Kayaking Victoria Camping

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.

Kings Billabong Bush Camping

Kings Billabong bush camping area is located within a Wilderness Reserve and has many dispersed camping plots on the banks of the Murray River in Victoria Australia. The camping grounds are located 12 kilometres from Mildura and can be accessed by heading east down Eleventh Street (signposted off the highway). From there, make a right turn to Cureton Avenue followed by a left turn onto Psyche Bend Road. The campsites are reached by many dirt roads that leave from the pump station. This section of the river is prone to flooding in bad weather, so a 4WD is required during and after heavy rains (2WD in dry weather only).

There are no facilities at the campsites, however there are toilets located near the billabong at the pump station. Campers must be self-sufficient and carry water and a fuel/gas stove. Dogs are allowed here. This wildlife reserve is a good camping location for those who enjoy nature and outdoor activities. Tents, caravans and camper trailers are all suitable in dry seasons and 4WD suitable vehicles at other times.

Lake Cullulleraine Holiday Park

On the southern banks of Lake Cullulleraine, you will find the Lake Cullulleraine Holiday Park. The caravan and holiday park is located almost 60 kilometres west of Mildura, signposted off the Sturt Highway in Cullulleraine. This holiday park is one of the few camping sites in the Mallee region where booking in advance is essential and a fee is charged. The park has many facilities including hot showers, drinking water, a camp kitchen, shelter and disabled access. Dogs are allowed here and it is suitable for families. The Lake Cullulleraine Holiday Park is best suited for those who love activities on the water. Kayaking, boating, fishing and water skiing are popular on Lake Cullulleraine.It is recommended that you call the Lake Cullulleraine Holiday park for updated prices when booking. At the time of writing, there was a 100 person camping area with options suitable to backpackers. An unpowered camping site costs approximately $15AUD for 2 people and $20AUD for a powered site for 2 people. For a caravan, a powered site will cost $28AUD for two adults and $25AUD per night for unpowered (2 adults). Please call 03 5028 2226 for further details.

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.

Lake Eildon Lakeside Camping Area,

there are 3 campsites at the Lakeside Camping Area, Lake Eildon National Park Victoria Australia.

The first, Lakeside Campground Number 1 measures 11 metres wide 9 metres deep. The Lakeside Campsite, Candlebark Camping Area and Devil Cove Campground make up the Fraser Camping Area in this part of Lake Eildon National Park. The camping area has full amenities including flushing toilets, hot showers, free gas barbeques, shelters, picnic areas and boat launching facilities. There is an excellent boat ramp within the camping area for fishermen to launch their boats which have been positioned at different water levels (down to 10% capacity) to maximum lake access year round.

For information on lake water levels contact Goulburn-Murray Water on +61 3 5770 8128.

Lake Eildon National Park is a very popular destination for Victorians and visitors to Victoria alike. Lake Eildon offers a variety of settings to explore that range from bush in the North, to dense vegetation in the South and East. Visitors to Lake Eildon National Park can enjoy a range of outdoor pursuits including bushwalking, boating and other water activities, fishing, waterskiing and mountain bike riding. We recommend you relax in this scenic environment and experience its beauty and native wildlife.

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Mansells Bend Camping Area

Manselles Bend is a free camping area on the Nangiloc-Colignan Bends of the Murray River, Victoria. Manselles Bend is located south of Colignan and is signposted on Kulkyne Way. It can be accessed via Boonoonar Road, south for almost 2 kilometres, then a further 150 metres to the river and camping area. Alternatively access to Manselles Bend lies almost 3.5 kilometres north of the entrance to Murray-Kulkyne Regional Park. Use of 4WD along dirt tracks is suggested.

Camping here is for self-sufficient with enough water and a stove. Dogs are permitted.

Nyah Bush Camping Area

Nyah Bush camp spot is a free camping site in the Murrumbidgee Junction and Nyah State Forest Region. It is located on the banks of the Murray River and is one of the four reserves between Robinvale and Swan Hill offering dispersed bush camping. It is on the Victorian side of the border, next to the town of Nyah. Access to Nyah Bush campsite is signposted off the Murray Valley HWY. Please check exact GPS location with Parks Victoria.

Campers are permitted to bring dogs to this camping area. The campground is suitable for tents, camper trailers and caravans. Campers must be self-sufficient and carry water and a gas stove. All Murray River Reserve camping spots are suited to people who enjoy the being by the river but also nearby to a township. Tracks are 4WD suitable all year-round, 2WD’s are only suitable in dry weather. River can be prone to flooding so be sure to check the forecast and water levels before pitching a tent in this camping area.

O.T.I.T Camping Area

 

The O.T.I.T camping ground is located on the eastern bank of Lake Albacutya Park, north of Yaapeet Beach camping area. O.T.I.T has a few free camping sites which are accessed via the O.T.I.T Track, off Wembulin Track. It is close to Jordan Valley and the towns of Rainbow, Nypo and Yaapeet. 4WD access only after bad weather.

Campers must be self-sufficient when camping at the O.T.I.T camping grounds as there are no facilities. Dogs are allowed and the area is suitable for tent camping and off-road camper trailers/caravans.

Passage Camp Camping Area

 

Passage Camp is a free bush camping site in the Murrumbidgee Junction and Nyah State Forest Region. It is located on the banks of the Murray River and is one of the four reserves between Robinvale and Swan Hill offering dispersed bush camping. It is on the Victorian side of the border, about 45 kilometres south of Robinvale. Access to Passage Camp is via Boundary Bend and is signposted on the main road. Please check exact GPS location with Parks Victoria.

Dogs are allowed at this camping area. The campground is suitable for tents, camper trailers and caravans. Campers must be self-sufficient and carry water and a gas stove. All Murray River Reserve camping spots are suited to people who enjoy fishing, swimming, kayaking and relaxing.

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.