Camping Lake Pedder

Teds Beach campground, Lake Pedder Southwest National Park Tasmania is accessible via the sealed Gordon River road near the small town of Strathgordon. No fees apply to camp at Teds Beach, but you must have a current Tasmanian National Parks Pass to access this area. There is a boat ramp, basic toilets, non-treated drinking water, picnic facilities, free electric barbecues, shelter. Campers must use fuel stoves only. There is caravan access, and the site is suitable for camper trailers, campervans and small motorhomes. There is a camper self-registration system in operation. Ted’s Beach Campground is situated on the edge of Lake Pedder and is some 3 kilometres from Strathgordon, at the north-western end of beautiful Lake Pedder. An upper section is mostly level but doesn’t have lake views; the remainder of the campground has varying views over the lake but is sloped. NO DOGS are allowed in National Parks, Camping Tasmania, meaning no dogs are allowed at Teds Beach Campground. Please note there is no mobile phone coverage in the part of Tasmania. There is spectacular mountain scenery all around and the spectacular Gordon Dam, which is located just 15 km away. However, most people camping at Lake Pedder chose to camp near the lake. Lake Pedder offers truly world-class trout-fishing, with the lake very popular during trout season. The trout season operates from the first Saturday in August to the Sunday nearest the 30th April. There is no grass for tent based camping. There is a boat ramp nearby. See also: Camping Huon Campground : Camping Edgar Campground 

Teds Beach Campground, free camping Lake Pedder Teds Beach is of 3 free camping areas in the Southwest National Park, Strathgordon Lake Pedder Camping Tasmania. The others are Edgar Campground and Huon Campground. Both Edgar Campground and Huon Campground are accessed off Scotts Peak Road (C607), with the turnoff well signposted some 43 kilometres before Teds Beach camping area and the small township of Strathgordon. Teds Beach Campground is accessible via sealed Gordon River Road (B61) near Strathgordon and is signposted. Teds Beach is only 300 metres off Gordon Road, down a gravel driveway. There is a boat ramp, clean male and female toilets, non-treated drinking water, picnic facilities, free electric barbecues and a large shelter. Strictly fuel stoves only. There is no charge to camp at Teds Beach; the area is generally not suited to tent based camping, but you can find  2 or 3 very small areas where you could pitch a small 2-3 man tent. Tent camping isn’t recommended – the ground is hard and the weather conditions can be very harsh. We recommend camping in a campervan, camper-trailer, motorhome or caravan. Teds Beach campground is located right on the shore of magnificent Lake Pedder, app. 3 kilometres before Strathgordon, at the north-western end of Lake Pedder.  An upper section is mostly level but doesn’t have lake views. The rest of the Teds Beach Campground has varying views over the lake but is sloped. NO DOGS are allowed in National Parks in Tasmania. Please note there is no mobile phone coverage in this part of Tasmania. Please leave the facilities clean, place rubbish in the bins provided and leave no trace. The most popular camping location at Teds Beach, Lake Pedder is to drive your vehicle carefully onto Ted’s Beach, and well back from the water’s edge. A valid Tasmanian National Parks Pass is required and must be clearly displayed. The area is patrolled by Rangers and fines may be issued if you aren’t in possession of a valid pass. See also: Camping Huon CampgroundCamping Edgar CampgroundCamping Mt Field National Park

Free camping Edgar Campground, Edgar Dam Lake Pedder, Strathgordon Southwest National Park Tasmania. Free bush camping with basic facilities in the magnificent Southwest National Park Tasmania. The Edgar campground is suitable for big rigs including motorhomes, caravans, camper trailers, caravans and tent based camping. Please note, however, that the road into Edgar Campground off Gordon Road is gravel for a distance of 35 kilometres. After heavy rain or snow, the road and campsite can become muddy and slippery and strong winds are common. There are 20 individual camping locations at the Edgar Campground Lake Pedder, and all are non-powered. There is a day-use picnic area with shelter at the Edgar camping area. Water is available; however, it must be treated before drinking. Boiling water for 10-minutes before drinking is recommended. There are good, clean composting toilets at the Edgar Campground. There are fireplaces scattered through the Edgar Dam campground, and wood is provided at the Edgar Campground free of charge. Do not cut down trees or branches under any circumstances. Dogs are strictly prohibited and the area is patrolled by Rangers. A valid National Parks Pass is required and must be clearly displayed at all times. Fines may be issued if you don’t have a valid National Parks Pass. This is a beautiful part of Tasmania, with stunning scenery everywhere you look. Please note that the weather conditions at Edgar Dam and Lake Pedder can be very changeable and harsh at any time of the year, but particularly during Winter where heavy snow, strong winds and constant rain are common. You can fish for trout in Lake Pedder, which is an artificial lure only Lake. Any person 14 years and older must have a valid fishing licence to fish for trout in Tasmania. See also: Mt Anne Bushwalk – Camping Teds BeachCamping Huon Campground

Huon Campground Lake Pedder, Strathgordon Southwest National Park Tasmania is located some 30 kilometres off the main road to Strathgordon (Gordon River Rd – B61) and is well signposted with the turnoff being some 43 kilometres before Strathgordon on the left as you are driving to Strathgordon.  The road to Huon Campground is gravel and is generally in good condition, but can get slippery after snow or heavy rain. The Huon Campground is 7 km past the Edgar Campground which is also accessed from the same turnoff. There are 10 sheltered sites at Huon Campground, with all offering good shelter and privacy. The Huon camping area is located at the end of a 1 km gravel entrance. In this area is the magnificent Scotts Peak Dam, which has a boat ramp which provides access to fish in the world-renowned trout waters of Lake Pedder. It is free to camp at the Huon Campground which has basic, but clean facilities including composting toilets. The Huon campground is suitable for smaller rigs including small caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tent based camping. Bigger Rigs are better suited to the Edgar Campground. There is a day-use picnic area with shelter at the Huon Campground. Water is available however it must be treated before drinking (boil for at least 10 minutes before drinking). The Huon camping area is not very large and has 10 campsites only. Each campsite has a firepit and firewood is provided at the Huon Campground free of charge. Dogs are strictly prohibited and the area is patrolled by a Ranger. A valid National Parks Pass is required and must be clearly displayed. The Huon camping area is located in a very spectacular part of Tasmania. However, the weather can change quickly and can be harsh with heavy snow, high winds and heavy sleeting rain. The Huon Campground is immediately adjacent to the carpark for the start of the Port Davey Track. See also Camping Teds BeachCamping Edgar Dam – Mt Anne Bushwalk