The campsite is accessible by sealed roads.
53.8 km W of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 33° 55′ 58.872"S Longitude 150° 38′ 14.46"E (-33.93302, 150.63735)
Campsite is signposted and accessed via Wolstenholme Avenue entrance only. Wolstenholme Avenue is off Greendale Road from Wallacia in the north, or Liverpool in the east.
You can park a caravan, trailer, or a tent in this campground This deep waterhole forms part of a gorge on the Nepean River between Camden and Penrith, and is a popular spot for people escaping Sydney. Enjoy water-based activities such as swimming, fishing & canoeing. There are fireplaces and accessible toilet facilities (though the Basin is not easily accessible by wheelchair). There is bushwalking through Gulguer Nature Reserve to Caley's Lookout. Car-based and caravan camping (no powered sites) is available in the camping area (bookings essential, fees apply).
Facilities for hire include Campground Shelter & Kitchen, Picnic Areas & Hall with Commercial Kitchen - further information and bookings at Bents Basin Office.
Free Hot showers are provided on site.
Free Electric BBQs are also available.
Bring your own firewood, or purchase at campground for $15 - 20kg hardwood. It is an offence to take firewood from the bush.
Campers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
9:00 am to 4:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
9:00 am to 7:00 pm Daylight Savings
9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday
Bookings and contact information
You can book a campsite by phoning the Campsite contactFor more information contact the NPWS Bents Basin State Conservation Area local office office on:Phone:02 4774 6800
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Camping fees applyAdult=$14 Per NightChildren=$7 Per Night
Car entry fees applyVehicle=$7 Per Day
Kitchen: $55 per day. Shelter: $55 per day. Children under 5 free
During School holidays NPWS is trialing a first time camping program. Where they will provide you the basic gear, and have the tent pitched ready for you when you arrive. Bents Basin First Time Camping form $176 night to $242 including Breakfast and Dinner. Children rates apply to people aged 5-15 years (children under 5 are free)
Toilets Flush toilets available
Showers Hot showers are provided on site
Water Drinking water is provided on site
Picnic Tables Picnic tables are provided on site
Pit fire BBQs Wood fired Pit BBQ's are provided - bring your own wood
Electric of Gas BBQs Gas or electric BBQ's are provided
Rubbish Bins There are rubbish bins provided on site
Campfires Fires are generally permitted at this campsite, be aware of local fire bans.
ActivitiesSwimmingThere are places to swimNearest known Camping Stores