Bailes Camping Area

Bailes Camping Area

Bailes Camping Area

Bailes Camping Area

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Bailes Camping Area

Bailes Camping Area is the perfect base to explore the number of short and long walks through the lush fern gullies and tall eucalypt forests of Mount Buangor State Park.
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Set in a grassy clearing dotted with gum trees this family-friendly camping area offers five unpowered campsites, suitable for tents, camper trailers, campervans and caravans.

Bailes Camping Area is the perfect base to explore the number of short and long walks through the lush fern gullies and tall eucalypt forests of Mount Buangor State Park.

Campground facilities include non-flush toilets, communal fireplaces and picnic tables. There is no drinking water available and you need to bring your own firewood.

The access road is unsealed but suitable for 2WD.

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

Advanced bookings and payment are required year-round. Each campsite holds a maximum of 6 people. Please book multiple sites for bookings of more than 6 people.

Things To Do

This area is well known for its wildlife. Keep an eye out for:

Two kangaroos stand in the grass at Woowookarung Regional Park.

Kangaroos

Kangaroos are one of the largest species of marsupial. They are most active at night, preferring to rest during the day.
A mother and joey wallaby on a rock surface with the ocean in the background at Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Wallabies

Wallabies are marsupials and members of the kangaroo family. They can be found in woodlands, forests and rugged terrain.

Wedge-tailed eagles

Crimson Rosella

How to get there

Bailes Camping Area

Mount Buangor State Park is located between Ararat and Beaufort on the Western Highway, Route A8. Take Ferntree Gully Road off the Western Highway. Bailes Camping Area is on Ferntree Gully Road, approximately 2.5km from the park entrance.

Camping & accommodation

Stay at Bailes Camping Area, and take your time exploring the eucalypt forest, creek flats, ferny gullies, waterfalls and escarpments of Mount Buangor State Park.

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Bailes Camping Area

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