Wonga Camping Area

Wonga Camping Area

Wonga Camping Area

Wonga Camping Area

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Wonga Camping Area

Wonga Camping Area is at the southern end of Wyperfeld National Park. Enjoy the privacy of this large campground with plenty of space and facilities for large or small groups. Set up your camp and go on a walk or scenic drive and enjoy the park's unique variety of plants and animals. 
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Pitch a tent or park your caravan or campervan at your own private bush oasis. There are 60 unpowered campsites spread across the spacious campground.

Each campsite has a fireplace with grill plates and there are plenty of shared picnic tables. Other facilities include a large shelter with gas barbecues and tables, pit-toilets and untreated water.

Make sure you book and pay for your campsite in advance.

Bring your own drinking water and firewood or barbecue coals. Firewood collection is not permitted around the campground.

Limited phone reception in the park is a great excuse to switch off and enjoy nature. The Visitor Centre is the best place to start your adventures, with displays showcasing the park's diverse plants and animals and information about interesting features and activities in the region.

Things to do in the area


A dirt path weaves among trees and past a park bench at the Tyakil Nature Walk in Wyperfeld National Park.

Black Flat

Have a picnic at Black Flat and explore further afield on the Tyakil Nature Walk.
The view from the Eastern Lookout at Wyperfeld National Park

Eastern Lookout

Enjoy views over the vast landscape and see kangaroos and emus in the wild. Eastern Lookout is a great spot to watch the sunrise or sunset over the desert.
A Land Rover Defender attempts a river crossing in the Alpine National Park.

4WD

Enjoy a range of short and long 4WD trips in Victoria's parks. From the desert or mountains, to the rainforest or snow, 4WD tracks cater for all levels of skill and expertise.
Father and son bird watching on boardwalk

Bird watching

From bushland to wetlands and everything in between, parks provide habitat to an abundance of common and rare bird species. Go for a wander and see how many you can spot.
Wildflowers

Wildflowers

Whether you’re surrounding yourself with carpets of colourful flowers, spotting rare orchids, or just enjoying the local native flowers, it’s a great way to immerse yourself in nature and help your spirits soar.

How to get there

Wonga Camping Area

Wyperfeld National Park is 450 km north-west of Melbourne.

Wonga Camping Area is in the south of the park and can be accessed via a sealed road from Rainbow or Hopetoun.
Some tracks in the park are narrow and have deep sand. These are suitable only for four-wheel drive vehicles with good ground clearance. Smaller four-wheel drives may have difficulty. 

If you plan to explore the remote west of the park, check with rangers for current track conditions, especially after wet weather and during high fire danger periods.

Sites

Camping & accommodation

Located in the south of the park is the popular and spacious bookable Wonga Camping Area. This large picnic and camping area provides a range of facilities including a picnic shelter, tables, fireplaces, toilets, and water for handwashing. Nearby within walking distance the Visitor Information Centre has displays and information about the park.

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Wonga Camping Area

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