Mouth of Kolan River Camping Area

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The Mouth of Kolan River camping area is a picturesque and secluded spot nestled at the northern end of the Mouth of Kolan River Conservation Park, located on the south-western side of the peninsula. This camping area offers a unique wilderness experience for outdoor enthusiasts seeking a peaceful retreat along the river's edge and just a short walk away from the pristine beach.

Facilities & Amenities

  • Suitable For Tents


  • Anchoring allowed

Additional rules

1) Open fires: prohibited.

2) Generators: not permitted.

Things to know

The Mouth of Kolan River camping area can only be accessed by boat, adding to its exclusivity and tranquility. Visitors typically embark on a scenic 3-kilometer journey downstream from the Miara boat ramp to reach this idyllic destination. It's important to note that the best time to access the camping area is during high tide, as it is not accessible by vehicle. This camping area is a haven for nature lovers, featuring bush camping sites situated behind the foredunes. These natural barriers provide both privacy and protection from coastal winds. The campsites are relatively small but spacious enough for tent camping, ensuring an intimate connection with the surrounding environment. Moreover, small boats can be moored next to individual campsites, making it convenient for water-based exploration and activities. he Mouth of Kolan River camping area offers a true bush camping experience, so facilities are minimal. Visitors should come well-prepared with their own essentials, including drinking water, rubbish containers, insect repellent, sunscreen, protective clothing, food, fuel, first-aid kits, and any necessary medical supplies. Open fires are prohibited, and generators are not permitted to maintain the pristine natural surroundings. While the camping area is quite remote, mobile phone coverage is generally available, allowing you to stay connected if needed while still enjoying the tranquility of this beautiful natural setting.



The camping area provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. Visitors can enjoy activities such as canoeing, kayaking, boating, swimming, and fishing along the river and the nearby beach. The calm waters of the Kolan River are ideal for paddling, and the beach is perfect for beachcombing, sunbathing, or taking leisurely strolls along the shore.


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