Caravan and Camping

The natural beauty of NSW will inspire your wanderlust, from UNESCO World Heritage wilderness to sublime scenic seascapes and vast Outback plains. Choose a memorable way to get from point A to point B in the picturesque countryside by caravanning, camping and staying in holiday parks.

Pull off the highways and you'll find plenty of caravan sites and family holiday parks near beautiful beaches, tranquil waterways and magnificent national parks. There are powered and unpowered sites, as well as modern cabins and villas. For that special getaway, you can even go glamping and stay in a luxury tent.

Couple enjoying the morning sun by the Hawkesbury River at Percy's Place Caravan Park, Pitt Town

Planning your trip within this scenic patchwork of parks is important. You’ll find helpful tips on the pages in this section, including information on pet-friendly holiday parks and beachside holiday parks. There is even a page on secret camping spots, with secluded holiday parks and remote campgrounds hidden within national parks.

The key to a successful camping trip is planning your next escape. Those drawn to the allure of the coast will find holiday parks by beaches, bays and estuaries on the South Coast, Central Coast and North Coast. Enjoy a range of water sports like diving, fishing, kayaking and surfing, or simply relax relax on the beach in the sun.

Couple enjoying a campfire by their tent on the Hawkesbury River in Lower MacDonald

The charming Country NSW towns of BowralMudgee and Orange will help you get a feel for the countryside with first-class farmers markets, outstanding food and wine trails, and fresh produce galore. You can try glamping on the grounds of a vineyard in Orange and in the rolling hills around Mudgee, too.

Those looking for a rural retreat will also enjoy the sweeping valleys and vineyards of the Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region. North of here is Barrington Tops, which is part of the UNESCO-listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia, where plant species are up to 100 million years old.

Family enjoying a campfire during sunset at a Fairview Off Grid camp site in Temora, Riverina

Set your GPS on a course for Outback NSW, via the Darling River Run. This driving route between the sparsely populated towns of Walgett and Wentworth reveals wildlife and the ancient landscapes of World Heritage site Mungo National ParkThe mining towns of Broken HillWhite Cliffs and Cobar are also rich in history.

Caravan and Camping Options in NSW