The Wattles Campground

Last Updated Dec 2013 | Originally suggested by Peter

The Wattles has toilets The Wattles has water available The Wattles has picnic fireplaces Pets allowed in The Wattles

Pleasant, quiet lakeside camping on white sand, shaded by a fringe of mature River Red Gums.

Backed by white trunked Yellow Gums with a thick understory of wattles and wildflowers.

Pit toilet, tank water.

Rated 4.2/5

Facilities and activities at The Wattles

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free Camping


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.


Longdrop or composting


Pets are allowed with conditions

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.


It is not known if there are any swimming holes near this campsite.


It is not known if there are any fishing spots near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:

Picnic tables are not provided at this camsite

Horse Riding:
Canoeing / Kayaking:

It is not known if there are any canoeing or kayaking spots near this campsite.

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Location information for The Wattles

This campsite is in Lake Hindmarsh LR

The largest freshwater lake in Victoria.

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This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.

Getting there

Situated on the northern shore of Lake Hindmarsh, north of Dimboola, south-west of Rainbow.

Access from Rainbow [C227]: South-west 15k on the Nhill Rd. About 500m after entering the Park and just before the Outlet Creek bridge turn left (signposted) 400m down a graveled track over a sand hill to the Lake.

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