Dock Inlet Walk (Cape Conran Coastal Park)


Dock Inlet Walk (Cape Conran Coastal Park)

Set out on the Dock Inlet Walk and discover a fresh-water lake isolated from the coast by a series of sand dunes. Visitors are advised there is no vehicle access to Dock Inlet camp area. Access is by foot or by cycling along a long sandy track from Pearl Point Road or Yeerung Road. There is also access via the beach from Cape Conran or Pearl Point. Dock Inlet to the Yeerung River is 14kms allow 5-6 hours return. No booking is required. Camping is on a first in first-served basis. There are no toilet facilities provided at this site. Visitors are advised to bring their own drinking water as none is provided at this site. There is one campsite avaialble for up to six people. It is set in coastal tea-tree on sandy soil adjacent the Inlet.

How to get there

Dock Inlet Walk (Cape Conran Coastal Park)

Need to know

Dock Inlet Walk (Cape Conran Coastal Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No generators
  • No vehicles
  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No horses
  • No fires permitted


  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water
    • Rough Surf
    • Strong currents
    • Deep water
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Ticks
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

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.

Cape Conran Coastal Park closures due to bush fire recovery

Due to widespread bush fire damage in January 2020, the following areas of Cape Conran Coastal Park are closed for safety reasons:
- East Cape Boardwalk

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 at 

Road Grading and sectional resheeting

Road Grading and Sectional resheeting.

When weather becomes suitable contractors will be working on Pearl Point Road and Yeerung Road.

Traffic management will be in place.

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