Details on 127 campsites within 100km of Howqua 8 Mile,

Howqua 8 Mile Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

Howqua 8 Mile has toilets Howqua 8 Mile has water available Howqua 8 Mile has picnic fireplaces Howqua 8 Mile has picnic tables You can go fishing at Howqua 8 Mile

A relatively large clearing (an old hut site) providing a pleasant, green, level, grassed (wallaby mown), riverside circuit.

Shaded on the edges by Peppermint, Manna Gum, Blackwood and wattles.

Rated 4.1/5.

Surrounded by steep forested slopes - almost a gorge. 4 fire pits

Facilities and activities at Howqua 8 Mile

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free campground.


We have no information available on how to book this site.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.


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.


It is not known if barbeques are available.


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


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:

Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite

Horse Riding:
Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

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Location information for Howqua 8 Mile

This campsite is in Alpine National Park

A stunning alpine national park made up of grassy plains and impressive escarpments and mountains.

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This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

From Mansfield [B320]: East 21k on the Mount Buller Rd [C320] through Merrijig, right (south) 18k on the Howqua Hills Rd (gravel) to Sheepyard Flat, cross the Howqua River (road now called Brocks) a further 11k, left down steep, narrow gravel track 600m to small flat and walk-in camps, right over small rocky ford 60m.

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