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The Ruins campground and picnic area

10 Ratings

All camping in NSW National Parks currently requires a booking due to COVID-19 restrictions.


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Top Questions

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Ben M. 1 year ago
Question:

Are fires allowed here?

Answer:

No. Not permitted in a nation park.. by Nicholas c.

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Julie Kevin Martin 1 year ago
Question:

Are they hot showers do u need to book for a guaranteed spot ?

Answer:

Yes. Hot showers timed for 3 minutes. You have to book a spot now. Great spot to spend a few relaxing days. by Nicholas c.

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10 Reviews

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Aircamper
1 month ago

Absolutely love this little gem. Less then 2hrs north of Newcastle (home) is this quiet (except peak periods) clean little national park camp ground. No powered sites however water, showers and bbq facilities. Camp grounds are 2-3min walk to the waters edge of a nice beach. Come here 3-4 times a year for mini get seats

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Roby B.
2 months ago

Just spent 3 nights here. Great spot, terrific beach. Hot showers, reasonably clean amenities. Make sure you book a site near the beach.

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Sophie D.
2 months ago

Loved staying at this campground. The walk to the beach was so quick and easy. The showers and bathrooms were clean and tidy. The sites are spacious. It’s just a good time, but I did this that it was a bit overcrowded and un shaded as it’s just a large open grassy area. But if you can provide your own shade and get a site on the outskirts of the campground it’s definitely a winner 🤗

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Oliver S.
10 months ago

Great location and Facilities.

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Tekky
1 year ago

Surprisingly good spacious campground and was fortunate to have had a quiet crowd. Normally we would rough it out for a weekend stay but had the luxury of hot showers, flushable toilets, and sinks to do the dishes as well. Beach is a short walk from camp but is unpatrolled so swim at own risk.


Location

The Lakes Way,
Booti Booti 2428,
NSW

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Details

Listing type
Campsite
No. of sites
106
Allotted Site
Yes
Caravans
Yes
Management
National Parks
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Website
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Closest

Caltex Pacific Palms

2.12 km

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