ON-LINE Camp-site Bookings

Melbourne Cup late cancellations, bookings available

We have had some late cancellations for the Melbourne Cup long weekend pop up and have made these available to be booked online.

If you are still looking for somewhere to camp please note:

  1. Sites booked online for the  2023 Melbourne Cup Long Weekend period will not be eligible to be re booked for the  2024 Melbourne Cup Long Weekend Period
  2. Bookings will not be taken via email or phone
  3. Bookings are for a minimum of three nights
  4. Sites are restricted to one family unit, with of six people of which there may be a maximum of  4 adults.

To make a booking please follow the instructions below.


Bookings for the peak periods of the Summer School Holidays (including the Australia Day long weekend), Easter 4 day period (Good Friday to Easter Monday) and the Melbourne Cup and March Long Weekend holiday periods are allocated by ballot. For more information and to enter the ballot for any of these periods please select the desired period from the drop down menu under the “camping information” drop down page at the top of this screen.
For bookings outside of these ballot periods please read on
Please follow the instructions below to choose sites and secure a booking.

Please book from a desktop computer not a mobile device if you would like the opportunity to choose your site from a campground map.

Booking for sites are restricted to a maximum of six people of which there may only be a maximum of four adults. 

Check In / Check Out Times

Check in time is strictly after 1 pm. The office does not open for arrivals until 1 pm.
Upon check in we will provide you with a map of the sites, the toilet access code and your campers car pass

Your  campers car pass will grant you free entry to the reserve over the weekend when the ticket box is open, it also  informs all our staff that you are paid up , (this will stop our team from waking you up really early in the morning with a bunch of silly questions!) please ensure that your car pass is clearly displayed on your dash

Check out time is 11.30 am.

Office assisted bookings or arriving without a booking.

If you would like us to make a booking for you either over the phone or by email request

Please email us with

  1. Your Name
  2. Mobile number
  3. Dates requested
  4. Number of adults and children
  5. Size and type of equipment you will be bringing (ie, 17 ft caravan, 3 x 3 tent plus gazebo etc)

We will then try and call you when we are next in the office to make a booking. When we make the booking for you we will sms you a “pay by” link to pay for the site. If we are unable to reach you on the phone we will reply to your email to let you know we have made the bookings and sent you the “pay by” link.

Campers will have 48 hours to pay for the booking before it is canceled.

Please Note.

  • There is a surcharge of $2 per night for bookings made directly through the office.
  • We will allocate you the nicest site we have left, there will be a surcharge to change sites once we have allocated a site at the time of booking .




Campfires are prohibited within the reserve at all times. Please report any campfires to 0408536143 immediately.

There is a noise curfew of 9.30 pm, please be considerate of your fellow campers. Drunken, noisy, antisocial behavior WILL NOT be tolerated. Campers found to be disturbing the peace will be told to leave the park.

The site you are allocated will be the site you must camp on, as we book out for most weekends over the Spring, Summer and Autumn periods we will not be able to swap you to a different site.

Night Ranger

There will be a night ranger on duty, their phone number will be on the bottom of your campers car pass, please report any issues / antisocial behavior immediately to this number.

Toilets and showers
The reserve has toilet and shower facilities available for use by campers.

Sites 1 to 56 also have access to a small camp kitchen which contains an electric stove, Fridge, sink and kettle, cooking equipment is required to be supplied by each camping group.
Sites 101 to 246 have access to a larger camp kitchen, again with an electric stove, Fridge, sink and kettle, cooking equipment is required to be supplied by each camping group. This camp kitchen also have several picnic tables inside to enable campers to get in out of the wet when eating if required.
Campers in the 300s are welcome to use the above camp kitchen, however the walk is up to 200 meters to reach this facility.

Washing machines. Over summer, laundries are available to service all areas of the campsites. No laundry facilities are available from the End of January through until the middle of December. The nearest laundromat is in Balnarring.

There are SHARED taps throughout the park. This is town water and is safe to drink. Individual taps for sites are not available

Chosen site and Rebooking.

Please note, whilst we endeavor to keep everyone on the site that they choose when booking, we reserve the right to move bookings to alternate sites if required. We are only able to guarantee rebooking of sites over the ballot periods. Bookings outside of these ballot periods are filled on a first come first served basis. Rebooking for all times of the year must be paid in full at time of rebooking.


Campfires are now prohibited within the reserve at all times. Please report any campfires to 0408536143 immediately.

Point Leo has over 168 camping sites, of which only 45 are powered.  The majority of our campsites are open year round, including sites 1 to 11 on the waters edge, powered sites 12 to 56 and all the non powered sites 101 to 249 in the eastern section up towards the surfing areas.

Bookings can now be made online for any night outside of the Summer and Easter school holiday periods, and the Melbourne Cup and March public holiday long weekends

Please use a desktop computer if you would like the option to select your site from a camp site map.

Please note:

A maximum of  six people ( maximum 4 adults) can be booked onto one site at any time, however not every site will accommodate 6 people. If we receive a booking for 6 people on a site which we consider unsuitable for your group we reserve the right to  move your group to a more suitable area

The maximum size caravan / camper that we can accommodate if 28 ft, the only sites that will accommodate setups this long are

Powered 12-15, 37,46 – 49

Non powered 8-11, 128 to 136, 228-249.

If you book a site that is too small for your set up we are unable to guarantee you  a site

We will make every attempt to to ensure that the site you choose is the site you get to camp on, however sometimes due to circumstances outside our control we need to change the site that you are booked onto. If this happens we will make every attempt in the time remaining to notify you of the change before you arrive.

To book multiple sites for multiple families please see the instructions at the bottom of this page

Sites 1 to 249 are available to be booked  year round.  Sites 301 to 405 are only available to be booked from the September School holiday period to the end of the Easter School holiday period excluding the peak periods of Christmas school holidays, Easter public Holidays and the March Long Weekend.

Bookings can not be made using the online function for the peak periods of Melbourne Cup,  Christmas school holiday, March Long Weekend or Easter school holiday periods.

To book for the above mentioned peak periods please follow the instructions in this link



Dogs are never permitted, at any time of the year, or day, within the campgrounds at Point Leo



  1. Cancellations received more than 7 days before your arrival date incur the Administration Fee.
  2. Camping fees are forfeited if cancellations are received within seven days of your arrival date.


  1. Requests for transfers received more than 7 days of your arrival date incur a $20 Transfer Fee.
  2. No transfers within 7 days of your arrival date will be permitted.
  3. Bookings may only be transferred once.
  4. Once transferred there is no further option to refund or transfer the booking.
  5. Transfers into, or out of the ballot periods of the Melbourne Cup , Labor Day and Easter long weekends, and the five weeks of the Summer school holidays, are not  permitted.
  6. Transfers are only valid for 6 Months after the date of the original booking



  1. The Administration Fee is an amount equal to 50% of the relevant seasonal nightly campsite fee
  2.  All cancellations and requests for transfers must be communicated via e-mail to info@pointleo.com

(Working example.) If a booking is scheduled for arrival on the 14th, any request for a cancellation prior to 1pm on the 7th must be received in writing via email to be eligible for a refund minus the Administration Fee .

  1. No refund will be available if the tariff is lower on new chosen dates compared to the dates of the cancelled booking.


  1. If a request for a change of dates to a booking is received within 24 of the booking being made no transfer fee charge will be applied.

(Working example.) If a booking is scheduled for arrival on the 14th, any request for a cancellation prior to 1pm on the 7th must be received in writing via email to be eligible for a refund minus the Administration Fee .

C. No refund will be available if the tariff is lower on new chosen dates                compared  to the dates of the cancelled booking.

How to book multiple sites for multiple families

Bookings of up to ten families at a time can be made online. For bookings for more than ten families please email us in the office and we will allocate the best available spots for your group.

Please note that we request all bookings for more than three families to be in the non powered sections East and West. Point Leo Foreshore staff reserve the right to move bookings of three or more families into these non powered sections if required.

School groups must be booked directly through discussion with a ranger. Please email your request, including dates, number of participants and staff, year level to info@pointleo.com Certain areas are put asside for school groups.