A guide to deluxe camping in the Barrington Coast.

Looking for that perfect point where nature and comfort meet? Glamping lets you immerse yourself oh-so-stylishly in the bush and under the stars. But who cares if you can’t put up a tent, here’s a range of glamping options in the Barrington Coast where you can wheel your bags right into a dreamy set-up. Camping cocktails anyone?

Myall River Camp, Hawks Nest

Myall River Camp is a serene, sustainable riverside bush retreat at Hawks Nest. It's a place to connect with nature, unwind and explore. Perfectly located, it's just a stone's throw to white sandy beaches and Myall Lakes National Park.

No matter your taste or budget, the picturesque campsites, rustic tiny homes or luxurious glamping tents are just what you need to unplug from modern life. Indulge in this glamourous spin on camping with safari-style tents suitable for any movie star with all the conveniences you crave.

And if prefer, swap your canvas-covered dreams for one of the supremely comfortable tiny eco homes on wheels. You’ll holiday sustainably in style at Myall River Camp.

And they've just won Gold at the North Coast Tourism Awards 2023 for their glamping... now you really should come see why.

Myall River Camp glamping exterior
Myall River Camp glamping exterior
Myall River Camp glamping interior
Myall River Camp glamping interior
Myall River Camp tiny house exterior
Myall River Camp tiny house exterior
Myall River Camp tiny house interior
Myall River Camp tiny house interior
Myall River Camp aerial
Myall River Camp aerial
Myall River Camp glamping river riews
Myall River Camp glamping river riews
Myall River Camp glamping campers
Myall River Camp glamping campers

Crowdy Bay Eco Resort, Crowdy Head

Embark on the newest glamping experience of the Barrington Coast - an escape to serenity, surrounded by national parks, wildlife and some of the most beautiful beaches on the mid north coast.

Crowdy Bay Eco Resort provides experiential eco-glamping for a getaway that's relaxing, fulfilling and sustainable. Here you can skip barefoot from your deck to the resort pool to the uncrowdy beach at Crowdy Bay. Perfect!

Crowdy Bay Eco Resort aerial
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort aerial
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort glamping tent living space
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort glamping tent living space
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort Bathroom 2
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort Bathroom 2
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort pool
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort pool
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort glamping tents
Crowdy Bay Eco Resort glamping tents

Amaroo Escape, near Gloucester

This is a luxury eco glamping experience on the banks of the Manning River near Gloucester. Being for adults only, Amaroo Escape is the ultimate couples retreat where you can immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this private property set on 180 hectares.

Each luxury tent features a super-comfy king bed with custom kitchenette and ultimate ensuite bathroom experience offering every indulgence.

Amaroo Escape is designed to allow the beauty of nature and the landscape to dominate, while providing layers of well-appointed luxury. Is this what camping on a luxurious cloud feels like?

Amaroo Escape interior
Amaroo Escape interior
Amaroo Escape view from accommodation
Amaroo Escape view
Amaroo Escape bathroom
Amaroo Escape bathroom
Amaroo Escape kitchenette
Amaroo Escape kitchenette
Amaroo Escape valley view
Amaroo Escape valley view

Challenge Chaser Retreat, near Bulahdelah

Set on 12 hectares at the foot of the Ghin-Doo-Ee National Park near Bulahdelah, the luxury glamping tents here are state of the art with ensuite bathrooms and featuring 2 king single beds. All accommodation is fully powered and fully serviced.

Come for a break where you can bask in the natural beauty and calm surrounds, explore the local area and rejuvenate. Facilities include bushwalking, swimming, peaceful surroundings and use of our spa and outdoor areas. The tariff includes breakfast and dinner, prepared fresh daily onsite.

Challenge Chaser Retreat glamping at Warranulla.
Challenge Chaser Retreat glamping at Warranulla.

Tiona Holiday Park, Tiona

This award-winning holiday park keeps getting better and better, and their latest addition will surely bring them more accolades. They’re taking glamping to new heights - literally – with their treehouse glamping tents set 3 metres off the ground.

Set amongst the cabbage palm rainforest by the lakeside of beautiful Wallis Lake, you’ll wonder how Tarzan and Jane ever got by without the luxury of these glamping tents.

Tiona Holiday Park glamping tent interior
Tiona Holiday Park glamping
Tiona Holiday Park glamping under the cabbage palms

Big4 River Myall Holiday Resort, Bulahdelah

Wake up in luxury looking out over the river and breathe in the fresh country air. Together with the incredible facilities of this new holiday park, these new luxury glamping tents have everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay: indulge yourself in the deep bath or double shower, enjoy delicious local produce cooking on your own private barbecue and relax!

New glamping luxury at Big4 River Myall Holiday Park, Bulahdelah.
New glamping luxury at Big4 River Myall Holiday Park, Bulahdelah.

Simple Pleasures Camping Co, Sandbar Beach

Simple Pleasures offer fully-furnished bell tents that easily conjure up romantic notions of desert wanderers on white steeds but without the effort of setting up camp. These are truly stylish tents, completely set up for your holiday pleasure with comforts such as bedding, linen, floor coverings, lighting, cookware, utensils and gorgeous outdoor furniture.

Upon your arrival all you need to do is drop your bags and relax. They're currently set up in an exclusive area of Sandbar Campground, in a private area reserved just for their glampers. With private bathrooms and a short stroll from stunning Cellito Beach, this is camping with a difference! So settle back with your first cocktail under the fairy lights provided, with your campfire as comfy companion.

Simple Pleasures Co glamping tent Rob Mulally
Simple Pleasures Co glamping tent Rob Mulally
Simple Pleasures Camping Co glamping tent interior
Simple Pleasures Camping Co glamping tent interior
Simple Pleasures Camping Co glamping inclusions
Simple Pleasures Camping Co glamping inclusions
BC 2021 Rob Mulally Blog Glamping RM31050
BC 2021 Rob Mulally Blog Glamping RM31050
Simple Pleasures Glamping Co exterior
Simple Pleasures Glamping Co exterior
Simple Pleasures Camping Co at Sandbar
Simple Pleasures Camping Co at Sandbar
Simple Pleasures Camping Co glamping firepit at Sandbar
Simple Pleasures Camping Co glamping firepit at Sandbar
Sandbar Beach at Wallis Lake opening
Sandbar Beach at Wallis Lake opening
Cellito Beach Boardwalk, Sandbar
Cellito Beach Boardwalk, Sandbar

Kings Creek Retreat, near Krambach

If glamping is described as camping with lots of extra touches, then here’s a deluxe version with the lot. This glamping experience has a flavouring of country-western, where you can stay in fully furnished American-style tipis and even paint a pony. Kings Creek Retreat is an absolutely unique glamping experience for small groups from 10-24 people.

It boasts a fully equipped kitchen, barn-sized games room, arcade games, juke box with 7,000 songs, lawn games, swimming pool, wood fired pizza oven plus an undercover podium for that Shania Twain “Man, I feel like a woman” musical moment. To complete your country-western getaway you can create your own dream catcher or feather head dress and yes, give Hopi the pony a colourful makeover. Country-western glamping will be the next big thing, especially when it’s as much fun as this!

Kings Creek Retreat tipi interior
Kings Creek Retreat tipi interior
Kings Creek Retreat grounds
Kings Creek Retreat grounds
Kings Creek Retreat
Kings Creek Retreat facilities

NRMA Forster Tuncurry Holiday Park, Tuncurry

Who said you had to be isolated to enjoy a glamping experience? This is a big happy surprise from a much-loved holiday park on the lakefront at Tuncurry. Spoil yourself with a little luxury for a little price, in their affordable safari-style glamping tents. Set around tropical gardens with a deck overlooking the quiet lap pool you’ll easily unwind.

These tents are good for families, they sleep up to 4 people, featuring open plan room with queen bed and canvas wall separating the bunk beds. And while the kids are busy at the many awesome amenities of this holiday park, you can soak up the luxury in your deluxe bath tub. Seems everyone will be happy tonight.

Glamping tent interior at NRMA Forster Tuncurry Holiday Park
Glamping tent interior at NRMA Forster Tuncurry Holiday Park

Wild Feast Grazing Company

OK, enough of the tents, how about some glamourous eating? Here’s something to make your friends’ jaws drop and ensure your glamping getaway will always be remembered.

Delivered to your holiday accommodation or your preferred picnic spot, you’ll indulge in ‘wild luxe’ grazing tables, picnic spreads, oversized platters and food boxes, all full of local gourmet goodness from the Barrington Coast. You’ll all feel like Instagram influencers at play!

Wild Feast Grazing Co riverside picnic
Wild Feast Grazing Co riverside picnic
Wild Feast Grazing Co grazing plate
Wild Feast Grazing Co grazing plate
Wild Feast Grazing Co beach picnic
Wild Feast Grazing Co beach picnic

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