Bents Basin State Conservation Area


Nestled in the western suburbs of Sydney, Bents Basin is situated along the Nepean River, and offers an ideal place to camp, swim, canoe, picnic or just laze around.

Managing Authority

Bents Basin State Conservation local office
Wolstenholme Avenue Greendale NSW 2745
Open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Ph: 02 4774 8662 Fax: 02 4774 8634


Camping fees per adult per night $14 and $7 per child per night.


Bookings are essential for camping or functions and can be made through Bents Basin State Conservation local office.

Phone: 02 4774 8662

Historical Notes

This park was created in November 1980. It covers an area of 48 hectares.


Toilets and hot showers. Site office and Kiosk. Shelter, kitchen and hall facilities available for hire. BBQ and fire places.

4WD Access Only

4WD Only Access: No

BBQ Only

BBQ available: Gas and electric BBQ available

Picnic Tables

Picnic Tables: There is some picnic tables spaced out through the


Showers: Coin-operated hot showers


Caravans: Allocated area available for caravans


Toilets: Flush



Hiking: There are some hiking tracks


Swimming: The basin water hole is the most popular.


Canoeing and kayaking: Access the river from the Camping grounds


Cycling: No

Getting There

Bents Basin is located along Wolstenholme Avenue off Greendale Road from Wallacia in the north or Liverpool in the east.


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