Smithton Visitor Information Centre



Tarkine, Tasmania, Australia

Camping and RVs

Camping and RVs

The North West Coast of Tasmania is the perfect location for camping and exploring in an RV, campervan, motorhome, caravan or tent. You can choose from campgrounds provided by commercial operators or formal, and informal free camp sites throughout the region. Formal camp sites are listed below with usage requirements at each site, as they do vary. Camping is welcomed in many areas of the South Arthur Forest and has always been a very popular activity for people of all ages, both visitors and Tasmanians alike including backpackers to the region. Large numbers of old logging roads and tracks throughout the forest make it possible to find a wealth of special little places where you can pitch a tent and boil the billy in relative seclusion and privacy. When you do choose to camp on Tasmania’s North West Coast, please always take your rubbish with you or place in the bins where they are provided. This protects the region’s unique wildlife and will ensure that people after you also have an enjoyable experience camping in our State Forests. Please remember to tread softly and use rubbish bins provided or take rubbish with you when you leave, protect plants and animals and be considerate of others when camping. Please take a moment to read the CMCA’s Code of Conduct

A small, free campsite in a great location! Green Point Beach at Marrawah is renowned for its surfing, so get in early to nab a spot during the warmer months. There is a cold shower and water, but the local still recommend boiling anything you intend to drink. The weather

Non-Smoking, Laundry, Parking, Boat Ramp, Outdoor Furniture, Pet Friendly – Enquire, Family Friendly, Outdoor Dining Area, Radio/Stereo

A spacious and quiet campground located on the banks of the Duck River in Smithton. Open all year round – except for October when maintenance is conducted. A secluded bush feel with the convenience of power, water and all basic facilities. Cabins also available onsite. 

This grassy, flat expanse with perfect views of The Nut is the ideal place to pull up for a few nights in Stanley. The ground can accommodate approximately 50 fully self-contained vans or RVs. Visitors will enjoy frontage onto Tatlows Beach and the walkway that leads directly into the town

Two attractive but basic campgrounds are on offer here, both managed by the Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife Service. Whilst close to the Bass Highway, their location on a beautifully wide beach makes them a great place to pause for a night or two. Tent sites are nestled snugly in the

Superbly located on the northern tip of the Tarkine rainforest, this free camping site readily accommodates vans and motor homes, but is not suited to tent camping. A night or two here makes exploration of nearby Lake Chisolm easy – get lost within a wonderland of old growth myrtle forest

A great place to rest your van on the outskirts of Smithton. Tall Timbers welcomes RVs on site. Enjoy the best of their extensive facilities – restaurant, bottle shop and modern recreational amenities – from the comfort of your own wheels. Unpowered sites, no water. Must be fully self-sufficient RV

Non-Smoking, Spa bath, Laundry, Sauna, Parking, Outdoor Furniture, Pet Friendly – Enquire, Family Friendly, Outdoor Dining Area, Bar, Conference/Function Facilities, Gas, Open Fireplace, Barbeque, Public Telephone, Swimming Pool, Games or recreation room, Restaurant

Access from Smithton via the Bass Highway to Marrawah and then on to Arthur River. There are a number of basic camping areas dotted throughout the 100,000 hectares of this beautiful conservation area. Between Arthur River and Corinna you’ll be spoilt for choice in terms of outdoor pleasures – boating,

Fees are payable at self registration station. Managed by Parks & Wildlife: 03 6458 1480 Unpowered sites, pit toilets, no showers, boil drinking water for 3 minutes before consuming. Dogs on leads. Take own rubbish away. Boat Ramp. Campfires permitted (check local fire restrictions). Nearest dump point at Marine Esplanade,

A beautiful park centrally located between Stanley and Rocky Cape. Offering a choice of luxury treehouse spa accommodation and family cabins, Crayfish Creek also welcomes vans and tents. A range of naturally secluded sites are dotted along the peaceful banks of the creek from which the park takes its name.