Looking for a place to escape and unwind? Somewhere to slow down and connect with nature? Just a short drive to the northeast of Melbourne you’ll discover Murrindindi Shire, the gateway to Victoria's High Country and an area of stunning natural beauty - from the Goulburn River flats to the rugged peaks and cool temperate rainforests of the Great Dividing Range.
Scattered through these stunning landscapes are an impressive array of caravan parks and camping options. Book a riverside or lakeside site in the picturesque townships of Marysville, Eildon and Yea, or the surrounding villages and hamlets of Taggerty, Acheron, Molesworth and Thornton, with plenty of different caravan parks on offer. Many of our national parks and state forests also provide scenic bush camping.
A number of businesses in Murrindindi Shire were impacted by the flood event in Victoria in October 2022, including some of the caravan parks. So now is a great time to show your support with a visit to this spectacular region.
Outstanding scenic beauty and abundant natural attractions are key features of the Shire. With hundreds of walking tracks, waterfalls, lookouts and picnic spots, the parks, forests and reserves offer boundless opportunities to connect with nature.
Whether you enjoy fern walks and majestic waterfalls, water sports and fishing, bike riding, local history, fine food and wine, you can discover it all in Murrindindi Shire!
Top spots to explore include Lake Eildon National Park, Cathedral Range State Park, Kinglake Ranges National Park, Murrindindi Scenic Reserve, Lake Mountain Alpine Resort and the Marysville Trails, including the iconic Steavenson Falls.
Be amongst the first to experience ‘Art on the Great Victorian Rail Trail’ – a journey of artistic discovery through beautiful Taungurung Country - with a series of art installations situated along the 134km trail, which can be accessed on foot, bike or horse.
Pristine mountain water and rich soil are the lifeblood of the region, supporting a diverse range of local producers. With more than 80% of Australia’s trout grown in Murrindindi Shire, some of the best cool-climate wines, boutique craft breweries, pure honey, fresh berries and the finest olive oil on offer, there’s sure to be something to suit your palate.
But don’t just take our word for it, discover ‘Dindi’ (as the locals call it), for yourself! Natural wonders, welcoming towns, legendary country hospitality and vibrant events – you can choose to do more, or less…as you like, naturally, in Murrindindi Shire.
For more information on some of the caravan and holiday parks in Murrindindi Shire, click on the listings below.