Tidal River Campground
Check In: 11:00|Check Out: 11:00
Hours: Tidal River Visitor Centre is open from 9:00am-4:00pm daily
Spend time in one of Victoria's best-loved national parks surrounded by wallabies and wombats.
Tidal River is the most popular and well-equipped campground in Wilsons Prom and is the perfect base to enjoy scenic walks, swim, surf or relax at your campsite.
Choose between a campsite nestled in the tea trees for a short walk to the sandy shores of Norman Beach or a family friendly site closer to the calm waters of Tidal River.
The Tidal River General Store stocks basic supermarket items, as well as a range of souvenirs and camping gear. It also offers takeaway food and drinks. Opening hours vary.
A free shuttle bus operates between Tidal River and Telegraph Saddle during the summer and Easter 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. Telegraph Saddle carpark is closed to vehicle access when the shuttle bus is in operation.
- No Pets
- Short walks <1hr
- Wildlife viewing
- Bays, Lakes & Rivers
- Picnic table
- Day walks
- Canoeing and kayaking
- Beaches and Coasts
Location & Directions
Wilsons Promontory National Park, Tidal River 3960
Wilsons Promontory is a three-hour drive from Melbourne. Follow Monash Freeway (M1) to join South Gippsland Freeway (M420/A440) to Meeniyan. Take the Meeniyan‐ Promontory Road (C444) to the Wilsons Promontory entrance.
Tidal River is a further 30 minutes drive from the entrance. Please drive carefully and look out for wildlife. Avoid driving between dusk and dawn. There is no fuel at Tidal River with the closest fuel supplies are at Yanakie, Fish Creek and Foster.