Camping at Shipwreck Creek Shipwreck Creek is the smallest campground, with only five sites. The camp is set in a tall forest above the secluded
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Camping at Shipwreck Creek
Shipwreck Creek is the smallest campground, with only five sites. The camp is set in a tall forest above the secluded cove. The camp makes an excellent base for walks covering both heathland and coastal scenery. Toilets and barbecues are provided.
Advance bookings and payment are required year round.
Peak season bookings
To minimise delays to booking your preferred site, go onto www.parks.vic.gov.au/stay to become familiar with the online booking process prior to the release date.
Summer period: Sat 27 December 2014 – Sat 17 January 2015
Bookings open: 9.00am 1 August 2014 (local time)
Bookings open: 9.00am 2 February 2015 (local time)
Walks around Shipwreck Creek
There are a number of walking tracks around Shipwreck Creek, from remote sandy beaches and heathlands to rocky coastline. Along these walks are views of Gabo Island and the Howe Range. Among the eucalypt forests are brilliant displays of native flowers during spring and early summer.
Shipwreck Creek Beach Walk
10mins, 500m one way
Walk to the secluded beach featuring the picturesque Shipwreck Creek surrounded by spectacular rocky outcrops. The walk commences at the Shipwreck Creek Day Visitor Area and concludes at the communal cooking area.
Shipwreck Creek to Centre Track via Old Coast Road
2 hours, 6.5km one way
This walk provides spectacular views as it meanders through heathland along the coast. It also offers an excellent opportunity for bird watching. The track commences at the Day Visitor Area and concludes at a car park on Centre Track.
Shipwreck Creek to Seal Creek
2 hours, 6km return
Follow the creek to the secluded Seal Creek Beach where there are impressive rock pools to explore. The track to Seal Creek is accessed from the south-western side of the beach.
Warning: There are no signposts or track markers and attempts to return via the rocky coastline are not recommended as large waves and high tides may prevent access.
30 minutes, 2 km return
The Heathland Walk commences at the Shipwreck Creek Day Visitor Area and concludes at the communal cooking area. During spring and summer there is an amazing variety of wildflowers, some of which are classified as rare or threatened. Keep your eyes open for orchids.