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YellowScone Camping Adventures

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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Neverland

21 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Bridgman, NSW
At Neverland, you'll find 100 acres of beautiful flat land, perfect for a camping getaway. There is a large dam for swimming and kayaking, with kayaks provided free of charge. Enjoy a hike in nature or take the bike around the tracks nearby. Plenty of space for campers to find their own private nook, and for larger groups to spread out comfortably. The property is just 15 minutes from Singleton main street, and also just 15 minutes from Lake St Clair! A great spot for boating! Campfires are welcome, and we can provide a firepit if you require. We also have a camp kitchen you are welcome to use. Access to the property is good, larger caravans and rigs shouldn't have any issues finding a great spot to set up.
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Castlerock Camp

6 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Castle Rock, NSW
Welcome to our easy-access, flat campsite with stunning scenic views. Experience magical sunsets with Castle Rock aglow on the horizon. Whether you're a weary traveler in need of a pit stop en route or looking for a tranquil escape, our location just off a quiet road is ideal. Situated at the heart of Sandy Hollow, Denman, Muswellbrook, and Aberdeen, all just a short 15 to 20-minute drive away, this camp area is the perfect base for exploring the region. Enjoy the convenience of a drive-through flat camp area measuring 16m x 45m with an all-weather surface. The area is bordered by trees, offering protection on the sides, whilst allowing for clear skies above to recharge your solar batteries. We do have separate male and female toilets for your convenience. Please note, however, they are up a set of stairs so are not wheelchair friendly. There is a barbeque available to use. Plus, feel free to cozy up around a contained fire, however, you MUST adhere to current NSW Fire Brigade restrictions/conditions. Whether you're looking for a brief overnight stay or a short retreat, our campsite is a quiet oasis along your journey.
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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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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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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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Highland Adventure Hideaway

35 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Timor, NSW
Camping and caravanning in the heart of the NSW Upper Hunter adventure country, Highland Adventure Hideaway is nestled North-West of Barrington Tops, near the artful township of Murrurundi. 15 minutes off the New England Highway, Highland Adventure Hideaway offers farm-gated access directly off sealed road onto 10 acres of level, mown grass camping grounds. There is plenty of space to set up in sun or shade. All recreational vehicle types can be accommodated, including buses, fifth-wheelers, motorhomes, caravans and camper trailers. With 50 acres of free-ranging land adjoining the campground, proffering stunning mountain views, streams and a dam, your horses and pets are most welcome to camp and explore with you. Plentiful wildlife and birdlife reside in our pristine hills. Achieve Insta-worthy pics of our kangaroos, king parrots, pretty wallabies, chubby-cheeked galahs, and maybe an echidna or koala! Highland Adventure Hideaways host camp drafting competitions, working dog trials, horsemanship workshops and various other country events throughout the year. In its off-time it is a memorable camping destination where you can still feel the echo of event excitement whilst being surrounded by the peace and natural beauty of the Australian bush. Following breath-taking sunsets, the clear night sky is blanketed by layered constellations. Drift off to sleep to the tranquil, lulling orchestra of crickets and frogs. Stay a few extra days to breathe in the sweet mountain air and truly unwind. Highland Adventure Hideaways is an easy, scenic drive to pubs, cafes and boutique shopping in the artistic town of Murrurundi. Dare to adventure up through the Eye of the Needle or deep into Timor Caves? Visit the eclectic Nundle township and enjoy an amazing country-pub lunch with a view. Photo-bomb the smiling sunflowers of the Liverpool Plains (Jan) or interact with Tassie Devils at Aussie Ark sanctuary. With so much to see, do and experience, set up your adventure basecamp at Highland Adventure Hideaways to enjoy endless escapades. Bring your friends and family and prepare to build life-long memories, moment by precious moment. Please note: You will need to be self-contained with your own toilet, shower and drinking water. There are currently no bathroom, power nor running water facilities available at Highland Adventure Hideaway. Please come well prepared to maximise your adventure hideaway enjoyment.
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Camp on Hunter (Elderslie)

29 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Branxton, NSW
Riverside camping at Elderslie near Branxton. Located on 6 hectares. Camp kitchen in shed. Bbq and wood heater in shed. Well water. Port-a loo available. Fishing, swimming, kayaks or just relax and watch bird life. Dogs on lead. Level places for vans. Fires must be contained, when fires are permitted. Also a fire bunker for camp ovens - pending fire restrictions. Gas hot shower available. On the river means keep eye out for snakes in the warmer months. Camping under gum trees is not permitted- see photo.
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Tarahleigh, Hunter Valley

10 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Lower Belford, NSW
Large campsite in the beautiful Hunter Valley region, with plenty of level, grassed space to park self-contained campers, caravans and motor homes. Pull up beside "the pond" (the dam) on the property, or find yourself a wide-open grassy patch or a shaded corner. Plentiful birdlife, and kangaroos passing through daily! Our local area has a lot to offer including Hunter Valley gardens, beer breweries, wineries, restaurants, clubs, bars, golf course and more. Grocery shops within a few minutes drive. We're in a very convenient, central location! Campfires are permitted in the designated fire pits when restrictions/bans are not in place. We have firewood available to purchase on-site.
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Imago Forest - Float in Clouds

11 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · Carrowbrook, NSW
Imago Forest is a beautiful bush block and biodynamic orchard near Mt Royal National Park. There are spectacular views over the valley and lake. Just 3hrs from Sydney. Some things to do on the property: * Sit back and take in the incredible views * Roast marshmallows around a campfire * Walk in gorgeous tall forests with some century old trees * Swim in the dam * Climb in the tree next to the cottage * Tour of the permaculture mandala garden (when I'm around) About camping here: * 4WD and AWD access - all year around. * 2WD access - Oct-May in dry weather. (The Big Shed site is 2WD accessible all year) * Families are welcome * Well-behaved dogs are welcome * There is mobile phone reception at some of the sites. Sometimes it isn't fantastic, at other times you can stream Netflix. Some of the things you can do nearby: * Do the majestic Mt Royal walk * Fish or boat on nearby Lake St Clair * Stop in at some of the Hunter Valley wineries on your way * Search online for "Carrowbrook forecast" to get the closest weather forecast
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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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Upper Hunter Valley

3 sites · RVs, Tents115 acres · Waverly, NSW
A beautiful and quiet location by a gently flowing river. This single campsite is perfect for that retreat from the hustle and bustle and congestion of modern life. There is only the one campsite on the river so you are guaranteed exclusive use of the area for you and your group. You can explore the river down to the causeway or upriver from the campsite is 115 acres of crown land (travelling stock reserve) that the river runs along for you to explore. Looking for a nice meal? Glenston by the river is only 30 minutes to Gundy where you will find the Linga Longa Hotel on the Pages river. If gold fossicking is for you Nundle is 50 minutes away via the Crawney Pass National Park. Many visitors head to Nundle to fossick or pan for gold and sapphires in the Peel River. You can hire panning equipment at the Mt Misery Mine or the Nundle Country Cafe. Timor Caves are another local attraction 20 mins drive away.Dogs allowed on leash.Bring your own toilet and leave no trace.Campfires permitted.No Mob Ph coverage at site. Nearest coverage location is 5-10 mins drive.
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The best camping near Scone Mountain National Park guide

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Embark on an adventure at Scone Mountain National Park, a pristine haven established in 2005, spanning 78 hectares of diverse landscapes. Here, explorers can immerse themselves in a variety of activities, from birdwatching and wildlife encounters to absorbing the rich Aboriginal culture and historic heritage. Whether you're seeking a guided tour, a scenic cycling route, or a tranquil picnic spot, Scone Mountain National Park offers an array of opportunities to connect with nature.

When to go

The best time to visit Scone Mountain National Park is during the milder seasons of spring and autumn, when the weather is pleasant for outdoor activities. Summer brings warmth perfect for picnics, though it's wise to prepare for potential heat. Winter can be crisp, offering a different perspective of the park's beauty, but ensure you're equipped for cooler temperatures.

Know before you go

  • Check current alerts and park safety information before your visit to stay informed about any closures or conditions.
  • Visitor centre contact hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm, for any enquiries or assistance.
  • Remember to respect the park's conservation efforts by observing guidelines around native wildlife and cultural sites.
  • Topographic maps are recommended for those planning to explore beyond the basic trails for a safe adventure.
  • Accessibility options are available, ensuring all visitors can enjoy the park's offerings.

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