Gantner Hut camping area (Heyfield region, walk-in camping)

Free No dogs/pets No rubbish disposal Non-vehicle camping Ranger Toilets Walking trails

The A-frame Gantner Hut, built as emergency shelter in the 1970s, is situated on the walking track that leads from Howitt Rd up to the summit of Mt Howitt. This peak reputedly has some of the finest views in the national park. Near the hut are such enticing formations as the Devil’s Staircase, the Terrible Hollow and the Cross-Cut Saw. The hut is 37 km north of Arbuckle Junction, and roughly 5 km from the carpark on Howitt Rd.


Who to contact: Parks Victoria 13 1963

This campsite is located in Alpine National Park

Alpine National Park is a sublime patchwork of landscapes that extend from Lake Dartmouth in the north to the Snowy Range in the south, and between Mt Buller in the west and the Murray River in the east. One of Victoria’s biggest national parks, at 646 000 ha, it hosts myriad activities for all seasons, including skiing and snowboarding, hiking, cycling and rock climbing. It also has magnificent vistas, ranging from brilliant wildflowers to spectacular summits. Note: some of the region’s roads are closed during winter.

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