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Old Bara aka "Baradise"

51 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents1100 acres · Mudgee, NSW
Old Bara is a stunning cattle property, often described as truly magical. Camp next to the creek and dogs are welcome! Old Bara offers so much more than just a place to park. Suitable for all size vehicles/vans/tents. Many sites available, avoid the crowds, we do not over crowd our campers. Only 25 mins easy drive to all the wonderful Mudgee wineries, cafes and restaurants. It's the perfect place to unwind and recharge the batteries. Give the kids a screen free holiday! Dogs are welcome as long as they on leads at all times except in the off leash paddock.
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Farm Stay "Como Valley"@ Ben Bullen

17 sites · RVs, Tents1400 acres · Ben Bullen, NSW
We have a 1400 acre cattle and goat farm offering a lovely iconic bush camping getaway with creek, river and bush camping areas, great for nature lovers and those who enjoy peace and quiet, you can also enjoy the lovely views from the high spots on property. There is access to shared swimming holes, wildlife and bush walks on the property, bring your mountain bikes to ride and explore. There is plenty to do in the surrounding area! The property backs onto the Turon National Park and you will pass the Gardens of Stone National Park at the turn off to property (popular 4WD destination). It's a short drive to the absolutely spectacular Capertee Valley lookout which is the widest and second largest canyon in the world and also very popular for bird watching. You can also take a drive down to Glen Davis Shale Oil Works ruins or spend the day with a trip to the Mudgee Vineyards for some wine sampling! Or simply just kick back and enjoy the peacefulness of country life and take in the amazing star display at night. 4WD access.
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Dalli's Campground

76 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents122 acres · Capertee, NSW
Located in the beautiful Capertee Valley, approximately 3 hours north west of Sydney, we would love to welcome you to Dalli's Campground. Flat, shady camping areas, plenty of wildlife, particularly birds, suitable for bush walkers and nature lovers. Get some friends together, bring your dog (we are pet friendly), throw your tents and bedding in the car and come visit! Accessible for all types of vehicles, including caravans, motor homes, camper vans (except FWD).Toilet (flushing) and hot shower facilities available. Full use of BBQ and pizza oven. Gas supplied. Camp kitchen area has servery with sink and hot water. Cutlery, crockery and saucepans provided. Campfires permitted in designated areas (subject to fire bans). Firewood can be brought onto site or purchased from the campground . Access to the orchard welcome (seasonal).Our campground is a great base to explore the Capertee Valley, including Garden of Stones, Turon and Capertee National Parks. Discover the famous Captertee Valley Bird Watching Trail. Only an hour away from historic Rylestone, Mudgee or Dunns' Swamp, and 20 mins to the old shale mines at Glen Davis.
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Liberty Plains

12 sites · RVs, Tents300 acres · Yarrawonga, NSW
Liberty Plains offers bush camping for self contained campers. There is one toilet available, a portable toilet (if the toilet runs out of soap/paper etc you will need to supply your own. The property offers a large dam ( which unfortunately is quite low at the moment) for kayaking, fishing, yabbying. There is also bush walking. There is a small common area/ shed available with a bbq for guests to use and a table. There is also a shower and toilet available near the main house shed for a donation in the donation box to cover water and gas. If exploring please do not go through any fences as you may end up on a neighbors property. Guests may camp as close or far away from the main dam as they like, camp sites are first in first served. Pets allowed if kept under control, firewood is permitted to be used from the ground only no felling of standing trees, you may have a fire on the ground. Please find your own way to camp by following your map that will be sent to you on booking and the signs that are posted from the driveway on after you turn in the main entrance, no need to meet and greet with host although I may come around occasionally to see if everything is going alright.
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Hillsdale Farm Mudgee - 4WD Access

2 sites · RVs, Tents140 acres · Mudgee, NSW
Welcome to Hillsdale, set on 140 acres in the stunning valley of Burrundulla and only 10 minutes from Mudgee town centre.4WD access with elevated views across the valley and to Mount Frome. Build camp on a cleared site near the dam.This is a quiet, spot to enjoy the birdlife, watch the resident mob of kangaroos and listen to our cows gently mooing.It's the perfect spot to enjoy the spectacular Mudgee sunsets, or even take a short stroll to Hillsdale's Shepherds Lookout where you can enjoy breath taking views whilst enjoying a glass of local wine or beer.We provide a large firepit and supply plenty of wood or feel free to collect or cut wood from fallen trees. Use of the firepit is subject to local weather and restrictions/bans.A bin is provided for mixed garbage, no human waste including nappies. All camping toilet cassettes to be removed from the property.We can provide access to potable water if required. Hillsdale is for 4WD drivers only and suits campers who want a peaceful and private place to stay within easy access of all that Mudgee has to offer.We welcome, adventurous campers or wildlife lovers who want to stay off grid in privacy in a pitched tent, roof top, or 4WD caravans. Or for the really adventurous enjoy the stars at night in your swag. Well behaved pets are permitted and are likely to enjoy a swim in the dam.Fishing is available off property but close by. For the more serious fisherman go to Windamere Dam less than 15 minutes away.We only permit 1 booking at a time, so if you are a small group, please contact us and we may be able to accommodate you. We will also be opening up more unique and private sites over the coming months, so check back with us.We have livestock so no shooting or motorbikes permitted.
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Pleasant View

8 sites · RVs, Tents70 acres · Buckaroo, NSW
Pleasant View is in a quiet location and ideally suited to those who want solitude, spectacular scenery and easy access to all the features this district has to offer. Situated on 28ha (70 acres) of grazing land, 5km north of Mudgee, with superb views across the Cudgegong Valley. Located 10 minutes drive from town and the wineries, with a bitumen road to our front gate. Cycling tours are an attractive option. Our camping sites suit self-contained guests who have everything they need and leave no trace. Dogs are welcome but, as we have sheep, they need to be on a lead at all times. Some firewood is available on site but fires are dependent on conditions and RFS requirements so we ask that you check with us before lighting a fire.
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Watton Airstrip

22 sites · RVs, Tents265 acres · Watton, NSW
Watton Airstrip is a stunning property, nestled on the banks of the Macquarie River. Featuring nine riverside campsites, along with paddock and bush sites, all 4WD accessible and two equally stunning 2WD accessible sites. You’ll share our spaces with kangaroos, wallabies, emus, echidnas, deer, platypus and more. Enjoy some optional extras, including Tammie's home made bread, farm fresh, free range eggs, or one of our range of grazing platters, home made jams or hot chocolate kits. Or pamper yourself with a Crystal reiki session, or tarot reading. The 2WD accessible sites feature spectacular views to the right, towards Mt Panorama and Mt Horrible and towards Mt Canobolas to the left. Lie back in your swag at night and let the star struck, velvety sky envelope you, or make a booking at the nearby Bathurst Observatory to see the stars up close. Each campsite offers its own unique features for you to enjoy and a hand crafted pit toilet is accessible to those camped along the river bank. Fish or swim in the river, ride your bikes, or set up camp and then head off on an adventure to the Goldfields at Ophir, or History Hill at Hill End via the Bridle Track. Better still, book into a pub crawl with Damo so you can lie back and enjoy the ride. There are plenty of opportunities for 4WDing and bushwalking in the local area. Fires are allowed (fire restrictions permitting). Wood can be collected from fallen wood around the property, or bring your own if you prefer. Pets are welcome for a one off fee per animal. We do ask that pets are supervised at all times and that they do not interfere with farm animals or local wildlife.
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The Nile Off Grid family farm

25 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents420 acres · Upper Nile, NSW
Set in the Capertee Valley, New South Wales, Upper Nile is nestled at the end of the road coming from Glen Alice. Surrounded by Majestic Cliffs our spectacular Valley invites people to sit and marvel, to take pics, make memories and get get out amongst the landscape... Campers can chill out with friends, hike, explore, swim, help the owner or chat about living off grid. With shallow creeks , swimming hole, BBQ, picnic table, Cliffs, hiking/bushwalking, mountain biking, feeding the cows, sheep or chickens - you will have a great time. Campers can have private sites away from others or with multiple friends and their set ups! Local coffee shop based in Glen Alice is open Thursday to Sunday and offer great coffee, and food. Local sites also include Glen Davis, Dunns Swamp and the Glen Alice Trail. Get amongst nature, explore, rest and unwind. Fire pits available (some with bbq plate). Amazing views, gas bbq and picnic table on the hill. We also have a brand new tiny house available for accomodation. Self contained with kitchenette and bathroom. Offering spectacular views, fire pit, deck & outdoor shower. Note: we are a quiet camp, family & pet friendly, meaning a place of rest and adventure, not a place to blast music and annoy others. Please take parties & loud music elsewhere!!
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Rubyoaks Farm

2 sites · RVs, Tents40 acres · Grattai, NSW
A relaxing, small rural property of 40 acres with a picturesque creek for you to enjoy. Welcome to Rubyoaks. Pitch your tent or park your Caravan/RV in our lush mowed paddock, with a picturesque creek to walk along or take a dip in a water hole. Watch the sheep and cattle grazing in the paddocks and enjoy the local wildlife that may come to visit. Camp fires are permitted in the supplied firepits (depending on weather and local fire bans/restrictions) - relax with a lovely glass of wine or a nice cold beer. Wood can be purchased from us. Rubyoaks is located just a 20 minute drive to Mudgee. 15 minutes to Windeyer and 15 minutes to Hargraves with local wineries, restaurants, Pubs, Museums and much more. This place makes a great base for you to explore the surrounding area. We do allow 2 camp sites in the one area but you will still have your own privacy and plenty of space for you to unwind and relax. Bins are provided at the camp (NO HUMAN WASTE) All toilet cassette waste must be removed from site. Please contact me if the listing says fully booked as we may have extra sites available, depending on the type of camping and the weather.
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Dunollie Ridge

1 site · RV100 acres · Erudgere, NSW
Dunollie Ridge is located in the picturesque Erudgere Valley just a stone's throw from the thriving Mudgee town centre. Situated in a quiet elevated location, Dunollie Ridge is perfect for those seeking a tranquil escape in the lovely wine region of Mudgee. For those who love a water view, the camp ground overlooks a large spring fed dam that is home to an array of birdlife . Campers are welcome to utilise the kayak on offer all year round (life jackets provided). Dunollie Ridge is situated on a 100 acre cattle and sheep property 10mins South West of Mudgee. With one of Mudgee's most popular wineries only minutes away, you can walk, ride or drive and be amongst the action in minutes. Our camp site suits self-contained guests who have everything they need and leave no footprint on departure. You may need to share the camp ground with our friendly sheep (and cute baby lambs), therefore dogs are not ideal, however may be considered on a case by case basis. Some firewood is available however please refer to the local RFS guidelines at the time of your stay to ensure you are allowed to have a fire. The campground is available for one set of campers at a time however if you are part of a group we will accept bookings for up to four vans. Please select the site and just add the extra adults to the booking. For those that need to stay connected there is mobile phone service at the campsite.
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Camp Crudine

2 sites · Tents80 acres · Crudine, NSW
New name, same great location. Camp Crudine is the ideal getaway for groups and families to enjoy what nature has to offer. Located approximately 40 mins from Bathurst the camp is the ideal location to enjoy the tranquility of the bush. 4WD access ONLY Suitable for off-road camper trailers, tents and swags. Natural bushland consisting of 80 acres with the Crudine River along the boundary. We are part of the Sofala gold rush history (from the 1850s), sit back and imagine gold miners and their families camped along the banks. There are two campsites, Camp Crudine Kitchen and Camp Crudine Riverside. When you make your booking whether for 2 people or a group of family and friends the chosen campsite is all yours for the length of your stay. If you need supplies Sofala is just 8 km away, drop in and explore the town. Hill End is 28 km which is another Historic town to explore. Camp Crudine is great for kids and adults alike to have a go at panning for gold or try out the metal detector. All findings must be returned to the host, lol. Campfires must comply with the local fire restrictions and guideline and must be contained in the fire pits provided. Bonfires are not permitted at any time. We recommend campers bring their own firewood as campers are requested to source only small amounts of firewood along the riverbank. Under no circumstances are trees to be cut down. Firewood is available at the Sofala General Store. Campers are required to bring everything they need and take all rubbish when leaving. Dogs are welcome but they must be supervised and under control at all times. The owner has livestock on the property which must be respected at all times.
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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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The best camping near Windamere Dam guide

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A popular sport and recreation destination, Windamere Dam is just several hours inland from Newcastle and is a great day trip for those camping near the Blue Mountains. Plenty of trails and stunning scenery offer hours of entertainment for bushwalkers and nature lovers. 

The lake itself is great for watersports and fishing. Take to the water with the nearby boat ramp at Cudgegong Waters Park and enjoy your day on the lake. Looking to fish? Lake Windamere is stocked with cod, perch, and catfish and Rainbow Trout can be found downriver from the towering Windamere Dam.

Nearby attractions

  • Set along the picturesque banks of the Cudgegong River, Mudgee’s rolling hills are famous for their award-winning wineries. 
  • A World Heritage-Listed wonderland in the northern Blue Mountains, Wollemi National Park is home to a long list of stunning natural attractions.
  • Australia’s first inland city, Goulburn is known for its exciting events and for being surrounded by seemingly endless outdoor adventures. 
  • Serene walking trails and a 90km river wind their way through the flourishing forest in Goulburn River National Park.
  • West of the Blue Mountains, Capertee National Park is home to a range of wildlife and plants that can’t be found anywhere else in the world.

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