The best camping near Dubbo Showground

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KANGAROO CREEK CAMP DUBBO

5 sites · RVs, Tents72 acres · Dubbo, NSW
30 acres fenced off for Hip camp. other 40 acres fenced off for cattle. 5 private sites on or near sandy creek bed. Lots of bird life and views of the odd cow. Closest hip camp to Dubbo township and Zoo. 5 to 7 kms to Zoo and Town centre. 5 minute drive to the Zoo. 5kms to 27 hole golf course. 3 kms to Delroy Park Shopping centre. Some days you can hear the lions and monkeys from the zoo Lots of Kangaroos on site. Lots of Birdlife ( Eastern Rosellas , Grass Parrots, Willy Wag Tails, Kestrals , Currawongs, Quail , Kookaburras, Magpies , Blue wrens etc. Land was previously a sheep station but nature is slowly reclaiming it. We have been here six years and have seen hundreds of native trees come back through not overgrazing and fencing off bushland. Dry sandy creek bed (good for kids to explore) , except during floods. Lots of shady gumtrees. 2km grassy walk around fence line for those looking to exercise during their stay.
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Cadagi Farm Stay in Central West NSW

14 sites · RVs, Tents85 acres · Dubbo, NSW
A tranquil 85 acre property with multiple options for your stay, along the banks of the Talbragar River or by wooded areas bordering the beautiful Scrubby Creek. The sites are self-service with no amenities currently available, so best suited to those happy to be self-sufficient and with a 'leave no trace' approach. All sites offer bushwalking options (maps can be provided via email), an abundance of native flora and fauna including wild birds, the occasional echidna and wombats. You'll also find sheep and cattle meandering around the paddocks, along with our horses and free ranging peacock. We also have a super friendly kelpie and dachshund pup making the farm feel complete. Dogs are welcome &; we have stables or individual paddocks available if you'd like to bring your equine friends (no riding on the property due to insurance). Only 15 minutes to the centre of town & is a great base for your visit to Dubbo. Located on the Sydney side of Dubbo, it's an easy place to pull up on your travels and we look forward to your visit. Follow us on Facebook @cadagifarmdubbo Website www.cadagifarm.com.au
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Port on Macquarie

2 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Dubbo, NSW
A beautiful spot on the Macquarie river to relax, fish, swim, enjoy a camp fire or a scenic paddle in the lovely fresh water . We have a beautiful recycled timber jetty which is the perfect place to wet a line or enjoy a glass of wine. You might even be lucky enough to see a platypus or echidna. We are 5km from Dubbo, 2km from Lazy River winery by road or 1km by river. Pets are welcome but will need to be restrained due to neighbouring livestock. Camping only available - tents or camper trailers.
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Billy'O Bush Retreat

9 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents250 acres · Dubbo, NSW
Billy'O Bush Retreat is a rural property of 250 acres, 4kms from Wongarbon and 25kms from Dubbo. Set on top of a hill, it offers fantastic views of the surrounding farmland. This property features both privacy and the beauty of the bush as well as unique amenities and outbuildings. Only a short drive from Dubbo - home to Taronga Western Plains Zoo, mountain bike tracks, the Central West Cycle Trail and the beautiful Macquarie River. We offer a range of accommodation options including powered sites for RVs, caravans, camper trailers and tents. We also offer a unique Bag 'n Swag experience, two rustic yet modern, fully equipped Shearer's Huts and our larger Meethouse Cabin. We accept no more than 12 bookings at any one time, so crowding will never be a problem. We hope to provide you with unique accommodation options, warm hospitality and plenty of things to do. Our beautifully curated, built by hand Function Centre is home to four different event spaces including The Meet House, The Dunny Door, The Chaff Shed and The Treehouse. We are able to accommodate up to 100 guests in different styles for Christmas parties, corporate style events, weddings and other celebrations. We offer a unique and relaxed atmosphere that will be sure to impress your guests. We are a father and son team - always up for a friendly yarn. Passionate about building with recycled materials, we have hand built Billy'o Bush in stages over the last 7 years and we continue to add to it every year. We have so much to explore at Billy'o, we hope that you enjoy staying with us.
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Luken Park

6 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Dubbo, NSW
We are located close to Dubbo, just off the Newell Highway. Use this campsite as a base and explore the region, or stop over for the night. Your property will be safe while you're out visiting the local attractions including Western Plains Zoo, Old Dubbo Jail, or Naramine. We have a 100 acres of pasture with lots of Wattle. We run horses, sheep and other farm animals. We have several vacant paddocks at any one time. Camp any ware on the property you wish (depending on weather and stock) or in a parkland type setting within view of the house. We welcome self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower. You must have your own amenities. Tank (drinking) water is available at the house. Relax around the campfire in the evenings as you enjoy the stars in the night sky. The country is reasonably flat and accessible for any type of vehicle. There are areas of mown parkland settings or rough paddocks. You can choose where to set up, the paddock areas can be slashed if required.Pets are welcome.
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Toorale7r

3 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Dubbo, NSW
Toorale road is 10 min out of Dubbo off the Wellington road. Secure front paddock available for camping or caravan, secure fencing if you have a pet. We do have a few lambs to keep the grass down! Large rear paddock available for 3 or 4 vans if you are travelling in a group or would like some more space. Must be self sufficient. There is water available to top up tanks however no discharge of grey or blackwater permitted.
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Happy Valley Farmstay Tomingley

10 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents2000 acres · Tomingley, NSW
We offer powered sites, unpowered sites, and donga accommodation. We accommodate all vehicles of every size. Toilet and shower facilities are available for your convenience. We live on a beautiful mixed farming property based just 10km off Newell Highway from Tomingley. We have plenty of wide open spaces for campers to choose where to set up camp. Campers will enjoy the wildlife, beautiful natural creeks, waterways, and big open skies at night. Set up in the safety of our farm gates. Furry family members are welcome but we ask they please remain leashed at all times. So much to enjoy whilst marveling at the beauty of nature.
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90REmmylou

1 site · RV, Tent150 acres · Dubbo, NSW
150 acres of largely forested area, dominated by large ironbark trees, perfect for ol' fashioned bush camping and bird watching, in peace, and tranquility. The property is just 20 kilometers from Dubbo on Mendooran Road. Camp up to 700 metres from the main residence with the opportunity to walk some tracks on the property, and possibly hear guest speakers such as the Outback Historian whilst cooking a camp oven or two (ask us about this!) All campers must be self-contained, as we don't offer facilities. Please bring everything you need with you. Pets are welcome also.
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Murrungundy South

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents2300 acres · Dubbo, NSW
We run a sheep farm on our property located north east of Dubbo. This is the land of big sky country. The sunrises and sunsets are spectacular here along with starry nights, beside the campfire especially when the full moon arrives. It is nothing short of amazing as you marvel at the sights from the verandah of The Tiny Home or from your campsite. Not far from our property you’ll find the Goonoo CCA Zone 1 National Park. CCA Zone parks are Community Conservation Areas reserved as national parks. The greater Dubbo region offers many activities for tourists, adventure seekers and nature lovers. The Tiny House is fully self-contained with a fold out double bed and a little kitchenette featuring a fridge, cookware and utensils and a BBQ. The bathroom/laundry are separate. We also offer a campsite for additional family members or friends. You're welcome to go for a swim in the dam which is a short walk away, or take a stroll to the top of the rocky hill to see 360 degree views. Meet the locals (emus) or see the sheep being shorn if your booking coincides at the same time. Pets are by special request only.
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The Stockyard Experience

3 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents4000 acres · Mumbil, NSW
Stockyard Farm is a working farm that was established in 1858. Our 4,000 acre undulating property is an area that lots of animals also call home such as kangaroos, deers, wombats, goannas, echidnas, goats, sheep and cattle. Looking for some fun activities during your stay. We are located 5 minutes from the Burrendong Arboretum, only 7 minutes from Lake Burrendong where you can try your hand at activiites such as fishing, boating, swimming, kayaking, canoeing and much more. If you book one of our bell tent sites you can select to get a free access card to Lake Burrendong which lets you enter the Park as many times as you like totally free. If you don't mind a little drive we are only 1/2 an hour from the iconic Wellington Caves, 1 hour from Dubbo and Orange where you can visit wonderful attractions such as the Dubbo Western Plains Zoo, Old Dubbo Gaol, Orange Ophir Gold Mine, 1.5 hours from beautiful Mudgee wineries and much much more. There are plenty of tourist activities which surround our beautiful property that you can visit, that is if you wish to leave the serenity of Stockyard.
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Cobbora Station

6 sites · RVs, Tents250 acres · Dunedoo, NSW
Ellismayne is located out of Dunedoo along the Golden Highway towards the regional city of Dubbo. This picturesque spot offers complete freedom to explore our unique rural landscape. "Who doesn't love being in Nature!"Ideally situated just off the Golden Highway, approximately an hour to Western Plains Zoo, the beautiful wine and food destination of Mudgee or amazing Coonabarabran National Park and observatory.This is the perfect spot for secluded and scenic views with Aussie wildlife just outside.Our place is perfect for the no trace camper who wants to get away from it all and experience the bush life. The perfect spot to leave your van and explore around our magnificent country. There is access to a toilet but no shower or drinking water.Lots of free activities within Dunedoo, such as the Woodlands and our painted Silo. We have cattle on our land. Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome.
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Black Gate Distillery

6 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Mendooran, NSW
Nestled on a 3-acre expanse, our property is a haven for camping enthusiasts and spirit aficionados alike. Situated just 45 minutes from Dubbo and an hour from Warrumbungle National Park, it offers a unique blend of natural beauty and convenience. At the heart of our site stands a distillery where visitors can book a tasting of whisky and rum and purchase these spirits. The full bar facilities cater to those seeking a relaxed evening or a more lively gathering. Practical amenities like clean toilets and a hot shower ensure comfort for campers of all preferences, whether they're pitching tents or parking RVs on a level ground that suits various camping styles. Explore our nearby Providore store showcasing an array of locally crafted delights, from artisanal cheeses and handcrafted condiments to a diverse selection of handmade products. Peruse the offerings at our Arts and Craft store, a treasure trove of unique creations and artistic endeavors. Discover one-of-a-kind pieces and support local artists while immersing yourself in the creative spirit of our community. Additionally, take advantage of the culinary options available along the main street, or cook your own around the campfire at your site or on the BBQs provided. Our location allows guests to enjoy the tranquility of our surroundings while being within easy reach of Dubbo's amenities and the scenic wonders of Warrumbungle National Park. Whether you're here for nature or the spirits, our property promises an enjoyable stay amidst New South Wales' beautiful countryside.
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The best camping near Dubbo Showground guide

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About

Step into the bustling world of Dubbo Showground, where the spirit of community and agricultural prowess come alive. This multi-use venue, steeped in history since 1876, offers a plethora of events that cater to all interests—from thrilling motorsports and captivating agricultural shows to business expos and vibrant entertainment events. While camping is reserved for event participants and those with livestock, the Showground's dynamic atmosphere is a must-visit for event enthusiasts.

When to go

The best time to visit Dubbo Showground is during its signature events, such as the annual Dubbo Show in May, which showcases the region's agricultural excellence. While the Showground is a year-round destination for various events, it's wise to check the schedule and avoid times when major events are not taking place to fully enjoy the venue's offerings.

Know before you go

  • Check the Dubbo Showground event calendar to plan your visit around the vibrant array of shows and expos.
  • Event participants with livestock or those attending specific events can access camping facilities—contact the Showground for details.
  • Recreational vehicle owners can utilise the dump point facilities for waste disposal from 7am to 5pm, except during major events.
  • Accessibility is a priority, with a range of services to cater to diverse needs during events.
  • Remember to respect the Traditional Owners of the land and the cultural significance of the area during your visit.

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