Deluxe Camping Experience at The Basin Campground, Ku-ring-gai
We make camping in nature easy for you – All you have to do is turn up
“Had a great couple of days camping in The Basin – camping gear was all brand new, really high quality (heavy rain all night and no leaks!!) Damien and his team were around the site and all really helpful. Highly recommended, especially if you like the idea of camping there but not having to lug your gear on the ferry” – Graeme google review Feb 2019
“Brilliant service you provide” – Olivia March 2019
Deluxe Camping experience inclusions:
- 1 x Large tent that can fit up to 5 persons
- Entire campsite set up and take down service. All you have to do it turn up we will do all the labour for you
- Comfortable self inflating sleeping mats with a cover sheet per person
- Camping chair per person
- Camping table x 1
- Gazebo shelter x 1
- Plates, bowls, cutlery, cups per person
- BBQ cooking utensils
- 2 x Solar lights
- 1 x Torch
- 1 x Esky
- NPWS has flat top BBQ’s you can use
Please note that NPWS campsite fees are not included and must be booked by you. Book ahead as NPWS book out
BYO Sleeping bags and pillow. We do have sleeping bags you can purchase by request. Up to 5 persons allowed per tent. Maximum 6 persons recommended.
Costs for the camping experience:
Minimum 2 night stay – $400 max 5 persons
any extra nights $99 per night
3 nights $499
4 nights $598
5 nights $697
6 nights $796
7 nights $895
Any additional people above 5 person included per tent is $50 per person for 2 nights +
For long term stays more than 1 week we will offer best rate for you. Call to enquire.
NPWS campsite fees ARE NOT included in cost
Your tent booking with Ecotreasures DOES NOT guarantee a campsite spot with NPWS. You must book campsite direct with NPWS. Our tent service is seperate. We provide the gear hire and labour to set up and take down the tents. We operate as a NPWS partner with our 10yrs premium eco pass permit to offer this service and paddle boarding and kayaking tours/hire at the Basin campground. Make sure we have tent available for you before you book with NPWS. Check calender above. Call and we can help you and answer any questions you have.
- NPWS Check in time is 2pm and check out time is 10am
- NPWS sell ice at the campsite 9:45am & 2:45pm
- Fire pits can only be book when you are at the campsite direct with NPWS staff
- No car access to the Basin. Catch the ferry, water taxi or barge from Palm Beach
New food and Coffee service to the Basin
Cellar By Sea are now delivering Food and Coffee (no alcohol) to the Basin Campground. Check out their website
Let us do the hard work for you
If you don’t like putting up and taking down your tent?? or your time poor?? or you are a first time camper Ecotreasures can help you. Ecotreasures Deluxe Camping Experiences Sydney Basin campsite set up service removes all the hard work out of camping for you. You can simply enjoy your time in nature with your family and friends for a fun Sydney camping experience. We will provide all the camping gear hire you need and we will set up and pack down your campsite. This unique and hassle free service is available for you to use at the Basin Campground, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and NRMA Narrabeen Lakeside Holiday park.
If you would like a camping 101 tutorial in tent set up and pack down and camping tips we are happy to guide you through everything. You can watch us set up your tent while you take notes (and probably enjoy a drink) for the next time you want to give it a go yourself. Or just turn up to your already set up campsite, and you have more time relaxing and having fun.
Combine Camping Gear hire with Paddle Board/Kayak/Snorkel Hire
ECOTREASURES provides paddle board, kayak and snorkel gear hire at the Basin campground, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Combine your camping gear hire with the paddle board/kayak/snorkel hire for a discount. Please email for quote.
To view facilities at the Basin campground please click on the NPWS website link
How to get there:
There is no public car access to the Basin campground in the protected Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. You can travel across the water or bush walk from West head road to the Basin campground. Please read information below. Email or call if you need any help.
From Palm Beach: Catch the breathtaking ferry across Pittwater to the Basin campground with Fantasea Palm Beach Ferry service or Palm Beach Water Taxi from Palm Beach Wharf to the Basin Campground. Please click on Ferry timetable link to view departure time. The ferry ride from Palm Beach to the Basin is 20mins. Please note Opal cards do not work on the Palm Beach- Basin ferry service. You buy your ticket on board the ferry.
By Bus from Sydney: Use the Trip planner site to help your journey. Catch bus to Palm beach Wharf.
Driving to Palm Beach or West Head:
- The is no public car access to the Basin campground. If you are driving to Palm Beach there is limited free parking available on the street. Always check street signs and be early as parking can be tricky on weekends.
- You can also drive to West Head road and park at the top of the Basin Trail and walk in to the Basin campground on a 2.75 km hike with a steep descent. Please always check NPWS website for updates and important information before entering the Park. If you are carrying more than a back pack don’t hike in and get the ferry or water taxi.
“The journey is part of the experience, so embrace the adventure whichever way you decide to come to the Basin”
How to book:
Click on the book now button and book online or please email email@example.com or call 0415 121 648 to find out more information or to book.
The Basin estuary is surrounded by the pristine bushland of Ku-ring-gai Chase National park. The Basin is very famous for being the best place to observe Sydney’s native wildlife in their pristine natural habitat. You can also witness an ancient aboriginal midden site during your paddle board experience. Ku-ring-gai is home to over 1000 Aboriginal cultural sites which makes it one of the best places in Australia to see a range of cultural heritage sites. The Basin is also very close to the Hawkesbury River which made the location very important to early settlers of Sydney.
The Basin Campground area has picnic and BBQ facilities, Overnight camping, toilets, showers, bush walking trails to ancient Indigenous rock engravings and open space to relax under a tree with family or friends or play sport in the open grass area. Great place for Birthday Parties.
If there are no parks in the car park please head back south along Barrenjoey Road, including any side streets, to find available all day parking. Check local council street signs before parking.
*Day entry – Please note you must pay National Park landing fee on arrival at the Basin Wharf Adults $3, Children $2 and entry fee by car is $12 per car.
Camping fees – Overnight camping information and online booking.