Last Updated Dec 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter
Closest campground to the 12 apostles with powered and un-powered sites, hot showers, and free barbecues.
The Princetown Recreation Reserve and Camping is located 6km east of the 12 Apostles, adjacent the Gellibrand River. It is the perfect central base for sightseeing along the Great Ocean Road. The 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Melba Gully, Port Campbell and Otway National Parks, The Otway Fly, G.O.R.G.E Chocolates and the Great Ocean Walk are all within a few kilometres of the Reserve. Fishing Hiking and canoeing are just a few of the activities that are enjoyed by people who camp at the Princetown Recreation Reserve.
This is a pet friendly campground, conditions are on the website (link below).
The water at the park is bore water, so should be treated if you are going to drink it (boil it for 15 minutes or use a filter).
Fires must only be made in raised fire bins, firewood is available from the shop before dark.
Peak: December 1 - May 1
Unpowered : $20 for the first 2 people and $5 for each person after that per
Powered: $25 for the first 2 people and $5 for each person after that per
Off Peak: May 2 - November 30
Unpowered: $15 for the first 2 people and $5 for each person after that per
Powered: $20 for the first 2 people and $5 for each person after that per
Cashier on site.
No bookings needed ~ plenty of space except Christmas ~ first in best dressed.
Pets are allowed with conditions
Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.
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.
This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
Access is suitable for 2wd vehicles and caravans however there is a 15 tonne load limit on the bridge to the Princetown Recreation
a Situated near the Great Ocean Rd [B100] between Port Campbell and Lavers Hill.
Turn off the Great Ocean Rd just south of Princetown and the Latrobe Cr Bridge, 1k east on the Old Coach Rd (gravel) across the Gellibrand Rv
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