glenworth valley

camping

sydney & the central coast's

favourite camping getaway

The most unique camping experience anywhere in Australia – just 20 minutes from Sydney!

Set amongst the most stunning natural bush wilderness with a beautiful creek to splash around in, this 200-acre campground gives you the space and freedom to sprawl out – no matter how big your group.

With a petting farm, spectacular horses and being so close to home, it’s the ideal campground for young families. 
Plus onsite security provides comfort for many first-time campers and overseas guests.

Enjoy good company with friends around your own roaring campfire. Sleep beneath a blanket of brilliant stars. And wake up to incredible landscapes and the sounds of bellbirds chirping. It’s the proper Australian bush camping experience.

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unforgettable adventures &

things to do

With a huge range of unique experiences onsite, no two days are ever the same at Glenworth Valley. And you’ll never hear the kids cry that they’re bored – it just doesn’t happen.

wilderness camping

in unspoilt nature

Glenworth Valley is not like a caravan park. Ecology and sustainability are at the heart of what we do.

To bring the joys of family-friendly bush camping to the region, our campsites are kept in a natural state and are all unpowered. Most campsites scattered along Popran Creek in large open fields, which our 200 horses also call home during times when campers are not visiting. 

As such, you shouldn’t expect the grounds to be manicured or have all the comforts and facilities of a regular caravan park. A strict 10pm noise curfew is also in force at all times with onsite management.

how customers review

glenworth valley on google

Winner of multiple tourism awards, rated in the top 10 things to do for Sydney & The Central Coast and reviewed at above 4 stars from over 800 guests on Google, Glenworth Valley is an experience that guests simply keep coming back for.

Glenworth Valley Wilderness Adventures
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4.2
Based on 855 reviews
Natalie Taylor
Natalie Taylor
Annette's friendly smile and warm personality added to an enjoyable experience for my daughter.
Jinny Hong (Jinny)
Jinny Hong (Jinny)
My daughter participated in the holiday camp and absolutely loved it.She said she wants to come every day during the holidays. All the staff were incredibly friendly, and it seems to be the place with the most horses in Sydney. The horses are very well-trained. It's a wonderful place for both kids and adults.
Kai Shueh
Kai Shueh
Our family spent the whole Saturday here, to ride horse for 2 hours, then the quad bike for 1.5 hours. The staff were nice and experienced, and the adventures were wonderful for the kids to enjoy. The animal feed(3:30 pm) was entertaining and the free range horse (at 5pm) were also very impressive.There are other activities we would like to try next time.It’s close to Sydney so good for day trip or weekend.
anika benecke
anika benecke
We have been coming to Glenworth Valley for horse riding for years. It’s the perfect spot, not too far from Sydney, to enjoy a lovely ride through the bush. The team are lovely and always help us find the perfect horse for each rider. The guides always go above and beyond to cater to each rider’s ability and allow us to free-range at our own pace. I have recommended this spot to friends, family & even hosted a work function here - I would highly recommend coming to check it out if you have not already! Something for everyone.
derek williamson
derek williamson
We had a great time. Mr 12 and I used his voucher to go quad-biking, Ms 16 took a trail ride. Mum amd Mr 8 did a walk and fed some animals. All in all a great couple of hours, pricey, but great- but that is adventure activities.We were staying at Yarramalong, still 40 minutes away but not as bad as from the city. Everyone is very helpful and professional and the location is very scenic.Enough different activities so everyone in the family can find something they like. The cafe was closed, that was a bit disappointing.The quad biking was loads of fun, although too much of the time is taken up with a “safety video” which is really just a repetition of “its your fault if something goes wrong, you have been warned”. I mean we signed the waiver already.That being said they had a lot of “we had that dangerous thing happen this morning” which would suggest they need to be more careful;).The Quads were governed back pretty strictly but were still ample fun for the beginners most of us were.Ms 16 said the trail ride was nice, though I suspect a little slow for her.Lots of camping places if you want to overnight.
Oli C
Oli C
A-MA-ZING!!!!A massive THANK YOU to the absolute legends at reception PAIGE & NATALIE, as well as EMILY for their professionalism and friendliness from the first contact over the phone answering our questions and addressing our concerns, to the finalisation of our booking in person.It was my birthday and the whole team made sure I had the best time quad biking with my daughter.Even though a group of 5 had turned up very late for their 2pm session, Sal managed to get us organised and paired with an instructor in time for our 3.30pm session which we were super impressed by and grateful for as we had to leave at 5pm on the dot due to other commitments. And he did it all with a big smile and a relaxed attitude. Top job!!!And what an instructor Sal paired us with: the one and only Bailey!!! Super friendly, extremely professional and knowledgeable, from the safety briefing to how to operate the quads optimally, all the way to the end of our ride. Bailey took us on the most amazing and super fun trail ride and we also had plenty of time to enjoy the course. Bailey made us feel so special by providing us with such a unique and fun experience! It was an absolute treat and I will remember this birthday for a very long time!!! Thank YOU soooo much Bailey🙏🙏🙏Best activity I’ve ever booked!!! So glad I got to share it with my daughter, who now… wants to come back for her birthday!!!Thank you ALL so much for the unbelievable experience!!! It was incredible!!!Congrats as well to the team who maintains the unsealed road. It had been raining for days and we managed to get all the way to reception easily with a low to the ground car, which we would not have been able to do 20 years ago when we first came to Glenworth Valley.THANK YOU ALL SOOOO MUCH! 🔥💪🙌
Maz Farmer
Maz Farmer
Seriously the nicest people. The lady at reception assisted us with our booking and the girls that looked after us on our tour were incredibly helpful and so lovely. Could not recommend this place more!
Shoba Thapa
Shoba Thapa
Today, I had done quad biking with my friends, It was super fun and Thankyou Shawn and April for guiding and making journey amazing:)
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clean, modern & permanent

camping facilities

hot showers & running water

bathrooms & amenities

You don’t have to compromise on modern comforts to experience the freedom of wilderness camping at Glenworth Valley.

Permanent bathrooms with hot showers, running water and flush toilets are just a short stroll from your site. Plus free Wifi is available at reception. 

camper, trailer &

caravan friendly

Trailers, caravans, campervans and specialty tents are all welcome at Glenworth Valley. Just remember to tell us in your booking notes and we can accommodate you in the correct areas.

delicious hot food

onsite cafe

Make your way up to the onsite cafe for a delicious & hot brekkie or lunch with a spectacular view of Glenworth Valley’s surrounds.

There’s bacon and egg rolls, fresh toasties, scrumptious pastries, barista-made coffees, ice cream, cold drinks & hot chips to enjoy.

Open weekends, public holidays and daily in school holidays.

food, supplies &

essentials onsite

Forgot an essential – like toilet paper, sunscreen, detergent, firewood, ice, snacks or sauce?

Simply head up to the onsite shop and grab your items with the friendly and helpful service from staff.

deluxe & stylish

glamping

Does a cosy evening in a luxury bell tent with comfy mattresses and deluxe styling sound like your kind of getaway?

 Indulge in Glamping and discover why this new style of camping is so wildly popular.

It’s totally pre-arranged – so you don’t have to bring your own equipment or set up a tent. Simply arrive & get straight into holiday-mode.

quiet, safe & secure with

onsite management

equipment hire for

first time campers

Require gear for your camping getaway? 

4-person tents and single air-mattresses are available for hire onsite. 

You’ll be saved the hassle (and money) of trying to find the right equipment suitable for a wilderness getaway.

Call 4375 1222 to secure yours today. 

camping

quick summary

Price: Price* $31 per adult. $16 Children 7-17. Kids Under 7 free. Please be advised that a $500 bond (pre-authorisation) is required for groups of 8 or more adult campers.

*Higher rates apply on public holiday long weekends.

Includes: Campsite

Extras Available: Tent hire, Air mattress hire, Glamping tent, Firewood, Ice

Available: Daily

important

information

Hot showers, toilets and picnic tables are available for your convenience. During peak times, tables can become limited so we recommend bringing your own if these facilities are important to you.

All tap water on the property is pure spring water suitable for drinking.

Free wireless internet access is available around the reception area.

Camper trailers, caravans and motor homes are welcome.

Campers are welcome to bring their own kayak with them if you wish to explore Popran Creek at their own leisure

Pets are not permitted at Glenworth Valley under any circumstances

Due to the safety of horses and guests, Drones are  not permitted to be operated anywhere on the property.

The use of Petrol and Diesel Generators is prohibited within the Campgrounds. Battery and Solar Power Stations are permitted. 

Camper trailers, caravans and motor homes are welcome.

Campfires are permitted inside existing fire circles or campfire sites. Collecting firewood from fallen branches is permitted away from horse riding trails.

We ask you to please help conserve the property by respecting the wildlife, caring for the land and leaving the campsites as you find them.

We ask that you are considerate of your fellow campers and their right to enjoy a peaceful getaway. It is a condition of camping at Glenworth Valley that all music and noise cease by 10pm.

All campers are required to make a booking and pay in advance. On arrival all campers must check in at the office to collect their camping permit prior to setting up their campsite.

Be sure to book one of our exciting and unique adventure activities to experience an unforgettable getaway!

Music or loud noises are not permitted after 10pm. If you are looking to make noise or party all night, Glenworth Valley is not your camping destination.

Do not cut down living trees or vegetation for firewood or other purposes.

Drones are strictly not permitted to be operated anywhere on the property.

Vehicles are to remain on the designated roads and tracks within the camping areas at all times.

If your camping area is left untidy you will be charged a cleaning fee of $150.

Please be advised that staff regularly monitor our campgrounds

When booking online, please tell us in your booking notes if you plan to bring a Caravan, Campervan, Camping-Trailer or speciality tent. We will do our best to accommodate you in the designated areas.

View a map of the Glenworth Valley campground here.

private campgrounds for

large events

Hosting large outdoor events or private functions? Glenworth Valley may be your perfect destination.

Whatever you have in mind, Glenworth Valley has the space and flexibility to bring your event to life. From a DIY festival with luxurious Glamping tents and on-site food trucks. To a spectacular marquee arrangements with music, styling, dancing & more in your own private wilderness area.

The possibilities are truly limitless.

Secure your own exclusive camping area and create a unique experience that your guests will remember forever.

Minimum guest numbers apply.