The Lodge Camping Area (Murray - Sunset National Park)

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The Lodge Camping Area (Murray - Sunset National Park)

Sitting comfortably on the banks of the Murray River, The Lodge Camping Area is perfect for those seeking a remote camping experience. Explore the river in your canoe, kayak or boat, go fishing or relax among the majestic River Red Gums. 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.

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The Lodge Camping Area (Murray - Sunset National Park)

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The Lodge Camping Area (Murray - Sunset National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs allowed

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • 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.

Lindsay Island (MSNP) - Access

Lindsay Island open, although has access limitations within due to residual flood water and road damage.
 
The Broken Back bridge on the Little Mullaroo Creek is now Open, The Little Mullaroo Creek crossing on the Sandford Track has water across it, and should be approached and considered with caution, depths will change.  This may limit access to Webster's Lagoon or Kulkurna Cliffs. You should never drive through flood water.
 
The Lindsay River crossing on the eastern entry point to Lindsay Island has extensive flood damage and residual flood water and will remain closed until further notice. Entry gates remain closed, signage in place.
 
Access remains along the Mullaroo Creek between the Caravan through to the Mullaroo Mouth / Boat ramp. 
 
Access now open to Lock 7 Camping Area, Lock 7 Sandbar Camping Area and Lock 7 Boat Ramp Camping Area.

Wallpolla Island Closed

Wallpolla Island is closed due to riverine flood damage affecting both access and visitor safety.

Mulcra Island is now partially open giving campers access to the Murray River

Mulcra Island is now partially open giving campers access to the Murray River from River access 1 through to Lock 8. 
Snake Lagoon track to the east is closed until further notice due to riverine flood damage affecting both access and visitor safety, so there is no access beyond Lock 8. Access through the Snake Lagoon track via the Old Mail Road is also affected by this closure. 


Visitors are advised that some areas continue to be affected by residual flood water and high river levels. Caution is advised when camping in these areas. 

Closure – Conservation Program

Due to a conservation program in parts of the Murray Sunset National Park, including the Shearers Quarters, Border, Pheenys Track, Rocket Lake, Henschke, Lake Crosbie, Lake Becking, Mopoke Hut, Mt Crozier, Underbool Track, Sunset Remote, Green Opal Mine campgrounds will be closed from Monday 15 April and will reopen on Friday 19 April 2024. Closure signs will be in place on all main entry points into the closed sections of the park.

Attachments: MALLEE PARKS TEMPORARY CLOSURES (4,099KB)

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