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Porepunkah bridge campsite, Victoria

6 new and 28 upgraded campsites in Victoria

From the Grampians to the Great Ocean Road and all across Victoria, families now have more opportunities to explore the great outdoors over Easter with the opening of new and upgraded campgrounds. Whether its pristine coastlines or the rugged High Country there is something for everyone, with a plethora of new and upgraded campgrounds. A further 23 new and 55 upgraded campgrounds are said to be finished by mid-next year, so stay posted.  Over $105.6 million has been invested in new campgrounds, better walking trails and visitor facilities across the state. You’ll find these new camping spots in the CAMPS AUSTRALIA

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Caravan park at Omeo
Caravan Parks

April reopening for Omeo Caravan Park in Victoria

East Gippsland Shire Council is committed to having the Caravan Park at Omeo reopened by the 14th of April just before Easter. Some areas of the park will still have temporary closures and no cabins will be available. A flood in early January caused well-documented damage to the park and amenities, local roads and other public facilities such as Livingstone Park and the pump track. Council has made remedial action a priority in Omeo and surrounds. General Manager Business Excellence, Peter Cannizzaro said it was likely to take up until Easter for flood remedial works to be completed at the

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Wyanga Park Winery
Camp On A Budget

Free Camp when you sip at Wyanga Park Winery, Victoria

Bring your van and stay a night at Wyanga Park Winery. Tucked away on the North Arm of the Gippsland Lakes at Lakes Entrance is Gippsland’s oldest family run winery, easily accessible by both vehicle or boat! There are a small number of grassy shaded unpowered sites available. They offer free camping for RVs, camper trailers, caravans and big rigs in exchange for patronising the cellar door or cafe but you must be able to contain all your grey water and be self contained including your own toilet. Well behaved pets are welcome, generators are fine during daylight hours (be

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Beauchamp Falls Reserve, Victoria
Free Camping

Beauchamp Falls Reserve has reopened in Victoria

The free camp, Beauchamp Falls Campground in the Otways is proving popular this summer after undergoing a major upgrade. Forest Fire Management Victoria’s works delivered a range of new facilities and improvements: New toilet block, picnic tables and firepits Six new camping sites for camper trailers and camper vans Landscaping including the addition of 5,000 native plants An internal road and turning circle to improve traffic flow Expansion of the carpark The camp is free with BYO water. Note: no pets allowed in Otway Forest Park. The Great Otway National Park stretches from Torquay through to Princetown and up through

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Brown Brothers Vineyard, Victoria - image Adams Family Travels

Cellar door free camp at Brown Brothers Vineyard, Victoria

Brown Brothers Vineyard, Victoria – image Adams Family Travels Brown Brothers in Victoria are famous for their wines, but did you know you can camp there? If you are visiting Milawa, you can pull in here for a maximum 48 hours, no tents. CAMPS Ambassadors Tracey and Dale visited recently and said, “One thing we love about travelling Australia is some of the different sorts of places we can pull up to with our caravan and stay at. Brown Brothers Vineyard, located approximately 16km from Wangaratta, is one of those places.” Brown Brothers Vineyard, Victoria – image Adams Family Travels Situated

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Aysons Reserve VIC image Adams Family Travels

Popular free riverside camp: Aysons Reserve, Victoria

Aysons Reserve VIC image Adams Family Travels CAMPS Ambassadors, Dale and Tracey recently visited freedom camp, Aysons Reserve on the Campaspe River, and said it was a “great free camp” with “plenty of room for camping, especially for a group.” Plus: large grassy area riverside – room for Big Rigs and groups accessible toilets and dump point pet friendly swimming, fishing, boating – boat ramp nearby shade and views Aysons Reserve VIC image Adams Family Travels You need a permit if you want to stay longer than 3 days and 2 nights, there is no charge. You can only park one

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Omeo Caravan Park, Victoria

Camping still available after Omeo floods, Victoria

Omeo Caravan Park, Victoria Sad news that Omeo Caravan Park is closed. There is still free overnight available for self contained vehicles only through the Omeo Hilltop Hotel – currently it is drier next door at the Omeo Recreation Reserve. Omeo Hilltop Hotel , Victoria – image Fiona Worthington We hear the council are working hard to get the Omeo RV Stop ready again after the floods in this beautiful town off the Alpine Road in Victoria. The caravan park has advised the public of an official closure. They said, “Well everybody this is not the news we wanted to

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Oriental Claims Historic Area, Victoria

Explore the Oriental Claims Historic Area, Victoria

The Great Alpine Road in Victoria has many hidden gems and amazing camping locations. Think campfires beside creek beds or historic cattleman’s huts. We were driving on the outskirts of Omeo, south of Hotham and Dinner Plain Alpine areas, and could see in the distance red cliffs. My travel companion followed his nose and we happened upon very interesting remains of the Victorian goldrush. The Oriental Claims Historic Area is a picnic area 3 km south west of town. Dogs are allowed if on leash, but there is no camping. Turn right to the picnic area first, and read up

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