Nindethana campsite is situated approximately 30 km from Launceston adjacent to the Tamar River.  It is a sunny, tranquil bush setting with plenty to do and see both onsite and off.

Nindethana is available to schools, clubs, Scouts, Guides, youth and craft groups, conferences, training, corporate events, weddings, funerals.  Nindethana operates a not-for-profit camp and is administered and maintained by volunteers. All fees are used to maintain and develop the camp site.

The camp house offers cosy bunkrooms, with forty bunks in total.  The modern kitchen is fully equipped for self catering.  The separate dining room, with wood heater, can seat up to forty and the adjacent Wilkins Room is a bright, sunny area suitable for a range of indoor activities. A wide sunny verandah overlooks the river, ideal for many activities.  Equipment is available if required.

Outdoor areas are cleared, giving level sites for campers with water and cooking fire bases provided. A four metre square free-standing tree house is available for the camper looking for adventure.  Adult supervision is required.  An outdoor adventure trail is set among the trees. 

Offsite activities in the area include: sailing, wineries, Beaconsfield Gold Mine museum, sea horses at Beauty Point, the Holwell Gorge and the Gravelly Beach indoor pool, where bookings are necessary.

Please find a proforma Risk Assessment (ADM.56b) which has been partially completed, outlining known risks on the site.

Here are some FAQs .

Due to the COVID-19, the COVID-19 Requirements are applied.

Accommodation and Facilities


The campsite at Nindethana is set on a large bush block. There is a camphouse that is hired for general use and a separate Guide Hut for use of Guides only. There is parking available in marked parking areas. Parking is limited to cars only. The camphouse has a verandah that is ideal for outside dining or just enjoying the view. Outside there is a wood BBQ , and a sheltered area with fire pit. There is a bush activity track that leads to a quiet corner, a place for quiet reflection. There are several cleared areas that can be utilised for tents for that outdoor experience.


The camphouse has a dining area that can seat 40 people, an activity room and a kitchen. The bunkrooms sleep 38 people and the bathroom has three showers and two toilets. There is also separate outside shower and toilet.


There are three sleeping areas. The large bunkroom sleeps 30 people. There are two other separate rooms one with six bunks and one with two beds. All bunks have mattresses however you need to bring your own bedding including pillow and towel.


The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas oven and large fridge. There is microwaves and toasters and cooking pots and pans. There is crockery and cutlery for 40 people.


Heating is from a wood heater that has ducted heat to the bunkrooms. Wood is supplied and there will be wood in the woodbox on the verandah. Please refill.


Bookings: 0456 525 021
Email: [email protected]


Location: 285 Deviot Road, West Tamar TAS 7275

Covid-19 Requirements

It is the responsibility of the leader/booking contact to ensure that no one in the group is unwell with flu like symptoms before accessing Nindethana.

Please advise the Booking Officer should anyone in your group be diagnosed with Covid-19 post visit to ensure appropriate cleaning can be undertaken.

Attendance Register

It is the responsibility of the leader of the group to record names and phone contact of all participants accessing Nindethana to ensure people are traceable should and outbreak of Covid-19 occur. An attendance sheet is available on the desktop near the notice board for your convenience.

Hand sanitizer

Sanitizer is available at the entry and exit to the premises and in the kitchen area. It is also recommended that you provide your own personal sanitizer to use during your stay.

Hand washing

Hand soap is provided in the bathroom please ensure this is used appropriately it does not replace your personal toiletries and should not be used for showering.

Social distancing

Government restrictions are still in place for social distancing and as such you are expected to maintain social distancing of 1.5metres while staying on the premises.

-      Day groups

Floor spacing allows for a maximum of 40 people for inside area depending on activity undertaken.

-       Overnight stays

Floor spacing allows for a maximum of 26 people sleeping in the bunk areas. You will notice that some bunks are not for use and are signed as such due to the lack of spacing between them.

Masks should be worn when inside the premises


Regular cleaning is undertaken by a registered cleaner however you are responsible for ensuring that touch surfaces, bunks that have been used, benchtops and kitchen utensils are properly washed with detergent or wiped down with sanitizer spray provided prior to your departure and as needed during your stay. Please wipe the keysafe with sanitizer wipes.

First Aid Kits

Please provide your own first aid kit. Under restrictions it is not recommended that first aid kits are shared due to the risk of contamination.

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