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Cattai National Park

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Great national park close to Sydney

This was our first camping trip since moving to Sydney. The park is less than an hour drive from... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Linda K
Wahroonga, Australia
Great camping Spot

Cattai National Park is right on the Hawkesbury River and offers some lovely camping spots in an... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Lawson, Australia
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Cattai, The Hills Shire, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4572 3100
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

This was our first camping trip since moving to Sydney. The park is less than an hour drive from the Sydney North Shore so really accessible. Loads of kangaroos everywhere in the park, so a great way to show off the wildlife to new visitors....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We spent a night camping at the cattai national park. Since it was the Easter long weekend, the place was really crowded. But still, there were many good camping spots. Toilet and bathroom facilities are excellent. Even had hot water...!!!. But the best thing in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Cattai National Park is right on the Hawkesbury River and offers some lovely camping spots in an area quite close to Sydney. It is probably busy at weekends but on a Friday afternoon it was beautifully quiet and peaceful. Loads of birds around and lots...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank MichaelN779
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Cattai National Park is ideally located for camping alongside the Hawkesbury river on north-west of Sydney. Perfect for camping, fishing, and relaxing. There are shelters with cooking facilities which you can pre-book for a nominal fee. Bring along your own tents if you would like...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SabirSS
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Our picnics more than once have been spoilt by angry, grumpy and bad mannered rangers (one in particular) - who hassled us in a very unbecoming way We have many family gatherings - but have decided that in future - NEVER again at Cattai park...More

Date of experience: April 2016
6  Thank Elgrmide
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Gorgeous camping spot sitting along the Hawkesbury River in North-West Sydney. Organised well, split into a camper section and a day-tripper section, both with lots of picnic shelters and cooking facilities, as well as toilets. It can get quite busy, as we experienced on NYE,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Retento
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is one of the places around Sydney in which kangaroo spotting is known to be relatively easy. Otherwise, it offers a nice river and bush, and a campground with just basic services. We did not go for camping, but rather had visitors that wanted...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Bellvador
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Cattai National Park is a bit way out from the city but a good spot for some birdwatching. Found the bell miner, scarlet honey eater, sacred kingfisher, golden whistler and Eastern whipbird. There are no shops for food or water, so bring your own.The toilets...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Spend a cold night at camping place in Cattai on river bank. Not much rush of people there. Had a fishing in river. Had a bush walk. Very quiet place. It was clean site with toilets and showers. Had a great fire in designated place....More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jawad N
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Top camping spot, clean facilities and a absolutely fantastic spot for families. Great for canoeing, kayaking. Heaps of kangaroos Loved it

Date of experience: April 2016
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5 January 2018|
Response from SabirSS | Reviewed this property |
Cattai National Park on the Hawkesbury River is a fantastic place to spend a day in with family & friends. Alongside camping and watching various bird species, and of course herds of kangaroos, you can enjoy fishing... More
29 December 2016|
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Not good for swimming. River is murky and has undercurrents and is used heavily by boats and jet skis. Can be ok for kayaks in early morning. No boat ramp at this park either. Would not recommend swimming at Windsor... More