Hammonds Campground

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Hammonds Campground

Hammonds Campground is located 12km inland from Aireys Inlet in a natural bush setting. Relax at camp and enjoy the company of kangaroos and other native wildlife or explore one of the many walking and bike riding trails in the area.

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Set among dry forest and woodland, Hammonds Campground is an ideal location for wildlife viewing and relaxation. Kangaroos and native birds frequent the area, and if you’re lucky you may even see a koala. Nearby Distillery Creek Day Visitor Area has a range of walks and shared trails for those looking for recreational activities.

The campground offers 16 campsites, each accommodating up to six people. Sites 1-4 provide direct vehicle access and are suitable for camper trailers and caravans. Sites 5-16 are suitable for tents only with a parking area situated close by. 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

The famous Split Point Lighthouse at Airey's Inlet.

Anglesea and Aireys Inlet

Discover stunning coastal vistas, quaint gorges, waterfalls and tall eucalypt forest. Surf the iconic swells of Bells Beach, walk and birdwatch among the flowering heath at Anglesea and snorkel or dive off Point Addis.
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

Hammonds Campground

Hammonds Campground is located off Hammonds Road, 12km inland from Aireys Inlet. 

Hammonds Campground

Hammonds Campground is located 12 km inland from Aireys Inlet in a natural bush setting. Relax at camp and enjoy the company of kangaroos and other native wildlife or explore one of the many walking and bike riding trails in the area.

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Need to know

Hammonds 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.

  • Herberts (Wymbooliel) Campground (Great Otway National Park)

    Herbert's Campground closed

    Herbert’s Campground is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees.

  • Beauchamp Falls Reserve

    Beauchamp Falls Reserve Closure

    Beauchamp Falls campground, road and waterfall are closed to visitors until further notice due to upgrade works. 

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Lorne walking track closures due to planned burning; Lorne - Saint George Fuel Reduction Burn

    Planned burning operations are scheduled in this park which will result in The following tracks being closed; Canyon Loop, Phantom falls walk, Cora Lynn cascades walk, Green Break track, Wonwondah falls, Henderson Falls from the time a burn is approved for ignition until the area is declared safe. Ignition of the burn is scheduled from 17/2/21 and is subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at https://plannedburns.ffm.vic.gov.au

    Lorne Area Closures Due to Planned Burning

    Due to a planned burn occurring in the Lorne area, a number of Parks Victoria visitor sites and walking tracks will be closed for safety reasons between the 24 February and 8 March 2021 while the burn occurs. 
    Visitor sites that are closed:

    Allenvale Mill Campground
    Sheoak Picnic Area
    Sheaok Falls

    Walking tracks that are closed :

    Cora Lynn
    Phantom Falls
    Canyon
    Henderson Falls/Won Wondah Falls
    St George River
    Kalimna Falls
    Sheoak Creek
    Castle Rock
    Cumberland Garvey Link



    Stay safe this summer around beaches

    Beaches may have hazards such as steep cliffs, slippery rocks, strong ocean currents, large waves, rips, and sudden changes in weather conditions. Stay safe on your day at the beach by only swimming where there are lifeguards and by staying in between the red and yellow flags. Always heed warning signs and advice even if you are not planning to go in the water and be aware of changing weather conditions. Always wear a lifejacket whenever boating, rock fishing, or using a watercraft.

  • Sharps Campground (Great Otway National Park)

    Sharps Road campground closure

    Sharps road is currently being upgraded as part of the  Victorian governments reducing bushfire risk program. This upgrade will allow for safer firefighting access. To allow this upgrade Sharps road, Garvey track, Mt Cowley track and Sharps campground will be closed.

    Sharps Road campground closure

    Sharps road is currently being upgraded as part of the  Victorian governments reducing bushfire risk program. This upgrade will allow for safer firefighting access. To allow this upgrade Sharps road, Garvey track, Mt Cowley track and Sharps campground will be closed.

    Sharps Road campground closure

    Sharps road is currently being upgraded as part of the  Victorian governments reducing bushfire risk program. This upgrade will allow for safer firefighting access. To allow this upgrade Sharps road, Garvey track, Mt Cowley track and Sharps campground will be closed.

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