The campground at Catamaran is signposted off Cockle Creek Road, and app. 17 kilometres south of the Ida Bay railway complex. The campsite Catarman is suitable for larger motorhomes, campervans, caravans, and camper trailers and is on the left hand side of the road past Gillams Beach Campground and Finns Beach campground. There is a boar ramp at the Catamaran Campground, meaning it is popular with fishermen. The closest shops in this area are at Hastings Caves Cafe and Southport Tavern which is app. 20km north of Cockle Creek. Food, accommodation, petrol and other services are available 35 km to the north in the small coastal town of Dover - if you are planning to spend a few days camping at Cockle Creek, make sure you have all the supplies you need. Recherche Bay State Recreation Area provides campgrounds with toilets but no firewood or water at Finns Beach, Gillams Beach, and Catamaran River. Cockle Creek has a larger camping area near Rocky Bay. Water is available at nearby Fords Green or from the D'Entrecastreaux River. Dogs and generators are permitted in the Recherche Bay Recreation Area, but please obey local signs where dogs are not allowed on the beach to protect sensitive habitat. Proceed to the waypoint at the junction of Huon Highway and Hastings Caves Road. Turn onto Hastings Caves Road and continue for 22km via Lune River Road to the campground. There is some 15km of dirt road after Lune River - please drive slowly and to the conditions noting the road is narrow in parts and can be slippery after heavy rain.
The only facility at Catamaran is a basic pit toilet.
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