Ferntree Camping Area

Ferntree Camping Area

Ferntree Camping Area

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Ferntree Camping Area

Relax and unwind among tall eucalypt forests and lush green ferns at this secluded campground.

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Located on the lush lower slopes of Mount Buangor, this secluded camping area offers a place to relax and unwind among tall eucalypt forests and vibrant green ferns. There are five unpowered campsites, each with its own fireplace and picnic table.

While all sites offer car-based camping, sites 1-4 are only suitable for tents. Site 5 caters for tents or a small single axle camper trailer.

There is no drinking water available and you need to bring your own firewood.

Non-flush toilets and a small shelter can be found next door in the day visitor area.

The access road is unsealed but suitable for 2WD vehicles.

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:

Crimson Rosella

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.
An Echidna in the grass.

Echidnas

Echidnas are found throughout most of Australia. They can be shy and tricky to spot, so keep a close eye out in forests, woodlands and grasslands.

How to get there

Ferntree 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. Ferntree Camping Area is on Ferntree Gully Road, approximately 3.5km from the park entrance.

Need to know

Ferntree 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.

  • Mount Buangor State Park

    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.

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