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 …
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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.
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.
Melbourne Cup 2013
Apply online from 9am Sunday 1 September 2013.
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.
Summer ballot 2013-14
Apply online during the month of June 2013.
See the peak season bookings page for more information.
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 File 548.4 KB)
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- Map - Tidal River accommodation (PDF File 1.2 MB)
- Park note - Wilsons Promontory NP - Accommodation & Camping-Guide.pdf (PDF File 275.5 KB)
- Wilsons Promontory NP - Accommodation and camping rates 2012-13 (PDF File 33.4 KB)
- Wilsons Promontory NP - Accommodation and camping rates 2013-14 (PDF File 23.9 KB)
- Wilsons Promontory NP - Booking & permit conditions (PDF File 91.9 KB)
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