Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest Capricorn

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Water Park Point Headland - Scouts camp

Scouts camp is nestled on the foreshore at the southern side of Waterpark Headland in Corio Bay.

Accessible by

  • Walk-in
  • Boat
  • Canoe or kayak

Camping area facilities

  • Anchoring allowed
  • Generators allowed (conditions apply)
  • Tent camping
  • Long walk to tent
  • Snorkelling and diving
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Boating
  • Swimming
  • Fishing

Features: small secluded beach camp site with views over Corio Bay and Sandy Point.

Location: Water Park Point headland on the northern side of Corio Bay.

Access: the camp can only be reached by water, or on foot at low tide from Corio Bay car park at the southern end of Nine Mile Beach.

Number of sites: one site only, suitable for up to 15 people.

Camp sites are suitable for: tent camping only.

Camp site surface: sand.

Facilities: none.

Open fires: prohibited. Gas or fuel stoves are recommended.

Generators: allowed. Generators may be operated only between 8am and 7pm providing they have a sound rating of 65 decibels (2.0Kva) or less.

Essentials to bring: insect repellent, sunscreen, first-aid kit, sturdy rubbish bags, drinking water and sufficient fuel for your vehicle. Read more about before you visit. Portable chemical toilets are recommended.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: unreliable—mobile reception may be available on the beach at low tide. Consider taking a satellite phone.

Visiting safely

For more safety information see Visiting Byfield safely and camp with care.