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Warburtons Bridge Campground

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Drummond-Vaughan Road, Glenluce VIC 3451

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  • Free camping
  • Picnic tables
  • Wood fire barbecues
  • Fire pits
  • Toilet (non flushing)
  • Scenic river
  • Fishing
  • Dogs allowed (on lead)
Located within a bend of the scenic Loddon River, Warburtons Bridge in Glenluce is a spacious campground featuring multiple picnic tables, wood fire barbecues, fire pits and a toilet. 

Campsites sit right alongside the river with views of some beautiful rocky outcrops on the surrounding hillsides.

Free camping at Warburtons Bridge

Camping at Warburtons Bridge is free, with many campsites spread along the bank of the Loddon River. 

A long grassy area provides plenty of room for tents, caravans and RVs. 

Several fire pits and tables are provided across the camping area.

The toilet is situated by the gravel road which travels alongside the camping area, and is a short walk from all camp sites.

Please only light fires in the fire pits provided. 

The Loddon River at Warburtons Bridge

The gorgeous Loddon River flows from the Great Dividing Range in the south to the Murray River in the north. 

Warburtons Bridge Campground is set within a scenic bend of this river at Glenluce, not far from Castlemaine. 

The river here is often quite shallow in sections, and is a great place for young children to have a splash. 

Gold prospecting at Warburtons Bridge

Gold prospecting is permitted at Warburtons Bridge Campground, as well as some sections of the surrounding Castlemaine Diggings National Park. 

Are you looking to try your luck gold prospecting around Castlemaine? 

During the gold rush, thousands upon thousands of people rushed to this area (then known as the Mount Alexander Diggings) seeking to strike their fortune on one of the richest shallow alluvial goldfields in the world! 

The region remains a popular destination for gold prospecting to this day, and is filled with fascinating ruins and remnants from the gold rush throughout the remarkable Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. 

Whether you're looking to visit Castlemaine for gold detecting or to hit the creeks for some panning or sluicing, we've put together this handy gold prospecting guide to get you started in the area.

Things to do while camping at Warburtons Bridge

Warburtons Bridge is located within the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park which harbours and protects culturally significant landscape and relics of the Victorian gold rush. 

Things to see and do within roughly a half hour drive from Warburtons Bridge include:


  • Camping is a great way to explore the Victorian Goldfields. Many campgrounds are located close to interesting attractions and historic sites, and the Goldfields region is certainly not lacking in fascinating things to discover. 
  • There are hundreds of fantastic barbecue areas throughout the Victorian Goldfields. Some are in parks/playgrounds, others are scattered throughout the bush. Many barbecue areas are located alongside amazing attractions and walks, so go out for a barbecue and get exploring!


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