Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Newcastle Beach, NSW
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Top 10 campsites that allow fires near Newcastle Beach, NSW

They say life is better around the campfire. And we could not agree more. 

Over the years due to increase fire risk it's become a challenge to find great campsites that allow you to have a fire by your tent. 

Please be a responsible Aircamper and brush up on your fire safety knowledge. Bushwalking NSW has a great article that'll give you the rundown on how to light a fire responsibly.

Below we've collected some hidden gems near Newcastle Beach, NSW that still allow you to sit back, toast your feet and incinerate some marshmallows while telling stories about camping when you were a kid.

#10 Tattersalls campground

Googes Rd, Limeburners Creek, New South Wales
1 hour 44 minutes (59.9 km) drive from Newcastle Beach
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#9 Double Wharf Campsite

Hobart Rd, Karuah Nature Reserve, New South Wales
1 hour 26 minutes (59.3 km) drive from Newcastle Beach
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#8 Middle Rock Holiday Resort

554 Gan Gan Road, One Mile NSW 2316
58 minutes (56.7 km) drive from Newcastle Beach
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  • ✓ Jumping pillow
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Wifi
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Garbage
  • ✓ Swimming pool
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Biking
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Top Parks
  • ✓ TAWK Supporters
  • ✓ 2 hours from Sydney
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#7 BIG4 Karuah Jetty Holiday Park

88 Holdom Road, KARUAH NSW 2324
58 minutes (55.9 km) drive from Newcastle Beach
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  • ✓ Jumping pillow
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ BIG4
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Disabled Access
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Wifi
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Garbage
  • ✓ Swimming pool
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Biking
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Coffee Nearby
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#6 Gap Creek campground

Bangalow Rd, Martinsville NSW 2265
3 hours 24 minutes (55.4 km) drive from Newcastle Beach
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Biking
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#5 Bangalow campground

Watagans National Park, Bangalow Rd, Olney NSW 2325
3 hours 1 minute (54.7 km) drive from Newcastle Beach
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Next to car
  • ✓ Short walk to car
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Hiking
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#4 Australian Motorhome Caravan Park

4406 Pacific Hwy, Twelve Mile Creek, 2324, New South Wales
48 minutes (47 km) drive from Newcastle Beach
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#3 Little Mountain campground

Little Mount Forest Rd, Limeburners Creek NSW 2324, Get directions
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ 4WD only
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#2 Wallaroo State Forest

The Bucketts Way, Twelve Mile Creek, New South Wales Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ State Forest
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#1 Ingenia Holidays Hunter Valley

137 Mt View Rd, Cessnock NSW 2325 Get directions
  • ✓ Jumping pillow
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Glamping
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Disabled Access
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Garbage
  • ✓ Swimming pool
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Organised kids activities
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Sydney
  • ✓ Ingenia
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