The best camping near Murray-Sunset National Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Murray-Sunset National Park adventure.

Murray-Sunset National Park: A Remote Wilderness Awaiting Your Footprints.  

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Top-rated campgrounds near Murray-Sunset National Park


Beautiful mallee field

4 sites · RVs, Tents5500 acres · Meringur, VIC
Come enjoy this flat, grassy site on 200 acres of high quality Mallee habitat. Or if you prefer, we also have a farm yard that is suitable for camping. There is water connected at this site. Located 1 hours from Mildura, 4 hours from Adelaide. Not far down the road you'll be able to swim and fish in the Murray River.
Potable water
 / night
* Before taxes and fees
Booked 1 time

Pinnaroo Camp

1 site · RV, Tent1 acre · Pinnaroo, SA
Pinnaroo is a great gateway town on the Mallee Highway from Vic and NSW. A great place to get away from the hustle and bustle yet close to major highways and amenities. Currently used as empty residential land, a great place to camp overnight with views over the area. 4WD access recommended. The town has other facilities nearby. Self sufficient site. Gateway town to much more in the Murray Mallee Region.
Potable water
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* Before taxes and fees

The best camping near Murray-Sunset National Park guide



Murray-Sunset National Park offers a rugged escape into one of Victoria's most pristine environments. Venture into the vast bushland for birdwatching, stargazing, and 4WD adventures. The park's campgrounds provide a serene base to explore the unique Pink Lakes and witness the stunning sunsets that give the park its name.

Notable campgrounds

  • Lake Becking Campground: A scenic spot with basic facilities, ideal for experiencing the park's famous Pink Lakes.
  • Shearers Quarters: Offers a historic stay with the comforts of home amid the park's untouched wilderness.
  • Rocket Lake Campground: Perfect for those seeking a remote bush camping experience with basic amenities.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book the Shearers Quarters well in advance to secure a spot in this unique historic accommodation.
  • For free campgrounds like Lake Becking, arrive early as sites are on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Check the park's official website for the latest booking information and availability updates.
  • Explore nearby camping options for alternative stays when the park's campgrounds are full.

When to go

The best time to visit Murray-Sunset National Park is during spring and autumn when the weather is mild and conducive for exploring. Summer offers the spectacle of the Pink Lakes, but be prepared for high temperatures. Winter can be cold, making it less ideal for camping.

Know before you go

  • Check the latest park conditions and road closures before your visit, as weather can affect accessibility.
  • Be prepared for bushfires during warmer months; always adhere to fire danger ratings and bans.
  • Accessibility varies across the park; some areas may not be suitable for all visitors.
  • Bring your own drinking water and supplies, as amenities are limited within the park.
  • Respect the park's natural environment and wildlife; take all trash with you when you leave.

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