Camp­ing at Easter through­out the North East

North East Tourist News - - Milawa & District -

EASTER is one of the prime times for camp­ing through­out the North East, and there are sev­eral lo­cal camp­sites suit­able for those who love the out­doors.

Pitch a tent, sleep un­der the stars, and ex­pe­ri­ence the best of Vic­to­ria’s out­doors, with this roundup of some of the top camp­sites.

In the Mur­ray re­gion, the tem­per­ate cli­mate and spec­tac­u­lar wilder­ness ar­eas pro­vides idyl­lic bush­land and river­bank camp­ing along the Mur­ray River, close to many re­gional cen­tres.

Mean­while, an hour’s drive from Mans­field, Sheep­yard Flat, in the old gold min­ing Howqua Hills His­toric Area, is one of sev­eral flats along the Howqua River, with open, grassy camp­sites on ei­ther side of the Howqua Track.

There are sev­eral tran­quil spots within a short drive of Wan­garatta as well.

Along the Ovens River, there are the Ovens Bil­l­abongs, the River Road Re­serve, Frosts and Pi­o­neer Bridges.

If the panoramic views of the rugged Warby Range are what you are af­ter, head to Wen­hams camp­ing ground.

The Edi Cut­ting on the King River, in the heart of the King Val­ley, is a pop­u­lar hol­i­day spot for lo­cal and vis­it­ing fam­i­lies alike.

This is just a small sam­ple of the many pop­u­lar camp­ing spots in the North East.

For up to date in­for­ma­tion on lo­cal camp­ing spots, in­clud­ing driv­ing di­rec­tions, rules or any weather in­for­ma­tion which might im­pact your stay, con­tact the staff at your near­est vis­i­tor in­for­ma­tion cen­tre, and be sure to obey sig­nage and rules at your cho­sen camp­ing ground.

GET AWAY: The King Val­ley fea­tures a host of tran­quil camp­ing spots.

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