of any size .. mainly the footprint of these types of vehicles is far too great .. once again we're only a grassy paddock not a caravan park. Standard size camper trailers and camper-vans, roof top tents are all completely fine. If your bus is longer than 4 meters in length, over 2 meters in height and/ or width with a tare weight of 3 tonne or over SORRY BUT IT IS A NO!! If your camper trailer is wider than 2.5 meters or longer than 4.5 metres in length inclusive of the drawbar .. SORRY BUT ITS A NO!! If you have a Jayco of any description .. regardless of length / width OR what the "registration papers say" .. SORRY BUT IT IS STILL A NO!! - If you have solar panels to charge you might have to chase the sun a little, as there are plenty of shaded areas which is perfect come summer. We do not allow the use of "Slackline or Tightropes" strung between our trees, it causes them to be ringbarked after a prolonged use .. meaning they die in the long run .. rope clotheslines and hamocks perfectly ok on the palms, sheoaks and paperbarks!! - Dogs are permitted here however they must be friendly off leash and must NOT chase my pets which include horses, goats , dogs and our pet chooks. Please pick up after your pooch .. as a courtesy to other guests and also to us, it doesn't happen in a caravan park .. please do the right thing here. PLEASE ADVISE US UPON BOOKING IF YOU ARE BRINGING A PET/PETS!! - There are animals that live here and they occasionally make animal noises. Specifically, we have a pet Roosters, one is called Derek. and another called Billy .. they are both meticulous at their job of being a rooster and can start very early in the morning. We ask you to please be understanding during your visit, that this is Derek and Billy's home and we ask you to PLEASE RETHINK YOUR BOOKING if you feel this might impact on your holiday or your guests holiday. On arrival, we ask that you stop at the garages at the front of the house to confirm your check-in and get instructions .. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE PROPERTY, prior to letting us know you have arrived. When we have heavy rain, some areas of the property are not car accessible and you may need to walk to some amenities. and keep driving to a minimum. Upon your booking you will receive a couple of private messages from us .. these will be located in your HipCamp Messages on the App or the website they will contain instructions for once you arrive .. PLEASE READ THEM!! We're happy to help if you need more information .. safe travels always!!
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Stoney Park care of Dennis Stone

200 sites · RVs, Tents127 acres · North Shore, NSW
Stoney Park is set on 127 acres of manicured waterfront land. Set up your unpowered campsite overlooking the lake or adjacent to the beautiful lagoons. The park also plays host to Australia's largest inflatable Aqua Park along with a land park. Located next to the lovely Wilson River, 15min drive to Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid North Coast.
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Stoney Creek

25 sites · RVs, Tents70 acres · Boolambayte, NSW
Stoney Creek is on 70 acres, in the middle of the national park, and offers campers a beautiful mixture of rainforested areas and clear grassed paddocks, just 1 hour from Newcastle. It's very peaceful here, with options for bushwalking and birdwatching. Creeks run through the property, providing some lovely areas to explore. Stoney Creek is also the closest property to the famous Grandis - the biggest tree in NSW! There are portable toilet facilities available. Showers are made available by appointment only. Please ask. Large swimming lagoon for the kids - please just ensure they are supervised around the dam at all times. Dogs welcome.
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The Hatch Farm - Port Macquarie

23 sites · RVs, Tents150 acres · The Hatch, NSW
Welcome to Port Macquarie's 'The Hatch Farm'; a pet friendly, interactive animal and fishing farm stay! A 150-acre working farm with a stunning outlook over the saltwater Maria River (with a rustic boat ramp and waterway running into the Hastings River). Located on the Mid North Coast NSW, 4kms off the Pacific Highway, and a quick 13/15-minute drive to the holiday township of Port Macquarie. Port Macquarie is known for its beautiful beaches, coastal scenery and walks, koala hospital, and local strawberry and tomato picking. Bernard and Susan are custodians of the farm, primarily using the land for poultry (egg), pig, and goat farming. They are transitioning to an off-grid and eco-friendly lifestyle for their retirement. The Hatch Farm is home to many animals, most of whom are rescues - including border collies, cavalier king charles spaniels, chickens, ducks, pigs, sheep, goats, miniature horses, cows, cats, rabbits, and guinea pigs. There is plenty to do and see around the farm from complete relaxation, interacting with the friendly animals (there is usually a variety of babies to cuddle!), to casting a line or launching your boat from the rustic boat ramp. Friendly pets welcome.
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Casapalou Riverside Camp

4 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · NSW
We offer riverside camping in a scenic bush country setting where you can enjoy fishing, canoeing and swimming in the calm brackish water of the Wang Wauk river, all accessible from a pontoon or boat ramp. We are located 10 minutes' drive from the Nabiac township where you will find a collection of food, beverage and interesting antique and giftware. Explore cleared and wooded areas via walking tracks and observe the varied bird and wildlife. Relax around the campfire in the evenings and enjoy some star gazing. Campers must be self sufficient with their own toilet/shower facilities, any camping group that do not bring their own toilet/shower will be turned away or agree to a $40/night extra charge and allowed limited access to our own toilet block located 300 metres away from camping areas. All campers must take all waste with them on departure and DO NOT use waste bins at highway turn off location. Fire pits have been provided and must be utilised, simply move them to your final camp location, also burn only clean firewood ( No pallets with Nails, etc) Firewood may be purchased on site. The property is easily accessed and located just 5kms off the Pacific Hwy. Pets on leash are welcome!
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Hodge Lodge Grounds Johns River

22 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents11 acres · Johns River, NSW
Hodge Lodge Grounds is private property Cabin and Camp in Johns River, NSW. 4 hours north of Sydney, half way between Port Macquarie and Taree. A great stop for the night for traveller's between Sydney, Gold Coast, and Brisbane. Hodge Lodge Grounds NSW is on a sealed road and close to the A1 motorway. If you are Travelling the North Coast, Sydney, Central Coast and Northern NSW, Queensland, we may be your new happy place for the ideal o'nite stop. You can drive any size vehicle into our expansive grounds on our heavy duty driveway that leads you to your green space and large camp site. Responsible pet owners -You can bring your pet! We have one cabin so best to check our booking calendar asap. Second Cabin coming soon! Your groups and additional Guests can be accommodated by contacting your hosts to book additional sites for your group. We offer powered and native unpowered sites. Stay safe in our gated 11 acre private property. Here you can enjoy your music and social atmosphere, have your wood delivered via 'extras booking' for your evening by the fire pit, and wake up to the sounds of our local birds! Situated between the 3 brother mountains NSW, North Brother, Middle Brother and South Brother. We have toilet available for use NOW, with a shower being built for use by campers. We'll update the listing when the shower is operational. We're located within minutes to the beaches which is ideal for swimming, fishing, surfing and walking the local breakwalls. Crowdy Bay National Park and Middle Brother National Park for those 4WD sporting and adventure enthusiasts. Close to the local townships for shopping, dining and visiting local attractions of Kew, Harrington, North Haven and Laurieton for those keen to enjoy the outdoors.
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AU$18
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Lakesway Park

1 site · RV, Tent70 acres · Darawank, NSW
We are a beautiful 70 acre block located directly across the road from 9 mile beach (4wd access) on the outskirts of the coastal towns of Tuncurry & Forster.
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Rainbow Retreat

20 sites · RVs, Tents35 acres · Rainbow Flat, NSW
Come and enjoy these flat, grassy sites suitable for self contained campers who leave no trace.The property is located 2 minutes to a golf course, 5 minutes drive to beach and local shops, 5 minutes to private beaches that only the locals know about.This is a great spot for the whole family, including your dog!Quiet, wildlife abundant 35 acres and first stage development with designated spaces in several areas on site.Located 25 minutes from Forster.
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Falcons Nest

2 sites · RVs25 acres · Hallidays Point, NSW
Falcons Nest is a 25-acre property situated a very short drive from the beautiful Blackhead and Diamond Beach, just a 20-minute drive to Forster. We have ample open space to park a self-contained caravan or motorhome. There's a dam down the back, and wallabies can be seen feeding most afternoons along the dry creek bed at the back of the property. Guests must be fully self contained with their own toilet/shower facilities and must take all waste with them on departure.
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AU$39
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The best camping near Khappinghat National Park guide

Overview

About

Khappinghat National Park, a haven of tranquility and natural beauty, invites adventurers to immerse themselves in its lush landscapes. Established in June 2016, this park spans over 2020 hectares of diverse ecosystems. Visitors can revel in birdwatching, explore scenic walking trails, and engage with the rich Aboriginal cultural heritage. While the park does not offer camping facilities, its day-use areas provide perfect settings for picnics amid the serene wilderness.

When to go

The best time to visit Khappinghat National Park is during the milder months of spring and autumn, offering pleasant temperatures for outdoor activities. Summer brings warmth and lush vegetation, but also the possibility of heavier visitor traffic. Winter can be cooler, making it ideal for those seeking solitude amid nature. Always check for local alerts before planning your visit to ensure the park is open and accessible.

Know before you go

  • Check the latest updates on fires, closures, and other alerts before visiting.
  • Contact the Taree office from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm for any inquiries.
  • Remember to respect the park's natural environment and heritage during your visit.
  • Accessibility may vary across different areas of the park; plan accordingly.
  • While there are no camping facilities, day-use areas are available for picnics and relaxation.

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