Sustainable Bush Camping on the NSW South Coast

Coolendel is the ultimate bush getaway destination. We offer remote, eco-friendly camping with excellent facilities so you can escape from your busy life and spend quality time with family and friends. Situated on 52 hectares of pristine bushland, we are blessed with an abundance of wildlife including wombats, kangaroos, wallabies, goannas, yellow-tailed black cockatoos and kookaburras. You definitely won’t be bored on an outdoor adventure camping experience at Coolendel. Popular activities include canoeing, mountain biking, fishing and bushwalking, all of which can be tailored to suit all ages and abilities. Contact us to find out more or to make a booking.

About Coolendel

Coolendel is the perfect place to getaway from it all. Our private nature retreat is set on 52 hectares of bushland and surrounded by Morton National Park.

Large Group Accommodation


Looking for large group accommodation? As well as our campground, we have a bunkhouse sleeping up to 20 people, and cabins sleeping up to 6 people.

Bush Camping


Choose a secluded spot, an open grassy area, or set up near an open fireplace so you can enjoy the quintessential camping experience under the stars!

Canoeing Shoalhaven River


Mountain biking, fishing, canoeing and fabulous bush walking are all on offer. We are also home to countless species of fascinating wildlife.

outdoor adventure camping

Getting There & FAQs

Coolendel is an easy 3 hour drive from Sydney and only 30km west of Nowra. While, some of the road is unsurfaced, it is suitable for any type of vehicle.


We generate all our power and water on site, so our campground might cost a little more, but we believe sustainable camping is worth it.

Ready to escape to one of the NSW South Coast’s most beautiful bush camping locations?

Coolendel offers eco-friendly camping in an idyllic bush setting on the scenic Shoalhaven River. An easy drive from Sydney, you can unplug and unwind for a weekend or a week!