On a day trip from Melbourne, be amazed by the natural beauty of Wilsons Promontory National Park, the largest coastal wilderness area in Victoria. Known locally as The Prom, the park boasts pristine white beaches, rainforests and excellent walking tracks, and it is home to many native Australian animals. There is plenty of time to take in the park's spectacular coastal scenery and natural beauty on guided bush and rainforest walks.
Affectionately known as The Prom, Wilsons Promontory National Park is one of Victoria’s most loved and cherished natural attractions. Situated at the southernmost point of mainland Australia, the promontory has been a national park since 1898 and contains the largest coastal wilderness area in Victoria. As the best way to explore the park is on foot, you will be guided along some spectacular easy- to medium-graded tracks. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to take photos and, if you’re lucky, you may get up-close views of kangaroos, wombats or even emus. Walk along Squeaky Beach, where the pure white quartz sand sings under your feet. Soak up the amazing vistas and beauty of the region.Please note: It takes approximately three hours to drive each way, with plenty of stops to stretch your legs.