Best Brunswick Heads Camping Grounds

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Brunswick Heads is one of my favourite places to visit in Northern New South Wales. It’s location on the banks of the Brunswick River provides the best of both worlds with surf and river access at your fingertips. There is no shortage of activities to do, or even just simply relax by the water with a drink in hand. It’s an ideal location for boaties with great fishing to be had from the mouth to the rainforest hinterland, and great surf for keen boardriders.

Unlike close neighbour Byron Bay, Brunswick Heads has been able to avoid the influx of weekend tourists and keep it’s small town charm.

Being only an hour and half drive from Brisbane, it’s the perfect weekend getaway location. So throw your family and a tent, swag or even just a simple camping mattress in the car and take a trip across the border and visit beautiful Brunswick Heads.

Camping Grounds in Brunswick Heads, NSW

There are 3 main campgrounds situated right in the heart of Brunswick Heads, all with great access to both the river and the surf.

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Massy Greene Holiday Park

  • 2 Tweed St, Brunswick Heads NSW 2483
  • (02) 6685 1329

Perfectly positioned on the Brunswick River and only a short 3 minute walk to the centre of town, the Massey Greene Holiday Park is ideal for holiday makers of all ages and interests. Featuring 8 family cabins, 79 powered camping sites and 10 unpowered sites, there is no shortage of camping options.

The main channel of the river offers great boating and fishing, whilst the shallow waters of nearby Simpsons Creek is ideal for snorkeling and swimming with children.

Across the road from the campground is the Brunswick Fishermans Co-op which is perfect for seafood lovers looking for a feed, or the nearby town provides a wide range of cafes, restaurants and the Hotel Brunswick.

The park offers a range of accommodation options including

  • Cabins
  • Powered and Unpowered sites
  • Camping area
Brunswick Heads Terrace Reserve Holiday Park
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Terrace Reserve Holiday Park

  • Fingal St, Brunswick Heads NSW 2483
  • (02) 6685 1233

Positioned conveniently near the centre of Brunswick Heads, the Terrace Reserve Holiday park overlooks Simpsons Creek (an estuary branching off the main Brunswick River). 

There is easy access to the surf beach using the nearby foot bridges and only a short stroll to pubs and cafes. The park is perfect for families as the estuary provides safe swimming, snorkeling, fishing and other watersports.

Sites are available to accommodate vans, tents and there are also onsite cabins. The cabins provide a lovely waterfront view of the creek and are perfect for sitting back on the balcony with a drink and a good book.

Please note, the park is NOT dog friendly.

The park offers a range of accommodation options including

  • Cabins
  • Powered and Unpowered sites
  • Camping area

Ammenities include

  • BBQ
  • Kiosk
  • Laundry
  • WiFi Internet
  • Fish Cleaning
Brunswick Heads Ferry Reserve Holiday Park

Ferry Reserve Holiday Park

  • Riverside Cres, Brunswick Heads NSW 2483
  • (02) 6685 1872

Positioned further upstream from Terrace Reserve is the Ferry Reserve Holiday Park. Based on the Brunswick River, it’s a bit further out of town (about a 15minute walk) but provides great views of both the river and mountains to the west.

Named after the location of the first cross river ferry, Ferry Reserve Holiday park offers guests access to a wide range of activities such as fishing, swimming, kayaking and boating with all campsites and cabins close to the river.

For those looking to hit the surf beach it is only a quick 3 min drive down the road to the nearest patrolled beach at Brunswick Heads.

The park has over 80 camping sites and 5 cabins to choose from. Many of the campsites are on the banks of the river, along with the cabins and are very popular, so book ahead.

The park offers a range of accommodation options including

  • Cabins
  • Powered and Unpowered sites
  • Camping area

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Andy Sullivan

Andy Sullivan

A lover of all things outdoors, Andy is an experience camper having traveled the east cost of Australia multiple times and countless trips throughout New Zealand.

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