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Croajingolong National Park

Sunset at Pebbly Beach Mallacoota
from Peter Casey
Mueller River
from Phil Skeggs
Gippsland water dragon
from Phil Skeggs
1st lookout
from Andrew
Thurra River
Australian Pelicans at Mallacoota
from Janine Duffy
View from Thurra River Campground - Croajingo
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Croajingolong National Park
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  • Kingfish Point Jetty on Mallacoota Inlet has collapsed and requires significant repair. The jetty is out of use until further notice, which may limit access for some vessels. at Croajingolong National Park, Monday 20 May, 2019
  • Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. See Map 46A: Croajingolong National Park (West) and Map 46B: Croajingolong National Park (East) for locations of the closures. at Croajingolong National Park, Wednesday 8 May, 2019
  • 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

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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.

Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

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