Croajingolong National Park

Stretching for nearly 100 km from Sydenham Inlet to the New South Wales border, Croajingolong is one of Australia’s finest national parks. From undisturbed forested foothills to a magnificent wilderness coastline, it is home to a vast array of plants and wildlife, some found in few other places.

Location and access
Croajingolong National Park is in East Gippsland, the far eastern corner of Victoria, about 450 km east of Melbourne. Access to the Park is from the Princes Highway and Mallacoota along gravel roads. The road to Mallacoota from Genoa is sealed.

With the exception of the Mallacoota Road, roads are generally unsuitable for towing caravans. Access along gravel road is subject to weather conditions, so please check with a CNR Office before heading out after wet weather.

Wilderness areas
Two wilderness areas were declared in the park from June 1992. These are the Sandpatch (15,600 ha) and the Cape Howe (7,100 ha). Wilderness protects areas of high conservation value with a range of undisturbed vegetative communities, intact and natural catchments, rare species of wildlife and diverse geological, geomorphological and landscape values. Wilderness areas provide opportunities for solitude and appropriate self-reliant, non-mechanised recreational activities.

Camping information
There are three types of camping available:

NB. Camping is not permitted around the Mallacoota Lakes.

Things to see and do

Looking after the park
You can help protect Croajingolong by observing these common sense regulations:

Further information
The saleable publication "Discovering Mallacoota Inlet" gives more detailed information on the Mallacoota area. These publications, and other information, are available from the NRE Information Centre, Princes Highway, Cann River, phone ((03) 5158 6351 or the CNR Office, corner of Allan and Buckland Drivers, Mallacoota, phone (03) 5158 0219.

March 1995
National Parks Service – Victoria
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources