Lakeside caravan camping in Gippsland

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Wattle Point Farm

7 sites · RVs, Tents126 acres · Forge Creek, VIC
Located close to Paynesville, Bairnsdale & Sale, Wattle Point Farm is a secluded, spacious and tranquil property with Lake frontage, wildlife & lush green natives, many walking tracks surround the property, a great fit for anyone who enjoys the outdoors, peace & quiet, relaxing by the water. Close to Blond Bay Wildlife Reserve (2000 ha) with many tracks for walking, cycling or driving. Give yourself some time away from the crowded popular destinations and discover our gem of a campsite. There are designated fire pits and shady green areas to relax and unwind, just a few steps to the water's edge. No facilities, so please only book if you are self-contained, and you must take all waste with you. Dogs welcome to join in the fun too! Markets- Bairnsdale farmers market 1st Saturday Paynesville Community market 2nd Sunday Paynesville farmers market 4th Saturday Bairnsdale Howitt Park market 4th Sunday
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Lakes Bushland Caravan Park

38 sites · RVs, Tents32 acres · Nicholson, VIC
Lakes Bushland Caravan and Lifestyle Park is set on 32 acres located in Nicholson, Victoria. Offering a quiet, bush caravan park with facilities to ensure all guests have the opportunity to relax, unwind and make quality memories. The park is located close to the Gippsland Rail Trail and the Gippsland Lakes and Rivers.
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AU$24
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Paradise Beach Camping

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Paradise Beach, VIC
Come and set up camp for a few days on this private site at Paradise Beach.Campers will love the short walk to the beach, an established fire pit and access to (a small amount of) water from the provided tank. Please be economical with the water so there is enough left for everyone else.There is also a shelter shed which you are welcome to use to escape with wind, rain or sun. There is a cabin on the property which is not accessible.There are no facilities here, campers will need to be self sufficient and leave no trace. A short drive down the road you'll find a general store, a takeaway shop and great picnic areas.The property is located 3.5 hours east of Melbourne.Entry to the site is from a small driveway on the lower side of the property. Please keep all tents and vans within close proximity to the cabin to ensure you are within my properties boundary and there are no overlaps.The terrain is sandy, however it's very compact and suitable for most sedans, vans and average vehicles.
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Kentucky Ridge

7 sites · RVs, Tents13 acres · Newry, VIC
Kentucky Ridge is a 13 acre grazing sheep property, situated at the gateway to the Victorian high country. The campsite's overlook farmland and offers views of the mountains.Campsites are located in grassy area of the property. Campfires in fire pits, conditions permitting. Suitable for all types of vehicles, vans, trailers, tents, etc.Campers need to BYO everything they needWe welcome vaccinated dogs to the property.Rivers, fishing, wineries, the high country and more are all close by! Bring your kayaks or canoes, the fishing rods, hiking gear and mountain bikes or simply relax in the shade. Warm your toes around the campfire as you gaze at the night sky in the evenings in the company of good friends. This is big sky country with amazing views and beautiful sunsets.
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AU$11
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Unique Waterfront - Lake Glenmaggie

18 sites · RVs, Tents97 acres · Glenmaggie, VIC
Unique Waterfront camping on beautiful Lake Glenmaggie in Gippsland. Our 97 acres has 1.5 kms of waterfront with open spaces and bushland and you are welcome to choose which spot you wish to set up camp. Set up camp right on the water's edge or higher on the hill. You can enjoy direct access to the Lake, feel free to leave your boat/ski in the water so you can enjoy that early morning glassy water ski, canoe, SUP, swim or fish. Please note: Water level varies all year round. You might even see our kangaroos that frequent our property which is Land for Wildlife accredited. Fishing, water sports or just going for a walk around the bluff are just a snippet of what we have on offer. Such a special piece of paradise. Close to the hills, where you can enjoy motorbike riding (no motorbikes to be ridden on the property), horse riding, Blores Hill Mountain Bike Park, and more. Heyfield Township is just 8 minutes away and there are a number of local wineries close by, plus a great pump track. Lots to explore! Or, just chill and enjoy the peace and serenity of our wonderful property. # please note all children aged under 4 stay for free # Must have own camping toilet # Limited fire pits are available on request. # Firewood available for purchase. Glenmaggie is in the middle of everywhere.
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Farmland, Wetland, River and Lake

2 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Metung, VIC
Camp with green pasture views and within walking distance to the Tambo River. You can walk to the River and Lakes. The East Gippsland Rail Trail is a short drive or ride away, where you can cycle through 96 kilometres of beautiful changing landscape. Explore the lakes by water - kayaks, SUP boards, boats can be launched at Tambo Bay or Metung boat ramps. You are welcome to use either of the two dog enclosures to keep your precious companion safe, warm and dry. (Well behaved / trained dogs are welcome). We are situated within five kilometres of the beautiful little Metung village, and half way between the regional centres of Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale. Boat lovers and summer waterskiers are drawn to Metung's relaxed village lifestyle. Explore the gentle waters of the Gippsland Lakes. Anglers descend all year round to make the most of Metung’s excellent fishing spots. You can catch bream, tailor, flathead, King George whiting and prawns during the summer months. Dine out on fresh seafood and local wines at eateries across town. Choose from an excellent variety of waterfront restaurants and cafes, or find a sunny spot opposite the village green to enjoy a picnic. The kids will enjoy watching the pelicans eat their lunch outside the Metung Pub everyday at midday.
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Nowa Nowa Lakeside Farmlet.

3 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Nowa Nowa, VIC
Located on the picturesque Nowa Nowa arm of Lake Tyers. Our hobby farm offers 3 beautiful large campsites (1 van per site) only 20 metres from the waters edge. OUR CAMPSITES DO NOT HAVE TOILET OR SHOWER FACILITIES. ALL WASTE AND RUBBISH MUST BE TAKEN WITH YOU ON DEPARTURE. Pets are welcome. We have chickens and alpacas on the property so please ensure your pets are restrained and don't upset the other animals. We have a fire pits for campers to relax around in the evenings. We can provide firewood for first night ($15) and additional firewood can be purchased from the general store (fundraiser for local CFA). Generators are allowed but only for limited time to charge essential equipment. No generators are allowed to run non stop and not between 9pm and 9am. if you are going to use a generator please inform other campers. Only a 5 minute walk to the NOWA NOWA GENERAL STORE/Post Office. You can get local fishing information from the friendly staff, stock up on fuel, groceries, wine/beer, fishing tackle, bait, fire wood and more without having to drive! MINGLING WATERS CARAVAN PARK/Cafe is the place to go for top quality coffee, brekky, and their famous carrot cake and burgers, only a 5 minute walk (currently temporarily closed) Opposite Mingling Waters is another 'must visit' while in Nowa Nowa. THE DEPOT, HOME OF TEXTILES. Local honey and home made jams and biscuits. Espresso coffee and turmeric latte. Handcrafted textiles, jewellery and more (check Facebook for opening hours) We are within easy reach of the EAST GIPPSLAND RAIL TRAIL which is popular for both bike riders and walkers. There are plenty of other great bushwalking tracks nearby as well. The location is ideal for people who enjoy the outdoors, lake fishing, boating, bird watching, walking and cycling. It's just a short drive to the beautiful seaside town of LAKES ENTRANCE where they have shops, cafes, restaurants, great fresh seafood and lovely beaches. BRUTHEN is only a 20 minute drive. BRUTHEN HOTEL, Cafes, Antique shops, Galleries andthe BULL-ANT BREWERY are musts to check out! The BUCHAN CAVES RESERVE is another short drive. Picnic spots, camping ground, walking tracks and a variety of flora and fauna, including koalas, over forty species of birds, kangaroos and currawongs. While in Buchan check out the famous BUCHAN PUB for a meal and a beer. 25 minute drive East and you are in ORBOST, a small East Gippsland town surrounded by national parks, forests and beaches. Recharge at the town's cafes and bakeries, then visit galleries and see the historical Slab Hut, an original 1872 pioneer hut relocated from the upper Snowy River and now home to the tourist information centre. Renowned local brewers SAILORS GRAVE can be found in an old butter factory, where they produce an exciting range of craft beer.
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Bruthen Creek Pastoral Farmstay

3 sites · RVs, Tents235 acres · Woodside North, VIC
Pitch your tent, unroll your swag or park your caravan or camper and enjoy the seclusion of our lakeside camping area. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the sky and sunsets across the lake, over the distant hills. With 90 acres of bush on the property, together with the surrounding two state forests, there is plenty to explore. Tarra Bulga National Park, Ninety Mile beach, Port Albert and Yarram are only a short drive away. Bruthen Creek Pastoral Farmstay at Woodside North, in Central Gippsland, is located on an operating 235 acre cattle farm owned and run by Damian and Angela. Apart from the bulls, cows and calves there are also miniature horses, alpacas and chickens to interact with. Local wildlife includes kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, emus, goannas and maybe the odd koala. Overhead can be seen many birds including eagles, parrots, water birds while the RAAF Roulettes regularly practice their routines.​ There are no amenities here, campers must be self contained and leave no trace. Pets welcome, but please ensure they are under control as there are cattle on the property.
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Lakeside on Lake Glenmaggie Vic

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents18 acres · VIC
This 18 acres of bush and grassed property has direct access to lake Glenmaggie, in Victoria. Launch your boat, jet ski, or kayak directly from the gate that is on the lake's edge. Enjoy fishing for trout right off the beach that joins the property. Wildlife watchers will enjoy native birds, kangaroos, wombats, etc. Uninterrupted views of the great dividing range, Stony State forest, and beyond that Mount Baw Baw. 4Wheel driving tracks in and around the area, or use as a base camp and head to Licola. Heyfield township is 5 minute drive away and has a supermarket, Pub, and assorted shops and cafes. The Railway Hotel has a courtesy bus that will pick up and drop off customers right to the gate. The area has local wineries and hosts many festivals and events. Lake Glenmaggie is a controlled lake and its levels are determined by the weather and farming needs. 4 large Unpowered sites are available, campers will need to be self-sufficient on these sites. There is a camping toilet on the property. A fire pit is supplied, if you would like to purchase a create of wood for $25.00 please let us know and we will deliver this to your campsite. There is a Water tap located at the front gate. 1 large Powered site with access to a bathroom/ensuite with gas hot shower, toilet, and vanity. this site has a large fire pit.
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Lakeside caravan camping in Gippsland guide

Overview

Mother nature rules in Gippsland. Stretching east of Melbourne all the way to the border of New South Wales, this wild corner of Victoria has soaring coastal cliffs and windswept beaches, pristine rainforests and rolling snowfields, and no less than nine national parks. Outdoor adventures are easy to find in Gippsland, whether swimming and surfing along the coast or exploring miles of hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails. You’ll never be far from a bush campground or holiday park, while cosy cabins and glampsites are ideal for winter campers hitting the ski slopes or setting sail on a whale-watching cruise.

Where to go

East Gippsland

Journey from mountains to coast all in one day in East Gippsland, where highlights include Croajingolong National Park, The Lakes National Park, and Snowy River National Park. Further west, there are endless options for boating, kayaking, fishing, and camping around the Gippsland Lakes—you can even sleep in a glamping dome on Raymond Island.

Central Gippsland

The immaculate golden shores of Ninety Mile Beach extend along the coast of Central Gippsland, dotted with lively seaside towns, glittering lakes, and beachside camping and glamping options. Inland, lose yourself in the rainforest trails of Tarra Bulga National Park or go high-country hiking and rafting at Alpine National Park.

West Gippsland

Just an hour from Melbourne, the alpine meadows and patchwork farmlands of West Gippsland are peppered with laid-back country villages and tranquil camping spots. Make your base in Warragul, Drouin, or Garfield, from where it’s easy to explore the Bunyip and Moondarra state parks. In winter, the family-friendly ski slopes of Mt Baw Baw or Mt Gwinear are popular getaways for urban skiers. 

South Gippsland & Phillip Island

The wild and windswept coastline of Wilsons Promontory National Park is the southernmost point of mainland Australia, and it’s a paradise for intrepid hikers and campers. Further west, Inverloch is the gateway to the beaches and dunes of Anderson Inlet and the dramatic sea cliffs of Cape Paterson. Wildlife is the star of the show over on Phillip’s Island, whether admiring the fur seals at Seal Rocks or watching the famous sunset Penguin Parade.

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