Bruce's Bend Boat Ramp (Kings Billabong Park, River Murray Reserve)

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Bruce's Bend Boat Ramp (Kings Billabong Park, River Murray Reserve)

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Bruce's Bend Boat Ramp (Kings Billabong Park, River Murray Reserve)

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Bruce's Bend Boat Ramp (Kings Billabong Park, River Murray Reserve)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • Boating zones apply
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Strong currents
    • Deep water
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
  • Animals and pests
    • Beware feral bees
    • Snakes

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.

This park has been impacted by recent significant weather events and is closed.

For public safety, Parks Victoria will close areas impacted by severe weather. Closures are necessary while assessments and works are undertaken to remove risks and repair damage before reopening for visitors. For your safety, please avoid these impacted areas.

Flood closures on Murray River Reserves

The following areas, tracks and roads are closed due to flood impact:
  • Barmah Island South, Central and North Camping Area
  • Barmah Willows
  • Breens Beach Camping Area
  • Doctors Beach Camping Area
  • Doctors Bend Camping area
  • Forest Beach Camping area
  • Long Beach Camping Area
  • Point Beach Camping Area
  • Pump Beach Camping Area
  • The Ranch Camping Area Site
  • Wide Beach Camping Area
  • Richardsons Bend
  • Behind Lake Moodemere
  • Echuca East
  • All areas/sites between Echuca East & Torrumbarry
  • Gunbower Island
  • Benwell & Guttrum
  • Swan Hill section 
  • Beveridge Island
  • From Stuarts Bridge Road to Piangil
  • Burra proposed Murray River Reserve
  • Gadsden Bend Park
  • Major Mitchell Lagoons and Wakool Junction camping area
  • Piambi proposed Murray River Reserve
  • Narrung prosed Murray River Reserve
  • Murrumbidgee Junction
  • Passage Camp - Pelican point camp ground
  • Hopcroft Billabong 
  • Pile Bend proposed Murray River Reserve
  • Buchans Bend
  • Yungera Island
  • Belsar Island
  • Latterns Bend Murray River Reserve
  • Millers Swing camping area
  • Invincible Bend Tol Tol
  • Beggs Bend - Tol Tol 
  • Walshs Bend
  • Knights Bend
  • Punt Bend
  • Coreena Bend
  • Tammit Bend

Current Access 26-01-2023

Parks Victoria has reopened the following visitor areas from 26 January 2023.

Entry via Reserve Track:
·      Ulupna Beach Camping Area (note toilets will remain closed)
·      Lagoon Beach Camping Area
·      The Junction Camping Area 1 & 2

Entry via Sutton Track & Mannions Track:
·      Browns Camping Area 1 & 2
·      Clarkes Camping Area
·      McLeans Camping Area 1 & 2
·      Black Engine Lagoon Camping Area 1, 2 & 3
 
All other areas and tracks will remain closed until further notice.
The park was severely impacted by flooding and storm activity. Closures are necessary while assessments and works are undertaken to remove risks and repair damage before reopening for visitors.
For your safety, please stay out of closed areas.

Attachments: Barmah-NP-map (reopen areas 26-01-2023) (4,740KB)

Current Access 26-01-2023

Parks Victoria has reopened the following visitor areas from 26 January 2023.

Entry via Reserve Track:
·      Ulupna Beach Camping Area (note toilets will remain closed)
·      Lagoon Beach Camping Area
·      The Junction Camping Area 1 & 2

Entry via Sutton Track & Mannions Track:
·      Browns Camping Area 1 & 2
·      Clarkes Camping Area
·      McLeans Camping Area 1 & 2
·      Black Engine Lagoon Camping Area 1, 2 & 3
 
All other areas and tracks will remain closed until further notice.
The park was severely impacted by flooding and storm activity. Closures are necessary while assessments and works are undertaken to remove risks and repair damage before reopening for visitors.
For your safety, please stay out of closed areas.

Attachments: Barmah-NP-map (reopen areas 26-01-2023) (4,740KB)

Increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases

Large numbers of mosquitoes in Northern Victoria have increased the risk of mosquito-borne diseases, particularly around rivers and other water bodies.
 
For information about how to protect yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites before you head outdoors, visit the Don't Wing It!- Better Health Website or see our visitor safety tips. 

Murray River Adventure Trail

Stage One of the long-distance nature-based Murray River Adventure Trail will encompass a series of new and upgraded trails and other facilities from Barmah National Park (near Picnic Point) to Koondrook. The trail will pass through Lower Goulburn National Park, Gunbower National Park, Murray River Reserve and Echuca. Find out more about the project.

Reopening of Murray River Reserve - CobramTo Tocumwal

Sections of Proposed Murray River Park form  Cobram to Tocumwal has been reopened to visitors post the 2022 flood event. 

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