Great South West Walk - Tarragal Camping Area to Springs Camping Area (Discovery Bay Coastal Park, Tarragal Education Area)

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Great South West Walk - Tarragal Camping Area to Springs Camping Area (Discovery Bay Coastal Park, Tarragal Education Area)

The Tarragal Camping Area to Springs Camping Area section of the Great South West Walk weaves its way back towards the rugged coastline of south-west Victoria. Stop at the Tarragal Caves, a special place with the Gundijmara people. Take in the views over Bridgewater Lakes before continuing along the coast to your next campsite. 

How to get there

Great South West Walk - Tarragal Camping Area to Springs Camping Area (Discovery Bay Coastal Park, Tarragal Education Area)

Need to know

Great South West Walk - Tarragal Camping Area to Springs Camping Area (Discovery Bay Coastal Park, Tarragal Education Area)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No camping
  • No bicycles
  • No drones without a permit
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Uneven ground
    • Slippery rocks
  • 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.

Lifejackets Required For Rock Fishers from March 1, 2022

A two-year trial of new laws that require rock fishers to wear a lifejacket at high-risk locations will commence on 1 March 2022.
 
For Discovery Bay Coastal Park this includes:
 
  • Rock platform near blowholes carpark at Cape Bridgewater
 
This factsheet includes maps of the affected areas.
 
Fines apply if you don’t wear a lifejacket at these sites.
 
To find out more, visit Victorian Fisheries Authority 

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