Whether it's a top quality barbecue for dad, a pool with a slide for the kids or a tennis court for mum, these family-friendly campground facilities have got you covered. Here's a list in no particular order of our favourite family-friendly camping options in the Barrington Coast for you to pitch a tent on your next visit.

1. BIG4 Great Lakes Tuncurry

Big4 Great Lakes Forster Tucnurry

BIG4 Great Lakes at Forster-Tuncurry is a multi-award winning holiday oasis, set amidst great facilities in a stunning lakefront location. They have everything for a great family holiday including two heated pools and waterpark, jumping pillow, camp kitchen, boat ramp, onsite cafe and shop.

  • Camping type: All sites are powered; tent, camper trailer, caravan, camping beside vehicle
  • Amenities: showers, toilets, heated pools and waterpark, jumping pillow, camp kitchen, boat ramp, onsite cafe and shop
  • Dogs are allowed but please call to confirm as this may change at different times of the year.

For more information and to book: BIG4 Great Lakes

2. BIG4 Colonial Holiday Park Harrington

Big 4 harrington

BIG4 Colonial is a classic park located at the entrance to the beautiful seaside village of Harrington. The 4 star camp area has 31 large powered, unpowered and drive through sites serviced with a modern individual ensuite amenities block. Each large site is equipped with a concrete slab, fresh water and grey water disposal. There is plenty of room on each site, whether you need the room for the fishing gear, or want room for the quiet relaxation that privacy brings, you have the space to make the most of your time in Harrington.

  • Camping type: powered and non-powered sites; Tent, camper trailer, caravan, camping beside vehicle
  • Amenities: pool, showers, toilets, camp kitchen, barbecue facilities, games room, laundry facilities
  • Dogs are allowed but please call to confirm as this may change at different times of the year.

For more information and to book: BIG4 Harrington

3. NRMA Myall Shores

NRMA Myall shores

Set on 1.5 km of absolute lakefront in the centre of the Myall Lakes National Park and just a short 20 minute drive from the town of Bulahdelah, NRMA Myall Shores Holiday Park is the ideal location for a relaxing getaway or water sports holiday. Whether it’s a grassy camp site or caravan site or a glamping safari tent, you’ll find accommodation to suit the whole family. The national park is on the world-renowned Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance, and you’ll be sharing it with kangaroos, wallabies, possums, koalas, hundreds of bird species and more. When you’re not simply relaxing and taking it all in, enjoy bushwalking, bike riding, swimming, fishing and a number of secluded ocean beaches right at your doorstep.

  • Camping type: powered and non-powered sites; Tent, camper trailer, caravan, camping beside vehicle
  • Amenities: camp kitchen, pool, showers, toilets, barbecue facilities, small kiosk, laundry facilities, jetty access, children's playground
  • Dogs are not allowed at this campsite.

For more information and to book: NRMA Myall Shores

4. Reflections Holiday Park Hawks Nest

Reflections hawks nest

Quiet, simple and naturally beautiful, a stay at Reflections Holiday Parks Hawks Nest will take you back to the holidays of your childhood, when the days were long and the stresses were few. Nestled between Bennetts Beach and the village of Hawks Nest this caravan park is miles away from the hustle and bustle – the ideal spot for a relaxed and authentic Aussie beach holiday. With larger-than-average flat sites, it’s a breeze to bring in the RV or caravan and campers are well catered for with their range of activities and facilities. Settle in then set about exploring the pristine beauty of the area. Whether it’s watching the dolphins play in the surf, enjoying fish and chips by the river in nearby Tea Gardens, or checking out the surf at Winda Woppa, there are countless holiday memories to be made at Reflections Holiday Parks Hawks Nest.

  • Camping type: powered sites only; Tent, camper trailer, caravan, camping beside vehicle
  • Amenities: barbecue facilities, laundry facilities, showers, toilets, kiosk, camp kitchen
  • Dogs are permitted at Hawks Nest Holiday Park on selected sites and cabins during off-peak and shoulder season.

For more information and to book: Reflections Holiday Parks Hawks Nest

5. Big4 River Myall Bulahdelah

River myall holiday resort

Offering a range of spacious camp sites, there will be room for every kind of exploring family at Barrington Coast's newest holiday park. The first of its kind, BIG4 River Myall Holiday Resort is a sanctuary for families who want a real outdoor escape in a beautiful, natural environment with the convenience of the modern luxuries that make everyone’s stay enjoyable. On an expansive 50 acres, the site offers endless riverfront experiences on the Myall River. Relax under clear skies, days on the water, stolen moments of peace and a true sense of escape is at the heart of BIG4 River Myall Holiday Resort. It’s also a short drive to Myall Lakes National Park and the pristine beaches of Seal Rocks.

  • Camping type: Powered sites only. Tent, Camper trailer, Caravan, Camping beside vehicle
  • Amenities: Camp kitchen, games room, pool with slide, jumping pillow, tennis court, dog washing station, showers, toilets
  • Dogs are allowed but please call to confirm as this may change at different times of the year.

For more information and to book: BIG4 River Myall Bulahdelah

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