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Best Fishing Spots in NSW Holiday Parks

NSW is home to some of the best fishing spots around Australia, with its variety of landscapes, estuaries, rivers and creeks. Holiday parks in NSW are scattered throughout the state and offer a unique way to experience the great outdoors.

Many holiday parks double as fantastic fishing bases nearby to waterways, estuaries and sea fishing, with stunning views and plenty of fish to catch. Bring your rod and bait, or hire them on-site, and get ready to reel in your next catch!

North Coast

Along the north coast are some of the most popular fishing spots in NSW. Massy Greene Holiday Park is a great spot for a fishing adventure. With direct access to the stunning waters of Brunswick Heads Harbour, you can reel in a variety of species such as Mullet, Luderick and Whiting. Five minutes down the coast is Ferry Reserve Holiday Park, located on the banks of Brunswick River. Here you can catch many varieties of fish including Bream, Whiting, Flathead, Cod, and small Mulloway.

For anglers near Corindi Beach, the local holiday park is a great spot to visit and fish for Yellowfin Bream.


Mid North Coast

Fishing is also popular in the Mid North Coast of NSW and holiday parks in this region provide a lot of opportunities for keen anglers. North Haven Holiday Park is located on the banks of the Camden Haven River and features easy access to the water. Here you can catch plenty of fish species like Bream and Flathead.

Further north, you'll find Bonny Hills Holiday Park located next to the popular Lake Cathie. Here you can fish from the beach or from boats, and many anglers have caught plenty of species such as Whiting, Bream and Flathead. Seal Rocks is another nearby rock wall area with a number of rocky outcrops, perfect for sand flats fishing.


Mid North Coast Parks for Fishing

Country NSW

Despite being further inland, the NSW countryside still has many great fishing spots for amateurs and avid fishing fans to explore alike. Located in the Burrinjuck Waters State Park, Burrinjuck Waters is a great spot for trout fishing. Here you can take your fishing boat out or cast a line from the shore. Burrinjuck Holiday Park also has fish-cleaning facilities at the park.

For freshwater species, Grabine Lakeside Holiday Park is the perfect spot. There are plenty of areas for fishing around the lake, and you'll be able to catch species like Bass, Catfish and Trout. You'll even be able to clean your catches and prepare your soft plastic lures with the facilities at the Reflections Holidays. Similar experiences can be found at Lake Burrendong and Mookerawa Waters Holiday Parks.


Best Parks for Fishing in Country NSW

South Coast

The South Coast is also well-known for its fishing spots. You can find plenty of holiday parks along the coast, all offering access to some of the best fishing spots. Bermagui Holiday Park is a perfect example, complete with a boat ramp and easy access to the beach. The warm northerly currents flow close to the shore bringing an abundance of all types of fish near to shore. Hire a boat to enjoy deep sea fishing or reef fishing, or simple find a quiet spot along the coast to cast your line.


Best Parks For South Coast Fishing

Frequently asked questionsDidn’t find what you were looking for? We’re here to help. Get in touch below.
Where is the best fishing in NSW?

There are many great fishing spots in NSW, including the North Coast, Mid North Coast, Country NSW and South Coast. Each region offers different types of fish to catch so it's best to do a bit of research to find what type of species you'd like to target before visiting the various fishing spots in the state.

Where can I fish in NSW?

There are plenty of areas to fish in NSW, from estuaries and rivers to lakes and the ocean. In addition to Sydney’s secret fishing spots, there are many holiday parks around the state that provide access to fishing spots with stunning views and plenty of fish to catch. Bear in mind that you may need a recreational fishing licence to fish in some particular areas.

What months are best for fishing in NSW?

The best time to go fishing in NSW varies by region and species, so it's best to do some research before heading out. Generally speaking, the months of October through April are considered the best times for sea fishing around the state, while freshwater fish angling (e.g. for Australian Bass, Silver Perch, Rainbow Trout, Parrot Fish, or Snapper fishing) is typically best between December and April.

What fishing facilities are available at holiday parks?

Many holiday parks around NSW have facilities like fish cleaning, boat ramps and bait kiosks. Holiday Park staff can often provide advice on the best fishing spots in the local area.