Bents Basin campground
Bents Basin State Conservation Area
A great family camping spot in Sydney, Bents Basin campground offers sites for tents, trailer and caravans in a scenic location by the water – go fishing and kayaking.
|Camping type||Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle|
|Facilities||Amenities block, picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, drinking water, public phone, showers, toilets, electric power|
Park entry fees are not included in your camping fees.
|Bookings||Use a secure payment gateway to book online. Alternatively, please contact the National Parks Contact Centre on 13000 PARKS (13000 72757). All reservations incur an additional 2.5% booking fee. Sites may only be occupied by the number of people specified in the reservation.|
Bents Basin offers a camping experience that is within easy reach of urban Sydney suburbs. It’s an open, grassy campground bordered by trees on one side and featuring Bents Basin on the other.
Take your pick of campsites, pitch your tent or bring your caravan or trailer along. It’s a great choice whether you are going family camping or camping with a larger group.
Once you’ve set up camp, what you do next is up to you; relax by the Basin, take a walk along Caleys lookout track, go for a paddle or try your hand at fishing, or if you’re feeling hungry, start up the barbecue to cook your lunch.
You’ll find excellent facilities, including a camp kitchen ideal for group bookings and hot showers – a welcome luxury after a day exploring this park.
Things to do:
Wombats aren’t just cute – they’re also 'nature's bulldozers' and the most intelligent marsupial. In Bents Basin State Conservation Area they're threatened by mange. Help us treat them to ensure their ongoing presence in this area.
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- in Bents Basin State Conservation Area in the Sydney and surrounds region
The park gates open at 9am all year round and close at 4.30pm (May to Sept) and 7pm (Oct to Apr).
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines that accept both coin and card.Buy an annual pass.
(02) 4572 3100
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday (closed public holidays)
- Scheyville National Park, Scheyville Road, Scheyville NSW
- Fax: (02) 4580 2714