Lake Surprise Walk (Budj Bim National Park)

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Lake Surprise Walk (Budj Bim National Park)

Head out on the Lake Surprise walk and descend into the crater of this dormant volcano. Follow the lake's edge through Manna Gum and Blackwood bushland before looping back to Budj Bim Campground. The peak of Budj Bim, which has great cultural significance to the Gunditjmara people, overlooks the trail.

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Lake Surprise Walk (Budj Bim National Park)

Need to know

Lake Surprise Walk (Budj Bim National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
  • Terrain hazards
    • 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.

Lake Surprise walking track and access to Tunnel Cave closed

The Lake Surprise walking track and access to Tunnel Cave are closed due to the bushfire impact.

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