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Hours: Namadgi Visitor Centre opening hours are 9.00am - 4.00pm weekdays and 9.00am - 4.30pm on weekends and public holidays (closed Christmas Day). Namadgi Visitors Centre can be contacted on 6237 5307.


Cotter Campground is set on the banks of the beautiful Cotter River and near the confluence with the Murrumbidgee River. A cool retreat in summer, and filled with colourful deciduous trees in autumn. It is the most highly serviced bush campground in the ACT, just 14 kilometres from Weston Creek Shopping Centre. The campground caters for a wide range of camping styles from swags to camper trailers to large vans and is suitable for groups of up to ten people. Hot showers, potable water, flushing toilets, dishwashing facilities, wood and electric barbecues are provided. Bring your own firewood.
Please note all bookings need to be made online in advance.
Camping areas are unallocated and visitors are able to choose an area on a 'first come first serve' basis.
Community groups and event bookings over 20 people cannot be made online. You need to submit an application to Use a Public Place for large groups - please refer to Please call Public Land Use with any further questions regarding organised groups on 02 6205 8794. Please allow 28 days for processing when applying for a permit to use a campground for community group activities.


  • Barbecue
  • Covered Picnic Tables
  • Covered Shelter
  • Flush Toilets
  • Gas Barbeques
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wheelchair accessible

Terms and Conditions

For bookings cancelled by you fees may still apply. Fees incurred due to changes to your reservation by you will be payable at the time of the change. Where changes result in a reduction of fees (excluding those identified because of a special offer) a percentage refund on a cancelled reservation may be provided subject to the following cancellation policy terms and timeframes: Cancellations by you: - A 50% refund will be made for any part of the reservation you cancel 7 days or more prior to the first day of the reservation. - No refund will be made if you cancel any part of the reservation less than 7 days prior to the first day of the reservation. All booking fees are non-refundable. Changes to dates (transfers) by you: - You are entitled to transfer the dates of the original reservation one (1) time if transfer is made 7 days or more prior to the first day of reservation. - No transfers are permitted less than 7 days prior to the first day of reservation. - Refunds on any transferred reservation should it subsequently be cancelled will be as stated under ‘Cancellations by you’. - If eligible reservations can be transferred to a date within 365 days of the date the transfer is requested (subject to availability). All terms and conditions still apply. - Customers must choose a date when transferring the reservation. If an alternate date is not known the reservation will be cancelled as per the above cancellation terms. Reservations must be transferred in their entirety. Dates cannot be split into multiple reservations. Any unused portion of the original reservation will be forfeited. Reservations cannot be transferred between properties.