Nelson Bay Camping Arthur River
The Nelson Bay Campground Arthur River is located app. 11 kilometres south of the Arthur River rangers station on the C214 Road. This area is patrolled by the local Ranger; campsites at Nelson Bay are suitable only for fully independent travellers and campers as there are no facilities at this campsite. The cost to camp is $6 per night for 2 adults. Nelson Bay campsite, Sundown Point lies within the Arthur- Pieman Conservation area in the world famous Tarkine region of Tassie. This campground is one that is very well regarded by those who make the effort to camp at Nelson Bay; the campsite faces west towards the Southern Ocean – where there is Argentina, which is some 15,000 kilometres away. Permits are not required to access Sundown Point, including access to private shacks at Nelson Bay, Sarah Anne, Couta Rocks, Stinking Beach and Temma. Off-road permits are required for access to leased shacks in this area. The area from the mouth of the Arthur River to Sandy Cape is recognised by the Australian Heritage Commission and is on the Register of the National Estate for its Aboriginal heritage and cultural value. Dogs are permitted but they must be on a lead at all times.