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Top coastal campgrounds

Planning a holiday? Pitch your tent or park your caravan at one of these popular beachside campgrounds in NSW national parks. Wake up with the waves at Little Beach campground on the Central Coast, or camp by the sweeping coastline of Crowdy Bay National Park near Port Macquarie. Further south, you’ll find camping spots a short walk from the beaches of Murramarang National Park, near Batemans Bay. Spend your lazy days fishing, swimming, walking, and whale watching from May to November.

Tents in Frazer campground, Munmorah State Conservation Area. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

Find your next coastal camping getaway

Aerial view of Trial Bay Gaol campground, Arakoon National Park. Photo: Rob Mulally/DPIE

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
Aerial view of Diamond Head campground and nearby Dunbogan Beach. Photo: Rob Mulally/DPIE

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
Aerial view of Woody Head campground and adjoining beach, Bundjalung National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

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
Campers at Bittangabee campground, Ben Boyd National Park. Photo: J Spencer/OEH

Bittangabee campground

Enjoy bush camping by the beach at Bittangabee campground on the far south coast. Go fishing, swimming, snorkelling or look out for superb lyrebirds nearby.

Price
Budget. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
30
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
Green Cape area in South Coast
A couple walk to their tent at Depot Beach campground, Murramarang National Park. Photo: Melissa Findley/OEH.

Depot Beach campground

Depot Beach campground in Murramarang National Park is right by the beach and perfect for a family camping holiday. Spend your days swimming, snorkelling, and fishing.

Price
Mid-range. Park entry fees apply.
Sites
59
Suitable for
Tent, Camper trailer site, Caravan site, Camping beside my vehicle
Where
Murramarang National Park in South Coast
Picnic table overlooking the water. Photo: Rob Cleary