Delegate River Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

Delegate River has toilets Delegate River has water available Delegate River has picnic fireplaces There are bbqs available at Delegate River You can go fishing at Delegate River Pets allowed in Delegate River

A pleasant bushy camp located behind a small picnic ground on a low ridge high in the headwaters of the Delegate River.

Situated in lush forest, tall Mountain Gums [E. dalrympleana] with white trunks and Broad-leaved Peppermint [E. dives] plus thick scrub provide ample shade.

Rated 4/5

Can be very cold at night and wet in winter.

Wrens, lyrebirds and wombats abound.

Facilities and activities at Delegate River

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free Campground


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.


Longdrop or composting


Pets are allowed with conditions

Water Availability:

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

Camp fires:

There are no built fireplaces in this camp ground, however it may be permisable to have a camp fire under certain conditions. Please check local fire restrictions and rules before lighting fires.


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:

Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite

Horse Riding:
Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

Location information for Delegate River


This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

Access from Orbost [M1]: North 82k on the Bonang Rd [C612] (mostly sealed), right (east) 10k on the Bendoc-Orbost Rd (Gap Rd) (gravel) (9k sou-west of Bendoc (7k sealed)).

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