Forest North and South Campground

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Forest North and South Campground

Enjoy riverside camping at Forest North and South Campgrounds. Launch a canoe or kayak, take a short walk or relax at camp.      
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Forest North Campground

Enjoy the scenic riverside at Forest North Campground. Launch a canoe or kayak and explore the spectacular limestone gorge. Take a short walk or relax at camp and spot kangaroos and emus.

The campground offers three unpowered campsites, all suitable for camper trailers, campervans and tents only. Each campsite accommodates up to six people. Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, fireplaces, picnic tables and non-potable water. The campground is accessible by 2WD between May and November, 4WD may be required between December and April due to possible dry sandy track conditions. 
Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round.

Forest South Campground

Camp at Forest South and experience the best of the Glenelg River. Watch the sunrise turn the limestone cliffs red, and enjoy flat water canoeing or kayaking as you explore the river.

The campground offers four unpowered campsites. Sites 1-3 are suitable for camper trailers, campervans and tents, while site 4 caters to tents only. Each campsite accommodates up to six people. Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, fireplaces, picnic tables and non-potable water. The campground is accessible by 2WD.
Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round.

Things to do in the area

 
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 men fishing on the jettys at Glenelg River

Battersby Campground

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.
Father and son bird watching on boardwalk

Bird watching

From bushland to wetlands and everything in between, parks provide habitat to an abundance of common and rare bird species. Go for a wander and see how many you can spot.
A man kayaks down the river.

Pritchards Campground

Pritchards Campground has all the modern conveniences you need for a relaxing riverside getaway. Park the caravan at camp and launch your boat, canoe or kayak to explore the serene river.
A Koala in a tree.

Wilson Hall Campground

Wilson Hall Campground is nestled among stringybark and banksia forest overlooking the river. Set up camp on the flat plain and make use of the convenient boat ramp.

How to get there

Forest North and South 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

Tent
Camper Trailer
Campervan

Camping & accommodation

Enjoy the scenic riverside at Forest North Campground. Launch a canoe or kayak and explore the spectacular limestone gorge. Take a short walk or relax at camp and spot kangaroos and emus.

Camp at Forest South and experience the best of the Glenelg River. Watch the sunrise turn the limestone cliffs red, and enjoy flat water canoeing or kayaking as you explore the river. 

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