Buchan Caves Reserve Campground

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Buchan Caves Camping

Set among rare and exotic trees, originally landscaped in the 1930s, this campground is a family favourite. Immerse yourself in the peaceful landscape, relax to the sound of a babbling brook nearby and listen for lyrebirds mimicking the calls of their surrounds.
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Camp out or stay in comfort at Buchan Caves Reserve. 

The campground offers 41 powered sites and 20 unpowered sites, each accommodating up to six people. Campground facilities include hot showers, toilets, a laundry, a camper’s kitchen and electric and wood fired barbecues. Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round.

If you're looking for a roof over your head, the historic Caves House offers a truly luxurious experience.

Things to do in the area

 
A mother sits at a table with her younger daughter and watches her older daughter doing a cartwheel on the lawn of the residence at Buchan Caves Park.

Buchan Caves Reserve Accommodation

Caves House is a fully self contained house which can sleep up to eight people. There are three bedrooms with a queen bed in each room and an ante room with two single beds. Features include kitchen, dining area, lounge room, toilets, shower, heating and cooling, covered front deck with river views and an outdoor BBQ and fire. All linen is provided.
Mother and young daughter look at the rock formations in the Fairy Cave at Buchan Caves Reserve.

Buchan Caves Guided Tours

Take a tour and explore elaborate stalactites and stalagmites, and beautiful calcite-rimmed pools of the Royal and Fairy Caves.

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Buchan Caves Camping

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Camping and Accommodation

This reserve is a unique getaway adjoining the enchanting beauty of Buchan Caves, one of Victoria’s popular family attractions.

Camping and accommodation must be booked in advance.

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Need to know

Buchan Caves Camping

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.

  • Buchan Caves Reserve

    Partial Closure of Spring Creek Walking Track

    Kanooka Track is open but Tea Tree Track remains closed due to being fire and flood effected until further notice.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Fairy Cave Closed

    Fairy Cave is closed to public tours until planned stabilisation works are completed.

    Deer Control (ground shooting) operation underway

    Deer control is being undertaken in this park from October 2021 to June 2022. Some localised access restrictions may apply. Find out more about this program at https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/projects/deer-and-feral-animal-control-in-response-to-bushfire 

    Hazardous Tree Removal

    Following the Black Summer 2019/2020 bushfires, damaged trees have become a significant risk to public safety and requires ongoing management in Buchan Caves Reserve.
     
    A large volume of hazardous tree material will be removed from the park visitor areas from October 11th to October 31st 2021.

    A hazardous tree has significant structural defects that increase the risk of falling, causing injury or death. These works are essential to ensure these popular visitor area remain open and is part of Parks Victoria's bushfire recovery work.

     

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