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Post Info TOPIC: Fitzroy River Recreation ground, Victoria.


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Fitzroy River Recreation ground, Victoria.

Between Warrnambool and Portland. $5 per night, excellent spot. Green grass, don't know how it would be in Winter, might be a bit boggy. Great spot though. Toilets there that are maintained, must bring everything with you.


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A bit more info about this camp near Tyrendarra, just east of Portland, VIC.

CAMPS 8 VIC site - 514 - GPS 35 15 29 S 141 50 51 E

CAMPS 9 VIC site - 503 - GPS 35 15 29 S 141 50 51 E

Turn south off the A1 (Princes Hwy) at Thompsons Road - signposted "River Outlet". This is a bit hard to see but it looks like this.

AAA Fitzroy Crosssing 0001.jpg

Follow the sealed Thompsons Road to the end. It becomes a dirt road for the last 200 metres - but a good solid road.

It was a chilly and overcast day, with showers on and off when I stayed so the photos are not startling. I stayed only one night.

If you are into fishing, kayaking or boating this could be a good spot for a longer stay.

There is a track to walk to the mouth of the river and out to the beach. However, the river mouth was silted up when I was there and it had backed the river up so the track was "flooded". Yes hmm I COULD have got my feet wet ... but I chose not to as it was just too chilly.

NNN Fitzroy Crossing 0001_10.jpg

Long-drop toilets are clean and well maintained - but are about 150metres from the campground down the track toward the river. There is no potable water or grey water restrictions, pets are allowed, and fires are allowed - in proper fireplaces (eg my choofer). Telstra mobile/internet coverage is available.

HHH Fitzroy Crossing 0001_15.jpg

I am sure it would be a more pleasant camp in sunny weather.

Some other photos for your interest attached.

Cheers - John


-- Edited by rockylizard on Saturday 1st of April 2017 04:17:26 PM


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