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Wilsons Promontory National Park, Wilsons Promontory National Park
Categories: National Parks, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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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This well worth a trip of around 150kms east of Melbourne for the scenery and the pristine beaches. If you are into bushwalking this is the spot for you.
Even though it is $56 p/n (unpowered) it is worth it. Starting to look a little commercialised since my husband was here (30 yrs ago)...but the whole infrastructure is well done. Lots of campsites and... read more »
We wish we had more time and that the weather was better but even in cold temp and windy cloudy with mix of rain it was still gorgeous. We spent about 4-5 hours there and did the tidal river-several l... read more »
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