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Farm camping in New South Wales

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Cadagi Farm Stay in Central West NSW
9 sites · RVs, Tents85 acres · Dubbo, New South WalesA tranquil 85 acre property with multiple options for your stay, along the banks of the Talbragar...
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AU$14
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River Escape - Yarramundi
8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents25 acres · New South WalesCamp or enjoy a tiny house stay along the Hawkesbury Nepean River at Yarramundi - absolute river frontage, where you can leave the city behind and enjoy the serenity. Escape to this relaxing tiny home, situated along the Hawkesbury Nepean River, Yarramundi. Cruise along the calm waters of the river on one of our provided kayaks, cast a line and try your luck fishing, or relax on the deck and spot the wildlife passing by. Guests will love the calming, fresh and modern interior of our tiny houses, complete with chique simplicity and timber touches. With the blue mountains at your fingertips, this is the perfect spot to set up for a while and enjoy the property and it's surroundings. Just 1 hour drive from the Sydney CBD. Camping: We only accept families and couples bookings - no groups. We only take three bookings at one time - families or couples. If you'd like the camp area exclusively, please book all 3 sites. Please note there is a limit to one vehicle per site. Multiple vehicles requires multiple bookings. There are bathroom and shower facilities available, but please bring your own toiletries. Please bring everything you need and leave no trace. Small, well behaved dogs on leash allowed, due to farm animals on the property. The Glamping Tent is setup and ready for your arrival. Overlooking the Nepean Hawkesbury River your in for a treat, surrounded by nature and farm animals. Due to Covid - we ask you bring your own sleeping bags and pillows, torches. Included is a queen size blown up mattress and 3 stretcher beds, fire pit, camp cooking utensils, camping chairs, Glamping Tent all set up, picnic table. Also included is free use of kayaks, paddle boat, life jackets, gather your own firewood, a gorgeous river, and farm animals you can see up close.
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AU$120
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Watton Airstrip
15 sites · RVs, Tents254 acres · Watton, New South WalesWatton 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 fresh from our friends at Sophie’s Staples. 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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AU$15
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Waterfall and rock pool
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Natural Bridge Retreat
22 sites · RVs, Tents135 acres · Natural Bridge, QueenslandA special camping experience can be enjoyed at this spectacular location in QLD close to the NSW border for ADULTS ONLY i.e. 18 years and older. Lamington National Park adjoins this outrageously beautiful property that features the waterfall made famous by actress Laura Dern in the iconic Sunsilk shampoo commercial filmed here in 1998. (LGBT welcome). PLEASE NOTE: The Hipcamp service fee varies according to the amount of the booking. For one guest for one night the service fee is 18% approx. of the camp site fee. Bookings at Natural Bridge Retreat have to be for a minimum of two nights. As most bookings are for two or more people for two or more nights, the service fee is generally 11.2%. A beautiful creek descends through the 135 acres which includes rainforest that is listed as State significant vegetation. There is a deep swimming hole at the waterfall and other swimming areas up and down the creeks. You can hike to the upper plateaus that feature two ancient Strangler Figs with ocean views and a view of Mt.Warning as well as to the Bushranger Caves and lookouts higher up on the Lamington Plateau. Natural beauty is everywhere you look with mountain views, volcanic boulders and rock formations, Upland Rainforest and lots of wildlife. This is a property for nature lovers. Mobile reception (Telstra works the best), flushing toilets (ladies & gents), hot shower and campfires are permitted in designated locations - sorry no pets. We will e-mail further details upon receiving your booking including a link to a Release and Indemnity form that must be completed prior to entering the property and a link to a form to advise your vehicle type and camping mode. *All bookings must be for 2 nights minimum and in the peak periods 3 nights minimum and 4 nights for the Easter holidays.
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AU$38
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Ol Dairy Camp 🏕
35 sites · RVs, Tents1547 acres · Bellangry, New South WalesOl Dairy Camp is located on a 1547 acre farm 45 km west of Port Macquarie with 15 maintained camp sites and 20 ‘choose your site' camp sites. Dedicated sites are mowed weekly and temporary fenced to keep livestock off. The campsites range from creek sites to mountain views. Telstra service plus outdoor wifi to most sites near the homestead.
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AU$20
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Crystal Creek Ranch
14 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents100 acres · Upper Crystal Creek, New South WalesWelcome to my beautiful 100 acres that backs on to Springbrook National Park. There are crystal clear freshwater creeks. Most campsites next to the creek. The property is mostly natural bush with some cleared patches for camping and horse grazing.Only 30 mins from natural arch and 20 mins to great fishing and crabbing in the tweed river. Dog friendly (must be well controlled no aggressive dogs).Drop toilets and hot showers.There are 2 cabins available each with private portable toilet and hot outdoor showers. Campfires permitted ( when fire bans not in place) and wood can be purchased in advance during booking process. No fire wood to be collected off property BYO or purchase in advance. Not a place for loud music and parties, happy for everyone to have fun but noise is restricted. If you are a disturbance to other campers you will be asked to leave without a refund.PLEASE READ THE CANCELLATION POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE BOOKING!!!
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AU$20
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Timbarra River at The Cockatoo campsite with GT. The flood has removed some of the grass along the river edge.
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Timbarra Valley
8 sites · RVs, Tents25000 acres · Rocky River, New South WalesThe Timbarra or Rocky River is an area of great beauty southeast of Tenterfield with soaring mountains cradling the river flats and undulating hills below and is a renowned cattle breeding region.  The Petrie family have been in Tenterfield since 1860 and have owned properties in the valley for over 100 years.  Tim’s great-grandfather was known as Rocky Jack because of his extensive holdings.  Cattle are still walked up to the Timbarra Plateau property from the river properties ‘Man From Snowy River’ style.  The Plateau can be seen rising above the valley to the north from the confluence of Demon Creek and the Timbarra/Rocky River.  These flow along the Demon Fault which is clearly visible on a satellite map.  The 3 valley properties ‘Corner Camp’, ‘Boundary’ and ‘’Pavels’ combined with ‘Timbarra Plateau’ total over 25000 acres.  The whole valley was part of 2 earlier large selections averaging 100000 acres which gradually became broken up in the late 1800s/early 1990s. There is a proud timber history in the valley and the surrounding forested mountains with large sections of State Forest now transferred to Washpool National Park which abuts both the eastern and western boundaries of ‘Boundary’ (which takes its name from Boundary Creek). The National Park and Forestland State Forest can be accessed to the west via the Billirimba Fire Trail.  The eastern section of Washpool  stretches across to the Clarence River, the largest eastern river in NSW. Washpool is where the Cedar King went missing and was never located.   The Timbarra/Rocky River flows into the Clarence at Tabulam and then on to Grafton and out to sea at Yamba. The headwaters of the Rocky are all the way south to the Glen Innes Grafton road so the river can rise quickly if there is a downpour upstream.  Interestingly when the Chinese gold miners left the Timbarra Plateau they came down with rickshaws into the Timbarra Valley then scaled the mountains to the west, near Boundary Creek, looking for their next gold diggings towards Glen Innes. The Boundary campsites at Boundary Riverside, The Cockatoo, The China Wall, and the Caves are all suitable for caravans, RVs, Camping trailers, tents and swags as is Timbarra Plateau.  Corner Camp and Pavels are suitable for camping trailers, tents and swags.  Boundary campsites access are all unaffected if the river rises however we will not take bookings at Corner Camp or Pavels in the likelihood of the river rising as we are committed to safety and avoiding inconvenience for guests.  The Rocky is a very special place and we have campers who first came as children and are now bringing their grandchildren.  We expect our guests to treat the area respectfully, and only leave footprints and tyre tracks.  The valley provides wonderful scenery and settings for bushwalking, birdwatching, photography, painting, bicycle riding, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding and canoeing, or just kicking back relaxing by the river, listening to the soothing sounds of the water, birds, and the turtles and platypus splashing, or being amazed at the mirror like images on the waters surface on a still day or the flickering light of a campfire at night and the stars above.
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AU$17
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Undercliff Farm
50 sites · RVs, Tents325 acres · Undercliffe, New South WalesOur property is 325 acres of farm lifestyle, motorbike riding, natural bushland. We have a...
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AU$25
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Stonepine Ridge 'where eagles fly'
31 sites · RVs, Tents1864 acres · Willsons Downfall, New South WalesSpace, scenic views, great mountain biking, abundant wildlife, peace and quiet. These best describe this 754 hectare (1864 acres) working cattle property. If you are interested in seeing more of the property outside of the camping areas, please let me know. You have the option of visiting other parts of the property so you can enjoy a whole day hiking in the bush through rain forest, steep inclines and across creeks and rivers. Stonepine Ridge is 'remote' - your camp sites are away from any dwellings - but you are still close enough to country towns across borders. There is plenty of space for social distancing. Most camp sites are 50 or more metres apart. The terrain is mostly treed with some cleared, pastured country. On the border with the Queensland town of Stanthorpe, Stonepine Ridge is close to the historic areas of Willsons Downfall and Amosfield in New South Wales. Home to many rivers that traverse the property from top to bottom, the Boonoo Boonoo and Bookookookarara rivers and Undercliffe and Boonoo Boono Falls are close by and are popular sites to spend a few hours walking/hiking and immersing yourself in the ambient countryside. The Boonoo Boonoo and Bald rock National Parks are also within this area. The beautiful New England town of Tenterfield is about 20 minutes drive from the falls and offers visitors many shopping and restaurant options. Be sure to stop en route to visit the World War 2 tank traps - (Australia's Maginot Line) and Thunderbolt's hideout. A short drive across the border into Queensland will give you access to the Girraween National Park and a host of wineries, coffee shops, restaurants and pubs. At Stonepine Ridge, some areas of the top country are accessible by 2WD when not wet but high suspension and 4wheel drive vehicles are recommended. This camping property is large and you will find no better place that allows for gentle as well as more advanced walking, hiking and mountain biking. The altitude on the property varies from 900m at the top down to 50m to the bottom. The temperature is variable with mostly cool nights, which makes for restful sleep and a nice fire to add to the ambience.
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AU$35
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2. Creekside is where the bus is parked (although the bus is no longer there!).
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Merimbula Bushcamping
17 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · Bournda, New South Wales200 acres of scenic farm paddocks with seasonal creek, and forested hills adjoining the Bournda National Park. See kangaroos, wallabies and wombats and if you are lucky an echidna or deer! Horses also live here and are separate from the main camping area. We accept only a small number of campers to ensure everyone has a few acres each and peace and quiet to enjoy the natural surroundings. Sites are generally more secluded as go from 1 to 10. Sites are walking distance to a composting toilet (check site details). Good phone reception. Dogs welcome. They can go off leash if supervised during the day. No loud music. No loud parties. No motorbikes. No generators. Please keep noise to a minimum. 5 mins drive to Bournda NP and Lagoon/Island/Beach, more beaches, Tura Beach Woolworths, petrol station. 10 mins drive to Merimbula, Magic Mountain and Tathra. Showers; Hobart Beach, Bournda NP - 293 Bournda Road, Bournda. Beach showers in Merimbula (Spencer Park, Bar Beach, Fishpen, Ford Park) Pambula Beach (near the Surf Club, Lions Park Lookout, Rivermouth). Hot Showers - Next to SLSC, Andy Poole Drive, Tathra, Firepits provided. Firewood; There's plenty of kindling and small branches around so you can help yourself. Or BYO wood, BYO chainsaw (just ask, we can let you know where to cut wood), or pay us to bring some to you - we can bring it to you once you choose your exact spot.
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AU$26
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"Duck Downs" Snowy Mountains
6 sites · RVs, Tents150 acres · Dalgety, New South WalesRolling hills, Quite still. Few trees, Much to see. Many granite rocks, Like sheep in flocks....
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AU$18
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Bush Camp 1 - Autumn night
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Kangarutha Farm
9 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents110 acres · New South WalesVisit Tathra, but stay at Kangarutha, only 2km from the edge of town, and enjoy space, privacy...
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AU$50
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Outdoor stays for every style

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Head north and south of Sydney and you’ll find more beaches than you can count, as well as lakes and winding rivers, thundering waterfalls, and lush rainforests. Beyond the sandstone curtain of the Great Dividing Range, with its gorges in the north and snow-covered alps in the south, stretch the western slopes and plains, full of country towns and hidden surprises. Head to the far west and you’ll find yourself on the edge of the Outback. With more national parks than any other state (and more diversity of landscapes, too) New South Wales delivers the goods when it comes to unforgettable getaways.

Where to Go

The Blue Mountains

Lace up your boots for one of Australia's best bushwalking destinations. The ridge of mountains two hours west of Sydney by road or train is a World Heritage-listed wonderland of sandstone canyons, waterfalls, valleys, and clifftop lookouts. The national park offers remote bush campsites, or you can go for a bit more comfort in one of the region’s many caravan and holiday parks. 

NSW North Coast

The coastline of northern NSW, from north of Newcastle to the Queensland border, is classic beach holiday territory. Almost every town has at least one caravan park, often with waterfront campsites, and most of the coastline is protected by national parks with fantastic camping spots and facilities. Flanked by the Great Dividing Range and World Heritage rainforests, the North Coast has Hipcampers spoilt for choice. 

NSW South Coast

Every bit as wild as the North Coast, the South Coast stretches south of Sydney to the Victorian border with a string of national parks, state forests, campgrounds, and seaside towns with family-friendly holiday parks. Kangaroos and wallabies graze the camping grounds and laze on the beaches, which have some of the whitest sand in the world. Kayak the waterways, bushwalk the forests, and soak in the views from the mountaintops.

Snowy Mountains

Alpine New South Wales, also known as the Snowy Mountains, stretches from the ACT south to the Victorian border along the spine of the Great Dividing Range. Along with hundreds of camping spots, the big attraction of Kosciuszko National Park—the largest national park in NSW—is Australia’s highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko. In winter, the area is a magnet for skiers, and in summer, fishing, bushwalking, and mountain biking reign supreme.

NSW Outback

The far western corner of NSW is a great introduction to the Outback, where endless red dust plains seem to stretch on forever under cloudless blue skies. Take a road trip out here and you'll see plenty of kangaroos and emus, but not many people. National parks such as Mungo, Mutawintji, and Kinchega offer superb camping spots, Aboriginal art sites, and stunning scenery.

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