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. Discover more great camp sites with our App and comprehensive Camps Guidebooks.
Tasmania has so many romantic locations! We loved our walk to Liffey Falls, with a pretty free camp, a donation camp nearby and a new farmstay in the area! Firstly, I have to say on our drive to Liffey Falls in the Great Western Tiers, you come across the BEST views like the one above… Liffey Falls includes not just one waterfall – but four: Alexandra Falls, Hopetoun Falls, Albert Falls and Victoria Falls (known as “Liffey Falls”). We took the shorter walk from the top carpark (a day use area only). There’s shelters, information boards, picnic and barbecue facilities at the carpark. https://youtu.be/Isc7dQdEFSM
Travellers @seaustravl had three incredible days at pet friendly, free camp Cosy Corner North A colourful camping mecca, add The Bay of Fires to your itinerary! Just north of beautiful Binalong, not far from St Helens on the east coast of Tasmania, you’ll find 5 stunning beach camps, one after another! All free, and located in the well known Bay of Fires Conservation Area. https://youtu.be/OSyGR25ihXM We marvelled at the views, some campers had snaffled up pure oceanfront sites on little coves. Others were only metres from beach paths, with good facilities. In all of the locations, there’s fishing and swimming, you would be lulled
Ezra from the UK, is touring Tasmania – and hiring a motorhome for a week’s camping. He said places are booking out already, and was hoping for some advice… Now, we’re just back from Tasmania and it is no surprise bookings are busy. Especially around that time. We had trouble, too – but there was still room in free camps. Now to ‘Camping 101’ tips! Firstly – here is our latest article that is perfect for you. I would recommend choosing one corner of Tasmania (depending on where you fly into Tasmania), otherwise in a week you’ll spend a lot
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 northern side of Georges Bay where you can enjoy nature by going bushwalking, swimming and paddling. Where: 8 km North East of St Helens.Pet Friendly: YesToilets: YesShade: YesShower: NoWater: YesFire: YesCaravan and Big Rig: YesMobile Reception: YesMaximum Stay: 1 monthDirections: Access to camp site via Binalong Bay Road. Turn East off route C850 after 7 km and
What a site! Just a short walk from this free, pet-friendly campground at Leven Canyon Reserve is a lookout 275m above the river! On arrival, we saw the day use area below the carpark – the elevated campground is quite sloped, but there were still flat locations to set up camp. I loved this camp spot with the silver wattle, looking over the valley of blue gum – this is the photo chosen for our brand new CAMPS 12 now available on pre-order… There were a couple of RVs set up at the top of the hill. Below that was a
Travel_and_tassie via Instagram While heading off on an early morning trip towards the Meander Valley, it was an opportunity to stop at the Lilydale Falls Reserve about 25 km east of Launceston, just on the outskirts of the village of Lilydale. The spot is popular for a picnic, to camp or for bushwalking. (Above image @Travel_and_tassie via Instagram ) The reserve is a leafy, shaded haven, with lots of birdlife and plenty of room for vehicles, caravans, motorhomes or to camp up for one night. There is an undercover area with bbq, a playground for the kids, picnic tables, toilets, bins
Here is a beautiful coastal campsite in the rugged west coast of Tasmania. It is free, pet friendly and protected from the wind. Metres down the road, you’re at the beach! The park here has toilets, cold showers, a playground, sheltered BBQ and picnic tables right over the beach with AMAZING views. There are more picnic tables in the camp area (see the video below). Suited for motorhomes, campervans, camper trailers and tents. Bring drinking water. Cold outdoor showers. No open fires allowed. The campsite is clearly signed and on the right before the beach. Choose from flat bitumen sites
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