Mountaineer Creek Camping Area (Lake Eildon National Park)


Mountaineer Creek Camping Area (Lake Eildon National Park)

Mountaineer Creek is a remote lakeside campground, accessible only by boat or by hiking in. It’s a great place for self-sufficient campers to relax away from the crowds. Composting toilets and fireplaces are provided, but bring your own water and firewood. Explore this remote area by boat or on foot, and fish for Trout, Golden Perch and Murray Cod.

Visitor Tips: Fires are only permitted in the fireplaces provided. Firewood collection is not permitted in the park. No bins are provided, so please take all rubbish home with you for recycling or disposal. Phone signals are unreliable – campers at remote locations should consider carrying a radio or personal locator beacon.

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Mountaineer Creek Camping Area (Lake Eildon National Park)



Need to know

Mountaineer Creek Camping Area (Lake Eildon National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • Boating zones apply
  • No vehicles
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • Management vehicle only
  • No bicycles
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No horses


  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water
    • Deep water

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.

Lake Track 2 closed

Lake Track 2 (off Lake Track), Jerusalem Block, Lake Eildon National Park is closed until further notice due to safety concerns

O'Toole Flat Camping Area and Gap Track Bridge CLOSED until further notice

O'Toole Flat Camping Area and the Gap Track Bridge are closed until further notice.

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