Boar Gully Campground


Boar Gully Campground

Enjoy a weekend getaway in nature surrounded by kangaroos and sometimes elusive, koalas on Wadawurrung Country.

Boar Gully is a secluded campground in the Brisbane Ranges National Park. An easy drive from Melbourne, Boar Gully Campground is at the northern end of this national park known for its scenic walks and spectacular spring wildflowers. Boar Gully is a trailhead (start or finish) for the 3-day Burchell Trail hike.

There are six campsites suitable for tents with an additional campsite set aside for a camp trailer or caravan.

Each site can accommodate a maximum of six people and all campsites are unpowered. There are communal fireplaces and picnic tables throughout the campground, and non-flushing toilet facilities.

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Camping in Brisbane Ranges National Park

Things To Do

The Trailhead to the Burchell Trail at Brisbane Ranges National Park

Burchell Trail

Enjoy three days walking through Victoria's richest wildflower habitat with spectacular views across Wadawurrung Country.
Two women follow the path through scrub up Mt Bogong with mountain views in the distance.


Whether you’re after a gentle stroll or something long-distance, there are walking trails to suit all levels of fitness and ability.
Stargazing in the Murray Sunset National Park.


Escape the city lights to remote nature locations to see the spectacular starry southern night sky.
An echidna in the grass.

Picnic areas in Brisbane Ranges National Park

There are a number of options for bushwalking ranging from short walks to three-day walks. This park is also popular for picnicking, scenic drives and camping.

How to get there

Boar Gully Campground

Easily accessible from Melbourne, Geelong or Ballarat, Boar Gully Campground is the northern section of the Brisbane Ranges National Park. Head along Brisbane Ranges Road and turn south into the campground.


When to go

Summer in the Brisbane Ranges can be hot and dry. Carry lots of water with you're out walking in the park, and avoid walking during the hottest part of the day.

Need to know

Boar Gully Campground

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