Budj Bim Picnic Area (Budj Bim National Park)

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Budj Bim Picnic Area (Budj Bim National Park)

Budj Bim Picnic Area is nestled among tall Manna Gum and Blackwood trees, near Lake Surprise. Enjoy a picnic or barbecue before exploring the ancient volcanic landscape of Budj Bim National Park.

How to get there

Budj Bim Picnic Area (Budj Bim National Park)

Facilities

Lookout
Carpark
Visitor Centre
BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Budj Bim Picnic Area (Budj Bim National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No drones without a permit
  • Management vehicle only
  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No fishing
  • No generators
  • No horses
  • No swimming
  • No vehicles

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface

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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