Nestled right beside the Murrundini River, this campsite is surrounded by tall swamp gums, black wood wattles and tree ferns. This spot (site 2) is at its best from spring through to autumn (can get very damp in winter). Site one is flat open and good all year round. Site one best for caravans, camper-trailers, site two best for tents. Both are right beside the river. There
Nestled right beside the Murrundini River, this campsite is surrounded by tall swamp gums, black wood wattles and tree ferns. This spot (site 2) is at its best from spring through to autumn (can get very damp in winter). Site one is flat open and good all year round. Site one best for caravans, camper-trailers, site two best for tents. Both are right beside the river. There are two swimming holes, with steps for easy access (hand rails on the both of them.)
Enjoy a peaceful riverside camp site. Campfires are permitted, only in provided fire pits (fire wood can be supplied). A grill or hotplate for the fire is also available.
*NOTE: fire wood bundles temp unavailable for new bookings. Will update soon, please BYO fire wood in mean time.
It's a short walk to the onsite toilet facilities (150m). There is potable rain water tank, single toilet block provided, and a picnic table for meals.
This property is close to wineries, scenic reserves, 4WDing, scenic waterfalls, hiking trails and fishing spots. There is abundant native wild life on site and near by (kangaroos, wallabies, echidna, heaps of wombats) and amazing and rare bird life on site.
PLEASE NOTE: Mobil very good reception for Telstra network across entire property, but Optus only from the hill top.
Well behaved pets (dogs) allowed with discussion. Young or exuberant dogs/puppies would recommend site one, as you can close the gate and keep them close, and not have to worry about them wandering too far. PLEASE clean up after your dog. As usually Only two of the three camp sites are leased at a time, you can enjoy plenty of space and privacy (over 1km of river frontage, 32 acres in total).
No shooting allowed. No trail bikes to be used onsite (respect other campers and neighbors).
The original home stead (built in 1876) burnt down in the 2009 black Saturday fires. There still remains many 150+ year old elms and other European trees near the toilet block, which are delightful in autumn. Mid winter there are hundreds of yellow daffodils & white jonquils. We have some fantastic views from the hill up and down the Murundindi Valley, especially at sunset. We're located only a few short km's from Wilhelmina Falls and Murundindi Scenic Reserve, you get the best part of the river, without the crowds. We are a short drive from Melbourne, and easy access to the townships of Yea and Yarra Glen for supplies if you need them.. Please note site 3 "Craig's flat" is now open for bookings. This site will cater for camper vans & small caravans ,trailers, tents/ swags. Please message for details on current track conditions for site 3. Early arrivals are available, depending on bookings.
- Check in: After 1PM
- Check out: Before 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Moderate
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 6 months out Weeknight discount: 20% off
- Response time: Within 6 hours
- Response rate: 96%
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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Natural features you'll find at The Fern Glade, Murrindindi in Victoria.
Several swiming holes/ spots along the river. Site one with steps, others natural.
Near by scenic reserve and waterfalls.
Gravel/ dirt driveway; 2wd accessible.
If you stayed here and have some insider info for us, let us know!
My husband and I stayed 3 days at site one by the river Even though it was the middle of Winter we still managed to get 2 beautiful days out of it ,sitting by the camp fire hearing the river go by We went walking up to lovers's seat it was quite a hike but worth it The view is beautiful.🌄
Michael was a pleasure to deal with good communicator Thank you would recommend
Michael was an incredible host, with exemplary communication both prior to and during my stay.
The property is absolutely beautiful- spacious, nature filled and serene. The climb to the top of the hill is well worth the view & the river running along the property is gorgeous.
Campsite 3 was for setting up my swag for the night and the addition of fire pit and close to the toilet was a bonus.
A really beautiful stay and will definitely be back in the future.
Perfect camping spot.
What a great spot. Site 1 right next to the river. Perfect for our group. A gate to close for the dog and plenty of room
So nice to have a flushing toilet on the property as well.
Michael was a great host. Popped in to say hi and then left us to enjoy.
We will be back!!
It was my second time camping at Michael's camping site, and this place was gorgeous as like before.
We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and had a great time on Michael's property. A wonderful host Michael sent me an info package through email and I could find all related information about my camping (maps, how to access the property, etc) and local attractions. (even emergency contacts near the campsite.)
A viewpoint on the hill is my favorite spot on this property. The stunning scenery and sunset view from the hill is the best part of the camping.
Site 2 is cozy, quiet, and very very private surrounding a creek and amazing trees.
Thanks for having us, Michael! We will be back for sure this winter again!!
Michael was a great host with an awesome site. We stayed in site 2 with our campervan. Plenty of room to set up camp. It was beautiful to have our own section of the creek and dip our toes in the freezing cold water! The toilet block was excellent, just a short bike ride/walk away.
Camping by the creek
Had a great weekend at the the fern glade with my dog. Site two was nice and secluded and right by the creek. Michael was very helpful and accomodating. Will come back again 🙂
Camping with the family
Michael was an amazing host this is The second time we have stayed and the family have loved it both times. The scenery is amazing, having access to the toilet is great and the sites are well maintained and easily signed. We enjoyed hiking to the top of the hill with our 5yo to have a view of the surrounding valley and when we stayed in summer last time the river is great for little ones to cool off in as it’s only waist high :)
We loved the closeness to the river and to the tracks in the hills for walking and motorbiking.
Campsite had great space and the property was not overcrowded.
Good drinking water and handy to have a flush toilet.