Camping in Little Desert National Park

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Camping in Little Desert National Park

Bookings can be made in advance for Ackle Bend Camping area and Horseshoe Bend Camping area.
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Camping is available at Ackle Bend, Horseshoe Bend and Kiata campgrounds and at Broughtons Waterhole, Mallee Walkers Camp and Yellow Gum Walkers Camp. 
The campgrounds all have toilets, fireplaces and tables, apart from Broughtons Waterhole, which does not have toilets. No drinking water is supplied – bring your own. Limited non-potable water may be available from rainwater tanks at campgrounds and walker’s camps. Bush camping away from the park campgrounds is permitted in the central and western blocks of the desert.

Things to do in the area

 
A Land Rover Defender attempts a river crossing in the Alpine National Park.

4WD

Enjoy a range of short and long 4WD trips in Victoria's parks. From the desert or mountains, to the rainforest or snow, 4WD tracks cater for all levels of skill and expertise.
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.
Stargazing in the Murray Sunset National Park.

Stargazing

Escape the city lights to remote nature locations to see the spectacular starry southern night sky.

How to get there

Camping in Little Desert National Park

The park is 375km west of Melbourne, between the Wimmera River and the South Australian border. A number of sealed roads lead to  the park from the Western Hwy and a gravel road leads from Dimboola to the eastern part of the park. Once you leave the bitumen, most tracks are very sandy and are suitable for experienced drivers of four wheel drive vehicles only (not suitable for all-wheel drive vehicles).
 

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Camping & accommodation

Camping is available at Ackle Bend, Horseshoe Bend and Kiata campgrounds and at Broughtons Waterhole, Mallee Walkers Camp and Yellow Gum Walkers Camp. 

Camping fees apply at Ackle Bend and Horseshoe Bend. 

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Need to know

Camping in Little Desert National Park

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

    Seasonal road closures 2020

    Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. View the list of 2020 seasonal road closures for details and check the corresponding map numbers with the seasonal road closure 2020 index map for locations of the closures or visit the seasonal road closures page for more information.

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