Top 10 free campsites near Ballarat, VIC
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Top 10 free campsites near Ballarat, VIC

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For those camping on the cheap, here are some great campsites we found near Ballarat. 

1 Slaty Creek Camp Site

Slaty Creek Road, Cabbage Tree, Victoria
25 minutes (20.5 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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2 Slaty Creek Campsite

Slaty Creek Road, Cabbage Tree, Victoria
25 minutes (20.8 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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3 Slaty Creek Picnic Area III

Wrights Gully Road, Cabbage Tree, Victoria
27 minutes (21.4 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ State Forest
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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4 Koala Park

Bungaree-Creswick Road, Creswick, Victoria
19 minutes (21.5 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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5 Lake Burrumbeet Camp Area

LOT 37 Dobsons Lane, Burrumbeet, Victoria
26 minutes (27.8 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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6 Surface Point Picnic Area

Enfield State Park, Victoria
32 minutes (32.1 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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7 Happy Valley Crossing Stream Reserve

264 Happy Valley Crossing Road, Mannibadar, Victoria
34 minutes (39.3 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ 4WD Trails
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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8 Meredith Hotel

Staughton St, Meredith, Victoria
35 minutes (44.6 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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9 Meredith Pioneer Park

20 Wilson St, Meredith, Victoria
36 minutes (44.9 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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10 Carroll's Springs

McGee Rd, Blakeville, Victoria
39 minutes (48.5 km) drive from
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ State Forest
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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