Tidal River peak season applications

Location: Wilsons Promontory National Park

This page is for the following defined peak season booking periods only: Easter, Labour Day and Melbourne Cup.

For bookings at all other times please visit the main Wilsons Promontory National Park page.

Melbourne Cup weekend 2018

Booking applications for Melbourne Cup weekend open at 9am Monday 3 September 2018.

Melbourne Cup weekend is a four night minimum stay. Arrive Friday 2 November, depart Tuesday 6 November.

Before you proceed please read the instructions below and the Wilsons Promontory National Park terms, conditions and safety information. You will be asked to acknowledge you have read and agree to this information when submitting your booking request.

Arrive: Friday, 2 November 2018
Depart: Tuesday, 6 November 2018



Campsites at Tidal River will be allocated on a first-in first-served basis for the Labour Day, Easter and Melbourne Cup weekend booking periods. Allocation is determined by availability and the preferences selected within your booking request.

All requests are considered final and cannot be altered once submitted. Cancellation fees will apply if you change your mind.

Additional information (rates, site information, guides, maps)
Frequently asked questions
Instructions for how to apply

When you submit your booking request you will receive an email to confirm that your request has been received. You will receive a further notification email to advise the result of your request once the allocation process has been completed. Submitting a booking request does not guarantee allocation of a campsite.

Campsite preferences
Please select your first preference when choosing a powered or unpowered campsite from the options above. Additional preference options, including the ability to enter specific site locations and requirements, are available in the next step of the booking request process.

Only a limited number of powered campsites are available to request. Sites will show as sold if the maximum allocation has been reached.

Payment details are not required to submit a booking request. Should your request be successful you will receive instructions to pay online via a secure payment gateway.

Group (multi-site) bookings
To make a group booking simply add additional sites to your cart after you enter your initial site request. Only select the "Buy Now" option once all site details have been entered. A maximum of 10 sites can be requested per transaction.

You need to provide the details (name, phone, vehicle registration) of the other members of your group. Payment for group bookings is the responsibility of the group leader.

Total cost
The total cost shown for your booking request is calculated as the maximum possible cost of a booking according to the highest priced preference selected in your application.


Tidal River peak season applications

Wilsons Promontory National Park, Tidal River 3960



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Powered campsite application

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Max # of Persons: 8

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Unpowered campsite application

Tidal River campground has 455 unpowered campsites, beautifully situated near Norman Beach and Tidal River. No more than 8 people can camp on each site, including children and infants. Campground facilities include modern amenity blocks with toilets and hot showers, laundry facilities and dishwashing stations. Nearby picnic areas are equipped with free gas barbecues. A dump point is available at the Overnight Hikers car park. Generators and fires, including solid fuel heating compounds, are not permitted in Wilsons Promontory National Park, including Tidal River campground.

Click here to view a map of the Tidal River Campground

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Max # of Persons: 8

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