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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 4 weeks ago
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 July 20, 2018
Andrew M
Sydney, Australia
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“short stroll”(2 reviews)
Wolstenholme Avenue, Greendale, New South Wales 2745, Australia
+61 2 4774 6800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed July 20, 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

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed February 6, 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.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed December 12, 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

1  Thank Clayton P
Reviewed September 19, 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

5  Thank Nigel B
Reviewed May 5, 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

Thank Vipin A
Reviewed March 5, 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

5  Thank Jodie S
Reviewed December 10, 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

4  Thank UZI-BOY
Reviewed October 27, 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

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed September 29, 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,

3  Thank cricketfan97
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