Ramon Deed Veterans Retreat

Private Campground - New South Wales


A Retreat for all Veterans, Peacekeepers, Peacemakers, Serving and ex-service personnel and their families.

The Ramon Deed Veterans' Retreat was established in 1998 by members of the Sunraysia Vietnam, Korean and South East Asian Association. The retreat is a non profit organisation managed and maintained by members and volunteers, who are justifiably proud of their achievements and boasts excellent facilities. The retreat is situated on 22 acres of land.

The retreat is named after 3788300 Sapper Ramon John Deed Royal Australian Engineers born 25th July 1945, who served with 1st Field Squadron in Vietnam from 13th March 1967 to 10th May 1967. Ramon was from Mildura attending primary and secondary schools with other local veterans. He died at the US Evacuation Hospital on 10th May 1967.

The retreat contains powered and un-powered sites as well as an air conditioned and heated club room which boasts foxtel, tv/dvd player, pool table, darts, library and an excellent kitchen. There is also an undercover barbeque area, laundry, an excellent toilet and shower block which caters for the disabled and a work shed.


  • Powered and unpowered sites
  • Club house
  • Disabled friendly amenities block
  • BBQ area


The township of Dareton is only 2 km away and provides a post office, chemist, take away food shop, IGA supermarket, bottle shop, garage, petrol station and taxi service.

Also located in Dareton is the highly popular Coomealla Memorial Sporting Club which provides lawn bowls, bingo, TAB, poker machines, live entertainment and wonderful meals. The Coomealla Golf Club fronts the mighty Murray River and is an excellent course rated one of the best courses in Regional Australia. The boat ramp has just been upgraded and the fishing is great.

Don't bother going there if you're not some sort of service person!

This is operated as a not for profit park for current and ex Service and Emergency Service personnel. At $20.00 per night or $100.00 per week it offers good value. The laundry is on a $3.00 per wash honour system and the air conditioned Clubhouse is also the Camp Kitchen and the scene of daily Happy Hours where Kev the caretaker often cooks up one of his specialities.
Powered Site $20.00
Per site, per night (2 adults)

Unpowered Site $10.00
Per site, per night (2 adults)