pump house bay Campground Fishing arthurs lake tasmania
Pump House Bay is named after the pumping station which takes water from Arthurs Lake to the Great Lake to be used in the Poatina Power Station for power generation in Tasmania. The Pump House Bay campground has excellent amenities which are provided by Hydro Tasmania, as part of their commitment to support local communities. in the Central Highlands of Tasmania. The Bothwell Tourism Association operates this campsite - to book ring the Bothwell Tourism Association, by calling (03) 6259 4049, 0439 503 211 or 0439 202 436. Fees are payable as a self-registration system upon entering the campground.
Campers, campervans and caravans are all welcome at this site and there is a decent amount of room to provide ample privacy. There is a boat ramp nearby; the Pump House Bay campsite Arthur's Lake is located immediately next to Arthurs Lake which is an operational hydro-power and irrigation storage meaning that water levels can change often. There are septic toilets provided at Pump House Bay camping area which are generally clean, and they have disabled access. There are hot showers; a small fee applies. Fires are permitted in the fire pots provided, unless there is a fire ban. This is an immaculately maintained campsite, that is highly recommended if you enjoy true bush camping or are into fishing.
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- (03) 6259 4049
- Fresh Water
- Dogs Allowed
- YES (on leads)
- National Park
Arthurs Lake, Central Highlands Tas
Please note: The Pump House Bay camping area is closed during winter due to cold conditions that make the facilities - it is common to receive high snowfalls and continual rain in this area during Winter. The campground closes from the first week in May and re-opens on the last Saturday in July each year. Arthurs Lake can be reached via the B51, from either Poatina in the North or the A5 (turn off Lake Highway) from the South.
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