Wilsons Promontory National Park, Wilsons Promontory National Park
(4.7/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
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 park offers many walks as well as immense sandy beaches. The road that runs along the promontory offers wonderful views on the torn side, the immense beaches, small coves, and beautiful forests on mountain side. We stayed there for a day, and we have enjoyed.
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  • The view from the top of Mt Oberon was amazing - 5 star. Well worth the 3.4km walk up hill (and the same back down - but much easier). The Tidal River camping area (not school holidays) was great. We ...  more »
  • Let me first say the actual Prom park itself is amazing, breathtaking and worth visiting. so much, that Parks Victoria have decided in their wisdom to insult the intelligence of not only local Aussies...  more »