Closest point to drive and park is on sealed roads, from there it is on foot to the campsite
32 km NNE of Sydney
GPS: Latitude 33° 36′ 11.196"S Longitude 151° 17′ 35.664"E (-33.60311, 151.29324)
By ferry from Palm Beach Wharf or hire a water taxi.
You own a boat can be anchored in the bay opposite the camping area.
Walk or mountain bike in along Basin track.
No car access to the actual camp site
There is a long walk into this campsite This is a very well established campsite with large open areas. Toilet blocks and even a vending machine are available.
Bookings and contact information
You can book a campsite by phoning the Campsite contactFor more information contact the NPWS The Basin and Beechwood Cottage (Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park) office on:Phone:02 9974 1011
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Camping fees applyAdult=$14 Per NightChildren=$7 Per Night
Car entry fees applyVehicle=$14 Per Day
If you've booked a campsite and will be arriving at The Basin by water, you won't need to pay a landing fee - it's covered in the cost of your campsite booking.
Online booking form available at NPWS website.
There is a 2 adult min fee per night.
A $3 per adult ($2 per child) landing fee if coming via boat. Children rates apply to people aged 5-15 years (children under 5 are free)
Toilets Flush toilets available
Showers Cold 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
A largely untouched wilderness on the northern boundary of Sydney, Ku-ring-gai Chase NP is one of Australia's oldest national parks. Here at the head of the Hawkesbury River, you'll find Aboriginal engravings and sites, as well as sandstone escarpments,