Gentlemans Halt campground
Marramarra National Park
Pitch your tent at Gentlemans Halt campground, deep within Marramarra National Park, where you're likely to have the remote bushland and Hawkesbury River views to yourself.
|Camping type||Tent, Remote/backpack camping|
|Facilities||Picnic tables, barbecue facilities|
|Bookings||Bookings are not available for this campground.|
The 10km walk in to this remote campground is worth it for the serenity when you arrive. The hike in, along Canoelands Ridge walking track, offers stunning views of sandstone ridges and the Hawkesbury River. Once you arrive, it's time to relax by the river, spot sea eagles and wedge-tail eagles soaring above the trees, and catch a glimpse of lyrebirds and bandicoots who often visit at dusk and dawn.
Gentlemans Halt is also a great place to explore by water. Paddle in by kayak or canoe, or anchor your boat and enjoy a night sleeping under the stars in this back-to-basics campground, north of Sydney.
It's believed that Governor Phillip camped at Gentlemans Halt in 1789 during his explorations of Hawkesbury River. Today, you'll find it much the same - picturesque and remote bushland with great views across the river, and not a soul in sight.
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- Sydney North (Bobbin Inn, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park)
- 10am-4pm daily. 9am-4pm during summer school holidays (closed 12pm-12:30pm) (closed Christmas Day)
- (02) 9472 8949
- (02) 9457 0113
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- in Marramarra National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Marramarra National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
(02) 8448 0400
Contact hours: 9am-4pm Monday to Friday
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