Caravans and camping

Credit Tamworth Regional Council Chaffey Dam 1

Choose your adventure

While some may prefer to sleep under no more and no less than five stars, if you’re yearning to get back to nature, that’s an attractive feature of this region.

There are many tourist parks in the city and villages, where you can go straight from your tent or RV to the town conveniences. There are several potable water points and dump sites – details and locations can be found on the Tamworth Regional Council and Destination Tamworth websites. 

If camping is your thing, Nundle also has a couple of great locations to pitch a tent. Sheba Dams high in the hills near Hanging Rock is a terrific spot, especially in summer with the kids. You can indulge in three of the essential rituals of a rural upbringing: fishing, swimming and catching yabbies. The dams have toilets, tables and an undercover cooking shed.

Ponderosa Park is another picturesque camping area, also via Hanging Rock road. It’s set in a cluster of magnificent, fragrant pines, where the air, light and even sounds are fresh and crisp. Toilets and barbecues are provided.

Warrabah National Park has a couple of camping sites in tranquil spots along the Namoi River, with picnic tables, barbecues and toilets available. Enjoy bushwalking, birdwatching, swimming, canoeing and more.

Bendemeer has a caravan park and a rest/camp site that allows a 24-hour stop, both within walking distance of the local pub and general store.

Going camping at ‘the dam’ is part of many an Australian rural relaxation ritual. Chaffey Dam, Lake  Keepit and Split Rock Dam all offer unpowered sites, plus bush camping. Their facilities include barbecues, showers and toilets. Lake Keepit and Split Rock also have powered sites, and Keepit even offers comfortable cabin-style accommodation.

Caravan Parking

Click here to find out where you can park your caravan in Tamworth. 


Caravan Parks

 Tamworth Region    
 Name  Address  Phone
Austin Top Tourist Park Cabins 581 Armidale Rd, Tamworth 02 6766 2380
Bendemeer Tourist Park 99 Havannah Street, Bendemeer 02 6769 6604
City Lights Caravan Park 612 - 128 Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth 02 6765 7664
Kootingal Kourt Caravan Park 3 Churchill Drive, Kootingal 02 6760 3103
Paradise Tourist Park 575 Peel Street, Tamworth 02 6766 3120
Tamworth North Holiday Park New England Highway Nemingha  02 6760 9356 
 Name  Address  Phone
 Barraba Caravan Park  10-22 Bridge Street, Barraba  02 67821818
 Name  Address  Phone
 Manilla Paragliding, Cabins & Camping  The Mountain, Manilla  02 6785 6545
 Manilla River Gums Caravan Park  86 Strafford Street, Manilla  02 6785 1166
 Manilla Ski Gardens Caravan Park  Rushes Creek Road, Manilla  02 6785 1686
 Lake Keepit State Park 234 Keepit Dam Road, Lake Keepit  02 6769 7602 
 Name  Address  Phone
Fossickers Tourist Park  1-33 Jenkins Street, Nundle  02 67693355

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