Best Campsites, Campgrounds and Caravan Parks Near Sydney, NSW

Sydney in the state of New South Wales is one of the largest and most diverse cities in Australia. Although Sydney is well known for it's Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Darling Garbour, it is also famous for it's secluded campsites near beaches and in national parks. Whether you want to stay close to a beach, on top of a mountain, or in the bush, camping is an easy and affordable holiday.

Even if Sydney is a very crowded place, just a couple of hours drive will take you to some remote and peaceful camp sites in NSW. It is one of the best places to isolate yourself from daily life and spend a quiet and peaceful holiday in solitude. Most of the camping grounds near Sydney are located beside beaches, inside national parks, and on the banks of picturesque rivers and lakes.

Camp sites maintained by National Parks Wildlife Service NSW are in excellent locations and have basic facilities required for camping. Please make sure that you get your National Parks Pass before going camping in Tasmania. A full list of all camp sites in NSW and parks passes are available on the National Parks and Wildlife Service NSW.

Below is a list of some of the best campsites near Sydney.

Campsites and Campgrounds

Bents Basic Campground

Carrai Campground

Capertee Campground

Freemans Campground

Gambells Rest Campground

Dangars Gorge Campground

Budds Mare Campground

Newnes Campground

Lake Wallace Camping

Yarrangobilly Village Campground

Boyd River Campground

Ngarigo Campground

Bummaroo Ford Campground

Ingar Campground


Holiday and Caravan Parks

Lane Cove Holiday Park

Jervis Bay Holiday Park


Prepare for your camping trip: 

  • Stock up on essential food supplies
  • Take enough drinking water to last you for the entire holiday
  • Watch out for fire alerts and restrictions
  • Get your national parks pass
  • Check if the national park you are visiting is closed due to bushfire activity

Excited to plan for your camping trip near Sydney? 

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