Lake Hattah Camping Area

Lake Hattah Camping Area

Lake Hattah Camping Area

Lake Hattah Camping Area

Lake Hattah Camping Area

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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 vfa.gov.au.

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.

Facilities

Picnic Area
Toilets
Carpark

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

    Chalka Creek Track closed due to flooding

    Due to floodwaters Chalka Creek Track is now closed for public safety.

    Nature Drive Closed Due to Flooding

    Due to floodwaters Nature Drive is now closed for public safety.

    Bugle Ridge Walking Track closed due to flooding

    Due to flooding of the Hattah lake system , Bugle Ridge Walking Track is now closed for public safety.

    Yerang Track closed due to flooding

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

    River Track Closed Due To Flooding

    Due to floodwaters River Track is now closed for public safety.

    Rim Crossing closed due to flooding

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

    This park has been impacted by recent significant weather events

    This park has been impacted by significant flood and/or storm events and some areas may be closed or restricted. Check the Storm and Flood Affected Parks page for the most up to date information on this location.

    Boolungal Crossing closed due to natural watering event

    Due to flood waters, Boolungal Crossing is now closed for public safety.

    Lockie Track closed due to flooding

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

    Stockyard Track closed due to flooding

    Due to floodwaters Stockyard Track is now closed for public safety.

    Murray River Dispersed Camping Limited Access Due to Flooding

    Due to the Murray River continuing to rise, all river access traditionally accessible for dispersed camping in Murray Kulkyne Park is either inaccessible (Closed) or limited access due to flood water. Please ensure you take caution when assessing the river for camping during this period. Flood waters are predicted to peak first week of Dec 22. Conditions can change daily.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Southern section of Mournpall Track closed due to water over road 200m south of Mournpall Campground entrance

    The south section of Mournpall track located between the Visitor Centre and Lake Mournpall campground is temporary closed. 
    Water is currently over the road to a depth of >500mm and rising due to flood water. 
    Alternative routes to the Mournpall campground are currently available via: 

    1) Mournpall Track (2WD accessible (wide gravel Road with some corrugations) via the Northern entrance to the park.
    2) Konardin Track not suitable for caravans due to room (Sandy and narrow but currently 2WD accessible)
     See attached Map

    Attachments: Map of Alternative routes Mournpall Track 17_10_22 (513KB)

  • Lake Mournpall Walk (Hattah - Kulkyne National Park)

    Mournpall Loop Walking Track closed due flooding

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

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

    Lake Hattah Campground closed due to flooding

    Due to flooding of the Hattah lake system, Lake Hattah Campgrounds are now closed for public safety.

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

    Mournpall Campground closed due to flooding

    Due to flooding of the Hattah lake system, Lake Mournpall Campgrounds is now closed for public safety

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Emmerts, Firemans Bend Boat Ramps Closed Due to Flooding

    Emmerts and Firemans Bend Boat Ramps are closed for public safety due to flooding of the Murray River

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