Cape Horn (Croajingolong National Park)

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Cape Horn (Croajingolong National Park)

Cape Horn is a small picnic spot nestled in the northern section of Mallacoota Inlet. Canoe, kayak, boat or four-wheel drive here and enjoy a barbecue or picnic in the company of friends and family. Take a dip off its sandy beach or go fishing off the jetty.

How to get there

Cape Horn (Croajingolong National Park)

Facilities

Carpark
Toilets

Need to know

Cape Horn (Croajingolong National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No bicycles
  • No horses
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

  • Animals and pests
    • Ticks
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Water hazards
    • Submerged obstacles

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.

Thurra Campground

The Thurra campground is currently closed pending replacement of the Thurra River bridge and safety works in the campground.  Reopening is taking longer than expected due to the scale and complexity of works.  Thurra campground may be reopened for summer 2023-2024, however please continue to monitor this site for updates and change of conditions.

Areas of Croajingolong National Park Closed due to Fire Damage

The following areas of Croajingolong National Park remain closed:

Mallacoota Inlet Day Visitor Areas:
·       Gravelly Point, including Jetty.
·       Kingfisher Point, Including Jetty.

Other affected Sites and Facilties - Croajingolong:

·       Wilderness Coast Walk (between Shipwreck Creek and Bemm River)
·       Thurra River Campground
·       Point Hicks Road (South of Bald Hills Track)
·       Cicada Trail
·       Wingan Inlet Rapids Walk
·       Gale Hill Track
·       Rame Head Track
 

The Parks Victoria Team apologise for the inconvenience and thank-you for your patience and understanding as recovery works progress.

Closures due to flood impacts

Croajingolong National Park was impacted by flooding in early April and several sites are currently closed. Monitor this page for updated site closures. 

Mueller Campground Closed

Mueller Campground has been closed due to recent flood impacts on the Point Hicks Road.

Deer Control (ground shooting) operation underway

Deer control is being undertaken in this park from October 2021 to June 2022. Some localised access restrictions may apply. Find out more about this program

Wingan Water Supply Trough

Campers are advised that the water supply trough at Wingan has been impacted by recent flooding.  Campers should be self-sufficient in providing for their water needs for the duration of their visit and not rely on re-supply from the trough.

West Wingan Road 4WD Only

Following the recent floods in East Gippsland, the West Wingan Road is no longer suitable for 2WD vehicles.

Seasonal road closures 2022

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate from after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

West Wingan Road - Post flood Make Safe Works

Parks Victoria has engage two local contractors to undertake make safe works on the West Wingan Road. The contractors will be using heavy machinery on the road, traffic management signage will be in place and short delays can be expected.
Works are planned to commence on Monday 23rd May 2022 and be completed by Friday 27th May 2022.

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