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Patonga Camping Area

Located in the tranquil bay-side village of Patonga about 25 kilometres south of Gosford this camping ground is the perfect spot for a relaxing holiday. The park has 36 powered and 45 unpowered sites for caravans and tents and boasts modern amenities.

General Information about Park Facilities

  • Accessible amenities
  • Electric barbecues
  • Tennis courts available for hire
  • Ferry service to Palm Beach
  • Boat ramp
  • Beach and creek adjacent
  • Bushwalking in Brisbane Water National Park
  • Tent and caravan sites
  • Laundry & dryers
  • Children's play area
  • Fish and chip shop nearby
  • No on-site vans or cabins

Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time is from 1:00pm on day of arrival.

Sites are to be vacated by 10:00am on day of departure.

Charges as at 1 July 2013

All site fees include 2 persons on a site - extras charged as indicated below.

Periods apply as follows:

Peak Period:

1 December - 31 January (inclusive);

Easter long weekend and April school holidays;

October long weekend and September/October school holidays.

NB: Weekends (Friday & Saturday nights) during the period September to April inclusive are charged at the peak rate.

Shoulder Period:

1 September - 30 November (inclusive) - excluding weekends, the October long weekend and September/October school holidays;

1 February - 30 April (inclusive) - excluding weekends, the Easter long weekend and April school holidays.

NB: Weekends (Friday & Saturday nights) during the shoulder periods are charged at the peak rate;

For the shoulder period September to November 2013 - stay 7 nights or more and get a 10% discount on total site fees (not including extras).

Off Peak Period:

1 May - 31 August.

NB: The June long weekend is charged at the Shoulder Rate.

Minimum Booking Periods

December / January Holidays - minimum 7 night stay.

April and October Holidays - minimum 3 night stay.

Easter Long Weekend - minimum 3 night stay.

Weekends during Peak period (excluding December / January) - minimum 2 night stay.

Weekends during Shoulder period (excluding April and October school holidays and Easter Long Weekend) - minimum 2 night stay.

A one night stay can be booked for all other periods of the year.

Daily Fees


  • Powered Site - $47.00 per night
  • Unpowered Site - $37.50 per night


  • Powered Site - $33.00 per night
  • Unpowered Site - $26.00 per night

Off Peak:

  • Powered Site - $22.00 per night
  • Unpowered Site - $18.00 per night

Weekly Fees

Peak - daily fees apply

Shoulder - daily fees apply

Off Peak - (7 Nights e.g. Sat to Sun):

  • Powered Site - $110.00 per week
  • Unpowered Site - $90.00 per week


Per person - Per night


  • Under 2 years - no charge
  • Under 12 years - $6.00
  • 12 years and over - $8.50


  • Under 2 years - no charge
  • Under 12 years - $6.00
  • 12 years and over - $8.50

Off Peak:

  • Under 2 years - no charge
  • Under 12 years - $5.50
  • 12 years and over - $8.00

Site Map

Click this link to view the camping area site map (PDF file, 266kb).

Tennis Hire

Two tennis courts are available for hire for $11.00 per hour per court. Ask the site manager or phone the bookings office for further information.

Discount Rates

Discount of 10% for group booking of non-profit organisations and schools (applies to site fee only, not extras). Maximun discount $30 per booking.


Bookings can be made by phoning Gosford Council on telephone (02) 4304 4382 between 8am - 4pm Mondays - Fridays. The site manager can be contacted when on site at the camping ground on telephone (02) 4379 1287.

Advanced Deposits

Advanced deposits will be required in the following circumstances:

  • Peak - 50% at the time of making the booking and the balance paid 2 months prior to the date of stay.
  • Shoulder & Off Peak - A deposit equal to 50% of the tariff (up to $200) must be paid at the time of making the reservation or within 7 days of making the original booking.


A full refund is applicable where Council's Customer Service Centre handling bookings has been notified at least 30 days prior to the proposed arrival date.

Refunds for cancellations after that period will incur an administration fee ($21.50).

No refund will be given for cancellations 7 days prior to the booking.

Cancellations will be accepted by telephone to (02) 4304 4382 or fax (02) 4365 4031 or by post to PO Box 21, Gosford, 2250.

Additional Information

  • All fees are to be paid at the office on arrival, if the office is unattended please go to site booked and set up and arrange payment to the office within the first 12 hours of arrival.
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Amenities building - coded entry number available from Caretaker or Booking Office.
  • No permanent sites available.
  • Maximum length of stay is six (6)weeks.
  • Campers under 18 years are not permitted without an adult.

Map of Patonga Camping Grounds

Patonga Camping Ground Map