French Island National Park - Fairhaven Campground

Location: French Island National Park

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

Fairhaven campground is located in the dunes behind the beach approximately 5km walk from the ferry terminal at Tankerton and 7.5km from the General Store.

Basic toilet facilities and a water tank (purify or boil first) is 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.

No fees apply, pre-booking is required.
Campsites are not marked, but sites can be booked for up to 4 people per site (6 sites in total).
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Details

Fairhaven Camping Area is a 5km walk from the ferry terminal at Tankerton on French Island.

The site is located on the western shoreline with easy access to a sandy beach and with mudflats exposed at low tide. The camping area provides an ideal base from which you can access the many walking tracks and explore the park.

Basic toilet facilities are provided. Open fires are not permitted at any time. Please bring a portable gas stove for cooking.

Cancellation Policy

If you are no longer able to take up your campsite booking please contact 13 1963 to cancel or change the date.

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French Island National Park - Fairhaven Campground

French Island National Park, Melbourne 3000

 
 

Directions

Access French Island is by boat only. The campsite is a 5km walk from the ferry terminal location. Ferry directions: Take the passenger ferry from Stony Point across to French Island. For bookings ring the 24-hour Information line on (03) 9585 5730. The trip takes 10-12 minutes and delivers you to Tankerton Jetty on French Island. Check ferry timetables and weather conditions - ferry services can be cancelled at very short notice.

Walking from ferry:
Continue 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).
The walking track follows the coast to Fairhaven Campground through ti-tree, heathland, heathy woodland, coastal dunes and along the beach. 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

Fairhaven Camping Area is a 5km walk from the ferry terminal at Tankerton on French Island. Basic toilet facilities are provided. Water supply cannot be guaranteed and visitors should be self-sufficient. Open fires are not permitted at any time. Camping on the beach is prohibited. Mosquito repellent is essential. Please bring a portable gas stove for cooking. Please be aware of regulations around Fire Danger Ratings and Total Fire Ban Days. When walking on the island please ensure you carry a map, plenty of water, wear a hat and sunscreen. Dogs, motorbikes, fires and firearms are prohibited in the park. Be aware of the tides when swimming, large mudflats are exposed at low tide. For an accurate map of the island, use. Vicmap - Westernport 7921-S.

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