Battersbys Campground

Last Updated Oct 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

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Reasonable (open to day trippers) riverside camp by the wide and deep lower Glenelg River. Adjacent to a small creek.

Bush setting with plenty of shade from Brown Stringybark Gums. Two small, level sites are squeezed beside a pleasant, well grassed picnic area, surrounded by bush.

Spring brings wildflowers and orchids. Kangaroos and emus are common in the surrounding forest.


Pit toilet, tank water

Rate 4.27/5

Facilities and activities at Battersbys

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Approximately $34 per night however a varying fee structure applies depending on the season.


Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.

How to book:

To view pricing and book online, visit


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

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

More Information

Location information for Battersbys


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Situated on the southern bank of the lower Glenelg River, east of Nelson, north west of Portland.

Access from Nelson: North 1.2k on North Nelson Rd, right (east) 1k on Huebners Rd , right (east) 13k on Glenelg Drive (limestone), left (north) 0.3k to the river.

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