Surry Ridge Campground

Last Updated Oct 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

Surry Ridge has toilets Surry Ridge has water available There are bbqs available at Surry Ridge There are picnic tables available at Surry Ridge

The extended clearing has short grass, is mostly level and usually green - a pleasant camp.

Shaded by Messmate and Brown Stringybark the camp site's dry sclerophyll forest contrasts with the adjoining wet sclerophyll forest in the river gully. Prolific bird life. Tank.

Rating 4.3/5

Near a camp site for the Great South West Walking Trail, walking tracks lead through stands of Blackwood, Swamp Gum, Stringybark and Manna Gum with an understory of ferns, rushes, shrubs and climbing Clematis.

Tim's Loop Walk: 1km, 0.5hr return, easy

Hodgett's Loop Walk: 2k, 1hr return, easy

Kangaroos and emus are common in the surrounding forest.

Facilities and activities at Surry Ridge

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

From $11.70 per night (as of Oct 2014)


Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.

How to book:

For current prices and bookings visit

Parks Victoria Website booking system


Longdrop or composting


It is not known if pets are allowed at this campsite

Water Availability:

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

Camp fires:

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


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.


There is no fishing at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

More Information

Location information for Surry Ridge


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Situated on the forested banks of the Surry River south-west of Heywood, north of Portland.

Access from Heywood: South 6k on the Princes Hwy [A1], left (west) 8.6k on Coffeys Lane (5k gravel), left (south) 1.2k on Jackeys Swamp Rd, right (west) 2.2k on Cut Out Dam Rd, 200m down signposted access road on left.

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