Derby Free Park – DERBY, TASMANIA

Tassie certainly knows how to impress with their free camping spots! Derby is very popular for mountain bike riding so this spot was quite busy as we were here in January school holidays.  We found a quiet spot up the end right on the river and had an access track to the water so we could go fishing and swimming. WHERE IS IT? Tasman Highway, Derby TASMANIA CAMP FEES FREE!!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION Public toilet  Water taps available Suitable for all size rigs Campfires [Read more...]


We snagged a beachfront sites at SWIMCART BEACH and it was gorgeous.  The beach is beautiful and the orange rocks are stunning!  Such a great place to chill out and the rock hopping is fun too. WHERE IS IT? Swimcart Beach Road, Binalong Bay, TAS CAMP FEES FREE!! CAMPGROUND INFORMATION When we were there spots came available between 11-2 and fill back up quickly – especially the beachfront spots. Mix of beachfront sites and sheltered sandy sites away from beach.  [Read more...]

Scamander Sanctuary Holiday Park – SCAMANDER, TASMANIA

Scamander Sanctuary is nice park with a walking track to the beach. The sites were fairly small though – especially from the spacious free and low cost camp sites we had been used to.  Our ropes to our awning where pegged just inside the next site!!  BUT in saying all that, it has all the facilities that you need and the owners very lovely. WHERE IS IT? Winifred Drive, Scamander, TASMANIA CAMP FEES A powered site for the four of us was $45 per night. **fee current at the time of [Read more...]

The Pondering Frog – BICHENO, TASMANIA

The Pondering Frog is a Café and the owners have a grassed area adjacent that they allow access for camping. WHERE IS IT? 16494 Tasman Highway, Bicheno TAS 15km south of Bicheno CAMP FEES Donation only – red box on the back of the sign. CAMPGROUND INFORMATION No facilities, need to be fully self contained. Nice quiet location, great for a night or two.  Close to Freycinet National Park. Cafe next door and kids have access to playground.  Owner of cafe is more than happy [Read more...]

Cloudy Corner Campground – BRUNY ISLAND, TASMANIA

CLOUDY CORNER CAMPGROUND is a magic spot!  It is right down in the south of the Island but Bruny isn't overly big so this wasn't a problem for sightseeing. WHERE IS IT? End of Cloudy Bay Road, South Bruny Island, TAS Access to the campground is via the beach. Once you reach the car park at the end of Cloudy Bay Road, you will see the access track to the left.  We drove the 3km stretch at low tide and the beach was very hard.  Access off the beach may be a little tight for [Read more...]