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Lake Catani Camping & Lakeside Day Visitor Area

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Lake Catani

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Location: Lake Catani Camping & Lakeside Day Visitor Area

Lake Catani

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Location: Lake Catani Camping & Lakeside Day Visitor Area

Lake Catani

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Location: Carpark - Lake Catani Campground

Lake Catani

3 months ago from savithri galappathie

Location: Carpark - Lake Catani Campground

Lake Catani

3 months ago from savithri galappathie

Location: Lake Catani Camping & Lakeside Day Visitor Area

Lake Catani

3 months ago from savithri galappathie

Location: Lake Catani Camping & Lakeside Day Visitor Area

Camping
Canoeing
Picnicking
Swimming
Camp fires

Discover magnificent waterfalls and remote alpine landscapes while you camp within beautiful Snow Gum woodlands at Lake Catani Campground.

The Lakeside Day Visitor Area, located on the lake shore adjacent to the campground, provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy a cool swim or paddle a canoe.

Campsite bookings

Camping is available from Melbourne Cup Weekend to April inclusive. Bookings are essential.

Bookings open at 10:00am on 1 September each year and are based on a first-in, first-served basis.

Book online or call Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

Campground information

There are  unpowered campsites available set amongst picturesque Snow Gum woodland. Each is marked by a numbered post. Camping is only permitted within the boundary of these sites.

Some of the sites are suitable for small caravans and campervans while others are for car camping and tents only. Walk-in campsites provide campers with even quieter surroundings. The maximum number of people per site is six.

Amenties

Toilets, hot showers, dish washing and a basic laundry (no washing machines) are provided. A separate disabled hot shower and toilet is also available.

A communal stone shelter with tables and fireplaces is located adjacent to the amenities building. Basic lighting in the amenities is provided by solar panels.

Campers are required to be self sufficient with drinking water.

Group camping area

A special area within the campground has been set aside for schools and social groups. These sites must be booked in advance. Only two school or social groups can occupy the campground at any one time.

The total number of school or social group campers must not exceed 50 on any one night. Bookings should be made by contacting the park office on 03 5755 1466.

Camp fires

Open fires are only permitted in group fireplaces and in the stone shelter. Fireplaces are limited. Gas stoves are preferred and recommended.

Firewood collecting within the park is prohibited, however firewood can be purchased in the park from rangers, or campers can bring their own.

Winter camping 

Five sites (2 people per site) available only during the declared snow season, beginning the Friday of Queens Birthday weekend.  Access is via a 1km walk/ski off the main road along the Lake Catani Rd or a 2km walk/ski from the Gorge Visitor Area along the Gorge/Lake Catani track. No vehicle access is available. The sites are situated around the stone hut. Fires may be lit only in the fireplaces within the picnic shelter and fuel stoves are recommended. Campground amenities are closed during winter, there is a pit toilet located behind the stone hut. Water is available from Lake Catani. Book online.

Bushfire Safety

Mount Buffalo National Park has been assessed to have a high level of bushfire risk and will be closed for public safety on days of Code Red Fire Danger Rating.

For more information on the location of parks within Bureau of Meteorology forecast districts and closures on days of forecast Code Red Fire Danger Rating, click here.

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