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Stonehenge Farmstay in East Gippsland now has a brand new name – The Stockmans Camp, and it is undergoing some exciting transformations under the management of new owners and hosts, Darren and Cathy Williams. The camp is a working farm located at Buchan South and nestled within a picturesque garden setting with green lawns and shady trees. On offer are powered and unpowered sites as well as two fully self-contained cabins all providing panoramic views of surrounding farmland and mountains. The site is pet friendly with amenities, laundry, camp kitchen, and bbqs. As well as accommodation they offer the opportunity
Images Courtesy John Nieddu Jacksons Crossing Bush Camp is located in the Snowy River National Park. This is stunning Victorian High Country Camping, with large areas of grassland beside the river. It is definitely 4WD only, and dry weather only. There are river crossings and off-road campers should check local conditions at the Buchan office first. There’s a small sandy beach to camp at the end of Varneys Track and very pretty views. It has no facilities, so you’ll need all your own provisions including drinking water. You can fish here, there are no pets allowed as it is National
More Victorians will be able to enjoy campsites like Edi Cutting Reserve in the beautiful King Valley, Victoria. Image courtesy Wilma Green The Victorian Budget 2020/21 will help more people explore the state, with up to 120,000 vouchers each worth $200 available to entice more people to visit and stay in regional Victoria. Under the $28 million initiative, Victorians will be able to apply for the vouchers as long as they spend at least $400 on accommodation, attractions or tours in regional Victoria. The scheme is expected to be up and running in December, ensuring the benefits are felt this summer –
A lovely peaceful spot on the shores of Lake Colac, the largest natural freshwater lake in Victoria. Meredith Park has large flat camping areas with easy access, views, and good facilities. There is water, shade, picnic table, fireplace, mobile phone coverage, toilets and a boat ramp. This popular camp ground is suitable for pets and there are good spots for big rigs. This is a great location for fishing when the water level is up. Expect water sports, prolific birdlife, fantastic sunsets and large grassy sites. Note: it can be windy here. You will find this site at 175 Meredith
Mallacoota Victoria – Image by Michelle Thorn Like other towns ravaged by bushfires, Mallacoota in Victoria has done it tough. The fires in East Gippsland were followed by a COVID lockdown – a double blow for business in this tourism town. Michelle Thorn visited Mallacoota Foreshore Holiday Park, and said, “Mallacoota is one of those places where there is so much to do and see that five days wasn’t nearly enough time. The park itself is amazing, clean and tidy facilities, sites across from the water where you can moor your boat are super handy and the whole park has
This lake is fed by the clean water from the Grampians Wimmera Mallee pipeline. Pull up and enjoy a beverage lakeside as the sun goes down. A known location for water sports and fishing, this top spot is on the edge of the Lake Lascelles in Hopetoun, developed and beautified over the last few years. Facilities are numerous: toilets, shower, drinking water, picnic table, fireplace, BBQ, mobile phone coverage and a boat ramp. There’s also shade and views! Suitable for big rigs and pets are allowed. Powered sites are also available for a fee. It is 24 hours only – you
If you’d like to wake up to beautiful views of a lake and mountains, here’s your camp spot! You are situated very close to the shores of Lake Hume, and on the 64km High Country Rail Trail. The large grassy area has easy access and a boat ramp. There are toilets, picnic table, BBQ, and mobile phone coverage. Big rigs and pets can find a home here. This site is shady and cool – and if there is a heatwave, you can immerse yourself in the lake! The site is 24-hours only. Caravans and motorhomes only, no tents or camper trailers.
Freedom Camp behind the BP Roadhouse If you like a little Western Star Butter on your toast you can thank the town of Cobden, where it has been made with the same fresh local ingredients for 100 years. Something else you can now thank them for is a brand new Freedom Camp! Locals have been working hard for several years, to put this in place and it’s finally arrived. Located behind the BP Roadhouse, Information Centre & Motel, it includes a dump point, is pet-friendly (on lead), there’s good mobile signal and fresh drinking water. Donations are appreciated and
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