Here you’ll find fantastic beaches, cool fern gullies, great views, spectacular rock formations and abundant wildlife.
There is a lot to see in Wilson’s Promontory National Park. Squeaky Beach, Lilly Pilly Gully, Norman Bay, Tidal Lookout, Tongue Point and more. In the Northern section Millers Landing, Vereker Outlook and the woodlands walk are just some of the great places to check out as well as viewing the wildlife that roam around these areas.
Please check the parks website for a current Parks Note which is updated regularly.
Wilson’s Promontory National Park was first reserved as a national park back in 1898. It covers 50,512 hectares including offshore islands and the Light Station. You will find fantastic beaches, cool fern gullies, great views, spectacular rock formations and abundant wildlife.
Wilson’s Promontory is home to more than 700 native plant species, 30 kinds of mammal – from tiny antechinuses to kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, koalas, seals & bats – and approximately 180 species of birds. Reptiles, amphibians, insects & other invertebrates are also numerous & diverse.
Wilson’s Promontory is approximately 3 hours’ drive south east of Melbourne. Once on the M1, take the Cranbourne & Phillip Island exit, M420. This will get you onto the South Gippsland Hwy. Continue on the M420 for approx 34km, then take the Korumburra & Leongatha exit, route A440. Turn off at Meeniyan and go via Fish Creek on C444 alternatively continue to Foster and take C446 which joins C444 and continue to Wilson’s Promontory National Park.
Entry to Wilson’s Promontory National Park is free.
General store/Take Away shop
Camping gas supplies currently not available.
Open air cinema & doctor services available during summer.
Free shuttle bus- A free shuttle bus operates between Tidal River and Telegraph Saddle during the summer and Easter school holidays and on weekends from November to April. Departure points include the Tidal River Visitor Centre carpark, the overnight hikers carpark (Tidal River) and Telegraph Saddle carpark.
A timetable is posted at all departure locations and the Tidal River Visitor Centre. Telegraph Saddle carpark is closed to vehicle access when the shuttle bus is in operation.
There are 484 campsites at Tidal River with 20 powered sites available.
The Tidal River camping area is situated close to Norman Bay and has modern amenity blocks with toilets and hot showers, laundry facilities, dishwashing stations, a dump point, playground and picnic areas equipped with free gas barbecues.
Generators and fires, including solid fuel heating compounds, are not permitted.
There is no fuel for sale at Tidal River, the nearest fuel supply is at Yanakie, Fish Creek and Foster.
Aside from camping, there are a small number of self-contained cabins, wilderness retreats, huts, units and group lodges within Wilsons Prom itself.
Other accommodation options, including various roofed accommodation and caravan parks are available just outside the Park, in nearby towns such as Yanakie and Sandy Point.
Bookings for camp sites and self-contained accommodation within Wilson’s Promontory National park can be made through the Parks Victoria Information Centre on 13 19 63 or via the Parks Victoria website.
To book a stay at roofed accommodation or caravan parks outside the Prom, please explore the accommodation section of this site or contact the Prom Country Visitor Information Centre on 1800 630 704 for assistance.
Wilson’s Promontory is a National Park and is home to many native Australian plants and animals.
Please take care of the park to ensure it remains a pristine slice of wilderness for future generations.
Dogs are not permitted in Wilson’s Prom.
Wilson’s Promontory is home to more than 700 native plant species, 30 kinds of mammal—from tiny antechinuses to kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, koalas, seals & bats—and approximately 180 species of birds. Reptiles, amphibians, insects & other invertebrates are also numerous & diverse.
Wilson’s Prom is home to many kilometres of walking tracks.
From short walks through to multi-day hikes, it is possible to find something for all energy levels and abilities.
Relax and unwind in a natural paradise.