Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter
A flat, grassed, open plain adjacent to a tranquil shallow fresh water lake, backed by coastal vegetation on dunes to north and south.
Very few shade trees. Can be hot in summer. Exposed to winds.
Prolific bird life: water birds including pelicans, swans and ducks; honeyeaters, fantails and fantails in the coastal scrub. Kangaroos and emus are common. Trout fishing in Lake Monibeong (no power boats).
Many rare orchids might be found. By the Long Swamp to the east are the only Victorian examples of Yellow Gum (E. leucoxylon var. macrocarpa) with their pink or yellow flowers.
Walking track (600m) to very large, extended and mobile dunes, the endless surf beach (fishing, swimming dangerous) and Suttons Rocks.
Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.
Pre-pay fees & book site at National Park Office - Nelson or Princes Margaret Caves or on-line
There is usually drinking water available at this campsite. Please take care, it may still be advisable to boil water before drinking.
It is not known if fires are allowed in this campground.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
You are able to swim in the lake nearby.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
Protecting around 105 square km of coastline.
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
Situated near the coast south-east of Nelson, north-west of Portland in the Discovery Bay Coastal Park
Access from Portland: North 5.2k on the Henty Hwy [A1], left (nor-west) 46k on the Portland-Nelson Rd [C192], left (south) 7.5k on the Lake Mombeong (Bong Bong) Rd (good limestone, last 1k sandy)
© Net Reach Media Pty Ltd 2017
Visit our other sites
What to do, see, where to stay and the wildlife of this spectacular section of Far North Queensland
Adventure tours in Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest