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.

Banksia Bluff Cabins and olive-Berry Lodge Bookings

Banksia Bluff Cabins and Olive-Berry Lodge are currently closed to enable the  construction of new cabins. Information  on future bookings for the new accommodation and Olive-Berry Lodge will be released into August 2022.
Banksia Bluff Campground will remain open.

Salmon Rocks Road Closure - Road Maintenance

Parks Victoria has engaged a contractor to undertake road maintenance on the Salmon Rocks Access road and carpark. These works will involve heavy machinery.
Works are planned to Commence on Monday 23rd May 2022 and be completed by Friday 27th May.
During this time the access roadd to Salmon rocks will be closed to the public

Flood impacts to tracks and visitor sites

Cape Conran Coastal Park was impacted by flooding in early April and some sites remain closed. Monitor this page for updated site closures and impacts.

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

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