6 Affordable Nature Escapes In New South Wales

6 Affordable Nature Escapes In New South Wales

Looking to get away? Planning to do so in New South Wales, but not knowing where to go or what to do? Here are some suggestions for cheap getaways in NSW. Places where you can stay that do not cost much but still enable a comfortable, active holiday.

1. Lochiel Cottage

This is a farm-stay on a real working cattle station on the banks of the MacDonald River. It consists of self-contained cottages as well as tent sites. Home-cooked meals are also served.

Location: https://www.babs.com.au/lochiel/index.html

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Activities include fishing, swimming, bushwalking, enjoying the company of the farm animals, and watching native animals such as birds and platypi.

Cost: Monday-Friday $120 per night (two-night minimum)
Weekends: $280 for two nights


2. Pebbly Beach Shacks

These are self-contained shacks located within the Murramarang National Park. Thus, it is both surrounded by rainforest and near a beach.

Location: Within the Murramarang National Park on the New South Wales South Coast.

Activities include barbeques, bushwalking, and watching native animals and birds. The river is ideal for fishing and swimming.

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Cost: Peak season: Canberra Day long weekend, Easter long weekend, October long weekend and NSW summer    school holidays.
Shacks: from $140 to $190 per night
Jack’s shack: from $185 to $240 per night

3. Grady’s Riverside Retreat

Another cheap getaways in NSW is this holiday park at which the choice of accommodation consists of cottages, cabins, caravans, and camping grounds. It is located on the banks of the Shoalhaven River.

Location: https://www.gradys.com.au/activities/

Activities: The river is ideal for fishing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and boating, and there are canoes and paddleboats for hire. The park has a BMX track and a children’s playground. There are bushwalking tracks. There are also four-wheel driving and trial bike tracks as well as picnic tables on the banks of the river.

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Cabin and cottages cost vary from $125 to$185 per night for two adults, with $15 per additional person.
Camping – Peak: $24 per night for persons


4. Retreat shearers’ quarters

This country farm stay consists of self-contained cottages on the banks of the MacDonald River. Camping grounds for tents are also available.

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Activities: Campfires, barbeques, bushwalking, bird watching, and watering holes are ideal for swimming. The river and the nearby beach are ideal for fishing and swimming.

Cost: from $120 to $280 per night with two-night minimum.


5. Big Bell Holiday Farm

This rural farm stay consists of self-contained cabins on a ten-hectare farm is another choice for cheap getaways in NSW. Animals on the farm include cows and goats.

Activities: Activities to do on the farm itself include: hanging out with the animals, having barbeques, and watching frogs in the waterlily pond. Activities in Kangaroo Valley include bushwalking, bowling, shopping, canoeing, tennis, kayaking, golf, horse riding, yoga, and bowls.

Location: https://www.bigbellfarm.com.au/

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Cabin cost starts $120 to $220.


6. Pub Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast

This cheap getaways in NSW is a bed and breakfast located on a real working beef cattle farm on the banks of both the Wagonga Inlet and Punkallah Creek.

Activities: Bushwalking, barbeques, and watching DVDs. The nearby town of Narooma includes a beach, fishing charters, a cinema, boating charters, scuba diving, a cycling track, national parks, bowls, and tennis.

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The Room – Twin share: from $145 to $165 per room per night. Minimum of two nights. 


So, if you’re planning a NSW getaway, these places offer you some of the best the local flora and fauna have on offer. A weekend getaway with a loved one can also double as a great gift for older women, as it is thoughtful and helps them live stress-free for a few days.

If you’ve found other great spots to visit, welcome retreats, or new and interesting getaway options, let us know in the comments!

We wish you many happy days of sightseeing beautiful New South Wales.
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