Kayaking Victoria Camping

Petroffs Camping Area

The 4WD only bush camping Petroffs Campsite Upper Big River State Forest Victoria Australia is signposted from Big River Road. You must carry your own firewood, food and water – dogs are permitted.

This is a four wheel drive camping area only, and is not accessible by 2WD vehicles.

The Lake Eildon National Park is in the northern foothills of the central highlands of Victoria, app. 150 km north-east of Melbourne. The park is situated on the shores of Lake Eildon and protects over 27,000 hectares of rugged hills with open woodlands through to dense forest. It is very scenic and a popular camping destination offering the opportunity to experience an array of wildlife, natural and historic features and a wide range of recreational activities including fishing, bushwalking, kayaking, four wheel driving and trail riding.

Horseshoe Bend Bush Camping

 

The Horseshoe Bend free bush camping grounds is suitable for tents, caravans and camper trailers. Dogs are permitted here. The campsites are located on the banks of the Murray River so camping here is recommended for people who enjoy swimming, kayaking and fishing. Campers are required to be self-sufficient as there are no facilities.

 

Access to this camping spot is via Old Wentworth Road off River Ave in Merbein, Victoria. The camping area is in the Merbein Common-Horseshoe Bend area, 10 kilometres NW of Mildura, near to the border of New South Wales. Access to the common is signposted along Old Wentworth Road near the racecourse and wineries. 2WD vehicles only suitable in dry weather as roads may become muddy or close due to seasonal floods.

Wallpolla Island Bush Camping

 

Wallpolla Island State Forest has free bush camping at the Wallpolla Island bush campsites. On the banks of the Murray River, the state forest is located 25 kilometres from Merbein. The camping areas can be accessed along Old Mail Road, close to the New South Wales border.

The camping grounds are dispersed along the banks of the Murray in a bush setting. Campers are required to be self-sufficient and carry drinking water. Campfires are allowed at this camping area. Camper trailers and caravans are suitable here. Dogs are also permitted. Campers must provide their own firewood and adhere to the DSE fire regulations. Dry weather access only due to seasonal flooding.

Lake Hattah Camping Area

 

Lake Hattah campgrounds are the main camping spots in the Hattah-Kulkyne National Park, north-west Victoria. The camping area is very big and dispersed around the lake. There are 14 unpowered sites that require bookings and payment year round. These can be made in advance on the parkweb.vic.gov.au website. A camping site costs approx. $28 per night. Visit the website for more information.

The camping grounds are located close to the National Park entrance 300 metres from the visitor and information centre. Campers are required to be self-sufficient and carry their own drinking water and a stove. There are some facilities at these campsites and there is some firewood available. The camping spot is picturesque and a lot of wildlife can be seen around the lake. Please adhere to the guidelines outlined at the visitor centre. No dogs or pets allowed.

Kayaking, swimming and fishing are very popular activities at these camping spots. Hiking around the lake and nature trails are available too.

Lake Mournpall Camping Area

 

Lake Mournpall campsites are located in the Hattah-Kulkyne National Park, Victoria. Lake Mournpall is a large camping area with 16 bookable sites via the parkweb.vic.gov.au website. Campsites cost approximately $28 per night. The camping grounds are signposted at the visitor centre and accessed on the Mournpall Track 9 kilometres to the north.

Campers are required to be self-sufficient and carry drinking water and a gas stove. Some firewood is provided. The location is ideal for enjoying local nature trails, hiking and water based activities including fishing.

No dogs or pets are permitted and campers must carry out all rubbish when leaving.

Ki Bend Murray River Bush Camping Area

 

Ki Bend is one of the three free Murray River Bush campsites. Signposted access via 3 tracks off River Track. There is a map at the camping ground on the River Track 100 metres from Robinvale RD (north).

Campers are required to be self-sufficient as there are no facilities at the camping area. No dogs allowed. Camping site is suitable for caravans, camper trailers and tents.

Jinkers Bend Murray River Camping Area

Jinkers Bend is one of the three free Murray River Bush campsites. Signposted access off River Track, north of Ki Bend. There is a map at the camping ground on the River Track 100 metres from Robinvale RD (north). The campsite is located 200 metres form the Murray River.

Campers are required to be self-sufficient as there are no facilities at the camping area. No dogs allowed. Camping site is suitable for caravans, camper trailers and tents.

Firemans Bend Murray River Camping Area

 

Firemans Bend is one of the Murray River Camping Area set along the banks of the river. Signposted access off River Track, about 1.5 kilometres north of Jinkers Bend camping area. There is a map at the camping ground on the River Track 100 metres from Robinvale RD (north).

Campers are required to be self-sufficient as there are no facilities at the camping area. No dogs allowed. Camping site is suitable for caravans, camper trailers and tents.

There is a boat ramp 700 metres north of this camping ground for river access.

Emmerts Bend Camping Area

 

Emmerts Bend is one of the free Murray-Kulkyne bush camping grounds. Emmerts Bend camping area is the closest to the park’s entrance on the north side, 7 kilometres south of the town of Colignan. The camping site is accessed by continuing along the main park track and past the information board.

Dogs are permitted at this camping spot. It is suitable for camper trailers, caravans and tents. Campers must be self-sufficient and bring drinking water and a gas stove. Emmerts Bend is an ideal camp for those interested in water based activities.

Tarpaulin Bend Camping Area

Tarpaulin Bend is one of the free Murray-Kulkyne bush camping grounds. Tarpaulin Bend camping area is accessed via the River Track and is signposted about 4 kilometres along. From the turn off, it is around 3.5 kilometres to the river. The camping ground is accessed by continuing along the main track and past the information board.

Dogs are permitted at this camping area. The campground is suitable for tents, camper trailers and caravans. Campers must be self-sufficient and bring water and fuel/gas stove. Tarpaulin Bend is a great camp location for those interested in water based activities