Last updated: 9.30am, 22 October 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

For more information about Victoria’s COVIDSafe settings, visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Victoria.

 

Restrictions and closures

Most parks in Victoria are open. Check individual park pages before you travel.

Some sites may be closed for visitor safety following recent storms and bushfire-affected sites may also be closed.

The following sites are closed to meet current COVID-19 restrictions:

  • Tours of Werribee Mansion


Common questions

 

Staying safe when visiting parks

Most parks in regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne are open.


Visitors must wear face masks indoors and outdoors at all times.

Visitors are responsible for their own hygiene. Park visitors are encouraged to bring their own hand sanitiser as soaps are not provided, stay 1.5 metres apart, wear fitted face masks, and practice good hygiene.


What park facilities are open?

Metropolitan Melbourne

  • BBQs are open
  • Cafes and kiosks are open for takeaway only
  • Drinking fountains and water bubblers are open
  • Gym equipment and fitness stations are open
  • Piers and jetties remain open for walking/exercise only
  • Playgrounds are open
  • Rotundas and picnic tables are open
  • Toilets are open.

 

Regional Victoria

  • BBQs are open
  • Cafes and kiosks are open
  • Drinking fountains and water bubblers are open
  • Gym equipment and fitness stations are open
  • Piers and jetties are open
  • Playgrounds are open
  • Rotundas and picnic tables are open
  • Toilets are open.

Can I go camping?

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mildura Rural City Council


Camping permitted for people who live in metropolitan Melbourne.


Bookings are permitted for single households, with up to 10 additional people permitted.


Regional Victoria


Camping is permitted for people who live in regional areas, except those living in Mildura Rural City Council.


Bookings are permitted for single households, with up to 10 additional people permitted.

 

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/travel-restrictions

 

Can I hold an event in a park?

Metropolitan Melbourne: Outdoor and indoor events are permitted within the maximum gathering limit, subject to park availability.
Regional Victoria: Outdoor and indoor events are permitted within the maximum public gathering limit, subject to park availability.



Can I participate in / hold a tour in parks?

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mildura Rural City Council: Outdoor tours are permitted for up to 50 fully vaccinated people. Indoor tours are closed. Enclosed vehicles are not permitted.
Regional Victoria: 
Outdoor and indoor tours are permitted for up to 30 fully vaccinated people. Enclosed vehicles can now be used for up to 30 people.

 


Can I participate in volunteering activity in parks?

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mildura Rural City Council: Volunteering activity is permitted within the maximum public gathering limit.
Regional Victoria: Volunteering activity is permitted within the maximum public gathering limit..

 


Is Bush Kinder running?

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mildura Rural City Council: Bush Kinders are operating within the maximum public gathering limit.
Regional Victoria: Bush Kinders are operating within the maximum public gathering limit.


 

For up-to-date health information, visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au

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