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Princetown Recreation Reserve and Camping Ground

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family to stay here from gippsland in early Feb. Planned to stay there before we left as it was very close to the 12 Apostles and was well priced. We arrived on a wet day, $20 for 2 people per night cant be sniffed at. The guy running the place is extremely friendly. Probably because of the...

Thank Beazles1981
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Me and a group of friends stopped here for a night on the way up to the Grampians after doing the great ocean road on the morning. There was plenty of space so we camped up the back out of the way. Unfortunately the weather wasn't on our side and it tipped it down pretty much all night from 3...

Thank Ryan P
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The location is lovely. I personally think too many people were allowed to stay with such few amenities. Myself and my partner arrived and paid for a powered site, only to find as we drove around that there are only 5 power boxes all bundled together. Our extension cord that's 10m wouldn't reach so we had to squeeze in between...

Thank victoriah132016
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

You can't beat this location. I camped with 2 kids (7 and 4). There is plenty of room but I do recommend getting there early so you get to pick a good spot as it does get busy. The facilities are basic and can get busy. The kids loved scooting around on the oval and playing in the playground. You...

Thank Jaimi M
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Ideal situation 10 mins from the apostles! Plenty of space, shaded and well kept from wind. Toilets and showers are spotless. The guy on reception very helpful and has a very cute big dog!! Which leads me to say that you can bring pets! Awsome really reccomend!

Thank Courtsharp11
Colac, Australia
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Great venue for a chill out with family and friends, and dogs. It was extremely windy but we managed to find a less exposed area, and enjoy a few nights relaxing. Amenities were great (bore water) , bbqs were great. Some fresh drinking water would have been handy but otherwise great.

Thank teg1980
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The guy that was running reception was so helpful, funny and it felt like home (being an Aussie myself) The toilet block is large, clean and well looked after. It's a great stopping point with us going to the 12 Apostles in the morning or the Otaway Treetop thing (which we didn't have enough time for) We just slept in...

Thank DMurphy24
Warrnambool, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

A great value campground with powered and unpowered sites, showers always hot, clean undercover bbq area and the kids loved the new looking playground. Caretaker was friendly and let us choose our own site.

Thank Brett H
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Went on our first ever family camping trip here, firstly ill say the management was Extremely Rude, told us to just find any where to set up, as it was very busy, we set up at 1st available spot we came too, after having nearly completed setting up, manager came along and told us we couldn't stay where we were...

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We camped one night and found it and easy place to book in and deal with. We could choose where to camp and had plenty of space. It is fairly open and next to a weed cover sporting oval. Another review referred to it as a 'country camping place' – which means it does not have the same look and...

Thank Marcus M

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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Tennis Court
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Princetown Recreation Reserve is the closest camping ground to the 12 Apostles. Situated adjacent the Gellibrand River it is an ideal base for fishing hiking canoeing and exploring the sites of the Great Ocean Road. The 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Melba Gully, The Otway Fly and G.O.R.G.E Chocolates are all within a few kms of the Princetown Recreation Reserve and Campground. We offer very affordable camping fees and pets are welcome. It is one of the last campgrounds left where you can enjoy a campfire. Other features include hot showers, children's playground, tennis court and laundry. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Princetown Recreation Reserve and Camping Ground

Address: 93 Old Coach Rd, Princetown, Victoria 3269, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Princetown
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Princetown Recreation Reserve And Camping Ground Victoria
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“This is for campers or caravaners”
 of 5 bubbles MarcusM824, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Only camping availavle”
 of 5 bubbles michaeltK768BB, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“just check the ground levels before you pick a site”
 of 5 bubbles megmarielake, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Watch the weather and set up camp so you are protected from southerly or westerly winds which can be quite cold and blustery. Conversely, the hot summer sun can be scorching. Camp under the old pines parallel to the beach access track.”
 of 5 bubbles GaryH942, 21 Oct 2014 | Read review
“you take your own”
 of 5 bubbles decatant, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
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