Beachside camping and holiday parks

From Eden in the south to Tweed Heads in the north, beachside accommodation is available along the sublime NSW coastline. Options include powered and unpowered caravan and camping sites, cabins and self-contained villas. You’ll discover NSW is the perfect destination for a beach holiday.

Hundreds of sandy beaches curve enticingly along the coast, which stretches more than 2,000km. Whether you want to travel to the South Coast, North Coast or Central Coast, you’ll find holiday parks by beaches, lakes and estuaries. Below is your guide to coastal holiday parks in NSW.

A Tilligerry Creek beach near a Big4 holiday park, Port Stephens

Take a road trip along the Legendary Pacific Coast Drive on the North Coast, where you will discover an abundance of gorgeous beaches, bays and national parks. There are beachfront escapes in Newcastle, Port Stephens, Coffs Harbour, Ballina, Byron Bay and other charming seaside towns.

In South West Rocks, pitch a tent by the beach at Horseshoe Bay Holiday Park. You’ll discover fascinating colonial heritage nearby at the Trial Bay Goal and the Smoky Cape Lighthouse. For scuba divers, Fish Rock Cave is one of the best cave dives in the world – grey nurse sharks swim in the cave.

A family enjoying a sunny day at Kendalls Beach, Kiama

South of Sydney is the South Coast and more astonishingly beautiful locations. Take the Grand Pacific Drive through Australia’s oldest national park for beach holiday parks in Shellharbour, Kiama and Gerringong. By crystal blue Jervis Bay are more camping sites, caravan parks and cabins.

Further south are plenty of beachside places to stay. At Big 4 South Durras Holiday Park and other locations you can get up close to native wildlife such as kangaroos and spot migrating humpback whales. For more holiday ideas, explore the Batemans Bay region and the Sapphire Coast.

On Sydney’s northern doorstep is the Central Coast, perfect for a short break or weekend escape. Book a spot at Toowoon Bay Holiday Park to enjoy blissful beach camping, while the NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort near Umina Beach will delight the whole family with its resort-style amenities.

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