Birrigai @ Tidbinbilla
Commune with nature, emus and kangaroos at Birrigai, just 40 minutes south of the city. This 170-hectare camp is right on Tidbinbilla and Namadgi National Park's doorstep. Weekdays it's school camps, but there's plenty of empty beds on weekends and public holidays. Hatcliff Cabin 7 has two double and two single beds. The rest of the rooms offer bunk beds; ideal for groups. Bring your own linen, pillows and towels. Blankets provided. The communal lounge has kitchen facilities including a fridge, stove, oven, toaster, kettle and microwave. Bring your own supplies. Call or use their online form for booking enquires.