Pritchards Camping Lower Glenelg National Park Victoria Australia. Experience the best of the Glenelg River when camping at the Pritchards Campground which is very popular for a range of water activities but most notably flat water canoeing, kayaking, fishing and swimming. The campground has 20 unpowered campsites suitable for camper trailers, campervans and tents. Each campsite accommodates up to six people – site 9 is for tent only camping. Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, fireplaces, picnic tables and non-potable water. The Forest South Campground is easily accessible by 2WD vehicles, and advanced bookings are required year-round. This is a very popular campground. The Glenelg River is a great waterway for flat water canoeing for both experienced and inexperienced paddlers. It covers a distance of over 75km from Dartmoor to its mouth near Nelson. For most of its course, the river flows through the Lower Glenelg National Park, a place of exceptional natural beauty which is home to spectacular wildlife. Visitors to the Lower Glenelg National Park Victoria can stay at some of the 7 campsites reserved exclusively for the use of canoeists and kayakers and for fishing. While the full Glenelg River Trail takes around four days, there is a popular three-day option and you can also hire a canoe for a day-trip. There are canoe hire outlets in Dartmoor, Winnap and Nelson. All canoe campsites in the park must be booked and pay all applicable fees. Sites can only be booked for a maximum of one night.
NO PETS allowed.
Birdwatching is a popular activity in the Lower Glenelg National Park and a great way to get into nature and learn more about our incredible native wildlife that thrives in this part of Victoria. There are some 450 species of birds that call Victoria home, including many rare and endangered species. Whether you’re a seasoned twitcher or brand-new to birding, here are some of the best places for birdwatching in our national parks.
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Stretching from Dartmoor to Nelson, the Glenelg River Canoe Trail meanders through the lower reaches of the Glenelg River.