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Jamieson Creek camp ground Wye River

Introduction

  • the Jamieson Creek campground is an elevated site with some views over the sea from the lookout and a short drive to Wye River and its beaches on the Great Ocean Road
  • 24 sites run by Parks Vic and requires online booking
  • mainly used as an over-nighter for those traveling the GOR
  • drop toilets but no potable water nor showers

Getting there

  • 2hrs 11min (158km) from NW suburbs via Geelong and Lorne
    • if the Princes Fway is problematic, can also travel to Ballan then down to Colac but this adds 30min and 30km
  • 8min (6km) NNE of Wye River
  • 17min (13km) SW of Lorne
  • 40min (34km) NE of Apollo Bay
  • 80min (81km) E of Lavers Hill
  • 63min (65km) SE of Colac

Other nearby attractions

west

  • Artillery Rocks
  • Wye River beach, cafe, caravan park
  • Kennett River holiday park
  • Apollo Bay beaches, cafes and shops, caravan parks
  • Elliot River coastal area walk
  • Maits Rest rainforest walk
  • Cape Otway lighthouse
  • Castle Cove Lookout
  • Melba Gully glow worms at dusk, Lavers Hill
  • Otway waterfalls:
    • Triplet Falls
    • Hopetoun Falls and Redwood forest
    • Beachamp Falls (nearby free campground)
  • Otway Fly Treetop walk (commercial)
  • The Twelve Apostles

east

  • 4km to Cumberland River holiday park in a gorge near a beach
  • Sheoak Falls
  • Lorne beaches, cafes and shops, caravan parks

Nearby camp grounds

west along the Great Ocean Road via Lavers Hill

  • 40min (34km) to commercial parks in Apollo Bay
  • 78min (70km) to Blanket Bay campground Cape Otway (Parks Vic online booking)
  • 71min (64km) SE to Aire River camp grounds
  • just under 2hrs (114km) to Princetown Recreation Reserve (bookings)
  • 2hrs to Port Campbell Recreation Reserve (bookings?) either via inland route past Lorne, or west along GOR

east along the Great Ocean Road

  • 4km to Cumberland River holiday park
  • 17min (13km) SW of Lorne holiday parks

into the Otway Ranges forest areas

elsewhere

  • 45min (41km) to Anglesea
australia/vic/jamiesoncreek.txt · Last modified: 2023/12/20 21:14 by gary1

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