Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter
Pleasant camping under Snow Gums overlooking a lake and alpine scenery.
Can be crowded in holiday periods. Bookings required in holiday periods.
Fires only in fireplaces, which are shared between sites. 15 of 57 designated sites suite caravan/motorhome Hot showers.
Mount Buffalo is a granite plateau at about 1,400m, an alpine island separated from the main ranges by low valleys. Roads and a multitude of trails makes this a 'civilized' way to view alpine scenery, flora, fauna and vegetation.
Rosellas, cockatoos, parrots, yellow robins, honeyeaters and kookaburras are common, as are wombats. Swamp wallaby and lyrebirds can be sighted in the camp.
We have no information available on how to book this site.
Camping is available from Melbourne Cup Weekend to April inclusive. Bookings are essential for peak periods.
Bookings open at 10:00am 1 September each year and are based on a first-in, first-served basis.
Book online or call Parks Victoria on 13 1963.
The campground will open about 1 November .
There is usually drinking water available at this campsite. Please take care, it may still be advisable to boil water before drinking.
Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.
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
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
Access off the Great Alpine Road [B500] at Porepunkah; West 19k up Mt Buffalo Road [C535]. On reaching the plateau pass the access road to The Chalet (on left), NP Office on right and around lake on left, take next road left (signposted) (gravel) 1k to camping ground.
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