Camping Information

Point Leo has over 168 camping sites, of which only 45 are powered. All sites are open during summer for camping. During winter camping is contained to the powered sites and the east creek foreshore area.

Available sites  for the Christmas school holidays,  and the Easter, Melbourne Cup and March  long weekend holiday periods are  allocated by ballot, information on the ballot for these periods can be found below. Outside of these ballot periods, bookings are recommended.

 To Make a booking for any time except the Christmas school holidays,  and the Easter, Melbourne Cup and March  long weekend holiday periods please click here.

For campers that arrive without a booking, we  maintain a first in, best dressed policy for available sites, we cannot guarantee a particular area. You are welcome to email us  a couple of days before you come down to check on availability of areas.

When you arrive please come to the office to check in. If the office is unattended there is a mobile number on the office door. You will need to check in with a Ranger before you set up camp.

The Ranger can be contacted by email info@pointleo.com ,or on the weekends in the office on 5989 8333 . Fires are strictly prohibited during daylight savings, but for the rest of the year are allowed at the rangers consent in approved fire containers. Camping is strictly prohibited at all times in the playground reserves and in cars.

How to book for NON Peak Periods

To make a booking for any night that is not a public holiday long weekend or the summer school holiday period, please follow this link

Camp site fees

Camp site fees include 2 adults and 2 children

  • Each extra adult will be charged at $10 per person per night
  • Each extra child will be charged at $5 per person per night

The maximum number of people on any one site MUST NOT EXCEED 6 people

Peak Season

Melbourne Cup long weekend, December the 1st to the end of the March long weekend, Easter school holidays

Powered site                 $315 per week/ $45 over night
Non powered  Site      $259 per week/ $37 over night
Extra adults                  $10 per night
Extra Children             $5 per night

Shoulder Season
After the Melbourne Cup long weekend to the first week of the summer holidays – End of March long weekend to End of Easter school holidays, excluding Easter school holidays.
Powered site               $280 per week/ $40 over night
Non powered site     $245 per week/ $35 over night
Extra adults                $10 per night
Extra Children           $5 per night

Off Peak Season
All other times
Powered site               $245 per week/ $35 over night
Non powered site     $210 per week/ $30 over night
Extra adults                $10 per night
Extra Children           $5 per night

When booking camp sites, a definite period of occupancy must be made.

How and when To Book for peak periods

Bookings for Melbourne Cup, Christmas (including summer school holidays), March Long Weekend and Easter open on Anzac day each year. Available sites for each of these peak periods are allocated by ballot. When camping, children younger that 18 years must have a parent or guardian (over the age of 18) on site at all times. Entry to the ballot can only be made through an online application. To apply for a site during one of the above peak periods please click on the corresponding link below

MELBOURNE CUP WEEKEND – Click here– The ballot for new campers for this period closes in the last week of August.
CHRISTMASClick Here– The ballot for new campers for this period closes in the last week of September.
MARCH LONG WEEKEND – Click here -The ballot for new campers for this period closes on December the 19th.
EASTER – Click here -The ballot for new campers for this period closes on February the 14th.

 

ONLY ONE EMAIL PER GROUP/FAMILY PER REQUEST. MULTIPLE EMAILS FOR THE SAME FAMILY/GROUP WILL RESULT IN ALL EMAILS  FROM THAT GROUP/FAMILY BEING DELETED.

 

 Those who camp with us over the Christmas, Easter, Melbourne Cup or March Long weekend periods are invited to apply for the same site for the corresponding time for the following year. Applications MUST be made before departure, sites that are not re-booked will not be guaranteed.

Group Bookings

We have limited areas that are available to be booked out by groups of more than 10 groups/families on weekend. These bookings are charged at $10 per person per night and will give the group an entire area to use as they wish, not necessarily be restricted to existing site spaces.  Excluding prior bookings, a group booking will also give you sole use of an area.

Camp Fires

Fires are strictly prohibited during daylight savings. Outside of daylight savings fires are permitted with the Rangers consent and with the following conditions.

  • There must be a minimum distance of 3 meters between all fires and vegetation and flammable material
  • The fire must be in a drum with solid sides at least 30 cm high.
  • Enough water / or a fire extinguisher must be readily accessible with the capacity to fully extinguish the fire at all times when the fire is lit.
  • A responsible adult must be present at all times when the fire is lit
  • The fire must be fully extinguished before you go to bed or out for the day
  • The fire must raised of the ground by at least 5cm
  • All wood, including kindling be brought in from outside of the reserve, no wood is to be scavenged from the reserve whatsoever.
  • Wood is now available for purchase from the office during office hours.
  • All ash be placed in the ash bins provided.

When you arrive please come to the office to check in. If the office is unattended there is a mobile number on the office door. You will need to check in with a Ranger before you set up camp.

Check In / Check Out times

Unless prior arrangements have been made in writing with the manager, Campers are requested to observe the following check in and check out times.

If you think you may be arriving later that the times below please contact the office .

Check in : Daylight savings: 1pm to 8.30 pm

                   Outside daylight savings: 1pm to 6.30 pm

Check out : Year Round : 11 am

Campsite Rules

The following information is given to campers in the Reserve Area for their own benefit and in the endeavour to make camping more pleasant for all:

  • All campers must check with the Ranger before setting up camp or occupying sites. A LIMIT OF ONE CAR ONLY PER SITE IS PERMITTED. Extra cars must be parked outside the camping areas. Visitors cars must remain outside the camping areas. Campers must declare their parking needs to the Ranger when booking in.
  • We request that campers make every effort to arrive before 8pm From November to March, and before 6.30 pm from April to November. The foreshore has a strict policy that no one is to be setting up after dark.
  • CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS EXTENDING UNTIL END OF JANUARY TO BE PAID IN FULL. 
  • GARBAGE: All rubbish must be wrapped in bags and placed in the receptacles provided.
  • DOGS: will not be allowed in the camping areas. Dog restrictions apply for the entire park, please ensure that you are familiar with the dog regulations before you visit
  • BIKES:Bikes are allowed to be ridden in the powered sites between the hours of 8.30am and 6pm, for the safety and enjoyment of all campers please refrain from riding bikes in the powered section outside these hours. Helmets must be worn at all times.
  • TREES and SHRUBS: must not be removed or damaged under any circumstances. This represents a breach of the Foreshore Regulations and will be strictly dealt with.
  • Young children are to be accompanied by an adult to amenities block at all times.
  • LITTER: Campers are requested to refrain from the careless disposal of wrappers, empty packets and other litter, and to help keep sites tidy at all times.
  • FIRES: Fires are only allowed for campers, in the campgrounds, and outside of daylight savings periods. They must be in a drum with solid sides at least 20cm high, be raised off the ground by at least 5cm, all your wood including your kindling must be bought in from outside of the reserve and all your ash must be placed in the ash drums provided. Fires on the beach or fires lit by day visitors are strictly prohibited and offenders will be prosecuted
  • GEM DIGGING IS COMPLETELY BANNED.
  • FENCING: It has been necessary to fence off areas for the protection of the foreshore and soil conservation. Access tracks provided to beach areas must be used at all times and no fencing removed, cut or otherwise interfered with.
  • The person whose name appears on the receipt is responsible for the conduct of all members of the party and visitors.
  • Noisy parties, offensive behavior, drunkenness, vandalism, will not be tolerated. Other Campers should not be able to hear your campsite from more than 20 meters away. Generators are prohibited at all time. We try to maintain a family friendly environment and discourage noise after 9pm.
  • All person not complying with the above regulations could incur a PENALTY OF LOSS OF CAMP SITE.
  • Campers should book by email
  • When camping, children younger that 18 years must have a parent or guardian on site at all times.
  • All person not complying with the above regulations could incur a PENALTY OF LOSS OF CAMP SITE.

Sites must be vacated by 11am on the day of departure.

All bookings for peak periods must be paid for 30 days prior tio arrival.

The Ranger has the right to ask any person to leave the park for any infringement of any of the above rules

Refunds

Cancellations that are received more than 14 days prior to booking arrival – full refund offered

Cancellations that are received between 14 and 7  days prior to booking arrival – monies paid will be able to be transferred to another booking within 12 months of the original booking

Cancellations that are received within 7 days of  booking arrival – No refund will be offered and a $50 booking fee will be charged to any booking that is not already paid in full.