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.
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
How to get there
Battersby's Campground is south of the river and is 2wd accessible from Forrest road, just off the Portland - Nelson Road. There is also a jetty for water access.
Need to know
Change of Conditions
Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.
Lower Glenelg National Park
Princess Margaret Rose Cave and Princess Margaret Rose campground closed for infrastructure repair and upgrades.Princess Margaret Rose Cave and Princess Margaret Rose Cave campground will be closed until further notice to accommodate infrastructure repair works. This includes access via vehicle or boat on the Glenelg River. Camping is not permitted on the site or in the picnic area.The toilets, picnic area and walking tracks in the remain open.
Battersbys Campground maintenance closuresBattersbys Campsite will be closed from March 13 2024 through to 31 August 2024 to undertake site upgrades as part of the Victorian Great Outdoors Program
Forest Camp South Campground maintenance closuresForest Camp South Campsite will be closed from March 13 2024 through to 31 August 2024 to undertake site upgrades as part of the Victorian Great Outdoors Program
Wilson Hall Campground (Lower Glenelg National Park, Glenelg River Heritage River)
Wilson Hall Campground maintenance closuresWilson Hall Campsite will be closed from March 13 2024 through to 31 August 2024 to undertake site upgrades as part of the Victorian Great Outdoors Program