Bear Gully Campground


Bear Gully Campground

Set on the shores of Warratah Bay, Bear Gully Campground offers relaxing coastal camping in a tranquil setting.

Next to Walkerville, and overlooking Wilsons Promontory, this camping area offers shady campsites set among tall Banksia near the shores of Waratah Bay.

The spectacular unpatrolled surf beach is just a short stroll from the campground and is best suited for rockpooling, fishing, surfing and coastal walks - it is not recommended for swimming. The nearest patrolled beaches are Sandy Point and Venus Bay.

Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, communal fireplaces and picnic tables. There is no drinking water available and you need to bring your own firewood.

The campground is 2WD accessible, and 17 of the 34 campsites that are suitable for campervans, caravans or trailers – specific sites are detailed on the campground map.

Individual campsites need to be booked in advance and accommodate a maximum of 6 people per site.

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Introducing Bear Gully Campground at Cape Liptrap Coastal Park

Things To Do

Father and son bird watching on boardwalk

Bird watching

From bushland to wetlands and everything in between, parks provide habitat to an abundance of common and rare bird species. Go for a wander and see how many you can spot.
A couple watch the sunset at a picnic table on the edge of Lake Catani at Mount Buffalo National Park.

Sunrises and sunsets

Spectacular sunsets from the summits and to west, and picturesque sunrises in the east , top-and-tail your day the perfect way.
A couple looks on at a Wombat on Wilsons Promontory National Park,

Wildlife viewing

Get up close and personal with some of Australia's shy native wildlife or look up to spot tree-dwelling mammals and flocks of colourful birds,

How to get there

Bear Gully Campground

Bear Gully Campground is located in South Gippsland - two and a half hours drive south east of Melbourne. Follow signs towards Walkerville, and turn on to Walkerville South Road before turning right on to Bear Gully Road.


Need to know

Bear Gully Campground

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.

  • Limeburners Walk

    Closure of Limeburners Track (between Walkerville South and North).

    Limeburners Walk which goes between Walkerville North and Walkerville South is closed.  Two sections of the trail have been impacted by landslips making the trail impassable.

    Access between Walkerville North and South is still available on the beach, however access will be restricted at high tide.

Similar Experiences

A women walks her dog into the campsite while another women prepares food as her son looks on.

Banksia Bluff Campground

Banksia Bluff is a tranquil wooded campground where the peace is only broken by the dawn chorus and waves crashing. Set up camp among gum and banksia woodland and relax by the campfire. Camp with your dog on select sites.
A woman enjoys a cup of tea while sat at a picnic table infront of her tent at Bunga Arm Campsite in the Gippsland Lakes.

Camping in Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park

The campground is separated from the beach by a stretch of fenced vegetation. There is access to the beach from the Paradise Beach camping area. Use this access points to reduce damage to the sensitive coastal vegetation.
Two friends explore JB Plain after spending the night camping out.

Camping in Baw Baw National Park

Dispersed bush camping is permitted on the Baw Baw Plateau. The Plateau is a fuel stove only area – no solid fuel fires are permitted and collecting firewood prohibited in the Park. The area falls within domestic water supply catchments, so care must be taken with the disposal of human waste.
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