Oatlands Camping Tasmania free roadside campsites

The free campground Oatlands Tasmania is accessible off Highway 1 when travelling between Hobart and Launceston. If tavelling North to South, take the exit rad signposted Oatalnds. You will see an Esplanade Road that skirts Lake Dulverton, which is a popular recreational lake with locals. After app. 400 metres you will see a large grassed area on your left beside the lake. The area is flat and suitable for tent camping, caravans, motorhomes and camper trailers. If arriving from the South, take the exit off Highway 1 (Midlands Hwy) signposted Oatlands and head through the main township until you see a road signposted to Lake Dulverton. Oatlands is a small historic town that is well known for a recently refurbished flour mill, Callington Mill which was originally built in 1837. Oatlands boasts the biggest collection of sandstone buildings in any village setting in Australia. The town’s authentic colonial character is charactrised by 87 original sandstone buildings along the town’s main street. Some of the more significant buildings include the Oatlands gaol (1835), Commissariat’s store and watch house (1830s) and officers’ quarters (1830s). Callington Mill is the 3rd oldest windmill in Australia. Oatlands Tourism. The camping area at Oatlands is signposted from The Esplanade, which is accessible from the township of Oatlands or by turning ff the Highway. You can have a shower at the local swimming pool or hote; there is a 24 hr laundromat. The maximum stay here is 3 nights.

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CAMPSITE DETAILS
  • COSTS
    ADULT
    CHILDREN
    FAMILY
  •  FROM
    FREE
    FREE
    FREE
  • BOOKINGS
  • NO
  • AMENETIES
  • NO
  • maximum stay
  • 3 nights
  • Powered sites
  • NO
  • RANGER ON SITE
  • NO
  • Contact No.
  • (03) 6254 5000
  • Fresh Water
  • No
  • Dogs Allowed
  • YES - on leads
  • National Park
  • NO

Highway 1, Oatlands Tasmania

Oatlands is a small historical village in the centre of Tasmania off Highway 1 (Midland Highway) Oatlands is app. 84 km north of Hobart and 115 km south of Launceston. As at At the 2006 census, Oatlands had a population of just under 550. Oatlands is considered to have the largest number of colonial sandstone buildings in any town in Australia, and many of them were built by convict labour.

See also:

  • Camping Bothwell
  • Camping Hamilton
  • Camping Campbell Town
  • Camping Lake Meadowbank
  • Conara Roadside Stop
  • Camping Lake Leake