Glasshouse Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

Pets allowed in Glasshouse

A large grassed (occasionally slashed) clearing, edged by wattle, casuarina, Tea-tree backed by low dry forest.

Looks over Lake Tyres towards Lakes Entrance.

Only 4 level sites have good shade and wind protection from a row of mature cypress pines.

Rated 3.8/5

The lake is shallow and the sand mostly covered by sea grass.

Black swans, pelicans, water birds and kookaburras are common, as are wombats, rabbits and bandicoots.

Glass Factory ruins include a chimney and some boilers.

Unfortunately, after 16k of bumpy road, the outlook over the lake is constrained by shrubs and access to the lake is limited to one set of steps.

Use of gas stoves and portable toilets preferred.

Glasshouse Beach (ocean, surf) is about 2k distant.

Facilities and activities at Glasshouse

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free Camping


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.


No toilets available at this campsite


Pets are allowed with conditions

Water Availability:

No water available at this campsite

Camp fires:

It is not known if fires are allowed in this campground.


It is not known if barbeques are available.


It is not known if there are any swimming holes near this campsite.


It is not known if there are any fishing spots near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:

Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite

Horse Riding:
Canoeing / Kayaking:

It is not known if there are any canoeing or kayaking spots near this campsite.

More Information

Location information for Glasshouse


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Fom Lakes Entrance: North east 29.5k along the Princes Hwy [A1] (6.7k E past Nowa Nowa), right (south) 16k down Lake Tyres House Rd (creek gravel, bumpy) to its end (the last kilometer is signed "dry weather only" with little gravel).

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