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Free camping sites in Tasmania

 

Tasmania is a land of stunning coastline, flourishing wildlife, rich convict heritage and small friendly towns. There is plenty to see and travelling to your various destinations is an experience in itself with scenic views almost everywhere you go.

If you are travelling on a budget you can find some good free campsites scattered throughout the state. To make it easier for you we have included a few below – enjoy your travels and make sure you get enough rest along the way.

Petal Point – free camp at this remote Tassie Getaway

Petal Point – free camp at this remote Tassie Getaway

Petal Point is a primitive camp situated high on an escarpment looking north across Bass Strait. Situated in the less travelled north east corner of Tasmania, we loved it because of its remoteness and panoramic views. At Petal Point, you need to be fully...

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Beachfront at free camp, Mayfield Bay, TAS

Beachfront at free camp, Mayfield Bay, TAS

If you are looking for scenery, this is your spot. There’s good camping, fishing, swimming, surfing and diving, as well as wonderful views across Great Oyster Bay to Freycinet Peninsula. Disabled toilets, shady trees, fireplaces, mobile phone coverage are available,...

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Weldborough Hotel & Camping – Now Free

Weldborough Hotel & Camping – Now Free

The Historic Weldborough Hotel has long been a favourite for campers, now with an added bonus – they recently switched from paid to free camping! Originally built in 1876, the hotel and campground is nestled in the unspoilt majestic rainforest area of North East Tasmania at the bottom of the Blue Tier Mountain bike trails.

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Free camp with a pool: Branxholm Camp Ground, TAS

Free camp with a pool: Branxholm Camp Ground, TAS

How many free camps have a swimming pool? It is appreciation plus for the townsfolk of Branxholm for this gem. Look up TAS site 15 in CAMPS 10 or if you have our CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App as well - simply go to the map or list and search for the site name! Here you...

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Scottsdale Northeast Park, Tasmania is a freedom favourite

Scottsdale Northeast Park, Tasmania is a freedom favourite

The Scottsdale Northeast Park was so busy, I dropped in to see why it was so popular over the Australia Day weekend. I said hello to a great couple from Gippsland, Ron and  Lee Harwood. I caught them enjoying a breakfast of pancakes and local blueberries. Along...

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Free camp: Legerwood Memorial Park, Tasmania

Free camp: Legerwood Memorial Park, Tasmania

The Legerwood Memorial RV Park and Day Use areas are adjacent to each other, with electric bbq's, picnic tables, playground, toilets, an information centre, shade, water and a cafe across the road.  Just a short detour off the Tasman Hwy, 86km north of...

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A beautiful free site: Big Waterhouse Lake Camping Area

A beautiful free site: Big Waterhouse Lake Camping Area

The Waterhouse Conservation Area is a popular place for camping and contains a diverse range of vegetation and wetland communities. There are no facilities at this camping area but if you are travelling in a caravan or camper van it’s a beautiful area to stay and...

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Views and more views at Shelly Point, TAS

Views and more views at Shelly Point, TAS

Shelly point campsite is a beautiful area where you can soak up the sun and enjoy the fresh sea breeze. Although it is located so close to the beach, it is a sheltered and peaceful site with a long beach where you can stretch your legs and enjoy the view. Facilities...

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Nature lovers will adore Moulting Bay Camping Area, TAS

Nature lovers will adore Moulting Bay Camping Area, TAS

Whether you have a tiny caravan or a huge big rig this campsite has space for everyone. The shade is great and it is close to Georges Bay which a great place to fish or go for a stroll. If you want to see Tasmanian birds and wildlife, Humbug Point is located on the...

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Not for big rigs: Scamander Forest Reserve (Trout Creek)

Not for big rigs: Scamander Forest Reserve (Trout Creek)

Scamander Reserve is popular, with good reason, so try to arrive early if you are travelling during holiday periods or on the weekend. Recreational activities are king here on the lovely Scamander River where you can find bream, trout and occasionally cocky, salmon,...

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