Camping Fortescue Bay Campground

Camping Fortescue Bay, Tasman National Park Port Arthur Tasmania amazing camping Mill Creek, Banksia campgrounds suit big rigs through to tent camping. A Tasmanian National Parks Pass is required to camp Fortescue Bay, and camping fees apply. Two adults and 2 children aged 5-17 can camp at Fortescue Bay for $16 per night, bookings are essential as this is a very busy, and very popular campground. There is an onsite ranger and office, where you can buy basic supplies including ice and firewood. Campsites are allowed (subject to fire restrictions), but only in designated firepots. Under no circumstances can wood be removed from trees, and fines will apply, Chainsaws, firearms and all pets are strictly prohibited. To book Campground Fortescue Bay, call (03) 6250 2433 during business hours Monday to Friday or e-mail fortescue.bay@parks.tas.gov.au.

The campground at Fortescue Bay is easily accessible by 2WD car and most caravans, campervans and motorhomes can easily access the site, but with care given the 12-kilometre gravel road from the highway if rough and narrow in parts. There are app. 50 campsites at the Fortescue Bay camping area. The Fortescue Bay campsite features a shower block, toilets and barbeques and also a boat ramp. There is a rubbish collection area at Fortescue Bay; all rubbish should be placed in the rubbish facility in the day-use area. There is a hot shower available at the Banksia campground, but please note it is often closed during dry summers when water is in short supply. There is a token operated timer; tokens can be purchased from the campground caretakers with a $2 token giving you a 4-minute shower. There is abundant wildlife in the area, however please do not feed native animals. Fortescue Bay has water taps in both Banksia and Mill Creek campgrounds and day-use area but water should be boiled for at least 3-minutes before drinking.

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