Fitzroy River Coastal Reserve Campground

Last Updated Oct 2014

Fitzroy River Coastal Reserve has toilets Fitzroy River Coastal Reserve has picnic tables You can go fishing at Fitzroy River Coastal Reserve You are able to canoe in Fitzroy River Coastal Reserve

Right near the mouth of the Fitzroy River, this is a large, level and grassy campground

The camping area itself is quite open, and there is not a lot of shade, however there are some scattered eucalyptus and coastal scrub around the edges.


This is a great spot to base for a kayak (or power boat) fishing trip as there is direct access to the river from the nearby boat ramp. You are also just a few hundred metres from the entrance to the ocean, which makes this a great place for bream and salmon. There are plenty of pippies along the beach as well.

If you don't have a boat, there is still plenty of options for bank fishing. If you don't mind getting your feet wet, you can follow the river to the ocean (about 400 metres away), and get right onto the beach.

Facilities and activities at Fitzroy River Coastal Reserve

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Approximately $5 per person per night (needs confirmation)


You are not able to make bookings for this site.

How to book:

No bookings required. Fees are collected on site.


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

No water available at this campsite

Camp fires:

No fires are permitted at this camp ground.


No bbqs are provided.


This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:

Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite

Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite

Location information for Fitzroy River Coastal Reserve


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Fitzroy Coastal Reserve is on Thomsons Road, about 43km west from Port Fairy, Victoria via the Princess Highway.

Turn left off the Princess Highway into Crowes Hill Road, follow for about 1km then follow it around to the left into Thomsons Road. The campground is about another 3km.

View directions from Port Fairy to Fitzroy River Reserve in google maps

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