Ackle Bend Campground

Last Updated Dec 2014

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An alternative to Horseshoe Bend Campground, right on the Wimmera River

This is also a fairly large, level campground with direct access to the river.

There are pit toilets, picnic tables and large mature trees for shade.

There is also a walk that follows the river up to Horseshoe Bend Campground. At dawn is the best time to see the abundant wildlife.

Thanks to Peter for updates to description and directions. Rated 4.2/5

Facilities and activities at Ackle Bend

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

From $37.80 (As of December 2014)


Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.

How to book:

To view pricing and book online, visit


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.

Camp fires:

Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite

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Location information for Ackle Bend

This campsite is in Little Desert National Park

Wildflowers, diverse vegetation types and deep sandy soils.

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This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

The campground is on Horseshoe Bend road, just past Horseshoe Bend Camping Area.

Access from Dimboola [A8] town centre: South-west 500m on Wimmera St across the river, left (south) 1k on the Riverside Rd, right at the T junction (signposted) 5k on the Horseshoe Bend Rd (2.5k gravel), right at the T junction (signposted) 0.5k along the river bank (gravel).

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