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Princetown Recreation Reserve and Camping Ground

93 Old Coach Road, Princetown, Victoria 3269, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for the 2nd queens birthday in a row after enjoying it so much the year before. Very quiet camp. We had 3 families, 3 tents, 3 cars, plenty of room in the park. Waking upto the kangaroos and the sound of the waves crashing against the shore. One of the few places that still allow campfires at your campsite,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Spontaneous drive along the GOR warranted an overnight camp. Princetown was where we decided to call it a day and the Recreation Reserve was the place of choice. Having spent no more than 8 hours at the location, only needing a quick overnight stay, there was very little to complain about -- it was exactly what we needed. The early... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We arrived at this camping area in the rain, caretaker was absent but had left instructions re setting up. Powered sites are set around the oval and there was only one caravan already set up and another came later. be aware that the toilets are key coded and so with an absent caretaker could not use the facilities. in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed only for one night in a tent on an unpowered site. The camping area is really nice and you can enjoy the real Australian nature, a lot of kangaroos everywhere and during the night cou can head the ocean. It was simply beautiful. The staff was really nice and the price was resonable : 20$ for two per... More 

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Birregurra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This campsite has everything going for it.. IF you like the noise of the ocean. The conditions were ok The amenities were ok (not the worst) The scenery was exceptional Only a mins walk to the beach BUT, If you are looking for peace and quiet I would say... try it for a day first. The ocean noise was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

my friend and i stayed at the Princetown Recreation Reserve and Camping Ground one night only and i did enjoy it but it could have been better just by improving a few simples things such as giving the amenitites a good clean as i felt they wernt very clean and i also found the ground fairly un even which made... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

After a long trip from naracoorte sight seeing we decided to stay here and see the 12 apostles first thing in the morning. Good camp as it also is the Princeton cricket club. The water is hot and the showers were clean. It's old, not new polished tiles. The kids had a playground near where we set up camp and... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed one night and found the caretaker friendly, however I must say for $20.00 for an uneven site and very unclean amenities I would have preferred to stay elsewhere. This could be a great spot if the amenities were upgraded or at least cleaner. There were not too many people staying the night we were there, so no excuse... More 

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

As a photographer, I am not troubled by basic facilities (I bring everything I need, after all), just somewhere quiet to set up camp and close to where I am intending to work, and this reserve delivers in aces and spades. The cooking shelter is definitely handy if a cold southerly or westerly wanders through the open reserve (x2 BBQs).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

There isn't a hotel here you bring your own.... but it is how it used to be when our grandfathers camped, this is one of the last frontiers of the basic camping ...it is a the end of the earth at the bottom of the eastern states, it is beautiful...near the rugged coast on the Great Ocean Road. The area... More 

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