Tidal River is the main camping location in Wilsons Promontory National Park, offering 484 camping and caravan sites situated near the beach and river. 20
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Tidal River camping
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Tidal River is the main camping location in Wilsons Promontory National Park, offering 484 camping and caravan sites situated near the beach and river. 20 powered sites are available and pre-booking is advisable.
Campground facilities include modern ammenity blocks with toilets, hot showers, laundry facilities, dishwashing stations, a playground and picnic areas equipped with free gas barbecues.
Generators and fires, including solid fuel compounds, are not permitted.
A wide range of roofed accommodation is also available at Tidal River including cabins, huts, group lodges and the award winning Wilderness Retreats. See the Tidal River Accommodation page for more information.
Camping in February
Weekends at the Prom in February, can be very busy. Please remember to check the availability of camp sites at Tidal River. We always recommend that you pre book your campsite to avoid disappointment.
Easter, Labour Day & Melbourne Cup
Tidal River campsite bookings for the Easter, Labour Day and Melbourne Cup long weekends are obtained by online application.
Campsites are allocated on a first-in first-served basis.
Applications have now closed. See the peak season bookings page for more information.
Each year a ballot is held for booking Tidal River camping and accommodation (except Wilderness Retreats) for the five weeks from Christmas until late January.
Ballot applications are made online throughout the month of June. To keep the ballot fair to all entrants, applications which stand at the close of the ballot are considered final and a cancellation fee applies to any withdrawal of a successful application after the draw has taken place. Minimum stays apply.
Campsite bookings - off-peak
Outside of defined peak season booking periods Tidal River campsites can be pre-booked up to 12 months in advance by calling 13 1963.
Sites are unallocated and you may choose your site on arrival on a first come, first served basis.
Pre-booking is highly recommended between Australia Day and Easter, particularly on weekends when the campground may reach capacity.
- Map - Tidal River (PDF 409.1 KB)
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- Map - Tidal River accommodation (PDF 374.6 KB)
- Wilsons Promontory NP - Accommodation & Camping Guide (PDF 321.3 KB)
- Wilsons Promontory NP - Accommodation and camping rates 2013-14 (PDF 60.2 KB)
- Wilsons Promontory NP - Booking & permit conditions (PDF 91.9 KB)