Dock Inlet Hike-in Camping Area (Cape Conran Coastal Park)


Dock Inlet Hike-in Camping Area (Cape Conran Coastal Park)

This camping area provides a remote walk in experience near a beautiful freshwater inlet with no toilet facilities and water so please carry your own in. Access is by walking or mountain bike from Cape Conran or Yeerung West or from Pearl Point to the East.

How to get there

Dock Inlet Hike-in Camping Area (Cape Conran Coastal Park)

Need to know

Dock Inlet Hike-in Camping Area (Cape Conran Coastal Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No horses
  • No fires permitted
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • Management vehicle only
  • No vehicles
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Ticks
    • Snakes

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.

Salmon Rocks Lookout CLOSED for renovation

The Salmon Rocks Lookout is currently undergoing renovation and will remain closed until works are completed. Visitors wishing to complete the Salmon Rocks to West Cape Walk, may still do so from the West Cape end, however access to Salmon Rocks via the lookout is not currently possible. Walkers will need to turn back at the lookout and return to West Cape via the same path

Nature Trail - Cowrie bay carpark to Joiners Channel section CLOSED

Due to high rainfall during 2021/22, the Joiners Channel to Cowrie Bay section of the Cape Conran Nature Trail has been inundated by a natural spring and is currently impassable. The Section of trail between Cowrie Bay and Sailors Grave remains open.

Banksia Bluff Accommodation Bookings

Banksia Bluff Accommodation is currently closed, with new accommodation under planning and construction.
Information on future bookings for the new accommodation and Olive-Berry Lodge is yet to be released.
Banksia Bluff Campground remains open for bookings.

Temporary site closures (8 - 12 August 2022)

Works to identify and treat hazardous trees within the park will be undertaken between the 8th and 12th of August 2022.  Due to the safety risks associated with these works temporary closures will be in place.  Areas that may be impacted include:

·         Banksia Bluff Campground
·         East Cape Day Visitor Area
·         Yeerung River Road
·         Yeerung River Canoe Launch Area
·         Estuary View Walk Carpark
Campsites within Banksia Bluff Campground will be unavailable for bookings whilst works are undertaken. 

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