Located in the heart of the World-Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, Megalong Valley Camping needs to be seen to be believed.

 

Located just two hours from Sydney, this 170-acre property encapsulates everything magic about the Blue Mountains. The perfect place to disconnect from city life, you can expect stunning sandstone cliffs, lush native rainforest and bushland, and pristine waterfalls. And — of course — plenty of adventures.

Update: The marlin hidden at Megalong Valley Farm Camping has been found!

Explore the other campgrounds for your chance to win a whopping $10,000 BCF Voucher thanks to our mates at Great Northern Brewing Co!*

 

The Details

Location

Megalong Valley Farm campground is located in the Blue Mountains, in the middle of the lush, green Megalong Valley. Take the Great Western Highway from Sydney, swing a left at Blackheath village and follow the signs to the Megalong Valley. 

Facilities

  • Gas-powered hot showers
  • Flushing toilets
  • Well-marked hiking trails and cycle routes
  • An on-site store that is well stocked with beverages, produce and clothing

Camping Options 

Type of camping available:

  • Powered and unpowered sites for tents, campervans and motorhomes
  • Glamping tents
  • Lodge, perfect for groups
  • A B&B guesthouse

Cost:

  • $25 per person per night

 

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Your Hosts

Megalong Valley Farm Camping dates back to 1986 with current owners Gary and Glenda Lane taking over the property in 1991. Now, there’s camping, glamping, an Airbnb, horse riding, mountain biking, hiking and more, all located in the breathtaking Blue Mountains National Park. 

The campsite itself is 170 acres (with 40 dedicated to campsites), but the actual property nears 2,000 acres in total. A huge amount of this remains untouched along the Cox’s River, to act as a wildlife corridor.

Guests are encouraged to play their part in conservation efforts and look out for koalas on the property. After an absence of 100 years, one was discovered last year. 

While many guests use their time at Megalong Valley Farm Camping to relax, unwind and enjoy some unscheduled downtime, it’s also perfect if you want a more adrenaline-filled vacay. Go hiking, mountain biking, or even canyoning. And getting up for sunrise at least once is mandatory. Or at least we think it should be. 

 

HINT: Where’s the Marlin hidden?

The Marlin called Red once lived in the sea,
Living the good life and being totally free.
But then along came a big storm and swept him from the sea,
You won’t believe it, but he landed back into a tree!

Now there needs to be a really good plan,
to find Red –The Blue Marlin somewhere on this land.
Because here there are lots of trees, big and tall,
Some are very little and some are very small.

So start at the beginning, choose to go left or right
You won’t get lost or stumble through the night.
After filling your backpacks with things you need,
water, some snacks, a pen, and of course, your phones  

Off you go to wind your way down to the front gate which marks the start.
There is a sign with clues to get you going.
Each clue is designed for you to solve a puzzle.
Clue #1:Where I am is not hard to find.

It once was used in another time.

Where’s the Best Place To Enjoy a Great Northern on the Property?

Visit the fully licensed Tasting Barn to enjoy a cold one with others. Or, find a spot at sunset and watch the colours dance on the iconic sandstone cliffs that the Blue Mountains are famous for.

 

Things To Do

At The Campground

  • Watch the colours of the sunset on the surrounding cliffs
  • Enjoy a campfire under a clear starry night
  • Take a wander or a cycle around the 170-acre property and spot local wildlife including wallabies and wombats
  • Check the calendar for workshops including meditations, craft and father/son programmes

Adventures Close By

  • Follow the Six Foot Track to discover a suspension bridge and swimming holes
  • Explore Centennial Glen Canyon and Porters Pass for a hike that packs a lot into a little
  • Do the famous Grand Canyon Hike in Blackheath for a taste of the Blue Mountains at its best
  • Book a tour with a local horse riding company
  • Visit Katoomba Falls and Adelina Falls (even better after rain)
  • Get on your bike and hit the local mountain hiking trails

 

 

Food & Drink Close By

  • Channel your inner British at the Megalong Valley tea rooms
  • Visit ‘Beer Garden in the Bush’, a licensed bar, for a cold Great Northern and a yummy BBQ

 

*AU res 18+ only. Starts 12.01am (AEST) on 28/04/2022, Ends 11.59pm (AEST) 08/05/22. Ts&Cs can be found here. Promoter: CUB Pty Ltd (ABN 76 004 056 106).

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