Mortimer Camping and Picnic Area (Bunyip State Park)


Mortimer Camping and Picnic Area (Bunyip State Park)

Catering for both campers and day visitors alike, Mortimer Camping and Picnic Area is your launching pad into exploring the lush interior of Bunyip State Park. Set out on the Four Brothers Mortimer Circuit Walk or relax at camp and listen for Lyrebirds imitating their surrounds.

How to get there

Mortimer Camping and Picnic Area (Bunyip State Park)



Need to know

Mortimer Camping and Picnic Area (Bunyip State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

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.

Large area of Bunyip State Park closed due to fire impact.

Several areas remain closed due to fire impact. Mortimer Picnic Ground and Cannibal Creek horse unloading area are now open. Read the attached December Bunyip State Park Community Update (PDF) for a map of visitor sites, walking tracks and roads currently closed to the public.

Attachments: FINAL_Issue_4_Community Update Bunyip_DECEMBER_19 (573KB)

Nash Creek and Dyers picnic grounds are closed

Nash Creek camping ground and Dyers picnic ground are closed due to bushfire impact. Mortimer Picnic Ground, Lawson Falls picnic ground, Cannibal Creek Horse Unloading area and Forest Road Unloading Area are open.

Seasonal road closures 2020

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. View the list of 2020 seasonal road closures for details and check the corresponding map numbers with the seasonal road closure 2020 index map for locations of the closures or visit the seasonal road closures page for more information.

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