Things to do in Wilsons Promontory

Wilsons-promYour Wilsons Promontory things-to-do list is full of possibilities with attractions and activities calling from every direction. Perched on the southernmost tip of the Australian mainland, Wilsons Promontory or the ‘Prom’ is a peninsula that extends for about 130km along the coastline. Wilsons Promontory is without a doubt one of the most popular places to visit in all of Victoria, and it has many things to keep you occupied when you visit the area.

Relaxing, invigorating, interesting and breathtaking—you will have everything you need to have a terrific holiday in the Sandy Point Victoria area. Experience the beauty and thrill of exploring the Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park which covers more than 15,550 hectares of land. This beautiful park is home to a wide range of wonderful creatures and will provide you with the perfect opportunity to go wildlife viewing.

Wildlife species that can be viewed include kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, marsupials like the wombat and many native Australian birds, including the Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos and the crimson rosella. The park also features several islands that are home to other animals like seabirds and penguin. During your exploration of the park, you will find many magnificent scenery with the impressive granite cliffs plunging into the water below.


To best experience Wilsons Promontory, you will need to go bush walking and since the Prom boast more than 80km of walking tracks you will let you have all the fun. From short strolls to long overnight bush walks you will be in for quite an adventure. The southern section of the Prom has a terrific assortment of tracks is which will let walkers of all abilities explore the diverse landscape and be rewarded with some good views over the ocean. More experienced walkers can tackle the northern area which is less visited and are more suitable for overnight walks.

Since Wilsons Promontory is known for its spectacular beauty another great thing to do in while there is to enjoy the scenic beauty of the area. The peninsula boasts many beautiful areas and when you follow the walking trails you will have the perfect opportunity to take in the picturesque surroundings, including that of the largest area of coastal wilderness in Victoria. On your trails, you will come across various fascinating rock formations, forested areas, swamps, valleys, amazing mountain views and beaches laden with sand dunes, which are just spectacular to see. In the centre of the park, the Tidal River which is the main river in Wilsons Promontory has a tealike appearance, and it is of a fascinating color of purple-yellow.

Camping is another fantastic thing to do in Wilsons Promontory. When you camp in the Prom you will have the opportunity to stay in one of the contemporary cabins or under the canvas where you’ll be surrounded by the calm rivers, forested valleys and the towering granite mountains. Wilsons Promontory also features some secluded beaches, which are quite beautiful and are perfect for surfing. Sea kayaking is a fantastic way to settle your senses and the prom will let you enjoy as much as you can handle. Since the area is of such great beauty photographers would love a vacation in the Prom.

When it comes time for you to find a place to stay; there are sufficient Wilsons Promontory accommodation options for you to choose from. Your Wilsons Prom Accommodation will put you in a secluded and amazing natural setting. If you want to be among the best Wilsons Promontory Accommodations you can choose a Sandy Point Accommodation. When you stay in Sandy Point you will have the perfect retreat to experience the pristine coastal area and all of Wilsons Promontory most scenically spectacular areas in Australia!

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