South Cape Rivulet and Lion Rock camping area (walk-in camping)

Day use fee Drinking water Fire prohibited Free No dogs/pets No rubbish disposal Non-vehicle camping Toilets Hiking trails Lookout Swimming

This is the first – or last – camp on the track. There are some campsites at Lion Rock, 8 km (3 hr) from the Cockle Creek trailhead, while the main camping area, beside South Cape Rivulet lagoon, is a further 3 km west, sheltered beside the rivulet 100 m up from the beach. South Cape Rivulet is a moderately hard and muddy 9 km (7 hr) from Granite Beach. Bring a gas/fuel stove.


Who to contact: PWS Huonville (03) 6264 8460

This campsite is located in South Coast Track (Melaleuca)

There are 6 camping areas on the 85 km, 5–10 day trek around Tasmania’s wild southern coastline, from Cockle Creek to Melaleuca at Bathurst Harbour. Walkers must be experienced, well-equipped and able to sit out weather delays. Gas/fuel stoves are required. Note: walkers should register at Cockle Creek or Melaleuca.

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