glenelg national park

Submitted: Monday, Jan 12, 2004 at 16:33
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Hi all, has anyone driven through the glenelg national park at nelson in the sw of victoria??? if so , is it a basic 2wd drive area or are there areas which would be a challenge to get to, to camp for a week or so; thanks in advance, Adrian.
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Reply By: Peter - Monday, Jan 12, 2004 at 19:34

Monday, Jan 12, 2004 at 19:34
adrian,
the tracks i have driven in glenelg are all easy 2 wheel drive tracks.
the camps sites are all easily accessible and really nice. all are close or right on the water and the park is very scenic. i thoroughly recommend it. dont forget to take your fishing rod and boat if you have one. the river is good for big bream, mulloway and salmon in the tidal areas and trout in the freshwater areas. the princess margaret caves are also worth a visit.
the section of the river that winds through sa and into vic is spectacular. it has limestone cliffs either side and is like a small victorian version of katherine gorge in the NT.
enjoy yourself.

peter
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Follow Up By: Member - Toonfish - Tuesday, Jan 13, 2004 at 01:58

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2004 at 01:58
great spot
download a pdf from parks vic
we stayed at wild dog bend(this also is around the great south walk )
good spot no cars driving through as its off the track a little with a little jetty good for canoes.
Mullaway closer to the river mouth and bream every where.
The river goes through vic and s a waters1999 NISSAN NAVARA DUALCAB
DIESEL 3.2 & SPRINGY CARLTON TOY
2 awestruck kids (dads driving!)
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Reply By: adrian- Tuesday, Jan 13, 2004 at 09:20

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2004 at 09:20
thanks guys, much appreciated, looking forward to it now.
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Reply By: rolande- Tuesday, Jan 13, 2004 at 13:53

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2004 at 13:53
Adrian,
Remeber to go to the parks office in Nelson FIRST, and pick and pay for your camp site(s). Remember too, that the parks officers will come and check that you have booked and paid for a site. Took two canoes down, (or that up), the river a few years ago in May and they checked our bookings on two of the four nights. Better to go out of peak season if possible, the parks guys are more helpful then and may even arrange some firewood if you ask nicely. Good value all up.
Rolande
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