Details on 48 campsites within 100km of Melville Caves,

Melville Caves Campground

Last Updated Apr 2015 by SingleMumCamping | Originally suggested by Peter

Melville Caves has toilets Melville Caves has water available Melville Caves has picnic fireplaces There are bbqs available at Melville Caves There are picnic tables available at Melville Caves There are areas available in Melville Caves for horse riding


Easily accessible campground about 1km from Melville Caves

Being at the end of a bitumen stretch and not too far from town, you occasionally get the odd yob out here, however it is a nice spot most of the time.

There are rainwater tanks and large grassed and shady campsites.

Thanks to Peter for the updates

Situated on a broad ridge-top slope the camp ground consists of two large fenced areas containing informal sites, some grassed and shaded but all sloping.

Partial shade is provided by scattered Box, Stringybark and wattle. Benches (4) are distant from BBQs (6). Rated 3.2/5

Popular with school groups.

Potentially hot and dry in summer, exposed to winter winds.

The nearby summit provides good views and the fissures allegedly provided shelter for bushrangers.

The granitic soils foster a woodland of Box (Long-leaved, Yellow), Red Stringybark and Forest Red Gum with an understory of Black Wattle and shrubs.

Surrounding the outcrop the sedimentary soils support Grey Box, Ironbark and yellow Gum intermingled with mallee. Wildflowers are plentiful and varied - best in spring. Bird life is plentiful and varied, included White and Major Mitchell cockatoos

Thanks to Thanks to SingleMumCamping for the following updates.

My experience at Melville Caves was a quick overnighter in the swag with a mate. Brought the dogs with me and had a great night. Atmosphere on the campground was peaceful and pleasant, facilities were clean and tidy and park information was plenty. The walking tracks were tough, but great fun!

See my link below for my complete record of my stay.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.701207873334138.1073741828.700099093445016&type=1

Facilities and activities at Melville Caves

Number of sites:

10

Camping Fees:

Free Campground

Bookings:

This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.

Toilets:

Longdrop or composting

Pets:

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.

Barbeques:

Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.

Swimming:

There are no known swimming spots at this campsite.

Fishing:

There is no fishing at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:

Yes.

Horse Riding:

Yes.

Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

More Information

http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/e...

Location information for Melville Caves

This campsite is in Kooyoora State Park

Large granite boulders make up Melville Caves and are the highlights of this park near Logan in Victoria

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Access

This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Small caravans and camper trailers will have no problems with this site.

Thanks to Peter for the updates

From Inglewood, south-west 15k on the Inglewood-Rehola Rd, keep right at Y junction 3.5k on the Wehia-Kingower Rd, right 2.5k on signposted Melville Caves Rd.




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