Things to do in the area
How to get there
The major access roads into the park are Portland - Nelson Road for south of the river or Wanwin Road for north of the river. Pritchards and Wild Dog Bend Campgrounds are accessible from Winnap Road. Campgrounds are accessible by 2WD.
Camping & accommodation
Pritchards Campground has all the modern conveniences you need for a relaxing riverside getaway. Park the caravan at camp and launch your boat, canoe or kayak to explore the serene river. Paddle to Skipworth Spring for a picnic or relax at camp and go fishing for bream off the jetty. Follow the Great South West Walk to explore the rich hinterland of Lower Glenelg National Park. There are 20 campsites.
Need to know
Change of Conditions
Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.
Notices Affecting Multiple Parks
Park closures due to COVID19Ahead of the Easter long weekend, Parks Victoria has closed additional high-visitation parks to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This Easter the message is clear. Stay home. Protect our health system. Save Lives. This park will be closed from midnight on 8 April 2020 until further notice to protect the health of staff and volunteers. For further information please go to www.parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19
Campground closureAs directed by the Chief Health Officer all campsites, camping grounds and caravan parks closed from midnight 25 March 2020.People can continue to live on a closed caravan park or camping ground if it is registered as their primary place of residence or if they are staying in caravan parks as interim accommodation where their primary residence is not available. For further information go to parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19