Book a campsite

The McCrae, RosebudRye and Sorrento campgrounds are part of a Crown Land reserve and are open for camping from the last weekend in October through to the last weekend in April.

Before booking a campsite please read the Conditions of Camping and refer to the summary below:

  • Family friendly campgrounds. No noise permitted after 11pm
  • A maximum of 6 people per site with a maximum of 4 adults (18+)
  • Water taps are not provided at every site and are not for exclusive use
  • Family/All Accessible change amenities are located in some sections
  • Campers must ensure a 2-metre clearance between sites for fire services
  • Only gas or electric BBQs allowed. No solid fuel fires are permitted at any time
  • No pets. (Qualified and registered assistance dogs are welcome. please contact the office before booking)

Bookings can be made by clicking the button below. Please note that if you are making a booking for same day arrival, support in locating your site is restricted to our office opening hours. 

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  • Labour day long weekend: Sorry, all sites are booked. No vacancies.
  • Easter: 7 night minimum Good Friday 29 March – Friday 5 April

Please note that bookings cannot be made by phone. If you are unsure how to book online, you can email camping@mornpen.vic.gov.au and we will send you a handy 'how to' guide.

2023-24 camping season dates

  • Pre-Peak Season: 27 October – 16 December 2023
  • Peak Season: 16 December 2023 – 27 January 2024
  • Post Peak Season: 27 January – 28 April 2024

Cancellation policies

Download: Casual Bookings Cancellations(PDF, 82KB)

Download: Pre-Booking Cancellations(PDF, 111KB)

Camping season dates 2024-25

  • Pre-Peak Season: 25 October – 21 December 2024
  • Peak Season: 21 December 2024 –1 February 2025
  • Post Peak Season: 1 February – 27 April 2025

To book for the 2024-25 peak camping season you can:

Book online. Casual camping bookings can be made online from midday on Thursday 1, August 2024. A minimum stay of 14 nights in peak will be applicable at this time (bookings Saturday to Saturday). On Monday 2 September peak sites can be booked for a minimum 7 nights (Saturday - Saturday).

Apply to join the 2024–25 peak season waiting list (bookings must be for the full 6 weeks 21 December - 1 February and are only available for Rosebud).

Foreshore Camping application to join the Rosebud peak waiting list

Express your interest for a site in Rosebud or McCrae for the post peak camping season (Rosebud Section 10–12 only). Applications close Sunday 30 June. 

Expression of Interest for Rosebud Post Peak
Expression of Interest for McCrae Post Peak

To stay up to date on camping in Rosebud, McCrae, Rye and Sorrento you can follow us on our Foreshore Camping Facebook page.

Contact

Foreshore Camping Office
1380 Point Nepean Road, Rosebud (main office)
Telephone: 5950 1011
Email: camping@mornpen.vic.gov.au