Details on 63 campsites within 100km of Surface Point,

Surface Point Campground

Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter

Surface Point has toilets There are bbqs available at Surface Point There are picnic tables available at Surface Point There are areas available in Surface Point for horse riding Pets allowed in Surface Point

A small, level, graveled, fenced parking area on the nose of a ridge just above Misery Creek (intermittent).

The picnic area (5 tables, 2 BBQs) slopes. Thin shade provided by Messmate, Broad-leaved and Narrow-leaved Peppermint, Manna Gum and rare Yarra Gum with a thin understory of Silver wattle.

A pleasant, quiet site surrounded by forrested rolling hills.

Rated 3.9/5

Spring wildflowers including grevillea and 31 varieties of orchids.

Kookaburras, currawong, rosella, wrens, kangaroos, wallaby and frogs are common with koala present.

Remains of gold mining, including shafts, water races and sluiced areas.

Facilities and activities at Surface Point

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free campground.


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.


Longdrop or composting


Pets are allowed with conditions

Water Availability:

No water available at this campsite

Camp fires:

No fires are permitted at this camp ground.


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.


There is no fishing at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

More Information

Location information for Surface Point


This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Access from Ballarat: South 29k on the Ballarat-Colac Rd [C146] past Enfield, right (west) 3.4k on Misery Creek Rd (gravel), signed on the right just before the bridge.

Alternatively 4k east on the Berringa-Misery Creek Rd (gravel) off the Newtown-Berringa Rd.

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