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Camping Lake Pedder

Free camping Triabunna, Spring Bay Hotel free overnight camping suitable tensts, campervans, camper trailers and motorhomes. Behind the Spring Bay Hotel, you will find a paddock which is available for camper vans, motor homes, camper trailers and tents to use. The hotel operators provide space for short-term stays, and preferably fully self contained vehicles that have their own shower and toilet facilities for up to 4-nights. Other campers, including people camping in tents, are welcome for a maximum of 2 nights. The operators don’t have set camping charges, however in the Public Bar of the hotel there are two “Community Donation Box” which helps to support local Fire Brigades, Ambulance Volunteers and various other worthwhile community causes. PLEASE SUPPORT this very generous gesture by the pub operators. Opposite the Hotel there is an information centre, which during opening hours you will find toilets and showers. The showers work on a “pay-per-use” basis for hot water, and usual opening hours are 9am – 5pm. After hours there is a 24 hour toilet block next to the Hotel in the parkland fronting the Marina. Campers patronising the hotel are welcome to use their toilets during opening hours. The hotel operators do request that you respect their facilities and have the following conditions of stay:

  • Please remove your rubbish. The Hotel’s bins are for Hotel use only. There are rubbish bins located along the marina in front of the Hotel, and there is also a Refuse Disposal Facility (“Tip”) on the highway between Triabunna & Orford.
  • No fires allowed
  • Pets are welcome but are to be kept under control at all times & cleaned up after!
  • Larger camper clubs or large groups of friends are welcome. However, the hotel operators suggest that someone from the group calls in advance to book a space to ensure there is enough room for your group. It can get quite busy over the summer months
  • In the event that campers are not self-contained, guests must, at all times, use the correct toilet facilities.

See also: Camping Little Swanport; Camping Mayfield Beach

Camping Westbury Showgrounds free camping suitable big rigs, caravans, campervans, motorhomes, tent camping close to Launceston, large flat open area next to Westbury oval, and centrally located in the centre of Westbury. This free campsite near Launceston offers some shade but has limited facilities. It is most suited to fully self-contained vehicles. See also: Free Camping BracknellFree Camping Liffey FallsCamping Liffey FallsRV Friendly DeloraineCaravan Park DeloraineRV Friendly ChudleighCamping Mole Creek

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Leven Canyon camping, access to the Leven Canyon Reserve campground is via the small town of Nietta, near Ulverstone on the North West Coast of Tasmania. Travel through Nietta until you find a fork in the road, then turn right onto C128 and travel approximately 9 kilometres until you come to this grassed reserve. This is a popular, peaceful location with basic, but good facilities including picnic tables, a shelter, toilets, a barbecue and firepots. The Leven Canyon camping area is a popular place for day visitors and features walking tracks and picnic areas. The lookout platform provides visitors with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The Black Bluff Mountain, being 1349 metres high, is an awesome sight with the Black range running north-south with the bluff on the northern end. The parking area here is excellent and the grassy camping ground and picnic area, set amongst the trees, has small fireplaces and tables spread around. There are no charges to camp at Leven Canyon – this site is not suitable for camping in campervans, motorhomes or camper trailers. There is an undercover eating area and flushing toilets. The campground at Leven Canyon is well located away from the main carpark and away from the main toilet block. The Leven Canyon Reserve offers good parking with the grassy campsites located amongst the trees.  A popular attraction at Leven Canyon for campers and day visitors is a 1.2km bushwalk, that will take you app. 45-minutes to complete the round trip. The track has almost 700 steps, and is very steep in parts – it is not suitable for very young children or the elderly who have mobility issues. Please note the weather at Leven Canyon can be very cold, and they have heavy rain and snow at times. It’s not recommended for tent camping in the middle of Winter. Please also note that weather conditions that change quickly in Tasmania so always check the weather conditions before bushwalking. See also: Camping Lake Gairdner: Camping Waratah:

The Neck Camping Area Bruny Island is one of Tasmanian’s most popular campsites, and for very good reasons. The Neck campground Bruny Island is located at the end of a narrow, sandy isthmus that joins North and South Bruny. Halfway along The Neck is a very popular lookout with 360-degree views, and that is popular with photographers looking for that perfect Insta shot. After dusk, the area immediately below the sand dunes below come alive with fairy penguins who come in from sea to nest after a day’s hunting for food. The camping area The Neck Bruny Island is a sheltered camping area that is very flat and that offers excellent shelter and some nice private spots located among trees behind the dunes at the southern end of the beach. Access to Bruny Island is via The Bruny Island Ferry; check The Bruny Island Ferry Timetable as is is seasonal, and is very busy during summer months. It is not unusual for people to get to the terminal too late for the last ferry back to the mainland, so be prepared. Once you leave the ferry, you head towards south Bruny on the main road going past the turnoffs to Dennes Point and Barnes Bay before turning left into the signposted camping area that is located off the B66 road, and located app. 3 km past the lookout. Neck Beach is a beautiful beach that is often uninhabited and os literally 20-metres walk from the entrance to The Neck campsites. Take extreme care, however, when swimming in the surf as conditions can be treacherous and the water very cold. It is possible to fish from the beach without a problem, and it is a great beach for an early morning stroll. Please note that a National Parks Pass is NOT required to camp at The Neck Campground Bruny Island, however, you do need a National Parks Pass to access a large part of Bruny Island. All camping sites are unpowered and are relatively basic in nature. You must carry your own fresh water and firewood. See also 4WD Track Bruny Island Please note that as one of Tasmania’s most popular camping locations, this site gets very busy over the Christmas New Year and Easter holiday periods, and during school holidays and on long weekends so be prepared – don’t expect to arrive at 6pm on Christmas Day and get a campsite, it won’t happen! The Neck Campground Bruny Island has Pit Toilets; there is no rubbish collection so please take all rubbish with you.

DOGS are strictly NOT PERMITTED, and camping fees apply: For Jetty Beach, The Neck and Cloudy Corner campgrounds the following fees apply:

  • 1 or 2 people – $10.00 per night
  • Each additional adult (18+) – $5.00 per night
  • Each additional child (5-17, under 5 no charge) – $2.50 per night
  • Family (2 adults, 3 children) – $15.00​ per night

Cockle Creek camping, there are several campsites with pit toilets only and no fresh drinking water or firewood Cockle Creek campground is located at Recherche Bay Nature Recreation area, immediately before the Cockle Creek bridge. Bookings cannot be made to camp at Cockle Creek, and there are no camping charges. There is tank water, but it must be treated before drinking. National park entry fees apply beyond the Cockle Creek Bridge. No dogs all are allowed in the part of the Cockle Creek camping area that is located inside the national park, and you must be in possession of a national parks pass. National park passes can be purchased online, in Hobart, Huonville Parks Office Forest and Heritage Centre, Geeveston or Hastings Caves Visitor Centre. Generators or fires permitted inside the national park section of Cockle Creek are not permitted but are OK in the Recherche Bay Nature Recreation Area outside the National Park. There are smaller campsites, plus a larger one at Bolton’s Green that also have pit toilets. The road to Cockle Creek is often rough in places – especially after heavy rain so care should be taken. Caravan access is possible with care. The Recherche Bay series of camping areas begin app. 8 kilometres north of Cockle Creek at the end of the road.

This is the most southern point of any formed road on the planet. As you pass through the Recherche Bay area you will find lots of camping areas on the right-hand side of the road. Please note there are no shops, no services or mobile telephone coverage in this part of Tasmania. The weather can be very changeable and challenging – please make sure you are well-prepared and an experienced camper when camping at Cockle Creek. Cockle Creek is a tiny settlement in Tasmania and the farthest point south that you can drive in Australia. The Cockle Creek campground is app. 150 km from the state capital of Tasmania, Hobart and is accessed by travelling on the Huon Highway. It is located on Recherche Bay on the edge of the Southwest National Park, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. This part of Tasmania is popular for camping, fishing, bushwalking and birdwatching. If you are planning on an extended camping holiday at Cockle Creek, please note that Huonville is the last major shopping centre where you will find a Woolworths supermarket. It is recommended that you pick up any supplies you will require whilst passing through Huonville, which is 85 kilometres before Cockle Creek.

Bush camping Lake Echo, central highlands trout fishing camping Tasmania very basic bush camping at Lake Echo around the shores, no facilities, dogs OK. There are a number of different camping options, however, please note that generally the roads are very narrow, can be very rough and there are limited options to pull off if you encounter another vehicle. Following bad weather such as heavy snow of strong winds, it is important to note that the roads can become very muddy. To camp at lake Echo, a 4WD vehicle is strongly recommended. There are options to camp in tents, however camping Lake Echo is better suited to the use of a camper trailer. Please also note it can be very windy in this part of Tasmania, so if camping at Lake Echo take this into account. There are a few camps on the southern bank with 4wd access from the main road going up from the dam wall. The vast majority of people who camp at Lake Echo are fishermen – this area is not recommended for people simply looking for a weekend camping adventure. Camping Fishing Tasmania