Glamping combines the best aspects of camping in the wilderness with the comfort of luxury hotels. There’s no need to bring any gear or set up the tent. Everything is done for you, so all that’s left for you to do is enjoy Mother Nature. Escape the craziness of everyday life and come Glamping in the Shoalhaven with our local experts.
Here’s our guide for glamping in the Shoalhaven:
Glamping is a unique getaway, bringing indulgent accommodation straight to your favourite camping spot. Whether it’s a short walk from the beach or near a secluded walking track! We have some wonderful options for glamping in the Shoalhaven that will make anyone want to spend more time sleeping under the stars!
South Coast Retreat
Take your family camping vacation up a notch with a stay at South Coast Retreat. The stunning waterfront location has bell and safari tents that are both child and dog-friendly. For winter adventurers, tents come heated and stocked with alpaca and electric blankets to keep things cosy. And a visit during summer means that your tent will stay cool in the fresh coastal breeze. Situated in Greenwell Point, there’s access to a variety of holiday activities. This seaside suburb is famous for having some of the best oysters on the NSW South Coast. Seafood lovers will also be pleased to know that NSW’s best fish and chips are just a short stroll away! Kayakers can enjoy the nearby scenic loops, or why not hit the waves with Culburra Beach Surf School?
Glamping Out is a mobile service that will set up a beautiful outdoor haven for you. With free delivery within 20km of Nowra, you can choose between staying in a retro caravan or gorgeous bell tent. All you have to do is arrive on the day and be ready for a glamorous and relaxing stay. This is the perfect service for group events such as weddings, bucks parties or hens weekends. Hop onto Glamping Out’s website for a look at their stunning in-tent decor.
Flash Camp can set up an entire pop up hotel to cater for 400 people or more, for whatever event you might have. Make your night special with a luxurious bell tent decked out with all the creature comforts. The company also offers a bush camping retreat at Coolendel, an off-grid campsite that sits along the Shoalhaven River. Flash Camp is absolutely perfect for those Instagram shots of you Glamping in the Shoalhaven!
You’ll find Paperbark Camp in Falls Creek, a stone’s throw from the pristine white sands of Jervis Bay. Paperbark Camp is the ultimate rural escape that will make you feel at one with nature. The beautiful canvas safari tents are elevated above the ground nestled among the treetops! All of the tents at Paperbark have a spacious balcony with beautiful outdoor furniture. Don’t forget to grab a delicious bite to eat at the cosy, on-site Gunyah Restaurant.
Bangalay Retreat was inspired by a trip to Kenya, where owners Helen and John enjoyed the luxury of tent living. They decided to bring this concept to the stunning shores of Bawley Point. The retreat almost mimics an African safari, with native South Coast wildlife often roaming around. Kangaroos are usually in the area, so make sure to keep an eye out! The spacious safari tents are tucked away behind sand-dunes and feature ensuites and kitchenettes. You really get a sense of privacy here, so Bangalay is perfect for a romantic couples’ getaway. The property is also the perfect base to explore the stunning nature walks of Murramarang National Park.
Worrowing Jervis Bay
Escape to Worrowing Estate, a historic farm stay situated on a 250-acre property in the rugged bushland near Jervis Bay. The bell tents here are only available in spring, summer and autumn, so book early to avoid missing out. Each tent sits on a timber platform, set in a gully with incredible views of the surrounding South Coast hinterland. You might even be lucky enough to come across some local wildlife residents during your stay here too! There are six tents available if you’re planning on glamping in the Shoalhaven with a group. Take the time to spend a few days in the bush with your closest pals, an experience to remember. The stunning Jervis Bay coast is a short drive, and the bustling towns of Huskisson and Vincentia are close.
The Cove Jervis Bay
Have the ultimate outdoor adventure at The Cove Jervis Bay. This coastal glamping venue is on the northern side of the beautiful Sussex Inlet and has direct access to Bherwerre Beach. There’s plenty of opportunities for fishing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and swimming during your stay. Kayaks and stand-up paddleboards are available for guests to use free of charge! The property boasts a barbecue area with pizza ovens, a games garden, a day spa and even on-site laundry facilities. With ultimate comfort and amenities right at your fingertips, a longer stay here is an absolute breeze.
Bay and Bush Luxury Accommodation
Enjoy a stylish and comfortable stay in a fully appointed Bell tent at Bay and Bush Luxury Accommodation. Surrounded by nature and unspoilt Australian Bush, the glamp-sight is close to Huskisson, shops, restaurants and cafes and beaches. A stay here includes daily breakfast, linen, towels, shared amenities and the serenity of a tranquil landscaped private property. Enjoy a wine around the fire or a stroll around the grounds. Bring your friends and enjoy a function in the specifically designed indoor-outdoor spaces.
The Woods Farm
The Woods Farm, located in Jervis Bay has glamorous bell tents just waiting for you! Each tent comes with a king bed, beautiful rugs, velveteen cushions, a table and two deck chairs, and a daybed. The set-up includes fire-pits, log stools, outdoor chill-out spaces with Adirondack chairs, tables and chairs, gas and charcoal BBQs. There’s also a food truck that has been turned into a camp kitchen with all the amenities.