Pritchards Campground

Last Updated Nov 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

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Pleasant riverside camp by the wide and deep lower Glenelg River.

Two circuits, each with 10 sites in close proximity. Most parking bays are level but constrained. Facilities are on grassed terraces below - designed for tent camping. Good shade from large cypress and Blackwood, backed by Brown Stringybark forest.

Spring brings wildflowers and orchids. Kangaroos and emus are common in the surrounding forest.

Jetty, boat and canoe ramp.

Pit WC, tank water

rating 3.9/5

Facilities and activities at Pritchards

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

From around $35.90 per night (Oct 2014). Peak season fees may also apply.


Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.

How to book:

To view pricing and book online, visit


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.

Camp fires:

Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite

More Information

Location information for Pritchards


This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

Situated on the southern bank of the lower Glenelg River, east of Nelson, north west of Portland.

Access from Nelson: East 15k on the Portland-Nelson Rd, left (north-east) 5k on the Winnap-Nelson Rd, left (north) 1.3k (limestone gravel) to the river.

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