Fairhaven Campground

Location: Fairhaven Campground, French Island National Park, Melbourne 3000

Arrival Time: 13:00 | Departure Time: 12:00

Fairhaven Campground is 5km from the Tankerton Jetty on the west coast foreshore. It has space for up to 40 people amongst the 10 campsites. The General Store is 7.5km away.

The campground can only be accessed by walking tracks. No vehicle-based camping is permitted.

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Details

Basic toilet facilities and a water tank (purify or boil first) are available. Water supply cannot be guaranteed so visitors should be self-sufficient. Open fires are not permitted at any time. Bring your own portable gas stove for cooking.

Pre-booking is required, no fees apply.

Campsites are not marked, but sites can be booked for up to four people per site (six sites in total).

Cancellation Policy

30 days or more prior notice to the booking arrival date - 50% of the applicable fees per night.
Less than 30 days prior notice to the booking arrival date - 100% of the applicable fees per night.
No transfers.

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Directions

Access French Island is by boat only. The campsite is a 5km walk from the ferry terminal location.

Take the passenger ferry from Stony Point across to French Island. The trip takes 10-12 minutes and delivers you to Tankerton Jetty on French Island. Call 03 5257 4565 or visit Western Port Ferries for bookings, ferry timetables and weather conditions - ferry services can be cancelled at very short notice.

After arriving, walk from the jetty carpark along the gravel road. Turn left at the bridge and either take the walking track to the left of the road (5km), or follow Coast Road to the campground (4.2km).

View the park note for a map of the island, or for a more detailed map of the island, use. Vicmap - Westernport 7921-S.

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Fairhaven Camping Area

Basic toilet facilities are provided. Mosquito repellent is essential. Camping on the beach is prohibited.

Dogs, motorbikes, fires and firearms are prohibited in the park.

Please be aware of regulations around Fire Danger Ratings and Total Fire Ban Days.

Be aware of the tides when swimming, large mudflats are exposed at low tide.

Configuration: Unpowered camping area
Max # of Persons: 4