Details on 77 campsites within 100km of Bretti Reserve,

Bretti Reserve Campground

Last Updated Jan 2016 by Michael Roberts

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This is a free, very large, grassy campground on the banks of the Barnard River suitable for caravans.

The river here is quite attractive, although being a reserve, you might sometimes be sharing your campsite with some cows (as well as a few grey nomads).

There are some basic facilities here (toilets, picnic tables etc). Last time I was here (Late 2012) they were installing some covered picnic tables.

The creek runs clear and cool here, however, don't be fooled into thinking it is safe to drink. Treat or boil water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.

There are some built fire places, and quite a few spots where people have made their own out of river rocks.

It makes for a great stop over between Walcha and the Coast, especially if you need a bit of room for a van, or for the dogs to stretch their legs.

Facilities and activities at Bretti Reserve

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

This is a free campground provided by the community. Remember to look after the place at leave your site clean and tidy.


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

No bookings need to be made for Bretti Reserve, however it is a very large campground, so even in busy times you should be able to find a spot.


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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:

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

Location information for Bretti Reserve


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

There is a steepish dirt road down to the reserve from Thunderbolts way and the access is on a downhill bend, so take care if you are coming in with a big van.

The entrance is about 34km north of Gloucester on the Thunderbolts Way (Walcha Road).

View directions from Gloucester in google maps

View directions from Walcha in google maps

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