MYALL RIVER CAMP – Hawks Nest, NSW

Myall River Camp is a spacious campground situated on the Myall River.  The sites are grassy and if you are lucky enough you may even snag a riverfront spot. This campground is an ideal place for swimming, boating, kayaking and fishing. There is a boat ramp and a shallow beach area for the kids to safely swim. WHERE IS IT? Myall River Camp is around 85kms north of Newcastle and a short 5 minutes from the township of Hawks Nest in NSW. CAMP FEES $25 per [Read more...]

Camp on Allyn – East Gresford

CAMP ON ALLYN - EAST GRESFORD We recently spent three nights at CAMP ON ALLYN - EAST GRESFORD in the Hunter Region of NSW.  Camp on Allyn sits on the Allyn River and is a peaceful country location to take the family for the weekend. The Owners, Tom and Robyn, have only recently opened this campground on their working cattle property.  WHERE IS IT? Camp on Allyn is located on Gresford Road, East Gresford, around 70kms north west of Newcastle. CAMP FEES  [Read more...]

Korsmans Landing Camping Area, NSW

KORSMANS LANDING CAMPING AREA is located within Myall Lakes National Park in New South Wales. WHERE IS IT? The campground is easily accessible by taking the Bulahdelah Exit from the Pacific Highway and then a short 13km along Bombah Point Road will have you there.  Bombah Point Road does turn to dirt halfway along but it is a good road. CAMP FEES $8 per car per day.  You can purchase an Annual Park Pass and there are a number of different passes available dependent on [Read more...]

Bridge Reserve Campground – CLARENCE TOWN, NSW

BRIDGE RESERVE is a council owned camping ground located in the small rural town of Clarence Town.   The camping ground sits on the banks of the Williams River around 55km north west of Newcastle.  The Reserve has large grassy unpowered sites.  There is ample room at this campground, however it does get quite busy during holidays and long weekends so best to call and book.  There are a few campsites right on the river and plenty more by the fence under the [Read more...]

Lane Cove River Tourist Park

If you are heading to Sydney and want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Lane Cove River Tourist Park is a fantastic option!   WHERE IS IT? Lane Cove River Tourist Park is located on Plassey Road, Macquarie Park. The park is set within Lane Cove National Park and is a very peaceful spot to base yourself for a weekend of city exploring.   With the airport not too far away, the planes do fly overhead but we didn't see this as a problem... the kids thought it [Read more...]

Kylie’s Beach Campground

Kylie's Beach Campground is situated in Crowdy Bay National Park, around 45 mins south of Port Macquarie. It's a peaceful campground with plenty of grassy sites available.  The sites are not marked but the area caters for around 70 campers. The campground is only 200 metres from the beach itself.  Kylie's Beach is a gorgeous spot for a walk, swim or to throw in a line.  You are able to access the beach by 4WD from the Kylie's Beach car park.  Bear in mind you need a beach [Read more...]

Weekend Escape – Hawks Nest, NSW

Hawks Nest is a seaside town located 2.5 hours north of Sydney.  With Jimmys Beach and Bennetts Beach located in close proximity to the caravan park, it makes for a fun and relaxing weekend getaway with the kids.  We stayed at North Coast Holiday Park which has recently undergone a refurbishment.  The park is large with over 140 caravan and camping sites and a few onsite cabins and beach tents also available. The park has a great playground just outside the entrance and a [Read more...]