Strachans Campground

Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter

Strachans has toilets Strachans has picnic fireplaces There are bbqs available at Strachans There are picnic tables available at Strachans

A rather poor little site, emphasized by the brown trunks of Messmate which provide good shade.

Level parking bays are short (6m), designed for tent camping.

Rated at 3.5/5

Features an old tin timber-getters hut.

Wildflowers and kangaroos abound. May be hot and dry in summer.

Located in a wide, lightly treed and gravelly heathland valley of the headwaters of the Glenelg Rv, facing the abutments of the Victoria Range.

Facilities and activities at Strachans

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

$10.40 (2002)


Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.

How to book:

Permits are available at Brambuk the National Park & Cultural Centre in Halls Gap or by credit card by phoning the Centre on (03) 5361 4000.


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

It is not known if there is water available at this campsite

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.


There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.


There is no fishing at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

More Information


Location information for Strachans


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Situated near the southern end of the Victoria Range by the headwaters of the Glenelg Rv.

Access from Cavendish; North-east 26k on the Henty Hwy [A200] (to Woohlpooer), right (east) 14.5k on the Glenelg River Rd (gravel) (6k past Chimney Pots car park, just after Jensens Rd junction) left 200m down Sawmill Track.

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