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Freemans camping ground
Munmorah State Conservation Area 36 Campsites

General info

Getting there
The campsite is accessible by sealed roads.
84.1 km NNE of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 33° 12′ 2.16"S Longitude 151° 36′ 13.68"E (-33.20060, 151.60380)
The campground is on Birdie Beach Drive near Birdie Beach.

General Information
You can park a caravan, trailer, or a tent in this campground
There are a total of 36 campsites
This is a well established campsite. There are 8 caravan sites and 28 tent based camping sites. Groups of more than 8 are required to fill in a group booking form which can be obtained through the booking office. There is a short walk along a footpath to Birdie Beach. The campsite is flat and in an open area, reasonably well protected from the sea breeze. There is limited shaded area. The amenities block and cooking shelter are in great condition and provide good facilities. There is an emergency-only phone near the amenities block.

Bookings and contact information
You can book a campsite by phoning the Campsite contact
For more information contact the Central Coast and Hunter Range Campsite bookings office on:
Phone:02 4320 4203 (more contact details)

Camping fees apply
Adult=$14 Per Night
Children=$7 Per Night
Car entry fees apply
Vehicle=$7 Per Day
Bookings are taken up to 3 months in advance. There is no refund for cancellations received less than 14 days from booking. Cancellations received 14 days or more in advance will be refunded less $22 administration fee. Written notification is required.
Children rates apply to people aged 5-15 years (children under 5 are free)

Pit or composting toilets are available
Cold showers are provided on site
Drinking water is provided on site
Picnic Tables
Picnic tables are provided on site
Pit fire BBQs
Wood fired BBQ's are not provided
Electric of Gas BBQs
Gas or electric BBQ's are provided
Rubbish Bins
There are rubbish bins provided on site
This is a Fuel Stove only area, solid fuel (eg wood) fires are not permitted at any time. Gas stoves may be used, but be aware of local fire bans.

There are places to swim

Nearest known Camping Stores
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Lake Macquarie Kayaks & Camping Unit 1 61 Alliance Ave, Morisset (02) 4973 2028 15.4 km
Central Coast Canvas 33 Holloway Drv, Jilliby (02) 4353 9885 18.6 km
Camping Country 401 Pacific Hwy, Belmont North (02) 4945 1555 20.3 km
Wyong Warehouse & Camping World 59 Howarth St , Wyong (02) 4352 1501 19 km
Camping World Cnr Hillsborough & Macquarie Rds, Warners Bay (02) 4956 6183 26.4 km

Park information

Munmorah State Conservation Area Check for park closures and fire bans

Munmorah State Conservation Area is a coastal park south of Catherine Hill Bay at the northern end of the NSW Central Coast. The park is blessed with some wonderful beaches popular with swimmers and surfers. You can stay overnight in either of the two well established campsites, both a short walk from the beach. The park puts on a wonderful wildflower in spring and summer each year. The park entrance gates are locked overnight and are open 5:30am to 9:00p.m during daylight savings period, 6:00am to 6:00pm outside of daylight savings time.

Cost to drive a car into the park (if you do not have a valid pass)


Camping is available in the park

$8 to $10

Public toilets are available in the park

Region: Sydney & Surrounds
Park fees

Campsites in Munmorah State Conservation Area
Frazer camping ground
Freemans camping ground

Photo Gallery

Welcome to Freemans Camping area
Welcome to Freemans Camping area +
Open area and water tap
Open area and water tap +
Flat grassy area
Flat grassy area +

Car parking next to campsites
Car parking next to campsites +
Information sign
Information sign +
Looking back to campsite from beach track
Looking back to campsite from beach track +

Access to Birdie Beach
Access to Birdie Beach +
Central area with toilet block
Central area with toilet block +
Picnic table and cooking area
Picnic table and cooking area +

Cooking shelter
Cooking shelter +
Fancy BBQ's
Fancy BBQ's +
Inside cooking shelter
Inside cooking shelter +

Cooking area
Cooking area +
Emergency Phone
Emergency Phone +
Washing up area
Washing up area +

Toilet +
Hand basin in toilet
Hand basin in toilet +
Shower cubical
Shower cubical +

Maps of campsite

Locality Map

Local area Topographical Map
Map Scale 1 km
Location of Freemans camping ground
Map of Freemans camping ground
Base map is used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795

User Comments

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Alf E - Freemans - great for kids | 2007-03-23 09:23:55
I have been camping at Freemans for over 30 years. It is a great spot close to the beach and ideal for parents wanting to take their kids on their first camping trips. With the closure of the park at night, the campsite is usually very peaceful - although it does sometimes get corwded in summer.
Bron | 2008-11-03 14:39:05
Camped here a couple of times. A good site if you've got a big group. Very little shade though so it certainly pays to bring some shelter.
The Unicorn - Good camp Bad sickos | 2008-12-30 10:41:03
Good camp, Nigel G, :shock: but there are 1 or 2 sickos on the beach
Naked Ned | 2009-07-13 11:03:08
Great Location right next to nude beach.
Amanda - Confused | 2010-01-11 08:16:59
Wanting to take my son camping but im a little confused as to how kid friendly it is. Do the nudest generally stay on the beach or do they wonder through the campsite?
Any comments would be appreciated
Thanks Amanda
admin - re: Confused Super Administrator | 2010-03-29 04:30:27
Amanda wrote:
Do the nudest generally stay on the beach or do they wonder through the campsite?
Any comments would be appreciated
Thanks Amanda

Not a bad place to try Amanda. You should be pretty safe from the 'Over exposure' issue if you stick clear of that beach. (you will see I have also suggested a couple of other possibilities)
Consider inviting some friends with you.
If close enough, Lane Cove could be a good place to start.
or try
Matt :)
Walker | 2014-03-06 02:17:50
We recently stayed at Freemans for a weekend - wonderful campground. Considering that the campground was full, we still had plenty of space to ourselves. Birdie beach and lagoon are great. The unclad section is quite big, so is easy to find a place to yourself (beware of people just wandering around though). It's also easy to avoid if you stay closer to the carpark.
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