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Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory National Park - Image Joy O’Neill
Bucket List

Wilsons Promontory – the southernmost tip of mainland Australia

Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory National Park – Image Joy O’Neill Known as “The Prom”, the much loved Wilsons Promontory National Park includes 70 km of coastline and 50 000 hectares. In fact, it is Victoria’s largest coastal wilderness area and largest marine national park. The unique peninsula has huge granite headlands, sweeping beaches, spectacular rock formations, fern gullies with open forested areas. Bushwalks include under an hour to three day treks. Diving is also a popular pastime here. Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory National Park – Image Joy O’Neill Tidal River Visitors can camp, caravan or stay in huts, cabins, wilderness retreats or lodges at Tidal River where there

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JB Plain Hut Campground, Dinner Plain by CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE
Camping

Free camp at JB Plain Hut in the Victorian High Country

JB Plain Hut is the first hut you will come across from Dinner Plain, only 1.8 km towards Hotham Alpine Village in Victoria High Country. Surprisingly, there were several RVs at the carpark entrance on the Great Alpine Road – and at least 4 tents around the hut and my favourite snow gums. One skier set up right on the edge of the plain. A beautiful spot! It is a walk-in site for tent camping – with a drop toilet. The two room hut is pretty rustic inside and out – there is a fireplace, the hut is only for

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Mt Kosciuszko lookout - Vic 180
Destinations

Free camp at Mt Kosciuszko Lookout, Victoria

I was so excited the last time we visited Mt Kosciuszko Lookout (Victorian site 180 in Camps 11) – we spotted the peak itself! Initially I thought the white was part of the clouds – until I realised I was looking at Australia’s highest mountain. When you consider you walk up the mountain from Thredbo in NSW, it is pretty amazing you can spot it all the way from Victoria. The last time we drove through, it was hiding behind the clouds. We were also thrilled to have made it to Victoria at all – thankfully before the lockdowns. This parking area

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Camping

Stonehenge has a new name – The Stockmans Camp, Victoria

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

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Jacksons Crossing Camp courtesy John Neiddu
4WD

NEW LISTING: Jacksons Crossing Bush Camp, Victoria

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

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More Victorians will be able to enjoy campsites like Edi Cutting Reserve in the beautiful King Valley, Victoria. Image courtesy Wilma Green
Camping

$200 tourism vouchers and more campsites for Victorians

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 –

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VIC Meredith Park
Free Camping Victoria

Fish and free camp at Meredith Park, Victoria

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

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Mallacoota Victoria - Image by Michelle Thorn
Camping

Time to support Mallacoota, Victoria

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

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