Camping in Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park

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Camping in Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park

There are a number of options for camping in the park. Sites are unpowered and most will accommodate up to six people and one vehicle. Most sites will fit a large tent with adjacent vehicle parking and some sites are suitable for camper trailers or caravans.
The western section of the park has two distinct types of camping – coastal camping with ready access to the beach (Shoreline Drive Campgrounds 1-19 and Paradise Beach Campground), and bush camping a short drive to Lake Victoria and Lake Wellington (Red Bluff and Spoon Bay). 

Boat based bush campsites are available at Bunga Arm east of Steamer Landing. 

Advance bookings and payment required year round for Bunga Arm and Paradise Beach,. 

Things to do in the area

 
A woman enjoys a cup of tea while sat at a picnic table infront of her tent at Bunga Arm Campsite in the Gippsland Lakes.

Bunga Arm

Accessible only by boat, Bunga Arm was formed over many thousands of years when sand, deposited by the sea, built up between the original bay (now Lake Victoria) and the ocean. Approximately 250 metres divides the tranquil waters of Bunga Arm from the pounding surf of Bass Strait - and you can stay at one of the seven boat-based bush campsites located there. If you don’t have your own boat to access Bunga Arm, you can hire one at one of the lakeside towns.
Coral in Wilsons Promontory Marine Park

Ninety Mile Beach Marine National Park

Located 30km south of Sale and adjacent to Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, this park covers 5km of coastline. This untamed stretch of coastline runs alongside the slender strip of sand dunes that protect the Gippsland Lakes.
The Homestead at Nyerimilang Heritage Park in the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park.

Nyerimilang Heritage Park

Magnificent views and a rich variety of plant and birdlife are some of this Gippsland park’s attractions. A highlight is Nyerimilang Homestead, in a delightful garden setting on a cliff top above the beautiful Gippsland Lakes.
A Koala in a tree.

Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park Paradise Beach

The campground is separated from the beach by a stretch of fenced vegetation. There is access to the beach from the Paradise Beach camping area. Use this access points to reduce damage to the sensitive coastal vegetation.

How to get there

Camping in Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park

Sites

Boat
Tent
Camper Trailer
Campervan
Caravan
Mobile Home

Need to know

Camping in Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Park closures due to COVID19

    Ahead of the Easter long weekend, Parks Victoria has closed additional high-visitation parks to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This Easter the message is clear. Stay home. Protect our health system. Save Lives. This park will be closed from midnight on 8 April 2020 until further notice to protect the health of staff and volunteers. For further information please go to www.parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19

    Campground closure

    As directed by the Chief Health Officer all campsites, camping grounds and caravan parks closed from midnight 25 March 2020.
    People can continue to live on a closed caravan park or camping ground if it is registered as their primary place of residence or if they are staying in caravan parks as interim accommodation where their primary residence is not available. For further information go to parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19

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