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Mount Franklin

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Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Pleasant place for camping and walking

My husband and I were passing through the area, and since we love lookouts, we decided to try this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bendigo, Australia
via mobile
A little disappointing

We drove into a large clearing camping area which we assumed was the crater, then had to climb up... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Perth, Australia
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“caldera” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were passing through the area, and since we love lookouts, we decided to try this out. The short drive into the reserve led into the caldera of the extinct volcano, which is now a good camping ground ideal for families. We...More

Thank jathzie
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We drove into a large clearing camping area which we assumed was the crater, then had to climb up along the path to the ridge of the volcano and walk around its top but because of trees you had no views and had to use...More

Thank fremantle32
Reviewed 24 July 2017

nice spot for a picnic or a bbq. Also a good spot to camp in the area. can do walks from here. bush setting

Thank pmeltham
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Great spot for family camping. Fires allowed in the designated areas, lots of lovely walks, although the lookouts are closed for renovations.

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is the site of the historic Mt. Franklin volcano. It's a great place for camping without any modern facilities. It's quiet, cool in Summer and so very cold in Winter. There are many bush animals for the children to see and walks in the...More

Thank Terry77271138
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stopped here for a break having remembered the old Mt Franklin bottled water tv commercial! Interesting site with pretty poplar trees as well as spacious camping areas, picnic tables and a walking track to a scenic lookout. No sign of bottled water though!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I was with my family driving from someplace to another place when my daughter saw a sign saying Mt Franklin. Is that the bottled water place she asked me? I said it could be (we later found out it isn't) I said, so let's go...More

1  Thank Deadorcmap
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My friend and I recently camped at this great campsite, it was quite busy, being a long weekend but there was lots of room, lots of lovely big trees for shade and a friendly family atmosphere.

Thank Melb0urneCaz
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

i stayed at mt franklin with my dog portia for a few mights in early 2016. we were camping in my new tent and testing out our equipment before travelling to darwin. had a great time. i went to the hot springs in hepburn springs...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 12 January 2017

My boyfriend and I went to Mount Franklin on a day trip together in Hepburn Springs and Daylesford. We stumbled across the mountain on Google maps and decided to check it out. It's the perfect location for a camping trip- there are toilets, campfire spots,...More

Thank Jessica E
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18 April 2017|
Response from Jessica E | Reviewed this property |
There are no-flush toilets at the camping grounds, and yes it is possible to tow vans to the area.
5 April 2017|
Response from tnige |
Yes, the road straps nicely and the drones are the biggest I have ever seen!!