Lake Mournpall Camping Area


Lake Mournpall Camping Area

Relax at camp and enjoy the company of native wildlife, or set out and explore one of the nearby walking trails. 
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Lake Mournpall 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 in the area

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 stop on the side of the Great Ocean Road to take a picture.

Long drives

Venture out on a regional road trip with some of Australia's most scenic drives taking you to its most spectacular natural attractions.
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 Mournpall 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. 

Need to know

Lake Mournpall 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.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Murray River Dispersed Camping Limited Access Due to Flood Waters & Previous Flood Damage

    Due to the past flood in 2022 and current rising waters in the Murray River areas are being flooded, all river access traditionally accessible for dispersed camping in Murray Kulkyne Park is either inaccessible (Closed) or (Open with warning signage).
    The areas marked as Closed remain officially closed until new flood waters have gone and 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 - Some sections inaccessible 
    Paddle Wheel Camping Area – Closed - Further track clearing and new flood water
    The Boiler Camping Area – Closed - Flood 
    Ki Bend Camping Area - Closed Further track clearing and new flood water
    Jinkers Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Fireman’s Bend Camping Area – Closed - Flood 
    Retail Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Deep Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Sextons Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Station Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Britts Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Tarpaulin Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Billabong Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Emmerts Bend Camping Area - Closed - Flood 
    Emmerts Bend Boat Ramp - Closed - Flood
    Mansells Bend - Closed - Flood 
    Le Bruns Bend - Closed - Flood 
    Watts Bend - Closed - Flood 

  • Hattah - Kulkyne National Park

    Lockie Track - Closed Due To Flood Water

    Due to the increasing water levels in the Murray River, water is currently flooding Lockie Track and is inaccessible.

    Yerang Track - Closed Due To Flood Water

    Due to the increasing water levels in the Murray River, water is currently flooding Yerang Track and is inaccessible.

    Redgum Track - Closed Due To Flood Water

    Due to the increasing water levels in the Murray River, water is currently flooding Redgum Track is inaccessible.

    Rim Crossing

    Due to the increasing water levels in the Murray River, water is currently flowing through Chalka Creek at Rim Crossing to a depth above 600mm. 

    Island Track - Closed Due To Flood Water

    Due to the increasing water levels in the Murray River, water is currently flooding Island Track and is inaccessible.

    Aerial Conservation Program Hattah Kulkyne National Park Closed 16th to 20th October 2023

    Please be advised that a pest animal control program using firearms will be conducted in Hattah Kulkyne National Park. 
    The program will be conducted from Monday 16th to the end of Friday the 20th of October 2023. 
    During such time the Park and Campgrounds will be closed for public safety
    Closure signs will be in place on all main entry points into the park.

  • Lake Hattah Day Visitor Area (Hattah - Kulkyne National Park)

    Lake Hattah Day Visitor BBQ Unavailable

    To avoid disappointment, please note the BBQ located at the Lake Hattah Day Visitor area has been decommissioned temporarily.

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Pitch a tent or park your caravan or campervan at your own private bush oasis. There are 60 unpowered campsites spread across the spacious campground.
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