Blanket Bay Campground

Last Updated Oct 2014

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This is a well maintained and formalised campground right on the ocean in Great Otway National Park

There are 22 individual sites and a day use area. There is water available, a communal fireplace and a boat launching area. All this within a stones throw of the Bass Straight.

There is good fishing to be had off the beach, as well as miles of walking along the coast.

This campground forms part of the Great Ocean Walk, however hikers access different campsites (the hikers campsites are not free and must be booked in advance).

Thanks to Peter for additional info...

Rated Blanket Bay @ 4.5/5

Collect firewood along Lighthouse Road - firewood collection within National Park prohibited

Facilities and activities at Blanket Bay

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

From $34 per night (prices correct as of October 2014)

To view pricing and book online, visit


Bookings can be made over the phone or internet.

How to book:

During Summer and Easter Holidays, this campground is so popular that sites are allocated via a ballot process. See the link below if you would like to throw your hat in the ring to be camping here during those times.

Bookings can be made online for the rest of year.


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

There is usually drinking water available at this campsite. Please take care, it may still be advisable to boil water before drinking.

Camp fires:

Fires may be allowed in built fire places. Please check local fire bans and rules.


Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.


This campsite is near the ocean.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:


Canoeing / Kayaking:

There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite

More Information

Location information for Blanket Bay

This campsite is in Great Otway National Park

Great Otway is a wonderfully diverse coastal National Park, stretching between Torquay and Princetown in Victoria.

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This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

Blanket Bay campground is accessed off the Otway Lighthouse Road off the Great Ocean Road. The turn off into Otway Lighthouse Road is about 17km west from Marengo in Victoria. Once on Otway Lighouse Road, follow for about 9km and follow the sigs onto Blanket Bay Road. The campground is anoth 6km further at the end of this road.

View directions from Marengo, VIC to Blanket Bay camping area in google maps

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