Wilsons Promontory National Park, Wilsons Promontory National Park

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Find adventure and beauty at Wilsons Promontory National Park, offering visitors a chance to hike through a pristine landscape of native Australian wilderness and access a long stretch of white beaches suitable for swimming and surfing. This site, popularly called "The Prom," is one of Australia’s most popular national parks, easily accessible from Melbourne and featuring over 80 kilometers (50 mi) of walking trails. The area held significance for several indigenous tribes, who populated this part of Australia when the promontory formed a land bridge connecting the mainland to Tasmania. Today, the park is home to varied wildlife, including kangaroos, wombats, echidnas, emus, and birds. Highly popular with bushwalkers and campers, the park offers a number of lodges and serviced camping areas near the mouth of Tidal River. Work out when and for how long to visit Wilsons Promontory National Park and other Wilsons Promontory National Park attractions using our handy Wilsons Promontory National Park itinerary maker.
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  • A magical place worth staying at tidal river campsite rather than in the neighbouring towns. Lots of walks of various lengths and difficulties. Beaches were spectacular with breathtaking views. Could ...  more »
  • Perhaps the most beautiful from the naturalistic point of view of Australia South East, along the Great Ocean Road. Pristine forests, beautiful beaches, breathtaking views from the top. Numerous hiking trails, but no accommodation, apart from a convenience store several at Tidal River, the center of the protected area. Unfortunately when I did it, the weather was gloomy and drizzly and was supposed to be the best time to see it a second time. Accessible from Melbourne in about an hour and a half drive.
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  • You can walk in any direction in this fabulous park. But if you're a serious walked, don't miss the walk across the Prom to the Cove - about 20k return, with no alternative but to backtrack, but reall...  more »