Scouts Property

Kangaroo Flat - Camp Cottermouth

'Camp Cottermouth' is Scouts ACT's camping and accommodation centre, in a peaceful bush setting 5 minutes from the edge of urban Canberra and 15 minutes from Parliament House. It is located in the Cotter Precinct, an area of the ACT known for its natural beauty and suitability for a variety of outdoor pursuits. Camp Cottermouth offers panoramic views of the nearby Brindabella Mountains and it borders the Murrumbidgee River.

Camp Cottermouth is designed for group accommodation and camping, and has a mixture of built and campsite facilities.

  • Get onto Cotter Road heading West out of Canberra.
  • Cross Tuggeranong Parkway, still heading West, following signs for Tidbinbilla.
  • Approx 9.5km from Tuggeranong Parkway, look for left turn advisory sign.
  • Within 100m or so from sign, take left turn at small rectangular Camp Cottermouth sign.
  • Immediately take another left turn, going through the brick gate on single track gravel road.
  • Follow road for approx 1km - and the Shakespeare Centre/Kangaroo Flat is on right.