There are three options for those interested
in coming to camp at Mt Buffalo over winter. Camping is only permitted in
designated sites: Rocky Creek, Mt McLeod and Lake Catani. All campsites require
Mt McLeod and Rocky Creek campsites are open during winter however the
walk into those campsites is made longer because the Reservoir Road closes.
Therefore anyone intending to camp out there needs to be well prepared for
camping in Alpine areas and a long snow shoe hike/cross country ski. A fee for use is required, book
on-line at www.parkstay.vic.gov.au/book-your-stay
Lake CataniCampground Open to Snow Camp when the snow arrives - Winter camping generally closes at the end of August and the Camping ground is closed until the Melbourne Cup weekend
It is recommended that you check in at the Park Office Visitor Centre, 300m from the Chalet turn off at Mt Buffalo prior to camping during
Access is via a 1km walk/ski off the
main road along the Lake Catani Rd or a 2km walk/ski from the Gorge Visitor
Area along the Gorge/Lake Catani track. No vehicle access is available. The
sites are situated around the stone hut. Fires may be lit only in the
fireplaces within the picnic shelter and fuel stoves are recommended.
Campground showers and flushing toilets are closed during winter, but the pit
toilet located behind the stone hut is open. Water is available from Lake
Catani but is not potable, boil or treat.
No fees apply,
SNOW CAMPING TOURS
Snow camping tours will be available during the 2018 ski season
For information or bookings contact David Chitty on mobile
0419 280 614 or email: email@example.com