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Our Outdoor Adventure Camps

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Explore Campaspe Downs (VIC)

An hour’s drive from Melbourne, PGL Campaspe Downs is set amid 180 acres of stunning natural bushland in the Macedon Ranges, close to Kyneton and Hanging Rock.

Explore Camp Rumbug (VIC)

The beautiful Camp Rumbug is located in the majestic hills of South Gippsland, two hours from Melbourne’s CBD and set in 200 acres of glorious temperate rainforest overlooking Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Explore Kindilan (QLD)

Located just 45 minutes from Brisbane and an hour from the Gold Coast, PGL Kindilan occupies a beautiful, 220 acre bushland site in Redland Bay, zoned a Conservation Area in South East Queensland.

Adventure Camp Options

Primary Schools

Let us guide your students as they take their first step into a lifetime of outdoor adventure!

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Secondary Schools

Facilitating brilliant breakthroughs and realising students’ full potential through the power of outdoor education.

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Holiday Camps

School holidays will never be the same again with PGL holiday camps! Perfect for 8-14 year olds.

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Groups

Perfect for your next sport club, youth group, family reunion or corporate event.

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About Us

Adventure Camp FAQs

What kind of groups do you cater for?

Whether you are a school or youth group, or a Scout, church or faith group, PGL Campaspe Downs and PGL Camp Rumbug and PGL Kindilan can offer the perfect venue for your next camp. Our experience means that we are happy to accommodate groups of any size and can cater for many different requirements. Campaspe Downs can accommodate up to 400, Rumbug up to 325 guests and Kindilan up to 250 guests in a range of accommodation from lodges to platform tents. There are no minimum group sizes! Why not contact us and see how we can cater for your next camp?

We also cater to students during their school holidays through our Holiday Camps program. We run winter holiday camps and summer holiday camps over school holidays at PGL Campaspe Downs and PGL Kindilan.

What's included in the cost of the adventure camp?

All activities, equipment, food and accommodation are included in the cost of the camp. You’ll even benefit from a dedicated PGL Group Leader who will support you and your group for your entire stay. They’ll make your life easier and ensure you have everything you need.

Skilled, trained activity instructors deliver a selection of great adventure sessions, and will help students make the most of the challenges and opportunities each activity presents. Use of all activity equipment for PGL-led and teacher-led activity sessions is included.

Insurance and travel to and from the camp aren’t included however we would be more than happy to help you arrange these – just contact us with your requirements.

What's the food like on an outdoor adventure camp?

We want to inspire children into a healthier lifestyle that includes a tasty, balanced diet. We aim to provide three healthy, high-energy meals per day, with plenty of variety, and we always serve generous portions of fruit and vegetables for a balanced meal. A vegetarian alternative can always be provided, and we can accommodate most special diets required on medical or religious grounds but in all cases we will require full details at time of booking – just let us know! Click here for our sample menu.

Morning and afternoon tea are available at Campaspe Downs, Camp Rumbug and Kindilan for a small supplement.

What activities can we take part in?

We aim to ensure that all children take part in a wide variety of activities. There’s a choice of over 28 different adventure activities all designed to motivate, build confidence and develop their self confidence. Whether they are getting wet raft building, zipping down the flying fox or testing their nerve by abseiling down a climbing tower, we’ve got it covered!

What happens in the evenings?

Your program doesn’t stop after the day time activities! After your action packed day we run a tailored evening entertainment program led by our own PGL staff which is guaranteed to keep you and your group busy and happy until bedtime!

Find out more about the evening entertainment programs on offer at:

PGL Campaspe Downs

PGL Camp Rumbug

PGL Kindilan

What's the accommodation like on adventure camps?

At Campaspe Downs your group will sleep in rooms that accommodate either 4-8 with en suite bathrooms or 2-12 students with separate purpose-built toilet and shower blocks. As a Party Leader, you’ll enjoy either a single or twin en-suite room.

Our permanent platform-tented camp boasts 6 tents. Bunk beds sleep 8 students per tent. Teachers are accommodated in 3-4 person tents. Bathroom facilities are located close by.

You can view photos of Campaspe Downs accommodation here:

Campaspe Downs cabins

Campaspe Downs platform tents

At Camp Rumbug we’ve built a fantastic lodge (Planetree Lodge) that sleeps 8 – 12 in student rooms and are all en-suite. In the main lodge (Blackwood lodge) some rooms sleep 8-10 with ensuite bathrooms, others sleep 10-12 with bathrooms nearby. As a party leader, you’ll also enjoy en-suite rooms.

At Kindilan there is a range of options from Kindilan house its self or our unique roundhouses, which sleep 2 – 12 with purpose built toilet and shower blocks nearby. Lodges and platform tents which sleep up to 8 with purpose built toilet and shower blocks nearby. Party Leader rooms are either a twin or triple room.

Our permanent platform tents sleep 8 students per tent. Teachers are accommodated in 3-4 person tents.  Bathroom facilities are located close by. The camp village surrounds a central campfire area.

You can view pictures of Kindilan accommodation here:

Roundhouses and lodges

Kindilan platform tents

What facilities does the camp have?

PGL Campaspe Downs, PGL Camp Rumbug and PGL Kindilan have a range of excellent facilities, all designed to enhance the experience for your group and to ensure that they get the most from their camp. There’s sports halls, activity centres and campfires plus plenty of inside and outside space for your group to enjoy. See the individual camp pages for more information.

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