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The Basin

A quiet, quaint suburb on the South-Eastern Peninsula

Palm Beach Hopper - 24hr Pass
Adult Ages 16+
Child Ages 4-15
Family Rate 2 Adults & 2 Children.

The Basin is located 42 kilometres north of Sydney in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, on the western shores of Pittwater, beside Coasters Retreat.

The Basin is perfect for a day out with family and friends and can even cater to large groups such as weddings and school groups. The Basin caters to 400 campers on non-powered sites as well as acres of unspoilt beauty in the National Park. The Basin is protected by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and with deep water anchorage and protected swimming lagoon. The Basin is truly one of Sydney’s sun-drenched, idyllic natural wonders.

For more information and campground bookings head to the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service website.

The amenities include toilets and showers, laundry, electric BBQs, and covered tables. Take your family and friends because the area caters to all ages with sheltered and netted swimming areas, bush walking trails, Indigenous engravings, fishing sights, and native wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies, goannas, koalas and much more…

Departing from Palm Beach Wharf regularly, the picturesque round trip onboard our Palm Beach Ferry Service takes approximately 45 minutes.

Timetable + Route Map

To view the current timetable and service notifications, please visit our timetables page.