Battersbys Campground

Explore

Battersbys Campground

Unwind at this cosy campground on the banks of the Glenelg River. Try your luck fishing from the jetty or relax at camp and enjoy the company of kangaroos and other native wildlife.

Book now

Located on the banks of the Glenelg River, Battersby Campground is a great place to explore the river in your canoe or kayak or relax at camp and enjoy the surrounds.

This small campground offers two unpowered campsites, both suitable for camper trailers, campervans, caravans, mobile homes and tents. Each campsite accommodates up to six people. Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, fireplaces, picnic table and non-potable water. Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round.

Things to do in the area

 
Three friends chat together around a rock formation in an underground cave in Lower Glenelg National Park.

Princess Margaret Rose Caves

Take a tour and explore the beauty of the Princess Margaret Rose Cave, often referred as 'the jewel in the crown' of the Lower Glenelg National Park.
A group of four hikers walk along the beach at Discovery Bay as part of the Great South West Walk

Great South West Walk

The Great South West Walk winds through the diverse landscapes of Lower Glenelg National Park, Discovery Bay Coastal Park, Cobboboonee National Park and Cape Nelson State Park. Starting from the township of Portland in south west Victoria, the walk takes you on an unforgettable journey across rugged cliffs carved by the Southern Ocean, over remote beaches, past ancient, pristine lakes and through majestic, tall forest.
A woman playfully splashing a friend in another canoe with her paddle on the Glenelg River

Glenelg River Canoe Trail

The Glenelg River offers excellent opportunities for flat water canoeing over the 75kms from Dartmoor to its mouth near Nelson. For much of its distance the river flows through the Lower Glenelg National Park, enabling enthusiasts to observe wildlife in its natural environment.
Canoeing

Canoeing and Kayaking

Canoeing and kayaking are great ways to explore beautiful waterways. Enjoy the tranquility and spot wildlife that hikers don’t normally see.
Two friends fish off the back a boat on a misty morning on Lake Eildon.

Fishing

In quiet lakes and gently flowing rivers, in the pounding surf or in the depths beneath your boat – the waters of Victoria’s parks and reserves offer some prize catches.

How to get there

Battersbys Campground

Lower Glenelg National Park is in south-west Victoria adjoining the South Australian border, about 420km from Melbourne and 490km from Adelaide.

The major access roads into the park are Portland - Nelson Road for south of the river or Wanwin Road for north of the river.

Sites

Camping & accommodation

Unwind at the cosy Battersby Campground on the banks of the river. Try your luck fishing from the jetty, or relax at camp and enjoy the company of kangaroos and other native wildlife. There are two campsites.

Check availability

Need to know

Battersbys Campground

X
By using our site you accept that we use and share cookies and similar technologies with certain approved third parties. These tools enable us to improve your website experience and to provide content and ads tailored to your interests. By continuing to use our site you consent to this. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.
Confirm