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Free Camping North East Victoria

communal camping

This year were suggesting Pioneer Bridges Rest Area for the Communal Camp-Out. Extend your Off-Grid weekend and meet up with other participants from the Off-Grid Living Festival for a good old chat and enjoy time camping by the river.

Where: Pioneer Bridges Rest Area. 285 Markwood-Everton Rd, Markwood. Just 18 mins drive from the Festival grounds. Very easy access for all car types. Click here for Map.

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday night. 3rd – 5th May. Saturday will be the main night as it will be the after party from the event. Others may stay longer to enjoy all that the North-East has to offer.

Cost: Free. No bookings are taken so first come first served for the good spots.

Bring: All your camping gear and anything you want to share with the group – food, music, off-grid gadgets. This is also a great fishing spot…and swimming if you like the cold water.

Facilities: Toilet. No water tap or showers. Fires are welcome in May.

Free Camping North East Victoria

Private Camping North East Victoria Wangaratta

If you’d like to enjoy some private camping there are many beautiful locations to camp near Eldorado for free.

NATIONAL PARK: Check out this guide to the Chiltern/Mt Pilot National Park that adjoins the festival for camping ideas – Chiltern Mt Pilot National Park Guide.

ALONG THE LOCAL CREEK: Head up Eldorado’s Woolshed Rd to find a nice spot by the creek in Ned Kelly territory just 10mins from the festival.

EDI CUTTING – Is a well loved local camping spot with PLENTY of space, 40 mins drive from Eldorado – Click here for map.

LOCAL CAMPING GUIDE: Jump on to the camping guides below to see what’s within 50kms of Eldorado. There are so many amazing places to visit just a short drive away. Enjoy!!!!



Local Accommodation NE Victoria

North-East Victoria is a gorgeous place, why not stay for the whole weekend and explore. After the festival you could grab a delicious dinner nearby (Eldorado’s McEvoy Tavern perhaps), then bunker down in a cosy country cottage for the night, and spend Sunday doing workshops or exploring all that this region has to offer – we’re all about pure nature, topped with gourmet food & wine!

Check out more on the area here:

Eldorado has 3 beautiful cottages available, but be quick, they’ll be snapped up for this weekend very fast – Find links here:

accommodation Eldorado

Other great options just 20 mins away are:

Wangaratta: A large country town with lots of affordable options &

Beechworth: A very cute historical, tourist village.

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