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we land in Sydney on 3rd may and have booked a campervan to travel up to Brisbane. However, we would like to spend 2 or 3 days looking around Sydney. Is there any campsites close to the city or would we be better booking into a hotel.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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1. Re: campsites

check this one out sydney.com/accommodation-caravan-and-camping

and I hope you have booked with a reputable campervan company - there forums are full of 'after-the-'fact' complaints from very disgruntled travellers. Use the search box (directly above your post and at the top of the forum front pages for other cities etc) to make sure you are not going to be another of them... particularly if you have rented from any company with 'cheap' in its name

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2. Re: campsites

Narrabeen or Lane Cove camping areas are the closest to Sydney central. The problem with a hotel (if you have the van) is where to park (if central Sydney then need to pay and it can be expensive).


And look carefully at the Tripadvisor comments on vans - when you pick it up check the condition closely (even take photos) and make sure everything works. And then be careful with the bond when returning the van.

Edited: 24 January 2014, 23:37
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3. Re: campsites

Heed the above warnings, and check the brakes before leaving town, I'm sick of reading how those aforementioned "very disgruntled travellers" completed their whole trip with dodgy brakes.

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