Swansea Lakeside Holiday Park was a really fantastic base camp for us while we explored Newcastle, NSW. Unfortunately Newcastle is pretty well void of Free and Low Cost Camps, so we wanted to find a caravan park with nice facilities that wasn’t too far out of town.
Most of the things that we wanted to explore were right in the city, which was a 28km drive (45 minutes).
The other caravan park that we did consider was Stockton Beach. Although that park is geographically closer to town, it’s still a 20km (28 minute) drive, as you need to go all the way around to get there.
The advantage with Swansea Lakeside Holiday Park for us was the facilities. A big pool for the kids, playground, mini golf, games room and more.
If you’re continuing south after visiting Newcastle and venturing on to Sydney, here are some great Sydney day trips to add to your list.
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Swansea Lakeside Holiday Park
💲 Prices vary (see website)
🚽 Multiple amenities blocks
💧 Drinking water
🗑 Rubbish bins
⬇️ Dump point
⛳️ Mini golf
🏊 Swimming pool
🏓 Games room
🍴 Camp kitchen
🛥 Boat ramp
📶 Telstra reception
🖥 TV reception
🏠 Cabins available
⛺️ Tents, Campers, Caravans, Motorhomes, Big Rigs
❌ No pets
ADDRESS: 1 Dobinson Drive, Swansea NSW 2281.
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