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Centennial Parklands

Camping 101


Friday 15 March from 3pm to Saturday 16 March 9am Friday 12 April from 3pm to Saturday 13 April 9am Friday 10 May from 3pm to Saturday 11 May 9am Friday 20 September from 3pm to Saturday 21 September 9am Sunday 20 October from 3pm to Monday 21 October 9am Friday 22 November from 3pm to Saturday 23 November 9am


Starting from: $77

A nature filled night of camping and outdoor activities is easy and fun at Centennial Parklands.

This authentic camping experience just 10 minutes away from the CBD, is a special way to bond with family. Centennial Parklands shows you all the delights of camping; you will enjoy a twilight tour, campfire stories, sleeping under the stars and much more!

Throughout the year, our program will have different themes:

Friday 15 March 2024 - Raft Races

Learn how to build robust little rafts from natural materials and test to see if they float...


Friday 12 April 2024- The Best Cubby Houses

Become a Master Cubby Builder using only materials you find in the bush...


Friday 10 May 2024 - Stargazing

Not only do you get to sleep under the stars - the Sydney City Skywatchers will set up their telsecopes for us and share their knowledge about the beautiful night sky ...


Friday 20 September 2024 - Trails and Tracks... who lives in the park?

Learn to read the park like no one else and find out who lives in the nest, burrows, and boxes and who loves to eat what! 


Friday 20 October 2024- A Spook-tacular Time

Join us around the camp fire for some story of drop bears, bunyips and other creature that might be found in Australia! Don't forget to bring you dress up and you might be in for a treat! 


Friday 22 November 2024 - Weaving & Bush Foods

Our Aboriginal educators will join us in November and you will see which of the many plants in Centennial Park make a beautiful addition to our BBQ and others that can be woven into beautiful art.


Package includes:

  • Tent assembly 101: remember the poles!

  • Fully catered BBQ dinner and continental breakfast

  • Unique bat-watching experience at sunset with our Education rangers

  • Guided spotlight tour of nocturnal wild life in the park

  • Running, jumping and playing in our amazing outdoor classroom

  • Authentic catered campfire experience (and yes, we will have s’mores and stories!)

  • Mindfulness activities for adults and kid's nature play activities in the morning

Bring the kids along for a fun night under the stars. Added bonus: you’ll be the first in the park in the morning!

  • BYO tent and sleeping arrangements.

  • Minimum numbers have to be met for this program to run.

Contact event organiser

Centennial Parklands


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