Details on 81 campsites within 100km of The Gums,

The Gums Campground

Last Updated Dec 2014

The Gums has toilets The Gums has water available The Gums has picnic fireplaces There are bbqs available at The Gums There are picnic tables available at The Gums

Set among ferns, and eucalypt forest with dense understory, this is a beautiful spot with excellent facilities.

There are 18 individual campsites well separated by the native vegetation and picnic tables with wood barbecue / fireplaces.

5 of the sites are suitable for caravans, the rest are best for car based camping with a tent.

There is also a (free) communal gas barbecue in the central area in case there is a fire ban, or you just don't feel like cooking over the open fire at your campsite. NOTE: Some of the campsites don't have fire pits.

Facilities and activities at The Gums

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

From $37.50 per night,


Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.

How to book:

To view pricing and book online, visit


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.


Gas/electric barbeques available.


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

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Location information for The Gums

This campsite is in Kinglake National Park

Under an hours drive from Melbourne with excellent camping, picnic areas, and walking trails, Kingslake National Park is a city dwellers nature escape for Mebournians.

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This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Turn off Glenburn Rd @ -37.469596,145.394265, actual camp circuit starts at -37.470124,145.393149

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