The best camping near Apsley Falls

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Cracknback Riverside Campground

30 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Lower Creek, NSW
**IMPORTANT INFORMATION** Cracknback Campground is situated almost half way between Kempsey and Armidale shires. They are each responsible for this road. The boundary between the two shires is at Blackbird Flat - which is 12 km from us towards Kempsey. The Armidale Shire section of road is officially closed (though not policed). We are obliged to pass on this information as it must be your decision whether to drive on Armidale Shire Road. There are also old signs still up saying road closed/landslip/turn around etc. Our working farm is located between Kempsey and Armidale at Lower Creek in mid-north NSW. We have grassy campsites right on the beautiful Macleay River, which is famous for Bass fishing, kayaking and swimming. *When you come here, our home is your home. Please respect the pristine wilderness and leave no trace. Clean up your camp and take your rubbish home. * Heaps of flat ground for kids to ride bikes * Watch tortoises and fish in the river * Beautiful mountain ranges and and such an open sky you can see the Milky Way * 30 roomy sites, flushing toilets, hot showers * We are dog friendly...if your dog is friendly. Please pick up after them. * Fire pits provided but bring your own wood Additional guests welcome at $20 per head per night over 15 years old. Kids under 15 years $5 per night.
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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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Oxley Riverside Campsites

6 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Mount Seaview, NSW
Welcome to our beautiful property on the Hastings River. Oxley Riverside Campsites is a little piece of paradise located inland and west of Port Macquarie. Our property features undulating hills with lush, green grass, fantastic views and access to a refreshing river to cool off in, on hot summer days. Oxley Riverside Campsites offers four listings for your enjoyment. We have campsites right on the river for kayaking and swimming enthusiasts and for those who choose to relax and just take in the stunning surrounds. We welcome your furry family members as long as they are on leashes. Oxley Riverside Campsites provides large private spaces for each campsite with a communal covered picnic table and barbecue for the use of all campers. Campfires are permitted outside of fire ban season, and there is a dedicated firepit on each site. We look forward to welcoming you!
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AU$50
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Old Greenwells

2 sites · RVs, Tents13 acres · Walcha, NSW
Old Greenwells is situated 3km from the Walcha township, a small country town located in the New England tablelands, along the great dividing range. It is tranquil, seasonal, and located near to some of NSWs most beautiful waterfalls and fertile country. Walcha is known for its artistic community and great trout fishing. Come and stay and discover the beauty of this region! Pitch your tent amongst the elm trees or open paddock with beautiful valley views on Old Greenwells. You can be private with a road access nor far from the main homestead that was built in 1857 and set in established gardens.
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AU$45
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Kentucky Family Campsite

10 sites · RVs, Tents4 acres · Kentucky South, NSW
The Kentucky Family Campsite is 4 acres of flat countryside for you to enjoy the peace and quiet of nature whilst being only a short drive from the essentials (3km from a general store). A world renowned gin distillery offers tastings (and food on weekends) or 15 mins to the township of Uralla for a great pub meal, supermarket, bakery, butchery or cafes, and we're 40 minutes to the regional centres of Armidale or Tamworth. There are sites under shady trees or in an open field. The camp area has views of fields and a small dam. It is a quiet setting but with conveniences close by. Friendly hosts who are happy to help with whatever is needed or offer guidance on places to visit. You need to be a self-contained camper with your own camping toilet/shower, and drinking water. Whilst amenities are basic the property is being improved all the time so it is more suited to self contained at present.​ The nearby village offers a licensed general store and cafe for supplies and a distillery where you will be amazed by the selection of tastings (both liquor and food). Further up the road Uralla has all the extras you might want, with cafes and hotels, bakery, butcher, IGA supermarket and much more. Picturesque foggy mornings will greet you and stunning sunsets will delight you over a glass of wine or beer at the end of each day, as you listen to the crackling of your campfire. Tents, swags, caravans, motorhomes, camper vans or natural star gazing sleepers sleepers all welcome. This campsite is 2WD accessible. Well behaved pets are welcome.
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Blue Hole Riverside R&R

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents50 acres · Castle Doyle, NSW
Blue Hole Riverside R&R (via Castle Doyle Rd) is located 10 minutes out of Armidale and provides sunny, cleared acres to camp by the riverside with peaceful surrounds and total relaxation. Easy access to the river to swim, fish, kayak or canoe. A short two minute drive to the beautiful Blue Hole Picnic Area and Gara Gorge offers swimming, picnic seating, BBQ and bush walking in a scenic bush setting. Armidale is home too many gorges and national parks like no other region. Dangars falls is a stunning waterfall with a picnic area. This rural property suits self sufficient campers only with own drinking water and shower/toilet amenities. All campers must take their rubbish with them leaving no trace - no bins provided. Take your time to relax by a fire and enjoy the serenity! The "Reynella" Hut is now available to stay in. This well appointed, fully renovated hut is a studio with a queen bed, lounge area, tv, kitchen, bathroom/laundry, front deck with a bbq and views to die for!! This provides all the luxuries with a rustic charm embracing a peaceful getaway with a magnificent outlook.
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Spring cart Farm ( Swamp Oak creek)

1 site · RV, Tent1600 acres · Tamworth, NSW
1600 acre farm approximately 1 hour drive from Tamworth located half way between Limbri and Weabonga. 3 campsites. Swamp Oak creek pergola with toilet. Bottom and top dam campsites with access to toilets showers and fresh water. The Pergola This is our most popular site located 2km from the farm house. Featuring a covered dinning area with magical views looking over Swamp Oak Creek, only a few metres from your kitchen we have our custom made fire pit with a selection of cooking methods for those hearty meals, secluded swimming holes reserved for this site and your own compost toilet. Due to this site being kilometers from anyone it is perfect for the relaxing get away without coming in contact with a sole. NOTE: 4WD DRIVE ACCESS ONLY NO FRESH WATER Top Dam - Site 1 Nestled among the trees on the top side of our 3 acre dam this amazing location has another of our custom fire pits for those nights around the fire and also features various accessories for different cooking styles. Enjoy a swim in the dam or a relaxing afternoon of kayaking then cast in the fishing line and try your skills at reeling in one of our rainbow trout or silver perch, you can even throw out a yabby net to catch a few yabbies. Why not spend an hour or two stolling around the various walks we have on offer, or join us for the afternoon feeding of our petting animals. This site has access to rain water, shower and toilet. NOTE: PRE APPROVAL FOR WATER ACTIVIES MUST BE OBTAINED BEFORE ARRIVAL Bottom Dam - Site 2 This site is located on the lower side of our 3 acre dam this great location has another of our custom fire pits for those nights around the fire and also features the same accessories for different cooking styles. All of the features of site 1 are accessible from this site - swimming, kayaking and fishing. This site is the closest to the toilet and shower. ​ NOTE: PRE APPROVAL FOR WATER ACTIVIES MUST BE OBTAINED BEFORE ARRIVAL. THIS SITE DOES NOT HAVE SHADE SO A GAZEBO IS A MUST HAVE
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Little Plain Hall Grounds

7 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Elands, NSW
Little Plain Hall grounds - a small rural hall and grounds celebrating their 100th year in 2023 and adjacent to the Ellenborough River with a number of campsites available. This open grassed area of 6 acres is 5 kms further on from the Ellenborough Falls turnoff. (PLEASE NOTE: We are not near Ellenborough village but in Elands- this is a somewhat common error when people look us up.) We are a community-run non-profit facility available to campers. All funds raised are used to improve the grounds and hall. Directions to find us: From the South -off the Pacific highway at Taree through Wingham, Follow the Brown tourist signs to Ellenborough Falls. We are approx. 5 kms from the falls turnoff. From the north- Off the Pacific Highway: Again the brown tourist signs will get you to Ellenborough Falls Port Macquarie end through Comboyne-either way requires access over narrow, dirt roads. From the Falls turnoff: continue straight ahead on Glenwarrin Road (don't turn into the falls). you will cross over 2 bridges. After the 2nd bridge, the grounds are on your right at the top of the small hill. Larger rigs are not advised. One toilet available and limited tank water - please BYO water and be water wise with the tank water at the hall. Well behaved pets are welcome. We do try to keep a limit on the number of animals on site at any one time so a quick notice to Kate if you plan to bring your furry friends, please. Hall available for hire - please send an enquiry. Instagram page #little_plain_hall_camping. Feel free to add your photos through tagging us.
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Muluerindie

4 sites · RVs, Tents21 acres · Bendemeer, NSW
Located just outside Bendemeer, our property features 21 peaceful acres with frontage to the beautiful McDonald River and a nice flat shaded area for camping. This is the perfect getaway spot to relax, complete with platypus, wombats and amazing bird life, fishing for trout and yellow belly. Lots of kayaking and swimming in summer, and plenty in winter too if you're brave!). We're around 30 mins from Tamworth where you can find all the supermarkets and supply stores to meet your camping gear needs, and there's lots of great cafes and restaurants too. Power is available if required but not next to the river. Camp next to the river (4WD access only) with your tent or rooftop set up or park uphill overlooking the river with your caravan or motor home, it's only a little further away (100 metres) with power available. Campfires allowed at both locations ( fire season permitting) you will need to bring your own wood. We welcome self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/ shower. Rain water is available for campers and caravans as required, and there is access to rubbish facilities. ​Your well behaved pet is welcome to camp with you.
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AU$35
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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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Barnard River Farm,Hanging Rock

4 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Hanging Rock, NSW
A beautiful grassy area with the Barnard River wrapping around your camp site with full morning sun and shade areas in the afternoon, quiet and peaceful with an abundance of wild life. Access to the river from campsite. We have a toilet available, as well as a shower but if you want hot water you'll need to bring your own 9kg gas bottle. We have a leave no trace policy, please take all rubbish away with you.The property is located about an hour from Quirindi. Known as the ‘nest in the hills’, Qurindi has a prime position right in the heart of the picturesque Liverpool Plains. Be enchanted by the stunning landscapes, the Instagram-friendly fields of bright sunflowers, and the neighbouring northern NSW towns of Willow Tree, Wallabadah and Werris Creek.
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Orana at Home Hill West

2 sites · RVs, Tents700 acres · Nowendoc, NSW
Situated on 700 acres along the popular Thunderbolts way between Gloucester to Walcha in Nowendoc, with an abundance of natural animals like wombats, lyrebirds, wallabies, kangaroos, possums and echidnas Orana offers self sufficient, quiet and peaceful camping with campsites out of sight from each other. Come to Orana to regroup and enjoy all that nature has to offer. Firepits are provided and plenty of free stockpiles of wood to collect around the property. Local area fire restrictions must be adhered to and will be advised at the time. You are able to purchase split firewood if you prefer. There is local shop 20 minutes from the farm which has basic supplies if required and mostly open weekends only.
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The best camping near Apsley Falls guide

Overview

About

Take a deep breath of nature at the magnificent Apsley Falls in New South Wales. Experience a majestic view of plunging cascades making their way down a myriad of stepped rock formations and surrounded by lush foliage. Stay nearby in the tranquil setting of Apsley Falls with plenty of camping spots for caravans and tents. Wake to the sound of the birds, spend leisurely days fishing in the nearby creeks, take a dip in the refreshing swimming holes, or take an invigorating stroll through the tranquil forest and discover the abundant wildlife. Apsley Falls is the perfect spot to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and connect with nature.

Notable campgrounds

  • Apsley Falls campground – A scenic retreat offering easy access to walking tracks and impressive waterfall views.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early to secure your spot at the popular Apsley Falls campground.
  • Visit during off-peak seasons for a better chance at availability.
  • Keep an eye on cancellations for last-minute opportunities.
  • Explore nearby camping options for alternative stays amid nature's splendour.

When to go

The allure of Apsley Falls shifts with the seasons. Autumn brings comfortable temperatures for exploring the Green Gully track. Spring awakens a tapestry of native flowers, while summer rains gift the waterfalls with a powerful presence. Winter offers crisp days ideal for brisk bushwalks.

Know before you go

  • Check current alerts for weather conditions and park closures before your visit.
  • Remember, Apsley Falls campground is accessible to 2WD vehicles and offers all-weather parking.
  • Facilities include flush toilets, picnic tables, and both wood and gas/electric barbecues.
  • Pets are not permitted, ensuring the protection of the park's biodiversity.
  • For your safety, familiarise yourself with camping and fire safety guidelines prior to arrival.

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