Banksia Bluff Cabins

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Banksia Bluff Cabins

If you prefer comfort over camping, stay in the self-contained timber cabins at Banskia Bluff, Cape Conran. Surrounded by banksia woodland brimming with colourful birds and only metres from the wild ocean, consider yourself set for your next East Gippsland escape.

Please note, Banksia Bluff cabins are closed due to widespread bushfire damage.

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The Banksia Bluff Cabins overlook the pristine beaches of Cape Conran Coastal Park. The basic timber cabins have been constructed from locally-sourced timber and offer family and group accommodation designed for comfortable stay.

Each cabin can accommodate a maximum of eight people, with one designed specifically for people with disabilities. All cabins are fully self-contained with pot-bellied stoves for heating, toilets, a hot shower and outdoor barbecue for your enjoyment. Bring your own pillows, sleeping gear and towels or hire them when making your booking online. Linen hire includes - linen, pillows, doona and towels. A communal laundry nearby allows for easy washing.

During your stay, explore the wonderful experiences on offer at Cape Conran - from the excellent fishing opportunities at West Cape to the Cape Conran Nature Trail which highlights the unique coastal environments found throughout this wonderful park.

Things to do in the area

 
A man carrying a surfboard walks through the shallow water at West Cape Beach at Cape Conran Coastal Park

East Cape Beach

East Cape is a good spot for a picnic offering gas barbecues and picnic tables. There are also a number of walks from the visitor area.
Mum helps her young son as he jumps off a large piece of drift wood at West Cape Beach.

Gunnai Beach Campground

This is a small, remote campground that is best suited to walkers or those hiking the Wilderness Coast Walk. It has easy access via a sandy track over the dunes to the beach.
Three women on stand-up paddle boards paddle up the Yeerung River.

Pearl Point

Pearl Point features spectacular sedimentary rock formations, rolling sand dunes and an abundance of seabirds and sea life. It is a popular spot for surf fishing. Pearl Point Campground has easy access to Pearl Point Beach via stairs.
Two women stand-up paddle boarders paddle up the Yeerung River.

Yeerung Gorge

Yeerung Gorge - a jewel on the Cape - is a surprising landform that harbours some unusual vegetation associations and contains several deep dark rock pools fed by the babbling East Yeerung River.
A women walks her dog into the campsite while another women prepares food as her son looks on.

Banksia Bluff Campground

Banksia Bluff Campground offers campsites set amidst the coastal landscape within Cape Conran. Camp with your dog, or enjoy a campfire, on select campsites. With walking tracks to the beach, enjoy nearby East Cape, West Cape and Yeerung areas.

How to get there

Banksia Bluff Cabins

Cape Conran Coastal Park is approximately 5-hours drive east of Melbourne. To access Banksia Bluff Campground, follow the Princes Highway East before turning onto Marlo Road at Orbost. At Marlo, turn onto Marlo-Conran Road which leads directly to Banksia Bluff Campground.

Sites

When to go

The unspoilt beaches of Cape Conran married with the warmer weather of summer makes for perfect beachcombing conditions.

Just off the coast of Cape Conran Coastal Park, Beware Reef Marine Sanctuary hides some over 1000 fish species, three shipwrecks and colourful underwater ecosystems. Experienced divers, head to Beware Reef to see this unique underwater world for yourself.

Camping & accommodation

If you prefer comfort over camping, stay in the self-contained timber cabins at Banksia Bluff, Cape Conran. Surrounded by banksia woodland brimming with colourful birds and only metres from the wild ocean, consider yourself set for your next East Gippsland escape. 

Please note, Banksia Bluff cabins are closed due to widespread bushfire damage. 

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Need to know

Banksia Bluff Cabins

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 Conran Coastal Park

    Cape Conran Coastal Park closures due to fire

    Due to widespread bushfire damage, the following areas of Cape Conran Coastal Park are closed for safety reasons:

    • Banksia Bluff Cabins
    • East Cape Boardwalk
    • Estuary View Walk

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Deer control operation underway

    Deer control (ground shooting) is being undertaken in this park between September and December 2020, to protect native species impacted by bushfires. This operation poses no risk to visitor safety.

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