Dog-friendly 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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Forge Creek Farm Stay

8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents15 acres · Bairnsdale, VIC
Come and Enjoy country life for one night or more with beautiful views of Macleod Morass Wetlands. Lots of animals to enjoy, including cows, sheep, chickens and kangaroos. Lots of bird life. 7 Sites available for tents, caravans and camper trailers on a flat grassy area with great views. Campers are required to be self sufficient with their own toilet/shower facilities and must remove all rubbish. FIRES MUST BE IN FIRE PITS ONLY. Fire pits and firewood available on request at extra Cost Please advise prior to arrival if required. Farm Fresh Chicken Eggs (Bum Nuts) available. Must abide by the currant fire restrictions. Can provide a IBC water tank to your site with Tap outlet to connect to your van. Pets welcome, dogs must be kept on lead. . Only 5 minutes from town Centre, 15 min to Paynesville and 30 min to Lakes Entrance. Lakes Entrance is located on the edge of Ninety Mile Beach where the Gippsland Lakes meets the Southern Ocean.
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Clarke's Farm

1 site · RV, Tent165 acres · Lindenow South, VIC
A picturesque 165 acre rural property/hobby farm located 15 minutes from Bairnsdale in magical East Gippsland. We have a great mix of grassed fields, wooded fields, a large stocked dam and 80 acres of nature reserve full of trees and animals. The property has a large array of bird and wildlife perfect for bird and wildlife spotting. Some of our regular animals and birds are Kangaroos, Echidna's, Wombats, Ducks, Kookaburras, Cockatoos and heaps more. The camp site consists of a large flat grassed area next to our dam. There are huge red gums hundreds of years old for some shade. The camp is private and yours only, however there is room for roughly three camps/caravans if you wish to bring your friends. There is firewood available on site and can be collected. We have a stocked dam to camp next to which has yabbies, tortoise and australian bass. You're welcome to put a trap or line in, just save some for other people. The dam is swimmable so bring your pool toys. The the dam is fed from a solar powered bore so the water is always high. We are pet friendly - dogs can be bought along and even kept off leash if they are well behaved. There are fields and tracks suitable for horse riding so you can bring your horses. We are a small functioning farm with Cows and Calves regularly in some of our fields.
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Home among the Gumtrees

3 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Nyerimilang, VIC
We are a young family of 4 with space to share, pull up where you would like and stretch your legs with space to move among the trees and surrounded by farmland and let your kids play on the equipment pat the horses and sheep or take a 10min drive to Lakes Entrance or Metung Or take a short stroll to the Nyerimilang heritage park with views of the Gippsland lakes There are no toilet or showers at this stage
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Tambo Cottages - Camping Grounds

6 sites · RVs, Tents4 acres · Swan Reach, VIC
Tambo Cottages is offering 4 Acres of farmland (large paddock) within walking distance of the local shops, petrol station, restaurant/take away and pub. Only 6 groups of people at anyone time. There is water available for use, but campers will need to be self-sufficient with their own camping toilet/shower. Campers will need to remove all waste and rubbish with them on departure. We are conveniently located just under 30 minutes from both Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance. Metung is only 8km away and they have just opened their new Hot Spring complex. There is so much to see and do in the surrounding area, explore the beautiful coastline, explore the Great Lakes, take a walk/ride through one of the coastal or regional parks or simply enjoy relaxing at your campsite. Pets are welcome.
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Briagalong Bush Getaway

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents40 acres · Briagolong, VIC
Briagolong Bush Getaways is 40 acres of peaceful bush land. Many, many moons ago the property use to be a tobacco farm. The original house use to be at the top camp site but was burnt down in the 1960's. A small cottage was then built and lived in for the next 10 years, while the original owner made mud bricks by hand and built the house, that is currently our home. All built by hand more than 42 years ago! Here, you have several fantastic camp areas to choose from, some with access to amenities, some for self-contained campers. We've also recently started offering the mudbrick house for rent! A great option for a warmer stay in the Victorian winter, or if you are a large group and some want to camp whereas others want more comfort.
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Mt Alfred Camping and Horse Riding

1 site · RV, Tent110 acres · Flaggy Creek, VIC
The farm backs onto the Mt Alfred State Forest and is close to the beautiful Mitchell River National park. Mt Alfred is a fantastic forest with many great tracks to explore on horse back, mountain bike or on foot. Horses and dogs are welcome. There is plenty of space on a large, grassy flat area for camping and parking. There are paddocks for horses and a guide is available. The farm and surrounding bush is an Owl habitat and the property has an amazing abundance of bird life. It is just 25 minutes from Bairnsdale and the Gippsland lakes where you can explore the beautiful beaches and walking tracks. There are shops available for basic supplies within 10 minutes. We have a fire pit for you to light a campfire. There is a drop toilet and shower. Please take all rubbish with you on departure.
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Grassvale Farm Retreat EST. 1900

5 sites · RVs, Tents250 acres · Wuk Wuk, VIC
We border the Mitchell river with the farm so there are about 1 km of secluded banks to sit or swim from if you want to just stay put. For those wanting pure relaxation, meditation, and soul grounding. We can personally show you some tremendous places on the farm to go within. Pure solace is something that many take for granted. Use our pyramid to draw in Quantum/etheric energy, go to the top of our crystal hill and feel the energies. There is so much to be thankful for when you can release in these spaces. Alternatively sit amongst the cows and feel their energy surround you as their curious nature brings them in closer and closer until they relax around you. Alternatively if you want to chill with a beer on the river bank and try for some bass, or watch the eastern water dragons play in the sun and water, then that’s a great way to unwind, or soak up the sun rays as it drops below the horizon on the crystal hill or rolling flood plains. A personal favourite of a campfire and a few drinks with the stars is a great way to unwind when you have so much space and privacy. The sites are located next to our rental lodge where we sometimes do retreats, or holiday let it as well. The privacy is wonderful if that's what you are looking for. A walk each morning from one end of the farm where you will stay to the other and back is a leisurely 2kms so maybe that is your morning start, but walk the lanes and check the fences and cows while you're at it please 🙂, ticks a job for us while your relaxing. Want to learn about the history of the area? Well a session with us will teach you everything didn't know about the Dargo High Plains, the mountain cattlemen of the high country and much more. Take advantage of your time to enjoy the history of the area and the wonderful past times enjoyed. What is available off farm? Number one, the pub with great counter meals is across the river, 5kms away. Lindenow Farmers Hotel is iconic in its design and history, the reputed Lindenow Long Paddock Cafe is also a few hundred metres from the pub, and the Post Office and Store have all your essentials. Need a few more things? Bairnsdale is 24kms away from the farm and offers all you need. Lakes Entrance is about 40 mins for a day out on the beach. Paynesville around 30 mins. If you want to venture up into the mountains then why not go through Dargo just 45 mins and up onto Mt Hotham (Summer only) via the Dargo High Plains. It’s a great track and on occasions I take people up for a guided tour and secret camp spots on my yearly run up there for my own relax time. East Gippsland in general is a wonderful region to stop and relax during all seasons but especially summer with the water activities available, the camping in the high country, and the markets that abound the area. How do I get to be on this great farm? Well I am glad you asked! Just contact us through this website! Looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you onto our family farm of 124 years.
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The Tea Rooms

1 site · RV, Tent100 acres · Boisdale, VIC
10 acre bush paddock with plenty of wild life, space to spread out, privatise, a stones through from 4wd tracks and river and only 15 min from Maffra A tin/timber frame shed full of character with kitchenette, running wate, hot shower and flushing toilets. Situated on the edge of Avon wilderness offers the opportunity for bush walking and 4 wheel driving. Plenty of space for group bookings or individual and have the full use of the Tea Room shed to yourself with the added bonus of inside fire, pool table and combustion wood stove. The ideal spot to set up base and explore/ 4wd knowing your going to be the only ones there. 15 minute drive to maffra for all your shopping needs, close to local wineries, brewery, Newry golf corse and pubs. We are open to bigger group bookings if contact through msg. No motorbike riding on the property but it's a 2min ride to the state park where there are plenty of single tracks.
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Beachside Escape

1 site · RV1 acre · Sale, VIC
Come and enjoy this beautiful piece of land right on Shoreline Drive, with multiple paths just across the road leading to the world-famous 90 Mile beach right at your front doorstep and will take you less than a minute to see the ocean. Fall asleep to the sound of the waves and get ready to enjoy the sunrise from your tent or from the beach. Our beautiful block of 600 sqm has plenty of shade from the many tea trees and some nice sunny spots to sun bake in to, and it plays host to some beautiful wildlife during the day. This is the perfect spot to enjoy camping in a private property and being completely off the grid. Only 1 minute drive to the local shops, public toilets, sheltered BBQs, picnic tables, a Community Garden and a Men’s Shed. Please note that there are no facilities on site. Campers will need to be self sufficient and leave no trace. Please respect. It’s a sandy terrain (as a good beach block!) with a hill near the entry. Normally suitable for 4WD, SUVs, Utes, medium sized vans or caravans. However, we ask you to be mindful of the particularities of your vehicle and the weather conditions when accessing the block. For heavy RVs, sedan cars or unexperienced drivers please keep in mind that you might need to park in the front part of the block. No dispose of rubbish, recycling, or compost on site. Guests need to take their waste with them when they go and dispose of it responsibly. We only allow one booking at the time to offer privacy and for a better enjoyment of the space. Pets are allowed, but it’s important that guests understand that they must keep their pets in their control, keep them from causing harm, and ensure they’re reasonably quiet during quiet hours. Please be mindful of neighbours and respect quiet time from 10pm until 8am. From this block guests can also enjoy a short drive to other beach towns like Loch Sport, Seaspray and The Honeysuckles; lovely cities like Sale and lovely towns like Rosedale or Longford. Just get ready to have a great time right on the beautiful 90 mile beach and enjoy this fantastic spot.
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Tranquility Central

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Paradise Beach, VIC
Guests will receive access instructions and gate code via HipCamp automated messaging 48 hours prior to arrival. All communications should be conducted via the HipCamp messaging service as per HipCamp rules. Tranquility Central can be reached from both Rosedale (coming from Melbourne), or Sale coming from the East or North. WARNING! if travelling either of these roads at sunset, after dark, or early morning, you WILL encounter wildlife (especially kangaroos) on the road, it is best to avoid these times if possible, if not please travel slowly with great care. So we have 1/4 of an acre of slightly undulating coastal land with level sections for tents, and self contained caravans or campervans. Please read the full property description and adhere to the rules as stated. MUST be self contained, no toilets available on property There are two very large farm gates allowing drive through access for single axle caravans and camper trailers, large vans can back in the West side gate back to the white post allowing awnings to be opened on the East (beach) side. Room for two vans in various configurations depending on sizes. Both gates should be opened inwards by lifting slightly. The fences are rural 4 strand barbed wire on star pickets, (cow fencing), please consider this if you have dogs. NOTE! ticks are found all along the East coast of Australia and can be very harmful for dogs in particular, you can find all the information you need regarding ticks and dogs here: https://www.australiawidefirstaid.com.au/resources/australian-tick-identification-chart Personally we never had a tick on our dog (or ourselves in over thirty five years of camping at Paradise Beach, but we would recommend restraining dogs from from wandering through heavy bush etc. Please keep the gates closed at all times, the East gate has a pedestrian "Knob & Chain" access latch. Property is close enough to the beach to hear the surf. Plenty of shade trees. Limited potable tank water available for cooking, drinking, washing up etc. The key to tap on tall tank is attached to gate keys. The onsite caravan and amenities are not for public use. Unfortunately with all the bookings we can't keep up with chopped and split firewood, (usually available in the left hand tank half), the right hand wood is NOT firewood (treated pine etc. There is a large pile of unsplit firewood under the trees in the middle of the block for your use, please do not burn more wood than you really require. NOTE! Please do NOT use the firewood at the back of the property stacked beside the garage it is our neighbors wood not ours. NOTE. Fires for cooking or warmth are allowed in Victoria even in Fire ban areas, but NOT on days of Total Fire Ban. Fire check: Can I light a campfire? NOT unless: The wind is less than 10 km/h. This means that leaves are moving around in the wind. The campfire must be lit in: A properly built fireplace of stone, metal or concrete. Or a trench at least 30cm deep. The campfire must be no larger than 1 metre by 1 metre. The area 3 metres around and above the campfire must be clear of anything that can burn. Never leave the fire alone. A person who can put out the fire must always stay by the fire. The campfire must be put out completely using water before you leave. Fishing: Good surf fishing for salmon, gummy sharks, whiting and flathead. Pippies can be gathered in shallow water. Tip: Using corks on leader rigs stops sand crabs stealing bait. It is a short walk to the beach, or you can drive if you really need to, (see map pic). A pleasant longer walk can be had by walking to the "Pines", in the National park, you can then either return the same way, or you can locate a track leading to the beach and return via the beach, (keep a sharp lookout for the track leading off the beach at the end), (see map pic with RED track). You can also walk the Veronica Maybury Memorial Reserve, Golden Beach with plenty of wildlife, and there is an easy beach walk at Golden Beach to the shipwreck of the Trinculo. The Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park is at the end of 7th. avenue, large numbers of kangaroos can be seen there in the morning and evening, as well as at the end of Thirteenth Street on the edge of lake Reeve. Plenty of birdlife can be seen on the property including Blue robbins, King parrots, Crimson Rosellas, and Yellow tailed Gang Gang parrots. 5 minutes drive from Golden Beach shops with fuel food, liquor & bait etc. There is a dump point at Golden Beach. There are coin in the slot hot showers at Golden beach. There is a bowling club at Golden Beach and a nine hole golf course, visitors welcome. The VMMR Licensed Bar & Bistro at Golden Beach is operated by volunteers in the Community Clubrooms Saturday nights. For those who like a bit more excitement Krusic's multi track Motocross facility is open during cooler months of the year, it can be found in Signboard Lane Dutson Downs, about 15 minutes away: https://krusicsridepark.com.au Please take your rubbish with you and enjoy your stay What3Words location is: outing.eliminate.turfs
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