Walk Category: Short
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Yaapeet
Walk Area: Mallee (North West)
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 459kms
Mobile Phone Coverage: Very limited - only from Mt Mattingley Lookout
Walk Details Collated: April 2015
Walk Details Provided By: CAEX Bushwalking Club
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Wonga Campground (start of walk):
If planning on visiting Wyperfeld National Park from Melbourne be aware that the 459km drive will take between five and six hours driving time.
While there are several possible routes from Melbourne, the two common ones are as follows. Both take a similar period of time.
Note: Hopetoun is the last opportunity to buy fuel and supplies before entering Wyperfeld.
Access to Wyperfeld's Wonga campground is along a sealed road from the park entrance. Wonga is very large open area with some shade trees, composting toilets, untreated water and some fireplaces. Bring your own firewoord. Camping fees apply and bookings and payment in advance are required through Parks Victoria.
Parks Victoria: Wyperfeld National Park
Bureau of Meteorology: 7 day forecasts for Mallee district
Visitor Information: Hopetoun and Parks Victoria Wyperfeld Information Centre (not staffed).
Mobile phones: coverage information
Bushwalking Victoria's advocacy efforts aim to proactively influence decisions that impact on bushwalking and bushwalkers in Victoria, by engaging with key decision makers and land managers such as Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)to ensure that bushwalking issues and opportunities are understood and considered when policies and decisions are made that impact on the bushwalking community in Victoria.
Below is a list of campaigns that we encourage you to join: