Rotamah Island Homestead Picnic Area (The Lakes National Park, Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park)

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Rotamah Island Homestead Picnic Area (The Lakes National Park, Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park)

Rotamah Island is a bushland delight accessible by boat only. Enjoy a relaxing picnic or BBQ by the lake at the picnic area or explore further one of the short walks (up to 1.5hours return) or do the whole loop of the island (3 hours return). Visitors are advised the homestead is not open to the public.

How to get there

Rotamah Island Homestead Picnic Area (The Lakes National Park, Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park)

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

Rotamah Island Homestead Picnic Area (The Lakes National Park, Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs allowed
  • No camping
  • No vehicles
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

    • None applicable

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.

Little Rotamah Track closed until further notice

Little Rotamah Track including all boardwalks and bridges is closed from 29 August 2023 until further notice due to safety.

Attachments: Closure Map-Little Rotamah Track - The Lakes National Park (827KB)

Red Bluff Campground - temporary closure

Red Bluff Campground was heavily affected by the October fire with many built assets in the campground lost. Due to this, Red Bluff Campground will be closed for visitor use until recovery works are complete.  Vehicle access to Red Bluff Campground is closed at the Beacon Swamp Track / Lakeside Track intersection. 

Golden Beach Camping Area 3 Closed

Camp area 3 near Golden Beach within the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park is closed. Please camp in one of the other camping areas close by. Toilets are accessible from camp area 2.

Ground shooting operations targeting deer

Control operations (ground shooting) targeting deer are undertaken in this area.  The Park will remain open to visitors during operations.
 
For more information about deer control to protect biodiversity, please visit this link.

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