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Thurra River Campground

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Claire J.
1 year ago

Wonderful camp site - my favourite in Victoria so far. On the river and the beach so you have the best of both worlds. Very clean drop toilets and plenty of shared picnic tables and fit pits. Firewood available to buy from the friendly camp hosts. Quiet, secluded sites, lots of wildlife (including plenty of mozzies), take bikes to ride to other parts of the beach, do the sand dunes walk. Don’t hesitate to come here.

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Michael J.
1 year ago

Love this place. Have been about 4 times here and will definitely go again. Nice individual secluded campsites and communal fire pits. Sites are non-powered and need to bring your own water. Drop toilets aren’t too bad some are smellier than others. Good place for fishing, the lighthouse is quite interesting, the dunes walk is amazing, 145m high from the top down to the Thursday river. Hard to find the track to the top of the big dune when it’s your first time there but there are plenty of people that go there that are regulars so someone should be able to direct you. It’s about a 4 hour round trip if you take your time to enjoy it. Make sure you bring a boogie board so you can slide down to the river for your return walk. Lots of other activities to do as well like kayaking in the nearby muller inlet or wingan inlet, 4wdriving, bushwalking or just relaxing on the beach. The rangers come a couple of times a week and do activities for the kids. Lots of goannas around when it’s hot so keep your food secured and rubbish tied up in bags . Eden and Mallacoota are only about an hour and a half away if you want to go for a day trip away from camp. The place books out pretty quick during the Xmas and Easter periods as there are only 46 sites.

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Dushan F.
2 years ago

Excellent choice if you’re looking for a secluded place to camp near the beach. You can either go fishing or boating in the river and/or enjoy water activities in the sea. You can visit the Point Hicks lighthouse following a 4km trail which isn’t really hard, and they have a lighthouse tour scheduled at 1pm during weekends which is free of charge. If you’re lucky enough, you might be able to witness whales, dolphins and etc. There’s also a massive sand dunes about 2 kms from the campsite. It’s a nice place for a picnic if you’re into that sort of a thing. Don’t forget to check out the West Beach. It’s not that far from the lighthouse. Not many people really go there, but I believe that was the highlight of my camping experience at the Thurra River campsite.


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Mobil Cann River

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