Camping and Caravan Parks


Riverside Camping Grounds

The Riverside Camping Grounds are a central camping location next to the Peel River and just minutes walk from the musical hype and action in the Tamworth CBD.

Water Restrictions and Penalties

Water restrictions are currently in place for Tamworth. 

Campers MUST comply with water restrictions. Those who DO NOT comply will receive an on-the-spot fine of $220.

For more information on water restrictions in Tamworth visit

Riverside Camping:

*A site fee is to be paid for each vehicle requiring entry to the camp grounds

Please note that a daily rate is not available

Site Tickets

Camping sites can be pre purchased or bought at the gate.                                

No cash accepted at the gate - credit card or Eftpos only.

Entrance fee includes access to showers.

Site Allocation
Camp sites are not pre allocated or numbered. The purchase of a ticket provides entry to the camp grounds not to a specific pre designated site. Upon arrival to the camp grounds ticket holders can set up in any location that is available provided it is in an allocated camping area.

Hours of Operation (TBC)


Daily supplies of bread, milk, newspapers, drinks, ice, canned foods, fruit, vegetables, toiletries and some camping requirements are available from three sporting club houses at the camp grounds. See camping map for ‘canteens’. Opening hours might vary but they will mostly open about 6:00am or 6:30am each day until late each night.


Further Information

No cash accepted, credit card and Eftpos only

No refunds

Pets are permitted, provided they are kept on a leash at all times

All of the sites are unpowered

There are no bbq facilities available

There is no security on site, please bring limited valuables and keep them with you at all times

There are a number of toilets and showers (both permanent and temporary) located around the camping grounds

A number of taps are located around the camp grounds

The camp grounds are on a flood zone. In the event of an emergency any directives given by SES, police, fire, security or officers of the organisers ARE to be followed.

By camping in a flood prone area, you agree and accept the risks associated with that activity. In doing so, you agree to indemnify Tamworth Regional Council for any damage, loss, liability or injury (including by way of indemnity to third parties) as a result of camping or any camping related activity.

On departure of the campsite all belongings, camping equipment and vehicles are to be removed.

Children are to be accompanied at all times by their parents or legal guardian in the camping area.

Fireworks and open or pit fires are not permitted. 

Inflatable pools or devices capable of containing water for the purpose of swimming or wading or sitting in are not permitted

Noise after 10pm and before 6am is to be kept to a minimum

Generators are permitted, provided they are quiet and do not disturb neighbouring campers. Complaints regarding noisy generators will be investigated and campers may be asked not to use generators if they are causing a disruption to other campers within the vicinity.

For further information contact Destination Tamworth on 02 6767 5555.

Click here for Riverside Camping map


Wallaroo Camping Hire - Pre-pitched tents

No fuss camping pre-pitched tents sites will be available at the 2020 festival! 

Simply wake up and walk!

If you're not feeling up to the challenge of building a tent or just don't want to carry it all the way to the festival, this will be the perfect solution for you. 

  • Everything provided - every campsite includes a pre-pitched tent with a range of extras such as chairs and stretchers, available to be hired separately.  
  • Highest security - campsite offers a secure place to call home with staff on hand 24 hours a day.
  • Close to the CBD - campsite offers perfect location only 200 metres from Toyota Park and the CBD. 
  • Quality amenities

Click here for more information and bookings!


Camping & Caravan Parks - In Tamworth

Austin Top Tourist Park Cabins
581 Armidale Road
Tamworth NSW 2340
P: 02 6766 2380
Click here for more information

City Lights Caravan Park
612-128 Goonoo Goonoo Road
Tamworth NSW 2340
P: 62 6765 7664
Click here for more information

Paradise Tourist Park
575 Peel Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
P: 02 6766 3120
Click here for more information

Tamworth North Holiday Park
New England Highway
Nemingha NSW 2340
P: 02 6760 9356
Click here for more information

Temporary Sites

Glamping at Tangaratta Vineyards

340 Old Winton Road
Tamworth NSW 2340
P: 0427442533
For more information click here 

North Companions Football Club
Marius Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
P: 0439 848 206

Unpowered sites. Close to town and bus services. Located across from Northgate Shopping Centre housing Coles, liquor store, bakery, butchers, chemist and ATM. For more info click here.

North Tamworth Rugby League Club - Jack Woolaston Oval
112-114 Peel Street North Tamworth NSW 2340

M: 0418 795 109
E: storchk1953[at]gmail[dot]com

Powered and unpowered sites. Close to town and bus services. Located across from Northgate Shopping Centre housing Coles, liquor store, bakery, butchers, chemist and ATM. For more info click here.

Pirates Rugby Club
C/- Tammy Bannister
M: 0422 145 449
E: tamjamaya[at]yahoo[dot]com[dot]au

Tamworth Greyhound Club
1 Gunnedah Road, Tamworth
P: 02 6765 9324 or 0403 084 207
E: tamworthgrey[at]bigpond[dot]com

Powered and unpowered caravan sites available. Limited shaded sites, hot and cold showers, quiet location which is close to many pubs and clubs, public transport at the door step.

Tamworth Pony Club
T: 6761 7269 (after 7pm)

Paceway (Old Tamworth Showground)

24-60 Showground Road (3km) - Industrial Area
T: 02 6765 9382 (9am-5pm) Email: pacewaytamworth[at]hrnsw[dot]com[dot]au
Powered sites, unpowered sites. Bookings open from July 1st.

Tamworth Rugby Football Club
Marius Street, Armidale
E: camping[at]tamworthrugby[dot]com[dot]au
Click here for more information

Calrossy Anglican School
140 Brisbane Street, Tamworth
P: 02 6766 2965
E: admin[at]calrossy[dot]nsw[dot]edu[dot]au
Dormitory accomodation

Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School
585 Calala Lane, Tamworth (10km SE)
P: 02 6764 8600
Group bookings preferred - minimum three nights. Air-conditioned dormitories, includes breakfast.

Oxley High School
Piper Street, Tamworth
P: 02 6766 1677 (during work hours)
M: 0403 661 038 (after hours)
E: oxley-h[dot]school[at]det[dot]nsw[dot]edu[dot]au

Camping & Caravan Parks - Out of Tamworth

Attunga Recreation Sports Ground
Palmer Street, Attunga (20km NW)
P: 02 6769 5592

Barraba Caravan Park
10-22 Bridge Street, Barraba NSW 2347
P: 02 6782 1818
Click here for more information

Bendemeer Tourist Park
99 Havannah Street, Bendemeer
P: 02 6769 6604
E: office[at]bendemeertouristpark[dot]com[dot]au

Chaffey Dam
Nundle Road, Nundle
C/- Nundle VIC
P: 02 6769 3026
No bookings, unpowered sites available. Hot showers!

Dungowan Recreation Reserve
Dungowan (25km SE), powered and unpowered sites, hot showers.
Contact - Marie          
M: 0400 968 599

Fossickers Tourist Park
1-33 Jenkins Street, Nundle NSW 2340
P: 02 6769 3355
Click here for more information

Kootingal & District Pony Club
Moonbi Recreation Reserve
Phone 02 6760 3580
Powered and unpowered sites, two amenities blocks, free laundry

Kootingal Kourt Caravan Park
3 Churchill Drive, Kootingal NSW 2352
P: 02 6760 3103
Click here for more information

Kootingal Recreation Reserve
17kms (15mins) North of Tamworth of the New England Highway
Denman Avenue, Kootingal  
M: 0427 603 598
Powered, unpowered, showers and laundry facilities in the centre of town. On the Tamworth bus route too!

Lake Keepit State Park
234 Keepit Dam Road, Lake Keepit
P: 02 6769 7602
Click here for more information

Manilla Paragliding, Cabins & Camping
The Mountain, Manilla
P: 6785 6545
Click here for more information

Manilla River Gums Caravan Park
86 Strafford Street, Manilla NSW 2346
P: 02 6785 1166

Manilla Ski Gardens Caravan Park
Rushes Creek Road, Manilla NSW 2346
P: 6785 1686

Moonbi Recreation Reserve
P: 02 6760 3580
Powered and unpowered sites, two amenities blocks, free laundry.

Murrurundi Caravan Park
11 Bernard Street, Murrurundi (1 hour south of Tamworth on New England Highway)
P: 02 6546 6288
Powered/unpowered/self contained sites. Big rigs and pets welcome. Toilets, showers, laundry, camp kitchen, BBQ's, 2km to shops, cafes and pubs.
Click here for more information

Nowendoc Recreation Reserve
Spacious 5 acres of grassed camping areas. Cold showers and toilets provided. Some power access available per arrangement, large open grounds for all kinds of vehicles/horses and users, 104km from Tamworth. $10per/night per vehicle, daily cash collection/drop box.
E: nowendocrecreationreserve[at]gmail[dot]com

Nundle Pony Club Grounds
Taylor's Lane, Nundle NSW 2340
P. Jannine Miles 0418 492 078
Offering cabins, powered and unpowered camp sites.

Piallamore Recreation Reserve
Tamworth-Nundle Road, Piallamore NSW 2340
P. Mark 0439 424 215
Fully equipped camp kitchen, toilets, on site caretakers and only 15 minutes to CBD by car or bus goes past front gate
Click here for more information

Tamworth North Holiday Park
New England Highway, Nemingha
P: 02 6760 9356

The DAG Sheep Station - Bush Camping
1067 Crawney Road, Nundle
P: 02 6769 3486
75 acres of bush camping, showers, facilities and meals available at The DAG. No minimum stay. Live music and entertainement on site.
Click here for more information

Woolomin Reserve
Nundle Road, Woolomin
C/- Woolomin Gold Rush Store
P: 02 6764 2243
Camping plus two powered sites

Check out the RV dump points around the Tamworth Region here

For information on available accommodation please contact the Tamworth Visitor Information Centre. Phone: 02 6767 5300

Please note that this is a guide only as availability is constantly changing. Please contact the accommodation providers directly for changes to availability.