Devil Cove Campground

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Devil Cove Campground

Stay in comfort at Lake Eildon National Park's best-equipped campgrounds. Set around picturesque Coller Bay on the shores of the popular lake, the Fraser camping area comprises Candlebark, Lakeside and Devil Cove Campgrounds.

Launch your boat or canoe and enjoy the walking and cycle trails along the shore or up into the forested hills to one of the lookouts with a magnificent view over the lake.
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The Fraser camping area can accommodate tents and some caravans and campervans. Boat parking is available within and adjacent to the campgrounds. Sites are unpowered. 

Devil Cove Campground

The Devil Cove Campground is tucked away just to the north of Candlebark . There is no boat ramp, making it best suited for walkers and nature lovers looking to relax. Wake up to the sights and sounds of native birds and grazing kangaroos. Stroll to Merlo's Lookout for beautiful views. Devil Cove is closed seasonally, opening for peak periods (Public Holidays and School Holidays).

Things to do in the area

Two teenage girls take part in a sailing race on Port Philip Bay in a small boat called Inkspot.

Boating and sailing

Take to the waves of Port Phillip and see Victoria's coast from the water or sail inland lakes and rivers by boat or charter.
A husband and wife stop to take a photo of Masons Falls from the lookout.

Day trips

Pack the car and round up your family and friends. Whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, parks offer a variety of day trips close to Melbourne.
A couple watch the sunset at a picnic table on the edge of Lake Catani at Mount Buffalo National Park.

Sunrises and sunsets

Spectacular sunsets from the summits and to west, and picturesque sunrises in the east , top-and-tail your day the perfect way.
Three friends take a break from their walk to take a photo of a Kangaroo who is equally watching them.

Wildlife viewing

Get up close and personal with some of Australia's shy native wildlife or look up to spot tree-dwelling mammals and flocks of colourful birds,
A man brings a kettle to the picnic table where his partner is sitting, while an older couple sit around a campfire in the background.

Lake Eildon Picnic Areas

Lake Eildon is a great place for a day out with the family. Herb Fitzroy and Forsyth Flat have free gas barbecues and there's access to the water via boat ramps. Go fishing and boating - and watch the sunset over Merlo Lookout before returning home.

How to get there

Devil Cove Campground

The Fraser area campgrounds are approximately 2.5 hours drive from Melbourne. Access is via the Goulburn Valley Highway, then UT Creek Road and Fraser Park Road.  

Sites

Camper Trailer
Campervan
Caravan
Mobile Home
Tent

Camping & accommodation

Stay in comfort at Lake Eildon National Park's best-equipped campgrounds. Set around picturesque Coller Bay on the shores of popular Lake Eildon, the Fraser camping area includes Candlebark, Lakeside and Devil Cove Campgrounds. Launch your boat or canoe and enjoy the walking and cycle trails in the surrounding forested hills.

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Need to know

Devil Cove 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.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Take care while driving on wet tracks

    This summer weather is predicted to be wet. Roads and tracks are easily damaged during wet weather and can only be repaired once the weather clears up and the roads are well dried out. When visiting parks keep an eye out for temporary track closures and if it’s raining or the track looks soft find an alternative route.
     
    When driving your car or four-wheel drive in a park keep in mind these basic tips:
    -     stay off wet tracks or recently graded roads
    -     drive only on formed roads
    -     take notice of signage and only use roads that are open to the public and safe to do so
    -     avoid wheel spin and churning up track surfaces
    -     remove fallen trees or limbs from roads; don’t create new tracks by driving around them

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Stay safe this summer around lakes and rivers

    Inland waterways may have hazards such as strong fast-flowing currents, colder than expected water temperature and submerged branches and debris. 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 when boating, fishing or using a watercraft. Flash flooding can occur quickly due to heavy rainfall. Water levels may rise quickly and without warning.

    Blue Green Algae Alert Current for Lake Eildon

    A blue green algae warning issued by Goulburn Murray Water for Lake Eildon dated Friday 17 July 2020 remains in place due to widespread and consistently present scums of Gomphosphaeria & Dolichospermum Straight (large). Contact with affected water may cause harm to humans and animals. For your safety, we recommend:
     
    • No swimming
    • No drinking water (unless it is signed as “potable”)
    • No water sports
    • No dogs in water (in areas where dogs are allowed e.g. Jerusalem Creek Camping Area)
     
    For additional relevant information, please refer to the Goulburn Murray Water webpage accessed via the following link: https://www.g-mwater.com.au/news/bga

  • Devil Cove Campground (Lake Eildon National Park)

    Devil Cove Campground available for booking over Labour Day weekend and Easter 2021

    Devil Cove Campground in Lake Eildon National Park is available for booking over Labour Day long weekend 2021 and Easter - 2nd to 6th of April 2021 (inclusive).

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