Stay a night in the historic lighthouse keeper’s cottage and join a tour of the historic lighthouse precinct. Learn about life in this remote part of the world and climb the spiral staircase of the light station to be rewarded by stunning windswept coastal views.
Trade the comfort of the cottage for a shady campsite at Thurra River. Explore the isolated stretch of coast, visible through pockets of coastal woodlands, the tannin tinted Thurra River, perfect for a mid-summer swim, and the largest sand dunes in Victoria, the Thurra River Dunes. Watch for decorated native birds such as the Laughing Kookaburra, Pied Currawong and occasional White-bellied Sea Eagle circling above.
Get back to basics at secluded campsites nestled on the banks of Tamboon Inlet. Only accessible by boat and with its exceptional year-round fishing opportunities, the inlet draws anglers from across the state. Catch bream in the cool of winter and throughout the warmer months; tailor, flathead, salmon and perch.
Things To Do
Tamboon Inlet Campground
How to get there
Point Hicks and Tamboon Inlet
Point Hicks Lightstation is easily accessed off the Princes Highway. At Cann River, turn onto Point Hicks Road and follow the unsealed road to the Lightstation Carpark. From here, a walking track climbs through coastal heath to the monumental lighstation.
If you have accommodation booked at the Point Hicks Lightstation, the access information does not apply to you. You will receive a gate pass to drive right up to the light station.
When to go
Need to know
Point Hicks and Tamboon Inlet
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.
Mueller Camp (Croajingolong National Park)
Mueller Inlet CampgroundThe Mueller campground is currently closed pending safety works relating to the campground. Mueller may be reopened for Summer 2021-2022, however please continue to monitor the site for updates and change of conditions.
Thurra River (Croajingolong National Park)
Thurra CampgroundThe Thurra campground is currently closed pending replacement of the Thurra River bridge and safety works in the campground. Reopening is taking longer than expected due to the scale and complexity of works. Thurra campground may be reopened for summer 2023-2024, however please continue to monitor this site for updates and change of conditions.
Croajingolong National Park
Areas of Croajingolong National Park Closed Due to Widespread Bushfire Damage
Due to widespread bushfire damage, the following areas of Croajingolong National Park remain closed:
Mallacoota Inlet Day Visitor Areas:
- Gravelly Point, Including Jetty (under construction) and Toilet
- Kingfisher Point, Including Jetty
Mallacoota Inlet Facilties:
- Sandy Point Toilet
- South West Arm Toilet
- Genoa River Toilet and Jetty (under construction)
Other affected Sites and Facilties - Croajingolong:
- Wilderness Coast Walk (between Shipwreck Creek and Bemm River)
- Mueller Inlet Campground
- Thurra River Campground
- Point Hicks Road (Section South-East of Fishermans Track)
- Cicada Trail
- Swan Lake Track
- Wingan Inlet Rapids Walk
- Mt Everard Walk
- Gale Hill Track
The Parks Victoria Team apologise for the inconvenience and thank-you for your patience and understanding as recovery works progress.
Notices Affecting Multiple Parks
Deer Control (ground shooting) operation underwayDeer control is being undertaken in this park from October 2021 to June 2022. Some 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