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Best campgrounds on NSW's North Coast

Need a break? Pitch your tent or park your caravan by the water at these favourite national park campgrounds on the NSW North Coast. Enjoy a pleasure-packed beach escape at Trial Bay Gaol campground in Arakoon National Park, or camp by the sweeping coastline of Crowdy Bay National Park near Port Macquarie. Close to Port Stephens you’ll find popular Mungo Brush campground offering lakeside camping just minutes from golden dunes and kilometres of beach. Spend your lazy days fishing, swimming, walking, and whale watching, from May to November.

north coast camping at trial bay. Photo: Nick-Cubbin-OEH

Wake up at these glorious North Coast campgrounds

Beachside camping at Trial Bay Gaol campground, Arakoon National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin/OEH

Trial Bay Gaol campground

Trial Bay Gaol campground is right by the beach and perfect for a family camping holiday. Bring your caravan, motorhome or tent for a weekend of swimming, fishing and fun.

Price
Budget. Free park entry.
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
Arakoon National Park in North Coast
Park bench under the shade of a tree, Woody Head campground, Bundjalung National Park. Photo:Rob Cleary Copyright:Rob Cleary

Woody Head campground

Woody Head campground is one of the best places for a weekend getaway camping by the beach. Bring your caravan, camper trailer or tent and don’t forget your fishing rod.

Price
Mid-range. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
94
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
Bundjalung National Park in North Coast
Diamond Head, Crowdy Bay National Park. Photo: Matthew Cramer

Diamond Head campground

The beachside campground at Diamond Head is one of the most popular places to stay in Crowdy Bay National Park. It includes caravan sites as well as picnic amenities.

Price
Budget. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
75
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
Crowdy Bay National Park in North Coast
Birds-eye-view of Crowdy Gap campground in Crowdy Bay National Park. Photo: Kevin Carter

Crowdy Gap campground

A good spot for group camping trips, pitch your tent or park your caravan at Crowdy Gap campground in Crowdy Bay National Park. The beach is just a short walk away.

Price
Budget. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
10
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
Crowdy Bay National Park in North Coast
Caravan in Mungo Brush campground. Photo: John Spencer

Mungo Brush campground

Mungo Brush campground is a popular place on the north coast. Featuring caravan sites, it’s near the beach and the lake; you can go fishing, walking and kayaking.

Price
Budget. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
78
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
Myall Lakes National Park in North Coast
north coast camping. Photo: Nick-Cubbin-OEH