Big Hill Campground

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Big Hill Campground

Unwind in nature after a day of mountain biking or four-wheel driving. Relax at camp and enjoy the company of native wildlife.

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Set in an open, easily accessible grassy area surrounded by tall forest, Bill Hill Campground is ideally positioned for mountain biking, four-wheel driving or relaxing in nature. Keep an eye out around the campground for brightly coloured King Parrots and Crimson Rosellas, and if you’re lucky you may even see a koala.

The campground offers 13 campsites, each accommodating up to six people. Sites 1-7 are suitable for tents only, while sites 8-13 cater for camper trailers and caravans. All campsites are unpowered.

Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, shared fireplaces and shared low tables/seats. Remember to bring your own firewood to protect the surrounding wildlife habitat.

Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round.

Things To Do

 
Three friends standing at the Erskine Falls lookout admiring the waterfall.

Erskine Falls

Erskine Falls are at the end of Erskine Falls Road 10km north west of Lorne. There is a viewing point above the falls and a walking track, steep in places, leads to the base of the falls. The falls cascade over one of the highest drops in the Otways.
A couple stand and admire Sheoak Falls near Lorne in the Great Otway National Park.

Sheoak Falls

The Sheoak Falls Walk weaves its way from the coastal woodland at the mouth of the Sheoak Creek and through wet forest to the hidden cascades of Sheoak Falls.
A 4WD climbs to the top of the Blue Rag Range Track.

Victoria's Iconic 4WD Adventures

With Victoria's Iconic 4WD Adventures, you can experience six of the very best four wheel drive touring routes, with tracks for everyone from the experienced driver to the relative novice.
Three friends standing at the Erskine Falls lookout admiring the waterfall.

Lorne

The coastal town of Lorne is where the bush meets the beach. Expect white sandy beaches, clifftops and incredible coastal vistas, numerous waterfall walks and picnic areas fringed by lush fern gullies.

How to get there

Big Hill Campground

Big Hill Campground is located near the intersection of Big Hill Track and Lorne-Deans Marsh Road, Benwerrin. 

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Need to know

Big Hill Campground

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.

  • Great Otway National Park

    Bird Track and Kennett-Wye Jeep Track Closed Due to Landslip

    Bird Track and Kennett-Wye Jeep Track are closed for public safety due to a landslip undermining part of the track. Repairs are planned and due to be completed in early 2024. 

    Garvey Track Closed due to road repairs

    Garvey Track is closed from the Sheoak Picnic Ground to Sharps Track to allow for repairs to stabilise and road works to be undertaken.

    Delayneys Track Closed

    Delayneys Track is closed until further notice.

    Partial Park Closures at night

    Sections of the Great Otway National Park will be closed between dusk and dawn from Sunday 3/3/24 to Friday 15/3/24 allow for the safe delivery of an invasive species control operation.  The areas of the park that may be impacted by rolling park closures are the Carlisle Heath, Wonga Black, Kawarren block and Kennedy's Creek block.  All non-Parks Victoria managed roads will remain open.  This program will not impact on day visitor areas or campgrounds.

    Partial Park Closures at night

    Sections of the Great Otway National Park will be closed from dusk to dawn for invasive species control from Sunday 3rd March to Friday 15th March 2024.  Areas that may be affected by rolling park closures include Kawarren block, Carlisle Heath, Kennedy's Creek and Wonga block.  Non- Parks Victoria roads will remain open to through traffic and no day visitor areas or campgrounds will be impacted by park closures. 

    Curtis Track is closed.

    Curtis Track is closed due to unsafe conditions.

  • Other issues

    Sharps Campground permanently closed

    Permanently closed due to environmental and safety risks. 

  • Jamieson to Separation Creek Walk (Great Otway National Park)

    Wye Road Closure - Pest Animal Control

    Wye Road will be closed from 8.00pm to 6.00am Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th of March 2024. Firearms will be in use to control pest animals during this time. Recommended detour via Grey River Road. 
    Please note the walking track from Separation Creek to Wye Road will also be closed to all public during this time.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Grey River Road Closed 3 March - 24 March

    There will be a full closure of Grey River Road between Kennett River and Benwerrin Mount Sabine Rd.
    Dates: 4/3/2024 – 22/3/2024 this is all weather dependent and the closure may be extended if required. 
    Planned works: FFMVic will be working with contractors to stabilise 2 landslips, during this operation the road will be closed. 
    Grey River Picnic Area is also closed

    Please take your rubbish home

    Reminder to campers and visitors to please take your rubbish home. Please do not put rubbish in toilets. Visitors have been placing rubbish in the pit toilets making human waste removal difficult. Parks appreciates your assistance in looking after the Park.

  • Maits Rest Rainforest Walk (Great Otway National Park)

    Maits Rest Carpark- bus access

    Maits Rest Carpark is suitable for small coaster buses only. Large buses or coaches are advised to use Melba Gully walk track near Lavers Hill.

  • Melba Gully Day Visitor Area (Great Otway National Park)

    Melba Gully - Large bus access

    Melba Gully Walk Track and picnic area is accessible for large coaches. Toilet facilities are available on site

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A man relaxes reading a book next to his tent at Allenvale Mill Campground in the Great Otway National Park

Allenvale Campground

Nestled on the banks of St George River just beyond the outskirts of Lorne, Allenvale Campground is perfectly positioned to explore the coast and the bush. This is a walk-in camping area, although it's only a short walk to the campground (approximately 230 meters).
The ocean views from Jamieson Creek Campground at the Great Otway National Park

Jamieson Creek Campground

Set among coastal woodland and tall eucalypts, a short distance from Wye River, Jamieson Creek Campground is perfectly positioned to explore 4WD trails, Jamieson Creek walking track and nearby Cumberland River and Lorne trailheads. Enjoy panoramic views just meters from the campground looking out over the ocean and surrounding landscapes.
A tent and fireplace at Boreang Campground in the Grampians National Park

Boreang Campground

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