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International travel may still be a distant dream right now, but who needs far-flung destinations when Sydneysiders have so many great getaway options right on their doorstep?
If getting out into nature is your jam, Sydney happens to be a world leader. Camping options near the city are not only plentiful, but they're also one of the most affordable ways to enjoy a mini-break. We've tried and tested some of our favourite campgrounds, located in New South Wales’ most breathtaking and secluded spots. Whether you're hoping to wake up next to the Harbour, to the sound of crashing ocean waves, deep within unspoilt national parkland, or not too far from some creature comforts, these picture-perfect camping spots have got you (quite literally) pegged.
Find more great nature across New South Wales with our guide to the best national parks, the best easy day hikes and the best inner-city walks around Sydney, or visit these gorgeous natural wonders worth a day trip.