How much does it cost to camp at Tidal River?

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How much does it cost to camp at Tidal River?

The non-powered sites at Tidal River Campground are $62.30 per night during the peak season and $56.10 per night during the off-peak season. This fee is for up to eight people. Powered sites are $69.40 during the peak season and $62.50 during the off peak season for up to 8 people (all prices as of 2017).

Does Tidal River have powered sites?

There are 484 camping and caravan sites This is the most popular and well-equipped camping ground in Wilsons Prom and is the perfect base to enjoy scenic walks, swim, surf or relax at your campsite. Choose from power or unpowered sites.

Can you stay at Wilsons Prom?

Roofed accommodation and camping sites are located at Tidal River. Other roofed accommodation is available just outside the Park, please contact the Prom Country Visitor Information Centre on 1800 630 704. Wilsons Promontory National Park was first reserved as a national park back in 1898.

Can you have a campfire at Tidal River?

Generators and fires, including solid fuel heating compounds, are not permitted in Wilsons Promontory National Park, including Tidal River campground. Please check in at the visitors centre upon arrival.

Can you drink water at Tidal River?

The main visitor facilities are located at Tidal River. Please exit the park before sunset. Campground facilities include amenity blocks, a playground, picnic areas with tables and free gas barbecues. Fresh drinking water is available.

Can you camp for free at Wilsons Prom?

There is no free camping at any time in or near Wilsons Prom. The closest legal free-camp is at Franklin River Reserve, near Toora (about 30-35 min drive to the entrance of Wilsons Prom, or 60 min to Tidal River in the centre of Wilsons Prom). No fires are permitted in Wilsons Prom at any time.

Can you swim in Tidal River?

Swimming is banned or only allowed with special permission in some tidal rivers, such as the Thames below Putney Bridge.

Is there drinking water at Tidal River?

Is there phone reception at Tidal River?

Mobile phone reception is unreliable in the park. Public phones are located outside Tidal River General Store. We recommend all visitors have Ambulance Services membership or insurance that covers the cost of ambulance transport.

Can you swim at Sealers Cove?

None in the south, unless there is a large swell. Best chance is up the beach where at best there will be a beach break.

How do tidal rivers work?

A tidal river is a river whose flow and level are influenced by tides. In some cases, high tides impound downstream flowing freshwater, reversing the flow and increasing the water level of the lower section of river, forming large estuaries. High tides can be noticed as far as 100 kilometres (62 mi) upstream.

Can you fish at Tidal River?

Tidal River, Tidal River The lower estuary reaches are open to fishing with the most common species being abundant estuary perch, yellow eye mullet, flounder, luderick, Australian salmon and black bream. Good quality habitat. There is a boardwalk around the edge of the estuary with fishing spots.

Where to camp in the tidal River Wilderness?

Tidal River Campground is a popular and well-equipped camping site in Wilsons Promontory. It is perfect for long walks, swimming, surfing, canoeing, kayaking and or just relaxing at your campsite. Other Accommodations Options (Wilderness Retreats, Cabins, Hut, and etc.)

Is it safe to camp at Tidal River Victoria?

Follow our water safety advice to make sure your day out at Tidal River is a safe and enjoyable one. There’s a range of camping and roofed accommodation options to suit pretty much anyone who wants to spend time in one of Victoria’s best-loved national parks surrounded by wallabies and wombats.

What kind of accommodation is at tidal river?

Tidal River offers self-contained cabins, units, huts, group lodges and Wilderness Retreats. Tidal River and Wilsons Prom have many options and resources for people with limited mobility or autism. A range of special equipment is available for accommodation at Tidal River to make your stay more comfortable.

When is peak season for tidal River camping?

A ballot is held for booking Tidal River camping and accommodation (except Wilderness Retreats) for the five weeks from Christmas until late January. Minimum stays apply. Apply online anytime during the ballot period. Details will be provided on the peak season bookings page prior to applications opening.

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