All those people who love traveling need campsites to relax, in that case it is very important to take halt at sites which have almost every basic amenity. So for your convenience, we have listed 10 best campsites near Sydney. Also, these sites are great for picnic and weekend getaways.
- Boyd River Camping Area
Boyd River Camping Area situated among snow gums, located in Kanangra-Boyd National Park is accessible by 2WD. However, 2WD is subject to extreme weather conditions and snowfall. For all wildlife lovers, camping at this place allows you to see brushtail possums, wombats, tawny frogmouths, eastern grey kangaroos, red-necked wallabies and Gliders when they come out to feed at night. You can also take a walk on to the plateau through Kanangra Walls to enjoy amazing views.
- Mill Creek Camping Area
Mill Creek Camping Area famous for its Wombat community is located in Dharug National Park. This picture perfect and spacious area has a number of walking tracks nearby and allows you to enjoy dusk and dawn by the side of freshly dug tunnels combined with a view of Wombat community. It is advised to bring your own fuel, drinking water and firewood.
- Cattai Camping Area
Cattai Camping Area is located in Cattai National Park. The campsites are large, well shaded and grassed. It offers a number of activities including many walking trails through wetlands, forest and rainforest at the Mitchell Park section and canoeing on the river but swimming is not advised. In order to get a camping spot on the Hawkesbury River, you are required to make booking two weeks before.
- Casuarina Camping Area
Casuarina Camping Area is located in Olney State Forest. Camp around the trees loaded with Casuarina leaves for no cost. Either go in a large group or alone to enjoy bushwalking, swimming or enjoy the sight of waterfalls and wildflowers.
- Mogo Campground
Mogo Campground is located in Yengo National Park. It is an amazing spot to see goannas during the day and wallabies during the night. History buffs find it attractive as it is a great base for exploring the convict-built Old Great North Road, St Albans Ramp and Bucketty Wall. You can walk track, go mountain biking or enjoy a BBQ under the star lit sky.
- Lake Lyell Camping Ground
lake Lyell Camping Ground is two hours drive from Sydney, provides great recreational opportunities. You can go swimming, water skiing, fishing and paddling in this area. There is a kiosk providing general supplies, coin-operated hot showers are also available in this camping area.
- Murphys Glen Campground
Murphys Glen Campground is located in Blue Mountains National Park provides bush camping among shady trees. Best suited for off-road camper trailers with a 4WD tow vehicle. Fires and dogs are not permitted in this area. There are walking trails and cycling trails available for fun activities.
- Batsh Camp Camping Area
Batsh Camp camping area is one of the few camping areas in the southern end of Blue Mountains National Park. You can reach this area by 2WD in dry weather only. This area is a good base for wilderness walks and has fairly basic facilities.
- Lane Cove River Tourist Park
Lane Cove River Tourist Park is a great place to enjoy peaceful camping in serene surroundings. This eco-friendly campsite allows you to get close to nature. It offers various camping options to suit your needs. This well equipped campground features swimming pool, paddling pool, kitchen and a number of electric barbeque.
- Frazer Beach Camping Ground
Frazer Beach Camping Ground is a small campsite located in Munmorah State Conservation Area. This campsite is set high above the beach with amazing views and is well- protected from Southerly winds. It is a great base for diving, surfing, fishing and walking. It is also a popular spot for swimming along a lagoon in the calm water.