Mount Buffalo Park Office & Visitor Centre (Mount Buffalo National Park)

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Mount Buffalo Park Office & Visitor Centre (Mount Buffalo National Park)

The Mt Buffalo Office and Visitor centre is about 200m south of the turn off to the Chalet on the Mt Buffalo Tourist Road. Inside are informative displays about the parks natural and cultural history. Relevant maps and publications. Open most days 8.30am to 4.30pm but may be unstaffed for periods of the day. Park staff can be contacted on 13 19 63.

How to get there

Mount Buffalo Park Office & Visitor Centre (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Facilities

Carpark
Visitor Centre

Need to know

Mount Buffalo Park Office & Visitor Centre (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • Restricted opening hours
  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Vehicles
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

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.

Planned aerial shooting operations targeting deer - Mount Buffalo NP

Parts of the Park will be closed during these dates while aerial shooting operations targeting deer are undertaken.
 
14-18 November 2022
21-25 November 2022
8-12 May 2023
29 May-2 June 2023
5-9 June 2023
 
See attached map for details. 

Attachments: Mt Buffalo Aerial Shooting Information (430KB)

Ground shooting operations targeting deer

Ground shooting operations targeting deer will be undertaken in this Park from December 2022 to June 2023.  The park will remain open for visitors during ground shooting operations.
 
For more information about deer control to protect biodiversity, please visit this link.

Ground shooting operations targeting deer

Ground shooting operations targeting deer will be undertaken in these Parks from December 2022 to June 2023.
 
Some access restrictions may apply. Please observe local signage.

Alpine National Park (Bogong High Plains, Mount Bogong, Dinner Plain, Dargo High Plains, Foothills and Southern Alps)
Buchan Caves Reserve
Burrowa-Pine Mountain
Cape Conran Coastal Park
Cabbage Tree Creek Flora Reserve
Errinundra National Park
Howitt-Wellington Plains
Lake Tyers State Park
Mount Baw Baw National Park
Mount Buffalo National Park
Mount Mittamatite Regional Park
Mount Mitta Mitta Flora Reserve
Mount Lawson State Park
Mount Granya State Park
Mountain Creek Education Area
Pheasant Creek Flora Reserve
Wabba Wilderness Park
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Purchasing of firewood from Lake Catani Campground

The honesty system for the payment of firewood is no longer in place.
Firewood bags can be purchased at 11am only each day from a Ranger in the campground.
If there are volunteer camp hosts staying at Lake Catani Campground (in the canvas tent next to the firewood shed), firewood can be purchased between 9-10am and 4-5pm from the volunteer camp host. However, do not rely on a camp host being onsite to assist with the purchase of firewood as there are periods of time where we don't have volunteers in place.
If you aren't able to be in the campground at 11am please bring your own firewood from home.
Firewood can be purchased for $15 per bag. CASH ONLY.
Note: the collection of firewood within a National Park is not allowed.

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