7 best camping locations in Australia

There are many great places around the country to camp and get back to nature, but here are 7 of the absolute best and most beautiful camp sites in Australia.

  1. Charlotte Pass, NSW is the closest village to Mount Kosciuszko in the Mount Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains. Spend a few evenings under the stars and surrounded by the beautifully preserved national park in summer or winter for a snowy getaway.


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  1. Fitzroy Falls, in the Kangaroo Valley on the South Coast of NSW is located in the national park and has amazing waterfalls and bush walks. This is a beautiful spot to go camping to make the most of the Australian bush lands and landscapes in the surrounding area.


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  1. Royal National Park, NSW, is only a short hours drive from Sydney and offers many great camping locations, all with access to the extensive labyrinth of bush walks that will take you through the bush to stunning look out spots and beach locations. There are heaps of activities to keep you busy while staying in the national park including whale watching, canoeing and many look out locations.


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  1. Lake Macquarie on NSW’s Central Coast is full of fantastic camping locations, from caravan parks to beautiful national park camping sites, there are plenty of spots to choose from. Once  you’ve pitched your tent there are many stunning scenic spots to explore around the region. With an abundance of bushwalks and lookouts there are endless activities to keep you entertained on your camping trip.


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  1. Broken Hill, in Outback NSW, is an historic mining town that is a must visit to those exploring the area. Taking a camping holiday to the spectacular harsh landscape that is the Australian Outback is one of the best ways to experience this location for the beautiful land that it is.


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  1. Barrington Tops, in the NSW Hunter region, is the perfect spot for nature lovers with their world heritage listed national park, large wildlife population and amazing views over forests. The camping grounds around the area offer heaps of great mountain bike trails and bushwalks so you can take in all the area has to offer.


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  1. Blue Mountains National Park, in the NSW Blue Mountains is another world heritage listed site that offers an opportunity to step into a stunning natural environment full of striking scenery and native wildlife.


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An adventurous traveller who simply wants to explore this incredible world we call our home. Originally from the States, she has recently moved to Sydney to enjoy the golden sandy beaches and friendly culture of the great Land Down Under.

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