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Shanty on Namoi Camping

16 sites · RVs60 acres · Narrabri, NSW
"Shanty On Namoi Camping" is a unique spacious camping area on my property on the banks of the Namoi Creek. Situated at Narrabri NSW 5kms from the edge of town. A gem of a spot with picturesque sunrises/sunsets. Go fishing, swimming, kayaking, boating also bush walking tracks bird watching or just sit back and enjoy the Tranquility. We DO NOT have TOILETS or shower SELF CONTAINED CAMPERS ONLY (NO DIGGING HOLES) PLEASE KEEP YOUR AREA CLEAN AND TIDY PLEASE TAKE OUT WHAT YOU BRING IN The top paddock has grassy mowed campsites, firepits scattered trees throughout and some sites overlooking the creek. The "Shanty" has been setup as an open kitchen with a sink, free water, 2 large tables with bench seats and a large fireplace Behind the "Shanty" is a bit more private spot with fire pits and trees. The bottom paddock has water frontage mowed campsites , firepits, a place to put your watercraft in or swim and go fishing. Dog friendly, provided they are well behaved, pickup after them. Open fires permitted at designated sites also your personal firepits. Firewood for you to pick up for free or other to be purchased. Directions: Heading South in town, Repco on your left, turn Right, or heading North turn Left at Repco onto Gibbons st, head straight down past Golf Club, Left onto The Island rd (a No through rd) about 2klms go over ONE cattle grid, about 200 mtrs (at a set of cattle yards) turn right, go through 2 large open / closed green gates go through to the next gate, you are at the camping grounds. You are welcome to choose where you "set up" on arrival. Single safe. Secured site, a great base to leave your caravan etc to go on day trips of various attractions to entertain you during your stay such as : Sawn Rocks, Mt Kaputar, Solar Observatory just to name a few. Easily accessible for All types of vehicles. All weather road. Drive through sites. We can be quite flexible on check in / check out times too. Wifi / Telstra / Optus mobile networks / TV reception. 5 mins to dump point, Please ring Bill on arrival ph: 0412 197 253 We look forward to welcoming you to our quiet peaceful patch on Namoi creek.
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Outback Fish Farm

20 sites · RVs, Tents250 acres · Jacks Creek, NSW
Set 10km outside of Narrabri on a dirt road is Narrabri Fish Farm. Camp in the serenity alongside 100 ponds. Take the daily fish feeding tour at 10.30am or explore the farm - book in advance or when you arrive. Flushing toilets and hot showers (also a new addition of the donkey shower) Campfires permitted (pending Fire bans, please check). Firewood available upon arrival. Cabins and kiosk coming soon. Fishing will be available from September 2024.
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Riverside Farm Retreat

50 sites · RVs500 acres · Narrabri, NSW
Riverside Farm Retreat is 13 km southeast of Narrabri. It is a horse breeding farm on the banks of the Namoi River, set over 500 acres, where guests can enjoy camping, fishing, canoeing, and relaxing. There is good access for caravans - to get to the property is all tarred roads, with no gates to open, just a cattle grid to cross. The camping area is spread over a beautiful, wide green grassed space, with plenty of level ground. There is an abundance of bird life here, including emus that roam freely, plus visiting kangaroos and cattle moseying down in the afternoon sunset to drink from the river opposite.
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An unexplained natural wonder on the border of the beautiful Pilliga State Conservation Area, Yarrie Lake was most likely formed by an asteroid. To this day, the lake resembles an almost lunar landscape, while the surrounding lush wildlife will bring you back down to Earth. With over 70 species of birds using Yarrie Lake as a pit stop on their journey, Yarrie Lake is a sight to behold for the travelling bird-watching enthusiast. 

Just ten minutes away lies the Australia Telescope, another out-of-this-world experience featuring six 22-metre antennas. The open area is a popular hangout for kangaroos and campers, alike. For a truly unique and diverse outdoor experience, camping near Yarrie lake will ensure an excellent adventure.

Nearby attractions

  • Near the stunning scenery of Mount Kaputar in the serene Namoi Valley, Narrabri is an excellent camping hub for those looking to get out into the surrounding wilderness. 
  • Famous for its rare black opals, the historical mining town of Lightning Ridge is full of fascinating shops, bore baths, and endless opportunities to find the perfect opal.
  • The university town of Armidale is the main hub of the New England High Country. Don’t forget to check out the town's interesting history while stocking up for your adventure.
  • An excellent wilderness escape with an endless list of activities, Mount Kaputar National Park is popular for its cycling, walking, and horse-back riding.
  • An iconic Australian landscape, the rugged beauty of Pilliga National Park can be explored by car or on foot.

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