Pritchards Campground

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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. Paddle to Skipworth Spring for a picnic or relax at camp and go fishing for bream off the jetty. Follow the Great South West Walk to explore the rich hinterland of Lower Glenelg National Park. There are 20 campsites. 

Things to do in the area

 
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.
A man relaxing at the front of a canoe while his friend paddles on the Glenelg River

Hutchessons Campground

Take an easy drive to this quiet spot along the river. Pitch a tent at Hutchessons Campground and watch for native wildlife as you listen to the river flow by. Launch a canoe or kayak and paddle up or down the peaceful water, or try your luck fishing from the jetty.
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.
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.
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

Pritchards 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. Pritchards and Wild Dog Bend Campgrounds are accessible from Winnap Road. Campgrounds are accessible by 2WD. 

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Camping & accommodation

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. Paddle to Skipworth Spring for a picnic or relax at camp and go fishing for bream off the jetty. Follow the Great South West Walk to explore the rich hinterland of Lower Glenelg National Park. There are 20 campsites. 

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