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Bents Basin State Conservation Area

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Relaxing picnic place

Located about one hour’s drive from Sydney, this is an ideal family picnic location for the entire... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Panduka J
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Really picturesque.

We visited this beautiful place for just a short time. There is a fair bit of parking and it is... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Andrew M
Sydney, Australia
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Wolstenholme Avenue, Greendale, New South Wales 2745, Australia
+61 1300 072 757
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Located about one hour’s drive from Sydney, this is an ideal family picnic location for the entire family. Plenty of parking spaces are available. BBQ / Grille pits are located in the facility for use. Entrance is by paying a nominal fee, per vehicle. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Panduka J
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this beautiful place for just a short time. There is a fair bit of parking and it is just a short stroll to the lake. There is a camping ground and lots of picnic tables. It would be a beautiful place for a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Bents Basin is a great spot for a family get together, large or small or even just a nice simple picnic. There's lots of space, walking tracks to explore and of course you can swim in the basin itself.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank TheJDLife
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

It is aid that the swimming hole is an extinct volcano. Not sure if it's true but it sounds good. The water is really chill and there is sand around the edge. There is a nice grassy space where you can place volleyball or frizby...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank TonsKitchen
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Tucked away at the foothills of the Blue mountains is Bents Basin. What used to be an awesome day picnic location or a quick weekend camping escape from Sydney, sadly this place is slowly being run down...or at the very least poorly administered at the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
6  Thank 139nigelb
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I have been to this place 3 times and it never disappoints:- 1. Been there twice for camping 2. It was my first camping and an amazing experience 3. It has all facilities 4. It has a small rocky river falling into a deep lake...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Vipin A
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We decided to give the local pool a miss and head to bents basin for a swim.... We entered the park from the Silverdale end but have driven around the long way when we went a few years ago to camp for the long weekend........More

Date of experience: March 2016
5  Thank 307JodieS
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

First let me say , online pictures of this place doesn't do the justice for this place. In real life this pace looks absolutely amazing. I was scared to go here because I saw it has the reputation of being the deepest water hole in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank UZI-BOY
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I had wanted to go here for ages. Finally went earlier this year and to be honest, it didn't live up to expectations. I thought there would be more of a path to walk around, and a sloping access to the water. Watching the canoes...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is an excellent spot for camping and has all the amenities one could hope for on a camping trip. The water activities at the basin are great,

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank cricketfan97
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