21 Of The Best Reviewed FREE Camping Sites in NSW and QLD (Along The East Coast)
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This post will help anyone who's looking for the best free camping sites along Australia's East Coast. All of these camp sites have some sort of basic amenities and have been reviewed well on Google.

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    Tattersalls Campground

    Facilities:

    • Picnic Tables
    • BBQ 
    • Boat Ramp

    Contact Information:

    Address: Tattersals Road, Limeburners Creek NSW 2324, Australia

    Phone: +61 2 4984 8200

    Reviews:

    (4.3/5) 52 Google Reviews

    Bulahdelah Rest & Camping Area

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • BBQ
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered)
    • Rubbish Bins
    • Nearby Coffee Shop 
    • Nearby Pub

    Contact Information:

    Address: Bulahdelah Way, Bulahdelah NSW 2423, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.3/5) 228 Google Reviews

    Coopernook Forest Park Camp Area

    Facilities:

    • Non-flush Toilets
    • Sheltered Picnic Table
    • Open fires are permitted
    • You can stay up to 6 weeks at this camping ground.

    Contact Information:

    Address: Lansdowne Forest NSW 2430, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.5/5) 104 Google Reviews

    Swans Creek Crossing Camp Area

    Facilities:

    • Non-flush Toilets
    • Picnic Tables
    • Stone Fireplaces
    • Nearby river pools for swimming
    • Marked areas for bush walks

    Contact Information:

    Address: Kerewong Rd, Swans Crossing NSW 2439, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.4/5) 72 Google Reviews

    New Italy Rest Area

    Facilities:

    Campsite next to New Italy Museum

    • Toilets
    • Sheltered Picnic Tables
    • Rubbish Bins

    Contact Information:

    Address: 8260 Pacific Hwy, New Italy 2472, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.7/5) 32 Google Reviews

    Six Mile Creek Rest Area Campground

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Sheltered Picnic Tables
    • Rubbish Bins
    • Campsite next to New Italy Museum

    Contact Information:

    Address: 8260 Pacific Hwy, New Italy 2472, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.7/5) 32 Google Reviews

    Booyal Roadhouse Free Camping

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Tap Water
    • Rubbish Bins
    • Petrol Station
    • Restaurant to Buy Food

    Contact Information:

    Address: 31512 Bruce Hwy, Booyal QLD 4671, Australia

    Phone: +61 7 4126 0173

    Reviews:

    (4.2/5) 57 Google Reviews

    Gin Gin Rest Area

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered and unsheltered)
    • Rubbish Bin
    • BBQ
    • Fireplace
    • Food, Coffee, Fruit/Vegetable Trucks

    Contact Information:

    Address: 34593 Bruce Hwy, Gin Gin QLD 4671, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.2/5) 206 Google Reviews

    Boyne River Rest Area

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered and unsheltered)
    • Shower
    • Rubbish Bin

    Contact Information:

    Address: Boyne Waters, 48739 Bruce Hwy, Benaraby QLD 4680, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.3/5) 14 Google Reviews

    Calliope River Rest Area

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Picnic Tables
    • Rubbish Bins
    • Small Fires Allowed

    Contact Information:

    Address: Rain Lover, 205 Old Bruce Hwy, River Ranch QLD 4680, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.4/5) 185 Google Reviews

    Yaamba Rest Area

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered & unsheltered)
    • BBQ
    • Rubbish Bins

    Contact Information:

    Address:405/LOT 6 BURNS St, Yaamba QLD 4702, Australia

    Reviews:

    (3.9/5) 87 Google Reviews

    Waverley Creek Rest Area

    Facilities:

    • Toilet
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered & unsheltered)
    • Water Fountain
    • Rubbish Bin

    Contact Information:

    Address: 78206 Bruce Hwy, St Lawrence QLD 4707, Australia 

    Reviews:

    (4.3/5) 189 Google Reviews

    The Leap Hotel

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Showers ($2.50)
    • Parking lot of the leap hotel and restaurant

    Contact Information:

    Address:1954 Bruce Hwy, The Leap QLD 4740, Australia

    Phone: +61 7 4954 0993

    Reviews:

    (4/5) 272 Google Reviews

    Elliot River Park

    Facilities:

    • Toilet
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered & unsheltered)
    • Petrol Station
    • Rubbish Bins

    Contact Information:

    Address: 4 Coventry Rd, Guthalungra QLD 4805, Australia 

    Reviews:

    (4.3/5) 30 Google Reviews

    Home Hill Comfort Stop Rest Area

    Facilities:

    • Toilet
    • Sink
    • ATM
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered & unsheltered)
    • Free Wifi
    • BBQ
    • Laundry
    • Hot Shower
    • Water Fountain
    • Rubbish Bin

    Contact Information:

    Address: Tourist Information Centre, 12 Railway Ave, Home Hill QLD 4806, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.4/5) 228 Google Reviews

    Bluewater Park Rest Area

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Showers
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered & unsheltered)
    • Rubbish Bin

    Contact Information:

    Address: 41810 Bruce Hwy, Bluewater QLD 4818, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.1/5) 155 Google Reviews

    Toomulla Campsite

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Picnic Tables (sheltered & unsheltered)
    • BBQ
    • Rubbish Bins

    Contact Information:

    Address: 4 The Esplanade, Toomulla QLD 4816, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.1/5) 22 Google Reviews

    Vincent 'Bushy' Parker Park

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Picnic Tables
    • BBQ

    Contact Information:

    Address:1 Rollingstone St, Rollingstone QLD 4816, Australia: 

    Reviews:

    (4.4/5) 101 Google Reviews

    Balgal Beach Campground

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Picnic Tables
    • BBQ
    • Shower
    • Water Fountain
    • Rubbish Bins

    Contact Information:

    Address: 100 Esplanade, Coral Seas QLD 4816, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.3/5) 100 Google Reviews

    Feluga Hotel

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Picnic Tables
    • Nearby Restaurant
    • BBQ

    Contact Information:

    Address: 159 Feluga Rd, Feluga QLD 4854, Australia

    Reviews:

    (4.2/5) 43 Google Reviews

    Garradunga Hotel

    Facilities:

    • Toilets
    • Nearby Restaurant

    Contact Information:

    Address: 191 Garradunga Rd, Garradunga QLD 4860, Australia

    Phone: +61 7 4063 3708

    Reviews:

    (4.3/5) 52 Google Reviews

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