We’ve found some ripper camp sites all over Australia, and the Camping in New South Wales is currently being ticked off. We only briefly called through on our trip from the Victorian High Country through to Airlie Beach, but we’re back to explore the best camping that we can find, and you’ll see them below.
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Our primary reason for visiting Wagga Wagga was to catch up with family, but we did manage to find some pretty great camp sites on our visit too. If you’re looking for somewhere nice to camp near Wagga Wagga, check this out.
Coming back from Queensland, Koreelah Creek was our first stay, and it set the tone for some amazing NSW camping. You can swim here, and its incredibly quiet and good value.
If you’re looking for great coastal camping in northern NSW, you won’t go too far past Illaroo. It’s beautiful, easy to get to and has 4WD access on the beach.
I was literally speechless when we arrived at this beautiful free camp, and we ended up staying for 3 amazing nights.
Chasing low cost, stunning camping not far from Glen Innes? This was one of our favourite places, with scenery that is absolutely magic.
Located in the Border Ranges National Park, this is a beautiful campground with some spectacular walks right from camp
The Waterfall way in NSW is hugely popular, and one of the better known locations is Dangars Gorge, with its great, quiet campground.
Want to see another stunning, huge waterfall on the Waterfall Way? Wollomombi Falls is fantastic, with a heap of different walks to do.
Most caravan parks aren’t our style, but every now and again you find an economical, open and stunning one that is worth a stay, like Urunga Waters!
There’s no denying that the NSW coastline is nothing short of breath-taking, and being able to camp metres from a beautiful beach is about as good as it gets
There’s a lot of private property camping popping up these days, and Bundilla River Camp is fantastic for kids who want to feed the farm animals, and kayak up and down the river
If you’re chasing a quiet, low cost camp site next to a fantastic, great value family attraction Timbertown is it. From horse cart rides through to paddle boats and lots of history, this place is worth a visit.
The Myall Lakes region in NSW is absolutely unbelievable, and we spent two amazing nights at this beautiful campground, with fantastic swimming.
If you’re looking for a decent campground close to Sydney, with all of the amenities you’d need and a big river to swim in, Cattai Campground should be on your list!
When we flew back to Perth for 5 weeks over Christmas, we left our van and 4WD at Poplar Tourist Park, and spent 4 nights camped there before and after, and its a really decent spot.
Want low cost, beautiful camping on green grass right near a great river with wild wombats running around? Bendeela Camping is super close to Sydney, and absolutely magnificent.
If you want a quiet, laid back spot to explore the Jervis Bay region from then Basecamp is a really decent option. Run by another lapping family who’ve recently returned, we had 3 great nights here, exploring a stunning part of the world.