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Camping and Caravanning on a Budget in Victoria

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Ready to explore Victoria on a budget? Pack your bags, grab your sense of adventure, and hit the road for an unforgettable camping experience! Victoria is home to an array of low-cost campsites that promise stunning scenery and unforgettable experiences without breaking the bank. Here are some top picks for budget-friendly camping in Victoria’s north and west. Remember the golden rule of camping: take nothing but photos and leave nothing but footprints!

Meredith Park — Colac

Nestled on the tranquil banks of Lake Colac in Victoria’s western districts, Meredith Park is a delightful haven for budget-conscious campers. This free campground features 30 campsites, complete with picnic areas, toilets, and fireplaces. It's also a favourite spot for fishing enthusiasts, with redfin and carp frequently caught. Imagine unwinding for a few days in front of a roaring fire as the sun dips below the horizon, creating the perfect backdrop for your relaxing getaway. Find out more about Meredith Park

Redda’s Park — Brim

Brim is a delightful town in the heart of the Wimmera, perched on the Yarriambiack Creek. Famous for its stunning Silo Art by Guido Van Helten, Redda’s Park offers budget-friendly camping at just $10 per night. Enjoy fantastic amenities, including powered sites and BBQs. Fishing enthusiasts should bring their rods to enjoy a peaceful evening by the creek. Find out more about Redda’s Park

Lake Lascelles — Hopetoun

Embark on a journey up the Henty Highway to discover Lake Lascelles, just a stone’s throw from Hopetoun. This pristine lake offers an array of free camping spots surrounding the picturesque shoreline and the bush areas behind it. If you need power, there are 12 powered caravan sites available for $20 per night. With no reservations required, it's a case of first-come, first-served—so arrive early to secure your spot! Indulge in the modern comforts of hot showers and well-maintained amenities conveniently scattered around the lake. Anglers, prepare for a tranquil and rejuvenating fishing experience amidst the serene waters of Lake Lascelles. Find out more about Lake Lascelles

Fridays Campground — Steiglitz

Fridays Campground is your gateway to exploring the historic gold mining area of Steiglitz Historic Park. Popular with walkers, it’s one of the trailheads for the 3-day, 40km Burchell Trail. The campground boasts 10 sites, with 2 suitable for camper trailers or caravans. Each site can host up to 6 people. Embrace the basic amenities and dive into the rich history of the area. It's a perfect spot for budget-conscious campers, with all sites under $15 per night. Find out more about Fridays Campground

Bellarine Bayside Holiday Park — Portarlington

The Bellarine Bayside Holiday Park in Portarlington welcomes visitors year-round, providing a variety of accommodation options to suit every preference. Whether you prefer the seclusion of a self-contained cabin, the convenience of a powered caravan site, or the adventure of pitching a tent near the beach, this holiday park has something for everyone. With direct access to the bay, you can easily enjoy activities like stand-up paddleboarding or take advantage of one of the five boat ramps along the northern Bellarine coastline to launch your boat or jet ski. Find out more about Bellarine Bayside Holiday Parks

Lerderderg State Park — Lerderderg

Get away from it all and enjoy the serenity of the bush at this dog-friendly campground. Lerderderg Campground is a prime spot for encountering koalas, kangaroos, and wallabies. Wake to the melody of native birds, enjoy a peaceful picnic, and set off on an exhilarating bushwalk. Campsites are free and are first-in, first-served. Make sure you come prepared with everything you need, including drinking water. Find out more about Lerderderg State Park

Adventure Awaits with the Club Lifestyle Motorhome

As a Homeowner at Lifestyle Communities, your budget goes even further with free use of the Club Lifestyle Motorhome. Embark on a 5-day camping adventure every year, hitting the road with the wind in your hair and the spirit of adventure as your co-pilot. Picture starlit nights, cosy campfires, and the thrill of discovering the unknown. Adventure is calling!

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