Hipcamp host Louise H.,
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A private property with grass campsites by a tidal outlet to Port Stephens harbour. 

You can spend your days fishing, kayaking or enjoying Nelson Bay and surrounding areas and beaches which are only 15 minutes away. Guests have the use of a retreat shelter/fire place/BBQ area.

Pets are welcome but must stay on a leash throughout your stay. Please BYO firewood.

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A private property with grass campsites by a tidal outlet to Port Stephens harbour. 

You can spend your days fishing, kayaking or enjoying Nelson Bay and surrounding areas and beaches which are only 15 minutes away. Guests have the use of a retreat shelter/fire place/BBQ area.

Pets are welcome but must stay on a leash throughout your stay. Please BYO firewood.

Children 16 & under stay for free. Please notify host if you are bringing children.

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
3 sites
Up to 2 guests per site
Up to 1 vehicle
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 30 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
Sewage hookup available
Generators allowed
Ask about slideout accommodation
Hookups: No electricity, water, or TV connection
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Louise a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Wind sports
Surfing
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Abstobys Retreat in New South Wales.

Beach
Coastal
Wetlands

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Hipcamper Stuart

Base for diving

Stuart M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 1st, 2022

Louise was a perfevt host, accomodating my request for changes. Lobely quiet property a d the hot shower was a great. Highly recommmended.

Hipcamper Cameorn
Cameorn S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 26th, 2022

Abstoby was a great campsite. The undercover fireplace was a great touch. The toilet and shower was also very clean!

We also briefly spoke to our host Louise. She was very inviting and a great host :)

Hipcamper Rob
Rob S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 26th, 2022

Easy to find and clear check-in instructions. Nice hosts who come and welcome you to the site

Hipcamper Alex
Alex K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 25th, 2022

Really nice spot. Lovely warm shower and toilet. Beautiful view and great fireplace. Louise is very helpful. We had a wonderful stay and enjoyed it.

Hipcamper caitlin
Caitlin G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 23rd, 2022

Lovely spot. Great to have a hot shower! Thanks!

Hipcamper Ian
Ian W.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 23rd, 2022

Overall a nice spot, mozzies where horrendous. Advertised that each spot had a fire place only 1 central fire place.

Hipcamper Evan

Pet friendly camping

Evan W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 22nd, 2022

Great little camping spot with everything you could need . Fire pits plus undercover area with firepit, power for kettle /phone charging if needed, hot shower and toilet.
Centrally located and quiet.
Highly recommended.

Hipcamper Jordan
Jordan A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 19th, 2022

Perfect overnight camp spot on my journey north with my pup. Well maintained. Safe and pleasant. Louise was very welcoming. Peaceful stay.

Abstobys Retreat
Hipcamper Darren
Darren L.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 18th, 2022

The pitch was acceptable, when we arrived the neighbour had loud music blaring out for the first few hours, this caused us to move the van to a quieter spot. Would have appreciated fresh water, not just rain water to use for drinking.

Hipcamper Louise
Response from Louise, the Host, on September 22nd, 2022

Thank you Darren for your review. Unfortunately we are not privileged to town water at Bobs Farm. All households in this area use water tanks. I must say I enjoy fresh rain water any day over town water.

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Awards

Best of 2022 Tent or Caravan Site
Finalist
Best of 2022 New South Wales
Finalist
Property
Abstobys Retreat
State
New South Wales
Country
Australia
AU$28/night
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