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10 Best Free Campsites in NSW

July 8, 2022

Eager to disconnect from the bustling city life and pitch a tent in a camping spot in New South Wales? Are you itching for a camping adventure, but your bank account is letting you down? Hire a campervan or motorhome and hit the road now- we’ve found some of the best free campsites in NSW, so you don’t have to worry about your bank account. Let’s take a look:

Newnes Campground

Also known as Mother Nature’s amphitheater. Newnes Campground is a beautiful place to enjoy your vacation or weekend getaway with friends and family. The area is accessible with a motorhome or campervan, and you can pitch a tent here before you head out to explore the Wolgan River or the ovens and tunnels of the ancient historical ruins.

Ingar Campground

With about eight unmarked camping sites and one large camping spot that can fit up to 5 tents, Ingar Campground is ideal for massive tent camping. They are swimming holes perfect for swimming and paddling. Don’t forget to carry your mountain bike- you don’t want to miss a ride along the Wentworth Falls to the dam on Ingar creek.

Bretti Reserve

With 50 camping sites, the Bretti Reserve is full of wood barbeques, picnic tables, toilets, fishing spots and swimming holes. Don’t leave your dog behind-the spot is pet friendly.

Coxs Creek Campground

Located in Coolah Tops, Coxs Creek campground is a peaceful camping area with plenty of space. You can head out for a walk, ride your mountain bike along the Coxs Creek fire trail, or take advantage of the incredible birdwatching spots.

Swans Creek Crossing

Swans Creek Crossing is one of the best places for those looking for picturesque camping grounds in a national forest. You can create lifelong memories here by stretching your legs on the various walking trails and enjoying the great swimming hole.

Ellen Borough Reserve

Located four hours from Sydney, Ellen Borough Reserve is ideal for caravan or campervan enthusiasts.

Murphy’s Glen

With attractive lookouts and several small pools in Murphy’s Glen, you’ll have no time to check out the messages on your phone. There’s so much entertainment here at night, from possum parties to bat displays.

Wingello State Forest

The exotic state forest has more than 50 campsites and is famous for mountain biking trails and horse riding.

Cathedral Reserve

Explore Blue Mountains’ incredible eucalyptus forests, waterfalls, and dramatic scenery at the Cathedral Reserve. You can access the camping spot using any vehicle, including campervans.

Oxley Wild Rivers

From scenic rivers, jaw-dropping wildlife, and incredible gorges to massive wilderness areas, so much fun awaits you at the Oxley Wild Rivers.

Search and Book a Campervan for Hire Today!

With drinking water, luggage, mountain bikes, and lots of other camping essentials to bring along, you need a big rig to access these camping spots. At Australian Backpackers, we allow you to search, compare and hire campervan rentals for your next adventure. Start searching now to find a solution that meets your needs.
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