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Cattai National Park

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Cattai, The Hills Shire, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4572 3100
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Tranquility, serenity, and peaceful!

Cattai National Park is ideally located for camping alongside the Hawkesbury river on north-west of... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Sabir S S
Karachi, Pakistan
via mobile
Beautiful spot - but ruined by TERRIBLE rangers

Our picnics more than once have been spoilt by angry, grumpy and bad mannered rangers (one in... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Windsor, Australia
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Cattai, The Hills Shire, New South Wales, Australia
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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

Thank Sabir S S
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

2  Thank Elgrmide
Reviewed 1 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

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

2  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

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 22 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

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

Thank bushytail1951
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We camped here over New Years Eve. We had an incredible evening! The campsite was clean and luscious, with showers, toilets and phone reception a great bonus! Even though the campsite was 'all booked out', we had more than enough room to ourselves and were...More

Thank nixxelpixxel
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Camped on March 4th, 2015. Was good experience. Pros: - Spacious, reasonably clean campsite - Barbecue pit onsite; fire allowed - Friendly people - River nearby - Shower Cons: - Was dusty i.e. when vehicles pass by if the road is dry, neighboring tents get...More

Thank Melwin P
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This National Park is close to Sydney and a great spot for camping. The park is huge and the camping ground is spacious so there is enough privacy. It is also ideal for family groups. The river traffic is a bit noisy during the daylight...More

1  Thank BronwenSydney
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Craig K
5 January 2018|
Response from Sabir S S | 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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Response from Retento | Reviewed this property |
I discovered that there are no rentals at the campground itself. Swimming is not ideal at the campground either. Fine for dipping the feet in though. There are some spots nearby that are OK for swimming though, including... More