Croajingolong National Park
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- Due to beached whale carcasses on a remote beach 14 km east of Point Hicks, there has been an increase in shark activity reported on the Croajingolong coast. Stay informed via www.emergency.vic.gov.au and do not enter the water at closed beaches. at Walking the Wilderness Coast, Friday 30 November, 2018
- Visitors are advised to take caution when driving on Betka Road and Centre Track towards Shipwreck Creek Campground due to corrugations and potholes. at Shipwreck Creek, Friday 2 February, 2018
- Miners Track, from the Mallacoota-Genoa Road and Betka Track intersection, is in very poor condition and not recommended for vehicles towing trailers. Miners Track is only recommended for experienced drivers equipped with appropriate recovery equipment and vehicles that can deal with extreme four wheel drive conditions. Alternative access to Betka Track is via Stoney Peak Road or Centre Track. at Croajingolong National Park, Thursday 6 April, 2017
Named after the Aboriginal people of the area, Croajingolong follows the far-eastern coastline of Victoria for 100 kilometres and features eucalypt forest, rainforest and heathland.
Secluded coastal camping spots are a perfect base for beach walks, birdwatching, boating and fishing. Relax in a boat on the Mallacoota Lakes, climb Genoa Peak for panoramic views along the coast or visit the massive sand dunes at Thurra River.
Point Hicks Lightstation, set deep within the park, is an imposing concrete tower completed in 1890. While Gabo Island Lightstation, built of distinctive pink granite, can be reached by air or sea. Both offer tours and accommodation.
How to get there
Croajingolong National Park is located approximately 450kms east of Melbourne and 500kms south of Sydney in far East Gippsland. The park is accessed from multiple points along the Princes Highway between Cann River and the New South Wales border.
Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, the Bidawal and Nindi-Ngudjam Ngarigu Monero identify the Croajingolong National Park as their Traditional Country.
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