Situated on the south side of Coller Bay, Lakeside Campground features free gas barbecue and hot showers are provided. It is the best choice for motorised boating and watersports enthusiasts, with the nearby concrete boat ramp allowing access to the lake year-round at varying water levels (down to 10 per cent of capacity).
Launch your boat or canoe and enjoy the walking and cycle trails along the shore or up into the forested hills to one of the lookouts with a magnificent view over the lake.
Lakeside Campground area can accommodate tents and some caravans and campervans. Boat parking is available within and adjacent to the campground. Sites are unpowered.
There are picnic and shared fireplaces throughout the campground, however no fires are permitted on individual campsites and you need to bring your own firewood.
Things to do in the area
Lake Eildon Picnic Areas
Canoeing and Kayaking
How to get there
When you're there
For more information, download the Lake Eildon National Park visitor guide and campground maps for Lakeside, Candlebark, Devil Cove before you go. If you're planning to visit when there is a higher risk of bushfires, download the Fraser Camping area emergency procedures.
Need to know
Lakeside Campground is on a sloping site near the lakeside.The steep sections of path and uneven ground surface reduce overall accessibility. Site 6 is one of the more accessible sites.
Be prepared and stay safe
Lake Eildon National Park is in the North Central fire district. Bushfires can occur during the warmer months. It is your responsibility to check current and forecast weather conditions. Campfires cannot be lit on days of Total Fire Ban, however gas cookers can be used for preparing food.
Check the Fire Danger Rating and for days of Total Fire Ban at emergency.vic.gov.au, on the Vic Emergency App or call the Vic Emergency Hotline 1800 226 226.
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.
Lakeside Campground (Lake Eildon National Park)
Lakeside Campground fully closed - 11 April 2023 until further noticeDue to an issue with onsite utilities, Lakeside Campground is fully closed from Tuesday 11th April 2023, until further notice.We are working hard to repair and reopen for visitors as soon as possible.
O'Toole Flat Camping Area (Lake Eildon National Park)
O'Toole Flat Camping Area and Gap Track Bridge CLOSED until further noticeO'Toole Flat Camping Area and the Gap Track Bridge are closed until further notice.
Lake Eildon National Park
Lake Track 2 closedLake Track 2 (off Lake Track), Jerusalem Block, Lake Eildon National Park is closed until further notice due to safety concerns