Murray River 698km Camping Area (Murray - Sunset National Park)

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Murray River 698km Camping Area (Murray - Sunset National Park)

Perched high on a large sandbar on Lindsay Island, the Murray River 698km Camping Area is perfect for those wanting to escape the crowds. Go fishing, explore the river in your boat, canoe or kayak, or relax and take in the beauty of this remote location. A picnic table is available at the western side of the camping area. Access is by 4WD in dry weather only. 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 where fireplaces are provided and must be extinguished with water before leaving. Please bring your own firewood or a gas or electric stove or barbecue.

Campsites should be at least 20m from the river. Avoid camping under or close to large trees like River Red Gums, as branches may fall at any time and swing away from the tree. Chemical toilets are preferred. Pit toilets must be at least 100m from the water’s edge. Bury toilet paper and waste appropriately. No bins are provided – please take all rubbish home with you for recycling or disposal. Download the Lindsay, Mulcra and Wallpolla Islands Visitor Guide for more information.

How to get there

Murray River 698km Camping Area (Murray - Sunset National Park)

Need to know

Murray River 698km Camping Area (Murray - Sunset National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Water hazards
    • Strong currents
    • Deep water
  • 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.

All Tracks closed around Lake Walla Walla

For Cultural Heritage Protection ALL main roads/tracks are now closed around Lake Walla Walla that lead off the Old Mail Road and Walla Walla Track . There are Road Closed signs in place and unauthorised entry into these closed areas could result in significant/major fines. These Roads will be closed for the foreseeable future.

Access to the Lake is still permitted, however only directly from the Old Mail Road and on already defined park tracks. Please note that any powered vessels must only use an electric motor when on any water body within the park.

Japanese encephalitis in northern Victoria

Japanese encephalitis in northern Victoria
Japanese encephalitis (JE) has recently been detected in Victoria, with increased risk in the northern and north-west of Victoria and along the Murray River. This virus is spread to humans through mosquito bites and may cause a rare and potentially life-threatening infection of the brain. 
 
For information about how to protect yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites before you head outdoors, visit the Beat the Bite- Better Health Website or see our visitor safety tips. 

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