Top 10 campsites that allow fires near The Bay, VIC
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Top 10 campsites that allow fires near The Bay, VIC

They say life is better around the campfire. And we could not agree more. 

Over the years due to increase fire risk it's become a challenge to find great campsites that allow you to have a fire by your tent. 

Please be a responsible Aircamper and brush up on your fire safety knowledge. Bushwalking NSW has a great article that'll give you the rundown on how to light a fire responsibly.

Below we've collected some hidden gems near The Bay, VIC that still allow you to sit back, toast your feet and incinerate some marshmallows while telling stories about camping when you were a kid.

#10 Akoonah Park Showground

Enter Gate 5, Cardinia St, Berwick, Victoria
1 hour 24 minutes (97.9 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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#9 Johnsons Flat

1 hour 20 minutes (87.5 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#8 Turtons Creek Falls

815 Turtons Creek Rd, Turtons Creek, Victoria
1 hour 16 minutes (74.4 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ State Forest
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#7 Shallow Inlet Caravan Park

350 Lester Rd, Yanakie, Victoria
1 hour 0 minutes (69.8 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#6 Bear Gully Campground

465 Bear Gully Rd, Tarwin Lower, Victoria
54 minutes (60.9 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ National Parks
  • ✓ State Forest
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#5 Walkerville Camping Reserve

82 Bayside Drive, Walkerville North, Victoria
51 minutes (57.4 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Next to car
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Disabled Access
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Garbage
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Biking
  • ✓ Hiking
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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#4 Lang Lang Foreshore Caravan Park

174 Jetty Lane, Jam Jerrup VIC 3984
45 minutes (56 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Allotted Site
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Independent
  • ✓ Car
  • ✓ Disabled Access
  • ✓ Firewood for sale
  • ✓ Showers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Wifi
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Garbage
  • ✓ Water (Non Drinking)
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
  • ✓ TAWK Supporters
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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#3 Bass Valley Campground

545 Bass Valley Rd, Loch, Victoria
52 minutes (55.4 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Free
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ 2 hours from Melbourne
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#2 Venus Bay Caravan Park

113 Jupiter Blvd, Venus Bay, Victoria, 3956, AU
35 minutes (39 km) drive from The Bay
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  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Powered sites
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Boat Ramp Nearby
  • ✓ Phone Reception
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Dump Spot
  • ✓ Laundry
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Kids play park
  • ✓ Allows fires
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#1 Wild Valley Gippsland

105 Townsends Rd, Budgeree, Victoria Get directions
  • ✓ Pets Allowed
  • ✓ Toilets
  • ✓ Drinking Water
  • ✓ BBQ Areas
  • ✓ Caravans
  • ✓ Camper Trailers
  • ✓ Cabins Available
  • ✓ Fishing
  • ✓ Walking Trails
  • ✓ Swimming
  • ✓ Allows fires
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