Camping in Yamba

Top 10 Camping Spots In Yamba – The Ultimate Guide

From magnificent sites overlooking the tranquil beaches of New South Wales(NSW) in Australia to a full river view from your campsite location and never-ending spacious fields to park your camper van,  we have compiled a selection of the best places to stay while camping Yamba

The following list will guide you in choosing sites with traditional campgrounds, RV parking spots, lodging or camping sites, or holiday parks where you and your family or friends can make the most of your time. 

These places are also parks strategically located to provide guests quick access to the town and major activities and sites in Yamba, NSW, including jungle treks, surfing, fishing, and beach hangs nearby Bundjalung National Park and Yuraygir National Park. 

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1. Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort

Blue Dolphin is situated near Yamba on the Clarence River, NSW, which is around 1.5 hours south of Byron Bay. It features a private boat ramp that can be rented and parking surrounded by gorgeous gardens.

Waterfront villas and family cottages are just two of the luxurious lodging options you can discover at Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort in Yamba, Australia. Each apartment features an open-concept living and dining room with a fully furnished kitchen. Some of the villas even feature a jacuzzi tub.

The resort also has a playground for kids and two swimming pools located nearby lakes where fishing is permitted along the riverside, according to their website.

The Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort is an overturned cruise ship featuring go-karts, arcade games, a pump track, water parks, and even wi-fi. 

This is one of the few parks within a short distance from Yamba’s town festivities, including  Bundjalung National Park and Yuraygir National Park and features cottages, villas, and camping grounds for campers and spots where you can park a caravan.

2. Big4 Saltwater Yamba Holiday Park, Australia 

Comfort is key at the Big4 Saltwater Yamba resort, Australia, where the appeal lies in a collective commitment to family fun and relaxation. 

The BIG4 Saltwater at Yamba Holiday Park is located near Palmers Island in Australia, just outside of Yamba, and has water parks, an outdoor pool, a huge movie room with an inflatable jumping pillow, and much more. Not to mention, guests can park for free just outside their cabins.

The air-conditioned bungalows are just a 15 minutes trip from Yamba’s stunning beaches and a 10 minute drive from local amenities, according to customer reviews.

At the BIG4 Saltwater resort in Yamba, NSW, Australia, you can either take in the garden views from your balcony while unwinding or spend time by the river watching the sunset. Outdoor chairs and a fully functional kitchen are included in the cabins.

Kayaking and fishing are only a couple of the countless accessible on-site activities. There are also two playgrounds for kids, go-karts, a bike track, an outdoor movie screen, and free barbeque facilities.

3. Calypso Holiday Park Yamba

The riverside location of Calypso Holiday Park Yamba puts it in the centre of all the action in the town. Yamba’s various restaurants and sights are all within easy reach from Calypso’s riverfront cabins, a vast campsite, and van sites.

Pools, playgrounds, rent boats, and laundromats are all situated on the park’s grounds. Internet and WiFi access is also provided to the guests, and the office offers each visitor a comprehensive breakdown of town activities. The camping ground at the Calypso also has enough room for you to pitch a tent or park your RV.

When you arrive at the Calypso Holiday Park Yamba in the late morning or early afternoon, you are greeted with a sentimental and breathtaking view of their landscape that combines all of your childhood memories.

4. Fishing Haven Holiday Park

Fishing Haven Holiday Park offers lodging with free private parking and is located at Palmer Island in the town of New South Wales, Australia.

The large campsite provides private toilets with free amenities, a shower, and a seating space with a flat-screen TV. 

You can also visit nearby fishing lakes in Bundjalung National Park and Yuraygir National Park, where barbecue facilities, parties and sailing are welcomed. 

Fishing Haven Holiday Park is located 8.5 kilometres from Yamba Marina and 10 kilometres from Australia’s famous Yamba Lighthouse. 

This renowned holiday park attracts repeat guests who wait all year for their vacation in Yamba. 

The vacation park on the Clarence River is for adventurous families who love to fish, observe wildlife, kayak, and swim and is situated on Palmers Island, only minutes from Yamba. New parkside cottages, powered and unpowered campsites, and RV parking are also available. 

5. Minnie Water Holiday Park

Minnie Water in Australia is a picturesque sanctuary tucked away deep within Yamba. Its beautiful natural surroundings remind us of a time before technology when we could relax and undoubtedly have more fun. The vacation park is about a half kilometre away from the beaches and the woodlands.

Adventurers who are on a pleasant vacation frequently stop at Minnie Water Yamba as a tiny town of cottages, vans, and a camping ground in a tranquil, natural setting can all be found in the Park. Additionally, it has a sizable bushland camping with accessible clean showers, restrooms, and a camp kitchen, allowing you to enjoy open countryside campfires without half the hassle. The Park is pet-friendly and has a tennis court, a pool, and other amenities.

6. Higher Ground Retreat 

Shark Creek’s Higher Ground Retreat in Yamba, NSW, Australia is a 146-acre coastal wilderness area known for glamping. Although this remote property is only 15 minutes from Maclean and Yamba, it feels like a completely different world.

With off-grid solar, tank-water, campsites and a swimming dam, the facility lets guests experience self-sufficient living and glimpse into permaculture gardening.

Additionally, they manage a small flock of penned sheep in the cleared campsites near the house. The 25-acre farmhouse and camping area is located within the ecologically protected wetlands on top of a small hill.

The resort currently offers glamping bells and camping areas for RVs and motorhomes.

7. Anchorage Holiday Park

The Anchorage Holiday Park, NSW, which features an outdoor pool, vast campsites, a spa pool, and free WiFi, is located right across from the gorgeous Clarence River, where visitors may unwind on their balconies.

A dining room table and a fully functional kitchen are included in each air-conditioned cabin. The living room also features a sofa, a flat-screen cable TV, and a DVD player. A hairdryer and free toiletries are provided in each private bathroom.

Guests also have full access to festivities in the park, where they may prepare a delectable lunch on one of the park’s barbecue grills after a full day of touring the area. 

The town centre, Illuka National Park, and Iluka Bluff Beach are the best places to spend time swimming, surfing, and whale watching and are only 3 minutes away from the park’s sites. 

8. Sandon River Campground

The Sandon River campsite is situated near the mouth of the Sandon River on a sandy peninsula in NSW, giving you access to the river on one side and a sheltered ocean on the other. The camping ground has easy access to toilets and important facilities, according to the reviews by customers.

Guests can also treat themselves to a cookout with their neighbours once they have selected their campsite. They can also use the boat launch to go fishing, and canoeing, or even learn about the campsites and their rich Aboriginal cultural legacy. 

9. Pebbly Beach Campground

Nestled behind the forest along the shoreline, this is the ideal location to pitch up a tent and experience the beauty and wonder of Murramarang National Park.

The campsite at Pebbly Beach, NSW is a great place to meet other campers and local kangaroos. Unlike other campgrounds in the region, tent camping is provided on gravel platforms close to your vehicle and the nearby toilets. 

Guests can spend their days walking along the beautiful shoreline by the camping ground, casting a line to catch a few fish, and swimming in the pristine seas and after which they can return to the campground for a BBQ to wind down for the day. 

10. Angourie Resort

Angourie Resort is 5 minutes away from the scenic views of Yamba Beach, Bundjalung National Park and Yuraygir National Park, The camping ground features a day spa, an outdoor pool, a tennis court, toilets, and a restaurant. Guests may also enjoy an arts centre and a souvenir shop near the campsites. 

Angourie Resort is located 5 minutes from the centre of Angourie, with Iluka and Yamba only 30 minutes away by car.

Children can visit the kids’ play areas near the campsites provided by the resort. Visitors can also hire a guide for a rainforest educational walk provided by the resort.