Big Budgee Camping Area (Barmah National Park)


Big Budgee Camping Area (Barmah National Park)

How to get there

Big Budgee Camping Area (Barmah National Park)

Need to know

Big Budgee Camping Area (Barmah National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • Not yet assessed
  • No drones without a permit
  • No horses


  • Water hazards
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Strong currents
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery road

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Current Access 23/09/2020

Some tracks are still closed in Barmah National Park and adjoining River Murray Reserve (including Ulupna Island and Barmah Island) as a result of previous rainfall remaining on tracks. The closures are to protect public safety and to protect tracks.
The following tracks are open, however are recommended four-wheel drive only within Barmah National Park:
Sand Ridge Tk,  River Road, River Tk, Gulf Tk, Tongalong Tk, Siphon Tk, Sandy Crossing Tk, Sharps Plain Tk, Newmans Tk, Burnt Landing Tk, Mannions Tk (part - between Mannions Gate and Black Engine Tk), Black Engine Tk, Farm Tk, Suttons Tk, Reference Tk, Emu Tk, Darlows Tk, Bourke St, Centre Tk, Trickeys Lane, Boundary Tk (part), Bunyip Tk and the access tracks to the Barmah Lakes Day Visitor Area and Campgrounds.
Most tracks are open in the River Murray Reserve (adjoining Barmah National Park) including River Road (part on Barmah Island) and Carters Track (part on Ulupna Island).
See attached map for tracks that remain open, highlighted maroon recommended for 4x4 only access.
We will review access on a weekly basis and open the closed areas as soon as possible. Please take care on all tracks due to the wet conditions and if you can avoid using wet tracks, please do so to prevent track damage.
Visitors to parks and reserves are reminded to follow the public health measures in place across regional Victoria, by wearing masks and following physical distancing measures.

Attachments: Current Access 23-09-2020 (269KB)

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