Budj Bim Campground (Budj Bim National Park)


Budj Bim Campground (Budj Bim National Park)

Budj Bim Campground sits among forested rocky hollows and ridges formed by lava flows from an ancient volcanic eruption. Camp close to the tranquil waters of Lake Surprise, explore the ancient and fascinating volcanic landscape of Budj Bim - and look out for the resident koalas and kangaroos.  

How to get there

Budj Bim Campground (Budj Bim National Park)



Need to know

Budj Bim Campground (Budj Bim National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No firearms allowed
  • No horses
  • No generators
  • Fees apply
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No drones without a permit


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Uneven ground

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Budj Bim National Park closed due to fire

Budj Bim National Park is closed due to fire. For the latest information on fires, visit www.emergency.vic.gov.au

Budj Bim National Park closure of walking tracks

From 29 February 2020 the Budj Bim campground and picnic area are open.  The Lake Surprise walking track and access to Tunnel Cave remain closed due to the impact of bushfires.  Natural Bridge and the Natural Bridge walking track are open. The Crater Rim Walk and Lava Canal Walk are open but have been re-routed near Tunnel Cave.  Park visitors are asked to remain on walking or vehicle tracks.

Attachments: BBNP Track closures (343KB)

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