Wilsons Prom Overnight Hiking

Wilsons Promontory National Park Camping


Hours: Tidal River Visitor Centre is open from 9:00am-4:00pm daily

Venture into the Southern Prom and discover a remote place of great natural beauty.

Southern Overnight Hikes
Overnight hikes are booked per person, per night. There is a maximum stay of two nights at each of the hike-in camping areas.

Perched on a small peninsula jutting out into the wild seas of Bass Strait, the Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse and its historic residences are the southernmost settlement on the Australian mainland. Adding to its remote appeal, the lightstation is only accessible by foot, along the Southern Prom Circuit Hikes.

Lightstation Banks Cottage
The cottage sleeps a maximum of two guests and has a maximum stay of two nights.

Lightstation -Shared Cottage Accommodation
Accommodation is booked per bed, meaning that guests may find themselves sharing a bedroom with others. Each bedroom sleeps 2 or 4 guests in single bunk beds with a mattress and a pillow. Visitors need to supply their own towels and linen or sleeping bags, however, doonas may be hired for an additional charge which you can add to your shopping cart when booking.

To make a booking, obtain an overnight hiking permit or for more information about overnight hiking in the Northern Section and boat based camping, please call the park office on 03 8427 2122.


  • No Pets
  • Shower
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Overnight walk
  • Non-flushing toilet
  • Picnic table
  • Beaches and Coasts

Location & Directions

Wilsons Promontory National Park


Wilsons Promontory National Park entrance gate is located 6km from the township of Yanakie. This is the last stop for fuel before entering the park.

Cancellation Policy

30 days or more prior notice to the booking arrival date - 50% of the applicable fees per night.
Less than 30 days prior notice to the booking arrival date - 100% of the applicable fees per night.
No transfers.