Lake Surprise camping area
Set in serene manna gum forest not far from an equally serene crater lake, this is a delightful place to stay. Walking tracks guide you along lava canals, around the rim of a crater and down to Lake Surprise itself. Bookings are obligatory for the main public holidays. To get here, follow Mt Eccles Rd from Macarthur.
Who to contact: Parks Victoria 13 1963
This campsite is located in Mount Eccles National Park
Mt Eccles, also known as Budj Bim and situated 10 km west of Macarthur, is a dream destination for budding vulcanologists. Ancient eruptions resulted in lava flows and caves that visitors can explore via a network of invigorating walking tracks. A trio of craters now holds the waters of Lake Surprise, which have bubbled up from underground springs.
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