3 Beachfront Camping Spots in Australia

Doze off to the sound of crashing waves by night and explore coastal wonderlands by day at these camp sites.

Photo: Cylinder Beach Camping Ground

1. Cylinder Beach Camping Ground

One of the island’s most iconic surf beaches, Cylinder Beach offers a vantage point for spotting migrating humpbacks and even manta rays. Here, there’s plenty to do aside from camping, including a stroll on the scenic North Gorge Walk or a meal at the many cafés and restaurants at Point Lookout.

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Photo: Seal Rocks Holiday Park

2. Seal Rocks Holiday Park

Possibly the coolest holiday town in Australia, Seal Rocks Holiday Park is a hidden gem located three hours north of Sydney. Its camping ground is located on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, allowing access to a smorgasbord of unspoilt beaches, hiking trails at Myall Lakes National Park, as well as the photogenic Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse.

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Photo: Tidal River Camp Area

3. Tidal River Camp Area

Seasoned campers will have a field day at Tidal River Camp Area, which offers 500 sites, all within walking distance of Norman Beach. Even if you fancy roughing it out, creature comforts like flush toilets, showers, washing machines, and barbecue facilities are all available for convenience sake. Activities like snorkeling and kayaking are top-notch, especially at Tidal River.

More information here.

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