7 Amazing NSW Glamping Getaways

From glamtainers by the ocean to safari tents in pristine national park, whatever your style, we've got you covered.


7 Amazing NSW Glamping Getaways


When it comes to Glamping in NSW, NRMA Parks and Resorts have you covered. From Glamtainers and Safari Tents – we have a number of incredible and unique glamping experiences to choose from in a range of idyllic locations along the East Coast of NSW. The hardest part will be choosing which one to pick. So to make life easier, we’ve compiled a list to uncover which of these 7 incredible NSW glamping experiences is right for you.

1. Central Coast, NSW

Glamtainers – A glamping experience like you’ve never seen before.

Current location: Umina Beach on the NSW Central Coast.

When it comes to glamping, we typically think of luxury style tents with pillows and Indian print rugs scattered all over the floor, but at NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort in Umina Beach on the NSW Central Coast,  things are done a little bit… differently. Introducing the Glamtainer, the first of it’s kind in the whole of Australia. These luxury shipping containers are decked out with more than just the basics, they include all the comforts of a hotel, including:

  • Air-conditioned open plan living
  • A super comfortable queen bed and double bed
  • A cosy seating area with a TV
  • Indoor and outdoor dining options
  • Kitchenette with a bar fridge to store your refreshments
  • Well appointed bathroom
  • An outdoor deck complete with BBQ and pizza oven
  • Your own landscaped courtyard

And if that isn’t enough to satisfy your needs, your glamping container is in prime position within the resort, located meters away from Umina Beach and close by to all the amazing in-resort facilities on offer.

2. Merimbula, NSW

An ocean lovers paradise with sweeping views of the South Pacific.

If you’re a beach lover, or just someone that loves to be close to the ocean, this one’s for you. Located along the far south NSW coastline sits NRMA Merimbula Beach Holiday Resort. This popular holiday hot spot boasts luxury safari tents offering up some of the most spectacular sea views imaginable. There’s a relaxing outdoor bath for those long and drawn-out lazy afternoons and an inside electric fireplace to curl up by with a good book and a warm cuppa.  Enjoy a scrumptious meal in the dining area or cook up a storm on your private BBQ, served up on your very own outdoor breakfast bar.

The full list of features include:

  • One queen and two single beds in a nook
  • Kitchenette including fridge for all your refreshments
  • Dining area
  • Bathroom
  • Sofa and seating area with TV
  • Air-conditioning
  • Veranda with barbecue
  • Outdoor bath
  • Outdoor breakfast bar.

With all the creature comforts available, this place is perfect for a romantic getaway or a small family holiday you’ll never forget.

3. Murramarang, NSW

A nature-based oasis nestled by the beach.

If you’re after a NSW glamping getaway combined with a nature-based escape, then NRMA Murramarang Beachfront Holiday Resort is the place for you. The resort offers luxury safari tents with spectacular garden views and more wildlife than you can count on two hands.

Imagine waking up from your comfortable queen-sized bed, preparing a hot cup of cocoa in the kitchenette, sitting out on your own private veranda surrounded by nature and being greeted by a family of kangaroos right by your door.

The Murramarang Safari Tents feature all the good stuff too, including:

  • Kitchenette including microwave and fridge
  • Dining area
  • Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Veranda with barbecue
  • Outdoor furniture and dining area
  • Sofa and seating area with TV

What’s even more impressive is the resort even has a number of dining and takeaway options, so if hosting your own BBQ doesn’t tickle your fancy – let their chefs cook for you instead. Yum-yum.

4. South West Rocks, NSW

A family glamping experience that ticks all the boxes.


For the ultimate NSW family glamping holiday, you can’t beat NRMA South West Rocks Holiday Resort, offering glamping-style safari tents that can sleep up to a family of 5. While the parents are kicking back on the outdoor dining area, the kids are running wild on all the incredible child-friendly facilities on offer, from the Shipwreck Island water park to the giant undercover bouncing pillow.

The South West Rocks glamping safari tents include:

  • One queen bed, one single bed and one double fold out lounge.
  • Ceiling fan
  • Basic kitchenette with kettle, toaster, fridge and freezer
  • Lounge area
  • Outdoor area with dining
  • Private ensuite (in selected safari tents only)

With so much on offer for the whole family, it’s the kind of place you’ll want to visit time and time again.

5. Myall Lakes, NSW

A hidden lakeside gem in the heart of pristine national park.

NRMA Myall Shores Holiday Park takes first place when it comes to the ultimate nature retreat. This hidden gem located in the mid-north NSW coast will have you feeling like you’re a million miles away from home. And because the holiday park lies deep in Myall Lakes National Park, you’ll be sharing your glamping experience with not just your loved ones, but with kangaroos, wallabies, possums, koalas and hundreds of bird species. The glamping safari tents are located in front of the lake too, the perfect spot for casting a line or trying out a new water sport.

Myall Shores Lakefront Safari Tents include:

  • One double bed and one single bunk.
  • Kitchenette with microwave
  • Bathroom
  • TV, Foxtel and DVD player
  • Veranda with BBQ and outdoor dining.
  • One car space.

And with secluded ocean beaches right at your doorstep, you’ll wonder why you didn’t visit sooner.

6. Coffs Harbour, NSW

An eco-friendly glamping experience on a sleepy lagoon.


Last but definitely not least is NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Resort, offering up a peaceful and eco-friendly glamping experience just 15 minutes north of Coffs Harbour. Spanning over 110 acres of coastal forest and situated right on Arrawara beach, this nature lovers paradise has glamping safari tents containing all of the essentials, with bonus views of a sleepy lagoon that sparkles just meters away from your private veranda.

Features include:

  • One queen and one single bunk
  • Small kitchenette with microwave and fridge
  • Small lounge area
  • Bathroom
  • Veranda with BBQ and outdoor dining.

And with an on-site restaurant and shop, you won’t have to venture outside of the resort for anything other than exploring the magnificent Coffs Coast.

7. Dubbo, NSW

A luxury glamping experience in a vibrant regional city.

Lap up some luxury inside this brand new glamping safari tent experience at NRMA Dubbo Holiday Park. The perfect getaway spot for families, this holiday park is close to all the city has to offer, including the Taronga Western Plans Zoo.

Inside the holiday park, you’ll find plenty of family friendly facilities, including a solar heated swimming pool, bouncing pillow, trampoline, playground and so much more.

When you’re not outside enjoying the action, cosy up inside these comfortable and luxurious safari tents close by to the facilities. They include all the creature comforts, too!

  • One queen and two single beds (in a cosy little nook)
  • Kitchenette and bathroom
  • Small lounge area with TV and DVD
  • Fireplace
  • Airconditioning
  • Outdoor dining and BBQ