When choosing a camping spot, it all depends on the individual and what they identify as their ''essential camping criteria’’.
The Clarence Coast Holiday Parks are comprised of six charming parks, each offering its own unique camping experience.
We are breaking it down to help you choose which Clarence Coast Holiday Park might be right for you!
Iluka Riverside Holiday Park
Sitting openly on the banks of the mighty Clarence River, Iluka Riverside Holiday Park is renowned for being the best vantage point to see some of the most stunning sunsets in the Clarence region. This spacious park is highly popular with fishermen, boaties, families and nomads seeking the quiet serenity of this pristine location.
Just a short 5-minute walk into the centre of Iluka, there are very few reasons to use the car while staying here. Being a dog-friendly park, there are plenty of places to walk your dog daily and explore this beautifully quaint town. There is a small supermarket and some essential shops directly across from the park, making it easy to stock up if you happen to stay longer than expected. The park also has its own boat ramp and fish cleaning facilities, making heading out on the water for the day an absolute breeze. The park has sites and cabin accommodation, which overlooks an expansive reserve and playground, ideal for families with young children.
Iluka Riverside Holiday Park is the perfect place for a short-term getaway or a long-term holiday. The most difficult decision is choosing the best spot to watch the sunset.
Calypso Holiday Park Yamba
Positioned in the heart of Yamba, you will not find a better-positioned park in the whole of the Clarence Valley. Calypso Holiday Park Yamba runs parallel to the Clarence River and is adjacent to the main street of Yamba.
For those who like to walk everywhere, this is the park for you. The beach, shops, restaurants and river are no longer than a 5-minute walk from the park. A range of accommodation options are available, with powered and unpowered sites, cabins and units for guests to choose from.
The pine trees overhead make for a memorable backdrop to create holiday memories with loved ones. The park also features a swimming pool and direct river access, which provides a much-welcomed relaxed environment surrounded by nature’s elements.
Calypso Holiday Park Yamba is highly favoured by families, nomads and transient guests hoping to tick off visiting one of New South Wales's most popular regional towns.
Brooms Head Holiday Park
Brooms Head Holiday Park is the perfect backdrop for the quintessential childhood camping memories to be made. This park has been a popular seaside holiday destination for generations. The village atmosphere and beachside location, it doesn't get much better.
The quaint corner store is a highlight for the holidaying kids, with ice creams and treats being the perfect afternoon highlight. The walking trail beyond the headland displays some of the most spectacular views of the beach and the hinterland.
Visitors are often treated to an early morning visit by the local kangaroo mob, exploring the uncrowded beach. Many of the flat and generously sized sites have views of the stunning beach, with some having absolute beachfront positioning.
The cabins are a fantastic and easy alternative for guests to enjoy a walk-in and walk-out holiday. Many cabins also boast water views and have all the basic necessities to ensure the most enjoyable stay.
Brooms Head Holiday Park holds a special place in many hearts and is loved by families, nomads and couples alike.
Minnie Water Holiday Park
If you’re looking to escape the daily grind and bask in the serenity of nature, then Minnie Water Holiday Park is the place to go. Just a short walk to the main beach, the famous Minnie Water General Store is the perfect place to stop for lunch on your walk home.
The park is spacious and green, surrounded by reserves and National Park. There is plenty of space for children to run around and immerse themselves in outdoor play. Featuring cabins and the highly popular Safari Tents, this park is frequented by families and nomads wanting to slow the pace of life down.
There is a tropical pool onsite, overlooked by the spacious camp kitchen. The firepits are a big drawcard for many visitors seeking an authentic camping experience.
Minnie Water Holiday Park is a place you can go to escape from the world for a few days and re-emerge refreshed and relaxed.
Wooli Holiday Park
Visiting the small town of Wooli is similar to stepping back in time to the good old days. The streets are small, and life seems so relaxed in Wooli. Wooli Holiday Park sits centrally in this incredibly stunning location, with the Wooli Wooli River on one side and the expansive white sandy beach on the other.
Wooli Holiday Park is a firm favourite with large and small groups as a meeting point, to catch up and appreciate the stunning surroundings. It is also popular with transient nomads and fishermen looking for a quiet place to pull up and enjoy the peace and quiet.
Many of the sites overlook the banks of the picturesque river, with its close proximity making it the ideal park for fishermen, boaties and kayakers. Heading in the opposite direction, guests can walk just a couple of hundred metres to reach the untouched sands of the beach.
Wooli has a large boat ramp and pontoon with plenty of parking, making it the perfect access point to head out on watercraft for the day.
Wooli Holiday Park is the perfect place to enjoy the simple life and discover the expansive natural environment that surrounds it.
Diggers Camp is positioned above the stunning white sands of the beach below. This tent park is largely off-grid, with the only facilities being two pit toilets. The site is reached by 4km of unsealed road, ideal for the more remote campers.
With no local shops or amenities available, guests have to travel to the neighbouring villages of Wooli and Minnie Water to stock up on supplies. The local residents are quiet and respectful of visitors, which makes it ideal for the more low-key campers.
Diggers Camp has 26 camping sites and has direct access to the beach below. Camping is only permitted during December and January and during the New South Wales and Queensland Holidays.
Diggers Camp is the perfect escape for off-grid, low-maintenance campers looking for a hidden gem on the New South Wales North Coast.