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BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park     Read more ...

BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park is located on the Wangaratta (Myrtleford) side of Porepunkah as you drive along the Great Alpine Road in Victoria.  This is the closest town to Mount Buffalo National Park. 

This BIG4 park offers plenty of space and a wonderful welcome from Sandra, one of the owners of this family friendly holiday park.  

Each of the cabins we saw had a private barbeque alongside and plenty of car parking space. There is a lovely swimming pool area (partly shaded) with a variety of coloured chairs to sit and relax while watching the children - even a range of coloured children's chairs. The jumping pillow was very popular with the kids on school holidays and a range of coloured play equipment for little ones was available in a shaded, grassed area.

The park has a games room and an outdoor table tennis table plus several sheltered barbeque areas. There are plenty of trees providing shaded areas for campers. We had a nice sized powered caravan site with a slab. All the sites appeared to have plenty of space and room to park at least one car.
 
There are a  number of permanent vans for seasonal stays and these are neat and tidy, situated in one area of the grounds. There are various cabins available around this large caravan park as well as a two bedroom family holiday cottage which is filled with those little extras to make your stay special and relaxing.

BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park has a few ensuite sites which we have discovered are very useful for those travelling with a partner that may need assistance in the bathroom.  The amenities are very clean and spacious with the added personal touch of flowers in vases on the bench - always bright and cheerful.

Sandra has even placed some toys beside the baby change table in the laundry area to keep the little ones happy. She is a lovely host with a great knowledge of the local area. This is a welcoming place to stay.

We really enjoyed our visit.

Contact details

BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park
6674 Great Alpine Road
Porepunkah VIC 3740
E: contact@big4porepunkah.com.au
P: 03 5756 2216
P: 1800 234 798

Mount Buffalo Caravan Park     Read more ...

The Mount Buffalo Caravan Park can be found on Harrisons Lane as you head towards the Mount Buffalo National Park near Porepunkah in Victoria.  It is set on 12 acres of open parkland and sits near the junction of the Ovens and Buckland Rivers. There are range of powered and un-powered sites as well as cabins with ensuite.

Things to do around this lovely area of Victoria include river walks, gold panning, trout fishing, swimming, bike riding, canoeing or spend the day exploring Mount Buffalo National Park and enjoy great views from the Horn. 

Facilities of this caravan park include

  • three camp kitchens with BBQs and undercover tables 
  • fire drums for hire and wood for sale
  • Kiosk with essential items
  • games room
  • children's playground
  • recently renovated amenities  .

This is a very nice open caravan park.

 

Contact details

Harrisons Lane
Porepunkah VIC 3740
E: info@mtbuffalocaravanpark.com.au
P: 03 5756 2235

Porepunkah Bridge Caravan Park     Read more ...

This large caravan park can be found along Mt Buffalo Road near Porepunkah as you head up to the Mount Buffalo National Park.

It is located on the Ovens River with a large number of sites overlooking this lovely mountain stream.  The caravan park has a range of cottages and cabins as well as powered and un-powered sites. There is a heated swimming pool, children's playground, two amenities blocks, camp kitchen and dump point.

The park has plenty of shade.  Don't forget to go the the Punka Pub for a great meal.

Contact details

Mt Buffalo Road
Porepunkah VIC 3740
E: info@porepunkahbridge.com.au
P: 03 5756 2380
P: 1800 552 380

Riverview Caravan Park     Read more ...

The Riverview Caravan park is one of several caravan parks located in the small town of Porepunkah near Mount Buffalo National Parks and not far from Bright, Vcitoria. Part of this large park sits on the banks of the Buckland River and the park's entry can be found along Mount Buffalo Road.

The park has an office/kiosk, tennis court, children's playground, recreation room, two amenities blocks  and a number of barbeques scattered around the grounds. The parks in Porepunkah have a number of annual sites which I am sure are busy during the snow season.  

The Riverview Caravan Park has a range of cabins as well as powered and un-powered caravan sites. The staff were welcoming and helpful and the sites had plenty of shade. 

Contact details

Mt Buffalo Road
Porepunkah VIC 3740
P: 03 5756 2290

Porepunkah Pines Holiday Park     Read more ...

Porepunkah Pines Holiday Park is a lovely looking park with very helpful staff.  It is located on the Bright side of Porepunkah and is within walking distance to town along a designated track.

This caravan park is a member of Top Parks and has a very nice looking pool which is solar heated (plus a children's pool for the little ones). Other facilities at this large park include:

  • Games room with pool table
  • TV Room
  • BBQ areas
  • Camp Kitchen - undercover 
  • kiosk
  • river frontage - Ovens River
  • Children's playground

The Rail Trail, bike track form Wangaratta to Bright runs along the river near the park making it a perfect place to stop for the night in one of the cabins - budget to two bedroom (some even have a spa if you need a bit of relaxation after a long ride).

While visiting Porepunkah I suggest you head up to Mount Buffalo for a great day out - stop by the Punka Pub for a great meal.

Contact details

7065 Great Alpine Road
Porepunkah VIC 3740
E: info@porepunkahholidaypark.com.au
P: 03 5756 2282
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