Camping Spots in Victoria

Camping Spots in Victoria

Australia is truly a land of wonder. With sweeping natural beauty and unique animals you’ll never see anywhere else, there is always something new to explore. There’s no better way to explore the beauty of Australia with family than a camping trip. 

Victoria has some of the most diverse natural landscapes that Australia has to offer. From sandy beaches to the sweeping Victorian Alps, there’s something for families of all ages. Here are the top family camping spots in Victoria.

Grampians National Park – Boreang Campground

Nestled in the middle of the Grampians is Boreang Campground. Here you'll find a well-equipped campground, far away from the crowds and the noise of the busier campgrounds in the park. With lots of rare birds and winding roads, spend one night in Boreang, and you'll see why this campground is a favourite with the four-wheel-drive community.

Boreang Campground

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Wilsons Promontory National Park – Tidal River Campground

If the idea of staying in one of Victoria’s favourite national parks appeals to you, then this campground is for you. Boasting 484 spots for camping and caravans, this campground makes an ideal base camp for surfing, swimming, hiking, and relaxing. 


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Great Otway National Park – Allenvale Campground

For those who love hiking off the beaten path, Allenvale Campground offers 20 unpowered sites for walk-in access. Keen-eyed campers can look forward to plentiful platypus sightings along the St. George River. Since open fires aren't permitted, be sure to bring your camping stove.

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Alpine National Park – Omeo and Mitta Mitta

Alpine National Park isn’t just home to world-class hiking and breathtaking views. Lake Dartmouth is also a favourite of water sports enthusiasts and anglers. There are even boat-access campgrounds for campers looking to pitch a tent on the far side of the lake, seeking a bit of quiet.

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Mount Buffalo National Park - Lake Catani Campground

If you’re after tall forests, waterfalls, or snow-grass plains, Mount Buffalo National Park has it all. Lake Catani Campground offers 49 campsites ranging in size from car campers up to caravans. At the lake, there is a day area with free barbecues, toilets, and tables. 

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Lake Eidon National Park – Jerusalem Creek Campground

Your four-legged family members will enjoy this waterside dog-friendly campsite amongst tall eucalyptus trees. There are plenty of great places for families to swim and paddle. If fishing is your goal, there are plenty of trout to be had, with firepits throughout the campground. 

Jerusalem Creek Campground

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Croajingolong National Park – Thurra River Campground

Here you'll find both breathtaking views, as well as historic sites, so your family can not only have fun but learn about Australia's history too.

Thurra River Campground

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Hattah - Kulkyne National Park 

Your family will have a great time camping in this slice of the Aboriginal cultural landscape. This area is well known for its wildlife, with plenty of Kangaroos, Koalas, and Emus.

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Snow River National Park – Waratah Flat Campground

Here is a great unpowered bush camping spot for adventurous families looking to experience the tranquility of Australia’s natural beauty.

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Baw Baw National Park - Aberfeldy River and Eastern Tyers Camping Areas

In Baw Baw, you'll find a pair of free campgrounds perfect for families looking for an unpowered camping experience back in nature. Don’t forget to bring your cooking equipment!

Baw Baw National Park

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