Fridays Campground


Fridays Campground

The perfect base on Wadawurrung Country to explore Steiglitz Historic park or the unique plant communities throughout the Brisbane Ranges. Located in the south of the Brisbane Ranges, Fridays Campground is a great base to explore the historic gold mining area of Steiglitz Historic Park, hunt for orchids and other wildflowers and plant communities that make this park famous.

Fridays campground is popular with walkers - it's one of the trail heads for the 3-day 40km Burchell trail - and is great spot from which to explore on foot.

There are 10 campsites in total, 2 of which are suitable for suitable camper trailers or caravans. Each site can accommodate a maximum of 6 people. All campsites are unpowered and there are communal fireplaces and picnic tables throughout the campground, as well as non-flushing toilet facilities.

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Camping in Brisbane Ranges National Park

Things To Do

A building in Steiglitz goldrush era ghost-town

Steiglitz Historic Park

Little more than an hour's drive from Melbourne and set in the Brisbane Ranges National Park, Steiglitz Historic Park is a window back in time to Victoria's Gold Rush of 1850-90s.
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.
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.

How to get there

Fridays Campground

Friday's Campground is situated approximately 2km north of Steiglitz on Durdidwarrah Road.


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.

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Fridays Campground

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