National Parks in NSW

Highlights

Meet kangaroos in the wild

Camping in NSW national parks is a great way to see spectacular landscapes, intriguing wildlife and fascinating attractions in NSW. Take your family to see kangaroos at Euroka campground in the Blue Mountains or Pebbly Beach on the South Coast.

  • Skyway Scenic World, Blue Mountains
  • Mount Warning, Northern Rivers

Camping ideas for national parks in NSW

Hundreds of campgrounds are in beautiful national parks throughout NSW. You'll find all kinds of activities in national parks, from surfing and kayaking to bushwalking and wildlife watching. And many campgrounds have public amenities, including toilets and barbecues.

In the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains is Euroka campground, near the Nepean River and Glenbrook. The area is popular with kangaroos and parrots. On the Red Hands Cave walk you'll see Aboriginal stencil art. Visit the thrilling Scenic World in Katoomba for breathtaking views and fascinating history.

Blue Mountains lookout

On the marvellous South Coast is Pebbly Beach campground, where you can pat kangaroos in the wild. In Murramarang National Park, Pebbly Beach has toilets, showers and barbecues. The kids can learn to surf with Soulrider, a surf school in Batemans Bay, a short drive from Pebbly Beach.

Little Beach campground is in Bouddi National Park, near Gosford on the charming Central Coast. Great for surfing and bushwalking, Little Beach is in a pretty cove and has toilets and barbecues. A short road trip is to the Australian Reptile Park, where you can see Elvis, a huge saltwater crocodile.

Little Beach campground, Bouddi National Park

On the splendid North Coast is Diamond Head campground, in Crowdy Bay National Park, near Port Macquarie. A beachside area, Diamond Head has toilets, showers and barbecues. Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park is 40 minutes' drive from Diamond Head. In north-west Country NSW is Dawson Spring campground, in the Mount Kaputar National Park, near Narrabri. For a tour of the Universe, the CSIRO Australia Telescope Compact Array is 50 minutes' drive from the park.

  1. Albury - Murray River Precinct

    Albury - Murray River Precinct

    Lining the banks of the Murray River, Albury boast a series of parklands and reserves that allows visitors and the local community to enjoy the beauty of the river.Albury's Noreuil Park is amongst the city's...

  2. Arrawarra-Corindi Beach

    Arrawarra-Corindi Beach

    The southern end, on Arrawarra Headland Road, provides access to Arrawarra Headland Reserve. The reserve boasts facilities including picnic tables, toilets, beach shower, and a gravel boat ramp....

  3. Bass Point Reserve

    Bass Point Reserve

    Bass Point Reserve is a 72 hectare coastal jewel, located just south of Shellharbour Village and contains one of the few littoral rainforest areas in the Illawarra. The reserve is recognised as one...

  4. Bendethera Caves Walking Trek

    Bendethera Caves Walking Trek

    The Bendethera Caves Walking Trek is only accessible by four wheel drive via Moruya. It is part of the Deua National Park; a stunning and rugged part of Eurobodalla. The walking trail itself is an eight kilometre...

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