Mornington Peninsula National Park
Arrival Time: 13:00 |
Departure Time: 12:00
Fees no longer apply to basic category campgrounds. For all stays up until 30 June 2015, you will still need to book a campsite, but no fees will be charged. After 1 July 2015, no bookings will be taken for campgrounds where fees do not apply. Camping will be first in, first-served. Basic campsites are as follows: Lightwood Camping Area.
A 100% discount will apply to the Basic campsite fees shown below when you proceed with your booking.
Lightwood Camping Area is a ‘walk-in–walk-out’ site serviced by the Two Bays Walking Track which crosses Mornington Peninsula from Arthurs Seat to Cape Schanck. Closest access points to the camp area via Two Bays Walking Track is from the Baldry’s Crossing or Boneo Road trailheads (approx. 4.5km each way) Alternatively a shorter walk into the camp area is possible via Lightwood Creek Track from the Gate 3 trailhead on Rogers Road (approx. 1.5km)
Mornington Peninsula National Park is renowned for its historic features, outstanding scenic headlands and sandy beaches along the Bass Strait coast. It is popular for swimming, surfing, diving, fishing, walking and nature sightseeing. Parks Victoria aims to protect the natural and cultural features of the park while encouraging visitors to appreciate and enjoy the area.
Please note: Whilst the Lightwood Creek campsites are not numbered, you are able to book these sites online. There is a maximum of 6 persons per site. Please change the number of adults to no-more than ‘6’ and select the number of sites you require from the drop down menu before clicking ‘Book Now’.
For important information on Mornington Peninsula National Park, including closures and current conditions, visit the park page.
Lightwood Creek Camp Area is a minimal impact camping area with a ‘carry-in / carry-out’ policy and cooking to be done on fuel stoves only, campfires are not permitted. Proper personal hygiene practices should also be observed in the absence of formal toilets.
30 days prior 50% cancellation fee.
Less than 30 days prior 100% cancellation fee.
Lightwood Camping Area is a ‘walk-in–walk-out’ site serviced by the Two Bays Walking Track which crosses Mornington Peninsula from Arthurs Seat to Cape Schanck. Closest access points to the camp area via Two Bays Walking Track is from the Baldry’s Crossing or Boneo Road trailheads (approx. 4.5km each way).
Lightwood Creek Hike-in Camping Area
Lightwood Creek Hike-in Camping Area is located mid-way between Baldrys Crossing and Boneo Road on the Two Bays Walking Track on the Mornington Peninsula. The camping area is a north facing open and level grassy area in a remote bush setting near Lightwood Creek accessible only by foot. The nearest vehicle access is from the Baldrys Crossing / Boneo Road trailheads of Two Bays Walking Track. The camping area consists of two defined zones with space for 4 sites for up to 6 people. One zone has low picnic tables. No toilets are provided with reliable water being available from Lightwood Creek, however any bush water should always be boiled before drinking. Please take your rubbish out with you. No dogs are permitted in the National Park. This is a minimal impact overnight hiking camping area.
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