Lake Crosbie campground (Murray - Sunset National Park)


Lake Crosbie campground (Murray - Sunset National Park)

Camp by the biggest of the Pink Lakes, Lake Crosbie and see the famous pink lake change colour from a glistening white to rose-pink. Sleep under the star-studded sky and wake to the sound of native birds. Discover the harsh beauty of the Mallee landscape and learn about local salt-mining on the Kline Loop Nature Walk.

This is the main campground in the park, and is accessible by 2WD vehicles. Toilets, fireplaces and picnic tables are provided. No fees or bookings are required.

Visitor Tips: This is a remote area with no mobile reception. Campers must be self-sufficient and carry all the water and provisions they need. Please practise minimal impact camping and observe relevant fire regulations. Fires are permitted only in the fireplaces provided and must be extinguished with water before leaving. Please bring your own firewood or a gas or electric stove or barbecue.

No bins are provided – please take all rubbish home with you for recycling or disposal. The lakes are usually more pink in winter and spring. Download the Murray-Sunset National Park Visitor Guide for more information.

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Lake Crosbie campground (Murray - Sunset National Park)



Need to know

Lake Crosbie campground (Murray - Sunset National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • Speed restrictions apply
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No horses


  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware feral bees
  • 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.

Flood Closures

Murray Sunset National Park Islands closed due to post riverine flooding damage and laying water affecting access and visitor safety.
  • Lindsay Island
  • Mulcra Island 
  • Wallpolla Island 

Kulnine Lock 9 - Areas Reopened

As of 10th of March 2023 the following areas are open:

Lock 9 to Graves Gate
Crozier Rock Track Camping Area
Black Box Track Camping Area 1
Swifts Creek Track Camping Area
Graves Gate to Red Bank
Kulnine Graves Gate Camping Area
Red Bank Camping Area

Campers are reminded that the usual risk for these settings still exist and campers should take care when selecting a site to camp.

Parks Victoria are conducting a Pest Animal Control Program (26th - 28th May 2023) within Murray Sunset National Park.

Parks Victoria are conducting a Pest Animal Control Program (26th - 28th May 23 ) within Murray Sunset National Park with support from the SSAA.

The park will remain open, any public found near operations including campgrounds will be informed of what is happening before operations commence.

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