Wilsons Promontory, Prom Country, South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory, or the 'Prom' as it is affectionately known, is the southern most tip of the Australian mainland, situated 200 kilometres south east of Melbourne an easy three hour drive.

From Canberra the park is 750 kilometres (approx 8 hours drive). Follow the Cann Valley Highway, Princess Highway and South Gippsland Highway to Foster, then turn south and follow the signs.

Tidal River township is approx 30 kilometres from the park entrance.

Wilsons Promontory the most recognised icon in this part of the south coast, was named by George Bass in 1798. The name Wilson was given to the Promontory in honour of Thomas Wilson, a friend of Matthew Flinders.

It is the perfect year round holiday destination, with the stable sunny weather of autumn, the sea mists of winter, the beautiful wildflowers of spring, and the long hot summer days offering unique appeal at the Prom.

The Prom declared a National Park in 1898, covers almost 50,000 hectares and offers an incredible diversity of natural environments to explore. Fantastic beaches, rockpools, rainforests, fern gullies and spectacular rock formations are some of the features of this diverse National Park.

The perfect place to see wildlife such as wombats, emus, kangaroos, wallabies, birds in a natural environment. Be aware of their presence – drive carefully and observe the speed limit within the park.

There's plenty to do at the Prom and the beaches are very popular for swimming. You can also enjoy bushwalking, hiking, camping, fishing, surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, wildlife viewing or just relax and enjoy the beauty of the Park.

Tidal River, located in the heart of Wilsons Promontory, is perfectly situated near beach and river, and is the ideal place from which you can explore this fantastic park. A natural camping environment at Tidal River features all modern amenities and conveniences for campers and visitors to the Park. There are 480 campsites available. A range of accommodation is obtainable at Tidal River to cater for all needs. Choose from new self-contained environmentally sensitive cabins, 4 and 6 bed huts with cooking facilities and group lodges accommodating up to 30 people.

Other facilities at Tidal River include a Visitor Centre, store/café, outdoor cinema, education centre, BBQ and picnic areas.

For further information on
Wilsons Promontory National Park,
Contact Parks Victoria. Ph: 13 19 63

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Prom Country - South Gippsland


Hike to Mt Oberon
Hike to Mt Oberon

Cabin Accommodation
Cabin Accommodation

Camping very popular at the Prom
Camping very popular at the Prom

Pristine beaches
Pristine beaches

Family Fishing Fun
Family Fishing Fun

Hike To The Lighthouse
Hike To The Lighthouse

Refuge Cove
Refuge Cove

Wildlife Coast Cruises around the Prom
Wildlife Coast Cruises around the Prom

 

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Wilsons Promontory Accommodation


The Church House Gourmet Boutique Retreat
The Church House Gourmet Boutique Retreat
25 Wirilda Way Fish Creek VIC 3959
Unique 20 acre Retreat set amongst the rolling hills of Fish Creek in South Gippsland. In close proximity to Wilsons Promontory.
Spacious and stylish luxury accommodation with a choice of breakfast and in house dining featuring fresh local produce, seafood and wines. Spectacular views of surrounding countryside and Wilsons Promontory
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Tindoona Cottages
Tindoona Cottages
330 Fullers Road Foster VIC 3960
The Ideal Country Getaway and you can bring your best mate!
2 fully self contained cottages with spas and wood fires perfectly situated close to Foster township, restaurants, pubs, wineries and only 20 mins to Wilson's Prom - what are you waiting for?
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Promhills Cabins
3650 Meeniyan-Promontory Road Yanakie VIC 3960
Relax in your cabin with spectacular views of Wilsons Promontory
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Meeniyan Motel - Free Wi-Fi
119 - 129 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan VIC 3956
We offer old fashioned country hospitality in the heart of South Gippsland. Breakfast to rooms, spacious grounds, salt water Pool, BBQs, all Rooms air conditioned. Central to all Prom Country attractions. Ideal for families, couples and singles. All shops within walking distances. Hotel next door, supermarket open 7 days, pizza shop, cafe's and restaurant. Rail Trail across the road.
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Prom View Farm - Top Of The Prom
4295 Promontory Road Yanakie VIC 3960
Closest accommodation to Wilsons Promontory National Park - 500m to entrance.
F.S.C. 2 Brm Cottage set on 20 acres. Peaceful and private!
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Buln Buln Cabins
36 Leslea Court Yanakie VIC 3960
Loft House/Studio and three cabins accommodating couples and groups
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Black Cockatoo Cottages
60 Foley Road Yanakie VIC 3960
3 Fully self contained cottages 3kms from Wilsons Promontory. Magnificent views of Corner Inlet and the Prom
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Limosa Rose
40 Dalgleish Road Yanakie VIC 3960
For accommodation near Wilsons Prom with the most stunning views over Corner Inlet, visit Limosa Rise. Our luxury self-catering cottages feature floor to ceiling windows with stunning views over Duck Point, the northern mountains of Wilsons Prom and the Strzelecki Ranges.
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Yanakie - Prom Gate Vista Cabins
Yanakie - Prom Gate Vista Cabins
30 Tingarra Close Yanakie VIC 3960
3 x 2 bedroom fully self contained cabins set on 2.5 acres with panoramic views of Corner Inlet.
Ideal for families, small groups or couples 1 km from Wilsons Promontory.
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Tidal Dreaming Seaview Cottages
38 Dalgleish Road Yanakie VIC 3960
Stylish, F.S.C. Cabins sleeps up to 4 3kms from The Prom
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Wilsons Promontory Food and Wine


Cafe Max at Comfort Inn Foster
Cafe Max at Comfort Inn Foster
3800 South Gippsland Highway Foster VIC 3960
Open Daily to the public from 8am for Breakfast and Lunch.
We also offer dinner by special request. Fully licensed.
Featuring locally roasted Gippsland coffee, house baked cakes and slices and a great range of tasty snacks.
Special Occasions: Comfort Inn Foster Cafe Max is the perfect venue
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Wilsons Promontory Activities


Water Safety Hints
Water Safety Hints
• Swim or surf only at beaches patrolled by lifeguards
• Always swim between the flags marking the area safer for swimming.
• Read and obey the signs
• Be careful where you dive – accidents often result from diving into shallow waters.
• Be aware of slippery banks and rocks when fishing
• Don’t swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• Always swim under supervision
• If you get into trouble in the water, stay calm. Signal for help, then float and wait for assistance
• Float with a current or undertow. Don’t try to swim against it.
• When out on the water always wear the correct safety equipment.
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Australian Coastal Mountain Tours
Australian Coastal Mountain Tours
P.O. Box 1349 Camberwell VIC 3124
Is a family owned and operated company, providing tours for the discerning traveler looking for a personalised experience. By keeping the groups small (max 6) and the standards high we can provide you with the experience of a lifetime.
Tours out of both Melbourne and Inverloch to destinations such as Wilsons Promontory, Phillip Island and Great Ocean Road.
ACMT team members are all well versed in all aspects of the tourism industry and ACMT is affiliated with Tourism Victoria and Tourism Alliance.
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Meeniyan Motel - Free Wi-Fi
119 - 129 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan VIC 3956
We offer old fashioned country hospitality in the heart of South Gippsland. Breakfast to rooms, spacious grounds, salt water Pool, BBQs, all Rooms air conditioned. Central to all Prom Country attractions. Ideal for families, couples and singles. All shops within walking distances. Hotel next door, supermarket open 7 days, pizza shop, cafe's and restaurant. Rail Trail across the road.
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