- Boosey Creek & Lions Park Campground (FC)
Tungamah is a rural town north-east of Melbourne. Visitors with a caravan, campervan or motorhome will find easy access to the Boosey Creek & Lions Park Campground.
The campground is a quiet and peaceful location nestled among the olive groves. It has excellent creek frontage, grassed sites, some slab areas, and is suitable for any sized caravans. There are also a few shady areas you can park up. This park does not have powered sites. It is located next to tennis courts and a small playground and offers the necessary facilities as indicated below.
Whilst this is a free campground, the local pub does have an honesty box if you would like to put any money in for the campsite. The camp is dog-friendly, but dogs must be on a lead.
The Tungumah Hotel is a beautiful old pub and is heritage listed, built in 1891, replacing the earlier one on the same site which was destroyed by fire. It has a family-friendly atmosphere with excellent meals and live entertainment.
Tungamah Hotel is open 7 days a week with meals available from Wednesday through to Sunday both lunch and dinner. Tungamah Hotel has a Wednesday Steak night, Thursday Pot & Parma night, and on Friday they do Pizzas. Regular menu & take-away also available.
There is no petrol or diesel at the Service Station, but you can obtain diesel at the silos during business hours with a card.
Walking tracks are nearby and this is the perfect place to have a fish. It is also close to the general store.
HOW TO GET THERE
Tungamah is located in the centre of a triangle formed by Cobram, Yarrawonga, and Benalla, It is found on the C372 halfway between the C371 and C373. In town turn South at Barr Street (Tungamah Hotel on the corner) and after 1 block turn left into Bailey Street; the camp is on the right.
Direct access from Bailey Street next to the Tennis Courts.
FEES & BOOKINGS
As this is a free camping area, we encourage you to keep it clean and please support the local community. There is a local pub which would appreciate your patronage.
Firewood is available for $10 a bag with proceeds going to the Royal Children’s Hospital. Bags available from the Tungamah Hotel or by contacting Greg Ford (club president) on the number provided.
THINGS TO DO
Travellers may visit and appreciate the local attractions such as Tungamah Country Hotel, Soldiers’ Memorial Hall. There is also a local farmgate trail and many wineries and olive groves in the area.
The Tungamah Heritage Walk is also one of the things to do in the area as it will take you past a number of historic buildings in the Tungamah township.
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