Pettmans Beach (Ewing Morass Wildlife Reserve, Lake Tyers State Park)


Pettmans Beach (Ewing Morass Wildlife Reserve, Lake Tyers State Park)

How to get there

Pettmans Beach (Ewing Morass Wildlife Reserve, Lake Tyers State Park)



Need to know

Pettmans Beach (Ewing Morass Wildlife Reserve, Lake Tyers State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No firearms allowed
  • No drones without a permit
  • No horses


  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Sharks
  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
    • Strong currents
    • Deep water

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.

Closure of Old Station Rd

The gate at Old Station Rd is closed indefinitely as of 1/3/22 due to severe road damage caused by weather conditions over the past six months. 

Closures due to flood impacts

This area is flood affected and assessments are ongoing, please keep checking these pages for updates on closures before you travel.

Seasonal road closures 2022

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate from after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

Pettmans Campground CLOSED due to flooding

Pettmans Campground in Lake Tyers State Park is closed until further notice due to flooding. The entire campground has flooded and is inaccessible. The road is closed at the Apiary Site on Pettmans Road. Please comply with road closure signage - significant penalties apply for breaching road closures. 

Deer Control (ground shooting) operation underway

Deer control is being undertaken in this park from October 2021 to June 2022. Some localised access restrictions may apply. Find out more about this program

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