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Freedom camping

A selection of freedom camps can be found throughout our wonderful Sun Country on the Murray region with the jewels in the crown being our National and State Parks that line both sides of the Murray River.

The river beaches here are quite unique and there is nothing quite like waking up in the morning and listening to the gentle flow of the Murray just steps away from your tent of van.

This approach to travelling is supported by free dump points, access to potable water and long vehicle parking near shopping areas.


Visitors with a caravan, campervan or motorhome will find easy access to potable water, dump points, long-vehicle parking and safe and friendly places to stop and camp overnight.

Potable water can be accessed from the following locations:

  • Cnr Barr Street and Tungamah Main Road, Tungamah
  • Cnr Benalla - Tocumwal Road and Moore St, Katamatite
  • Benalla-Tocumwal Road, Katamatite
  • Blake Street, Nathalia
  • Weir Street, Nathalia

Dump points are available from the following locations:

  • Murray Valley Highway, Strathmerton
  • Weir Street, Nathalia
  • Nangunia St adjacent to the Lions Bus Shelter, Barooga
  • Purtle Park, Mulwala
  • Cobram Showgrounds
  • Numurkah Showgrounds
  • Nathalia Showgrounds

Overnight freedom camping locations can be found in the following locations:

  • Dead River Beach,Cobram
  • River Beaches, Murray River Regional Park, Cobram
  • Forges Beach, Yarrawonga Regional Park
  • Barmah Lakes Camping Area, Barmah National Park
  • The Killawarra Camp, Warby Ovens National Park, Killawarra
  • Lower Ovens Wildlife Reserve, Bundalong
  • Lions Park Tungamah

There are great camp sites and beaches to be explored along the Murray River.

Long vehicle parking is available at the following locations:

  • Punt Road , Cobram
  • Behind Federation Park, Cobram Railway Station, Cobram
  • Mivo Park, Cobram
  • Blake St, Nathalia
  • Weir Street, Nathalia
  • Irvine Parade, Yarrawonga
  • Hunt Street, Yarrawonga
  • Hume Street, Yarrawonga
  • Hovell Street, Yarrawonga
  • Gilmore Street, Yarrawonga
  • Melville Street Numurkah
  • Knox Street, Numurkah
  • Lions Park, Tungamah
  • Barr Street, Tungamah
  • Swamp Road, Lake Rowan
  • Hotchin Street, Katamatite
  • Off Murray Valley Highway near Goughs Lane, Bundalong
  • Off Murray Valley Highway, Strathmerton
  • Wunghnu, by the creek
  • Moran Street, Picola