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Wilsons Promontory National Park

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

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Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria 3960 Australia
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Wilson's Promontory Small Group Eco Tour from Melbourne
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Wilson's Promontory Small Group Eco Tour from Melbourne

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This small group eco tour will take you to one of Australia's truly un-known wonders. In an era of over-tourism, Wilson's Promontory is a welcome and unforgettable place to retreat from the tourist masses. Fortunately, it is yet to be discovered by mass tourism, despite being one of the most stunning coastal locations you'll ever experience in all of your travels. <br><br>We'll take you there in air-conditioned comfort and show you the location's best highlights, with our informative &amp; engaging guides determined to assist you in creating some wonderful travel memories.<br><br>Tick off one of Australia's most famous beaches, Squeaky Beach, where the sand will sing as you walk along this pristine coastal area.<br><br>Enjoy a hike up Mount Bishop and take in stunning views from atop it's peak or alternatively, take the gentler Lilly Pilly Gully walk through lush rainforest.<br><br>Towards the end of your day, try to spot some of the local furry residents with a guided wildlife walk!
USD 113.93 per adult
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Jenn In Aus wrote a review 24 Jan.
Melbourne, Australia55 contributions23 helpful votes
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We had the most amazing 5 days at Wilson’s Prom, we booked a month before summer holidays so just took bits n pieces of remaining accomodation; a quiet campsite near Norman Beach, a Unit near Tidal river and by far best of all, the spacious Wilderness ‘glamping’ retreat with its own en-suite and shared kitchen/bbq’s. We have been to the prom a few times before, a long time ago with little kids, and in our 40’s we did the 4 day overnight including hike/lighthouse visit. But this time it was a mixture of exercise, comfort and relaxation. Each morning we hiked for a few hours before it got too hot, Tongue Point-Fairy Cove was our favourite, closely followed by Little Oberon and Oberon bay, though you need lots of bug spray to keep the March flies off you... and don’t wear blue! A Champagne Sunset at Whisky bay was wonderful, the sunrise hike to Oberon summit was strenuous and super windy but worth it for the view, and you definitely don’t want to miss an early morning adventure to the Big Drift sand dunes just near the Park entrance. We were lucky to have great weather and enjoyed a swim (or surf for my partner) at the end of each hike. And then could laze around and eat, drink, read for the rest of the day. We also had a fantastic time doing the boat trip out around the islands, which was interesting as well as an invigorating ride with lots of fun. All of the staff at the Prom were friendly and informative, and we found all visitors to the park and campgrounds to be respectful of others and nature. The shop at tidal river has the basics and some ice creams/take away food, there’s also fuel and a little supermarket at Yanakie just before you arrive at the park that is worth a stop if you’ve forgotten anything.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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freeyah wrote a review 13 Jan.
Melbourne, Australia29 contributions33 helpful votes
We had an overnight stay at the Prom during the Christmas Holiday. Since there are a lot of activities to choose from, we only made sure to do the Mt Oberon Summit hike, the Big Drift and go to the awesome beaches. The Prom is a must do experience when visiting Victoria. It is at least a 3 hour drive from Melbourne. You can do a day trip but I highly recommend to stay overnight to get the feel of the Prom experience. There are accommodations in the Tidal River within the Prom which are always booked out so planning early on is always a good idea.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Mashhoud wrote a review Dec. 2020
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I like Wilsons Prom because its a huge national park with mountains and my favourite places are Tidal River, Squeaky Beach, Mt Oberon and Whisky Bay.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Spring B wrote a review Nov. 2020
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It’s amazing place , we visited several beaches , made a few of walks , all are excellent. We stayed two nights . The campground is well maintained. Thank you very much for the beautiful work ! Thank God for the amazing creation!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from parksvic, Customer Service at Wilsons Promontory National Park
Responded 3 Nov. 2020
Thanks so much for sharing your experience at Wilsons Promontory National Park. We're so glad you enjoyed your trip, and loved hearing it described as amazing. Thanks again, Parks Victoria
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C... wrote a review Oct. 2020
Traralgon, Australia19,806 contributions1,872 helpful votes
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I woke up early and realised that it was going to be a corker of a day...so I made my way to Wilson's Prom. It's a beautiful drive to the Prom... and arriving early meant I didn't have to contend with oodles of traffic... it might have something to do with the Covid regulations stopping people from coming out of Melbourne as well. Driving through the park makes me slightly nervous because the last time I visited I clipped a deer with my car. I don't believe the deer had any damage because it disappeared into the scrub ... but it shook me up. At the time I had been doing well below the signposted speed limit through the park of 80kph. There are so many walks to do ... so many naturally beautiful areas in this park that you could visit multiple times and find something new each time. Today I saw kangaroos and echidnas...but someone on one of the walks was lucky ( I suppose that depends on your definition) enough to see a snake. For people with mobility issues, there are some gorgeous lookouts...and it's still a lovely place to drive out to. It caters for all levels of fitness ... some hikes being difficult... others being achievable by people like me. :)
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from parksvic, Customer Service at Wilsons Promontory National Park
Responded 11 Oct. 2020
Thanks so much for sharing your experience at Wilsons Promontory National Park. We loved to read it described as naturally beautiful. We certainly agree that there are so many different areas and experiences in the park! We hope to see you back again soon, Parks Victoria
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