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About Merricks Lodge, Mornington Peninsula

With many years experience in group accommodation, hospitality and outdoor education, the staff at Merricks Lodge are dedicated to providing groups with excellent service. Management and staff are on-site 24 hours to assist if required.

Merricks Lodge is accredited by the Australian Camps Association and staff are committed to providing the highest standard in camper safety and quality camping experiences.

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Site Facilities

Merricks Lodge can accommodate up to 160 guests on the 6 hectare site. Lakeside Lodge, (110 guests) adjacent to our wetland abounding with water-birds. Rooms sleep 4 guests and can be linked to sleep 8 – ideal for school, social, family and special interest groups. Catering and dining facilities seat up to 160 guests and two other meeting rooms are available. All toilets and showers are under the accommodation roofline.

Hillside Lodge, (59 guests) with extensive views over rural vistas. Rooms sleep 4 guests and can be linked to sleep 8. With some en-suites and dining, kitchen and lounge facilities Hillside is ideal for smaller groups.

Site facilities include three pools, basketball court, tree climb, mountain bike track, canoeing, oval, children’s playground and the beauty of the Mornington Peninsula. Merricks Lodge has exciting and challenging program options.


Merricks Lodge

3670 Frankston Flinders Road
Merricks 3916
Phone 03 5989 8422

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Activities + Programs

Water based activity programs that explore the natural environment whilst developing skills are our speciality. Expert instruction is available for specialised activities. Merricks Lodge staff can design and implement a program of activities to make your stay at Merricks one to remember.

Merricks Lodge offers a wide range of activities both on site and in the surrounding area including:

  • snorkelling
  • kayaking
  • canoeing
  • surfing
  • water safety
  • initiative activities
  • tree climbing
  • mountain bikes
  • campfire
  • environmental tours
  • learning about the coastal environment

Merricks Lodge – great staff and a great location.

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Programs offered are diverse and individually developed with the specific goals and needs of the school/group in mind. Here are two samples to giving an idea of what is possible.

Download your copy of the Merricks Lodge Primary School Program [PDF 207kb]


Site Facilities


Tariffs + Bookings


UC Camping is committed to providing experiences that are tailored to your needs. To achieve this all our sites and services offer a range of choices relating to:

  • Catered or self catering
  • Shared or sole occupancy
  • Group size
  • Room configuration
  • Personalised activity programs
  • Many ancillary services

Together with our pride of service excellence, we are very focussed on providing affordable, value for money camping and experiential programs. To assist us in providing accurate and up to date information regarding your needs please contact the site or service you are interested in directly.


Merricks Lodge
3670 Frankston Flinders Road
Merricks 3916
Phone 03 5989 8422

Site Manager:
Tel: 03 5989 8422

Program Director: Jon Lazarus
Tel: 03 5989 8422

Contact us on 03 5989 8422 to book your stay today!

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