Details on 131 campsites within 100km of Howitt Plains,

Howitt Plains Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

Howitt Plains has toilets Howitt Plains has water available Howitt Plains has picnic fireplaces There are areas available in Howitt Plains for horse riding

Located in a stand of Snow Gums by an old hut near an extensive snow plain.

Horse yards nearby - popular with horse trail riders and flies. Reasonable shade provided by Snow Gums over short alpine grass. The site slopes gently and is a bit rough but there are a few level spots. Tank.

Rated 3.8/5.

Wildflowers are prolific in spring.

Facilities and activities at Howitt Plains

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free camping.


This is a free camping area.

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:

There are no built fireplaces in this camp ground, however it may be permisable to have a camp fire under certain conditions. Please check local fire restrictions and rules before lighting fires.


No bbqs are provided.


There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.


There is no fishing 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 Howitt Plains

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 site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

from Licola: north east 46k up Tamboritha Rd (29k gravel) to Arbuckle Junction, continue north 30.5k on the Howitt Rd, short access track on left (signed).

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