Lake Hattah Camping Area

Lake Hattah Camping Area

Lake Hattah Camping Area

Lake Hattah Camping Area

Lake Hattah Camping Area


Lake Hattah Camping Area

Explore the lake system by canoe, ride a bike along shared trails through the park and explore the iconic Mallee landscape.

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Lake Hattah Camping Area offers 16 unpowered campsites, suitable for tents, camper trailers, campervans and caravans.

Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, fireplaces and picnic tables. 

Individual campsites cannot be reserved, please select your campsite(s) within the campground on arrival.

Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round. Each campsite holds a maximum of six people. Please book multiple sites for bookings of more than six people.

The park has a rich variety of birdlife ranging from wetland species such as Pelicans, Ducks and Spoonbills to dry mallee specialists such as Malleefowl and Emu Wrens.

Murray Cod and Golden Perch (Yellowbelly) provide good sport for anglers. Unfortunately, European Carp are present in large numbers. In season, Yabbies and Murray Crayfish may also be found. A Victorian recreational fishing licence is required for fishing and yabbying and can be purchased from

Things To Do


Walking in Hattah-Kulkyne National Park

There are a range of great walks throughout Hattah-Kulkyne National Park, from easy family walks to longer hikes. Take in the distinctive Mallee landscape and explore the impressive lakes system - famous for its abundant birdlife.
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

Lake Hattah Camping Area

Hattah-Kulkyne National Park is about 450km from Melbourne off the Calder Highway, between Ouyen and Mildura. The Park is 35km north of Ouyen and 74km south of Mildura.


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Need to know

Lake Hattah Camping Area

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.

  • Hattah - Kulkyne National Park

    Yerang Track closed due to flooding

    Due to flooding of the Hattah lake system,  Yerang Track remains closed for public safety.

    Lockie Track closed due to flooding

    Due to flooding of the Hattah lake system , Lockie Track remains closed for public safety.

    Boolungal Crossing closed due to flooding

    Due to recent flood waters, Boolungal Crossing remains closed for public safety.

    Rim Crossing closed due to flooding

    Due to flooding of the Hattah lake system , Rim Crossing remains closed for public safety.

    Mournpall Track Closed Due to Flooding

    Due to recent flooding of the Hattah lake system , Mournpall Track remains closed for public safety. Water is still present in sections of the track making it inaccessible untill further notice. 

    Chalka Creek Track closed due to flooding

    Due to recent floodwaters Chalka Creek Track remains closed for public safety. Sections of this track have significant damage making it impassable. Once made safe it will be reopened. 

    Bugle Ridge Walking Track closed due to flooding

    Due to recent flooding of the Hattah lake system , Bugle Ridge Walking Track is now closed for public safety until it can be assessed for safe access.

    Blue Green Algae detected within Hattah Lakes

    Blue Green Algae is confirmed to be resent within the Hattah Lakes system. 
    Contact with the affected water may cause harm to humans and animals. 
    For your safety, we recommend not to drink the water, no contact on skin, no swimming and limit recreational activities on the water. 
    Contact with affected water can cause skin irritation, mild respiratory effects and hayfever-like symptoms.

  • Lake Mournpall Camping Area (Hattah - Kulkyne National Park)

    Mournpall Campground closed due to flooding

    Due to flooding of the Hattah lake system, Lake Mournpall Campground remains closed for public safety.

  • Lake Mournpall Walk (Hattah - Kulkyne National Park)

    Mournpall Loop Walking Track closed due flooding

    Due to recent flooding of the Hattah lake system , Mournpall Loop Walking Track remains closed for public safety.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Messengers Regulator Bridge on River Track Closed

    River track has dried out and accessible but is a "no through road". Washaways are present but are signposted so drive to conditions. 

    Unfortunately, Messengers regulator is significantly damaged from floods and is impassible hence a no through road. Be sure to check maps as to river bends or tracks you wish to visit as you may have to enter river track from the north or south end of the park.

    Increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases

    Large numbers of mosquitoes in Northern Victoria have increased the risk of mosquito-borne diseases, particularly around rivers and other water bodies.
    For information about how to protect yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites before you head outdoors, visit the Don't Wing It!- Better Health Website or see our visitor safety tips. 

    Murray River Dispersed Camping Limited Access Due to Flood Damage

    Due to the recent Murray River and Hattah Lakes flood, all river access traditionally accessible for dispersed camping in Murray Kulkyne Park is either (Closed) or (Open with warning signage).
    The areas marked as Closed remain officially closed until tracks are cleared, tree hazards can be assessed and removed to ensure you and your family’s safety. Once assessed to be safe for public access the areas will be reopened. Thanks for your patience.
    Please find a list of areas below to help navigate through this period:

    Liparoo Camping Area - Open
    Paddle Wheel Camping Area – Closed
    The Boiler Camping Area – Open
    Ki Bend Camping Area - Closed
    Jinkers Bend Camping Area - Closed
    Fireman’s Bend Camping Area – Closed
    Retail Bend Camping Area - Open
    Deep Bend Camping Area - Closed
    Sextons Bend Camping Area - Open
    Station Bend Camping Area - Closed
    Britts Bend Camping Area - Open
    Tarpaulin Bend Camping Area - Open
    Billabong Bend Camping Area - Closed
    Emmerts Bend Camping Area - Closed
    Emmerts Bend Boat Ramp - Open
    Mansells Bend - Closed
    Le Bruns Bend - Closed
    Watts Bend - Open

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