Thurra River (Croajingolong National Park)


Thurra River (Croajingolong National Park)

Relax and reconnect with the unique natural world of far-east Victoria at Thurra River Campground. Set in the shade of stately eucalypt trees, the wild oceans of the Wilderness Coast are at your doorstep. Walk to nearby Thurra River Dunes and the historic Point Hick Lightstation.  

How to get there

Thurra River (Croajingolong National Park)



Need to know

Thurra River (Croajingolong National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • Fees apply
  • Load, weight restrictions
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • No horses
  • Speed restrictions apply


  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
    • Shallow water
    • Strong currents
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Deep water
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Unpatrolled area
    • Vehicles
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware feral bees
    • Stingers
    • Ticks
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Steep track
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Uneven ground

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.

Cape Horn Jetty Closed

Cape Horn Jetty is closed until further notice due to structural damage. This closure is inclusive of the surrounding retaining wall. 
The site can still be accessed by four-wheel drive vehicles from Cape Horn Track.

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.

Croajingolong National Park closures due to fire damage

The majority of Croajingolong National Park, including The Wilderness Coast Walk, remains closed due to widespread bushfire damage, with the exception of the following sites that are open:

  • South West Arm day visitor area (no toilet facilities, no jetty access)
  • Sandy Point (no toilet facilities)
  • Allens Head
  • Cemetery Bight
  • Goanna Bay
  • Narrows Jetty
  • Cape Horn
  • The first 300 metres of Narrows walking track only.

Jetty closures

The following jetties are currently closed due to fire damage or deterioration:
Kingfish Point Jetty
Cape Horn Jetty
Gravelly Point Jetty
Genoa River Jetty
Captain Creek Jetty
Sou' West Arm Jetty

Aerial shooting operation

Parts of this park will be closed Mondays to Fridays from 5 to 22 October 2020.
This is to ensure safe implementation of an aerial shooting program targeting deer and feral animals, to protect native species impacted by bushfires.
See attached map for details.

Attachments: Croajingolong National Park - feral animal control area (926KB)

Wingan Inlet Campground changes

Wingan Inlet Campground will reopen shortly. However, partial closures within the park will apply.
These include:
  • Fly Cove Walk
  • Elusive Lake walk
  • Wingan Rapids walk
  • Wilderness Coast Walk 
  • Circada Trail
Campers please note that the trough spring water is not operational. Ensure to bring a sufficient supply of drinkin
g water.

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