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Cattai campground

Cattai National Park

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Overview

Enjoy a weekend away camping at Cattai National Park along the Hawkesbury River. Go walking, camping, canoeing and bike riding before cooking up a barbecue feast.

Accommodation Details
Camping type Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Facilities Amenities block, barbecue facilities, showers, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, firewood, camping equipment, tent
Opening times

Cattai National Park is locked overnight, including the campground. An emergency after-hours gate code will be included in your booking confirmation. The entry gate opens at 8am and is locked at 5pm (May to September) or 8pm (October to April).

Entry fees

Park entry fees are not included in your camping fees.

Group bookings Bookings for up to 5 sites and 20 people can be made online. School groups and commercial tour operators can submit a group booking enquiry form.
Please note
  • Check in 2pm, check out 10am.
  • If you're booking for a group of 21 people or more, please make your booking through the Scheyville office.
  • Campers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult unless prior arrangements have been made with the Scheyville office.
  • Never feed kangaroos or wildlife and keep your food safely stored away. 
  • Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted.

Cattai campground is a great place for a weekend getaway with family or friends and a good place to stop with your campervan on a driving tour.

Once you’ve picked the perfect campsite and pitched your tent, it’s time to start exploring. Kids will love the wide open space that is great for bike riding, playing and running, plus the campground is right near the Hawkesbury River, meaning fishing, canoeing and kayaking opportunities are all nearby. There’s also the historic Cattai Homestead, a short walk or drive from campground. It’s an important part of Australian history so be sure to check it out.

You’ll probably be woken by the call of birds in the morning, and you may see a kangaroo peeking at you through the bushland on a morning walk to the lookout over Hawkesbury River.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • A picnic shed with two picnic tables underneath, at Cattai picnic area in Cattai National Park, on the Hawkesbury River. Photo: David Bush © DPE

    Cattai picnic area

    Ideal for a picnic or barbecue, Cattai picnic area is located close to historic sites on the Hawkesbury River banks. Visit for birdwatching and paddling.

  • Historic grain silos, Cattai National Park. Photo: Photo: John Yurasek

    Cattai Homestead and historic farm buildings

    Cattai Homestead and historic farm buildings near Windsor, just north of Sydney, are an important part of Australian history and a must-see for history buffs.

 

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Bookings

Park info

  • in Cattai National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Cattai National Park is open 8am to 6pm from May to August and 8am to 8pm from September to April. The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day (including motorbikes). Day passes are available from on-park pay machines that accept coins and credit cards, and you can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

    Buy annual pass
See more visitor info