Wilsons Prom Overnight Hiking
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 room, meaning that guests do not share 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 sleeping bag and towel. The Lightstation is closed mid week in May & June. It is closed everyday from July to mid September. If you want to stay at the lightstation during this time and have 8 or more guests please call regarding the option to stay.
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
- 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.