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Things to do and see whilst you enjoy your stay at Wilsons Prom Holiday Park

From leisurely strolls along serene paths to embarking on exhilarating hikes through rugged terrain, from indulging in leisurely shopping and dining experiences to engaging in invigorating water sports and the serene art of fishing – be it admiring panoramic vistas from scenic lookouts or lounging on sun-kissed beaches, this destination offers a diverse array of activities to suit all tastes and preferences. Rest assured, there’s an abundance of experiences awaiting every visitor.

Should any inquiries arise, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re readily available to provide comprehensive information and assistance, ensuring your visit is nothing short of exceptional.

Walks and Hikes within Wilsons Prom

From short easy hikes to longer hikes the Prom has a wide variety or everyone.

Hourigans Camp – approximately 10 minutes to walk (one-way)

Take a stroll through a mix of coastal greenery that leads you to the stunning Shallow Inlet Coastal Park. Once you’re there, the adventure doesn’t stop! Keep on wandering along the shores of the inlet, heading north and beyond. It’s an easy-breezy walk with smooth paths, perfect for anyone looking to soak up some nature without breaking a sweat. So go ahead, take it easy and enjoy the journey!

Loo-Errn Track – Short 500m.  Easy

The Loo-Errn Track meanders alongside the southern bank of Tidal River, granting convenient passage to the Tidal River footbridge. Along the way, a brief boardwalk has been constructed to safeguard the delicate wetlands, featuring designated platforms perfect for indulging in the tranquil pastime of fishing while preserving the area’s fragile ecosystem.

Cotters Lake – Short 1.2km. 30 minutes each way. Easy.

Embark on an effortless stroll through the intermittently dry basin of Cotters Lake, leading to the untamed expanse of Cotters Beach. This rugged coastal stretch, characterized by its windswept allure, offers a glimpse into nature’s raw beauty. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife such as kangaroos and emus, frequently spotted roaming this captivating terrain. Commence your journey from the Cotters Lake car park, then trace the management vehicle track beyond the gate, setting the stage for an unforgettable adventure.

Millers Landing Nature Walk – Short 2km.  Medium – Easy

Begin your journey from the Five Mile car park, where you’ll veer left after passing through the management gate. As you traverse the trail, immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance of open banksia and stringybark woodland, embarking on a picturesque route leading to Millers Landing and the expansive beauty of Corner Inlet.

This path is renowned for its abundant wildlife, offering numerous opportunities to observe native animals in their natural habitat. Prepare for an enriching experience amidst the serene sanctuary of nature’s embrace.

Pillar Point – Short 1.8-2.8km. 1.5 Hours Return. Easy – Medium.

Pillar Point offers an ideal vantage point to take in the beauty of the offshore islands, Squeaky Beach, Norman Bay, and Mount Oberon.

Perched upon granite boulders, Pillar Point provides awe-inspiring views of Norman and Squeaky Beaches, as well as the stunning array of offshore islands that grace the landscape of Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Tidal Overlook Circuit – Short 2km.  Medium – Moderate

Set out on your journey from the picturesque Tidal River Footbridge, where the vibrant heathland welcomes you with its colorful seasonal blooms.

As you follow the scenic route, you’ll encounter the captivating Tidal Overlook walk. This meandering path offers sweeping views between Norman and Leonard Bays, treating you to breathtaking coastal vistas along the way. Descend to the junction of the Lilly Pilly Link Track, where you’ll have the opportunity to turn right and delve deeper into the heart of Tidal River.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the natural splendor of this coastal sanctuary, where tranquility and beauty abound at every turn.

Mt Oberon Summit Walk – Short 3.4km. Medium – Hard. 1 hour each way.

Take off on an exhilarating journey to the summit of Mount Oberon within the breathtaking expanse of Wilsons Promontory National Park. From the Telegraph Saddle car park, follow the management vehicle track as it ascends towards the majestic peak of Mount Oberon.

Upon reaching the summit, prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring panoramic vistas that unfold before you. Take in the stunning scenery overlooking Tidal River, the picturesque coastline, and the serene offshore islands. It’s a postcard-perfect moment that will leave a lasting impression.

However, it’s essential to be well-prepared for your adventure. Even during the summer months, the summit can be subject to brisk winds, cool temperatures, and occasional cloud cover. Exercise caution around unprotected cliffs to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Mt Bishop Summit Walk – 3.7km return walk to the summit and back takes approximately 1.5 hours. – Hard.

For adventurers seeking a more challenging trek with a reward at the end, the Mount Bishop walk is a prime choice. It presents a rugged terrain compared to its counterpart, Mount Oberon, yet promises equally breathtaking vistas at its summit.

While Mount Oberon concludes at the granite boulder plateau, Mount Bishop extends the journey to its absolute summit. Beyond the initial set of granite boulders lies the true pinnacle of the trek. Continuing along the trail unveils a second set of boulders, marking the culmination of the ascent. This additional effort unveils unparalleled panoramic views, elevating the experience to unforgettable heights.

Darby River to Tongue Point – 3.8km/2 hours.  Medium – Moderate.

Beginning from the southern edge of Darby River car park, this trail offers splendid vistas of Darby Swamp, Vereker Range, and the picturesque Darby and Cotters Beach. As you venture through coastal vegetation, the path gradually ascends, leading to Tongue Point—a coastal headland adorned with striking granite formations.

Approaching the trail’s end, you’ll catch sight of a semi-attached island. However, it’s crucial to exercise caution and refrain from attempting to cross over for your own safety. Instead, savor the impressive views from the track’s conclusion, ensuring a secure and memorable experience.

Lilly Pilly Gully Nature Walk – 5.2 km return walk. 1.5 hours. Easy.

Starting from the Lilly Pilly car park, this walk gives you a taste of what the Prom’s all about. You’ll wander through heathland, stroll among eucalypt trees, and even hit up a boardwalk that takes you through some seriously magical warm temperate rainforest vibes.

Once you’ve soaked it all in and snapped your pics, just head on back the way you came to the car park. Easy peasy, right? Enjoy the journey!

Vereker Outlook Walk – 6km return -. 2 Hours Return.  Medium – Moderate.

Experience an incredible bushland adventure with stunning beach vistas and impressive granite boulders. Begin your journey at the Five Mile car park, where the trail meanders through expansive banksia woodland.

As you progress through the stringybark forest and navigate past the scattered granite boulders, panoramic views unfold, revealing Darby Saddle, Corner Inlet, and the picturesque Cotters Beach. It’s a journey that combines the tranquility of nature with awe-inspiring scenery.

Norman Beach, Tidal Overlook, Squeaky Beach, Picnic Bay – Short 6km. 3 Hours. Easy – Medium

Ready for an epic adventure? This awesome four-beach walk at the Prom lets you soak up the beauty of both land and sea in one go. You’ll switch it up between tracks and strolling along the beach.

Picture yourself wandering along the coastline, feeling the sand between your toes and taking in those awesome ocean views. It’s the perfect way to experience all the beauty the Prom has to offer, without any rush. So grab your gear and get ready for some serious beach vibes!

Little Oberon Bay walk – 9.7km return – Easy – Medium

Little Oberon Bay, snugly nestled amidst towering mountains, offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle. Its modest 250-meter stretch of beach provides a serene setting, where one can appreciate the calm waters gently brushing against the shore. Despite its peaceful demeanor, occasional waves reaching up to 2 meters remind visitors of nature’s dynamic forces. It’s a place where you can truly reconnect with the raw beauty of the natural world. 

Wilsons Promontory Lightstation – Walk 19.1km.  Long. 6 hours (each-way)

The Wilsons Promontory Lightstation sounds like the ultimate spot for soaking up those epic coastal views. Picture this: perched on a narrow peninsula, this lighthouse stands tall, built way back in 1859 from good old local granite. It’s like a guardian overlooking the wild waters of Bass Strait, giving you front-row seats to nature’s drama.

Now, the journey to get there is no walk in the park—it’s a solid 19.1 kilometers, which’ll take you about six hours each way. Think of it as a scenic hike packed with adventure and stunning views around every bend. If you are not up for just a day trip, you can stay at the Lightstation itself.  It’s the kind of place where time slows down, and you can really soak in the magic of Wilsons Promontory.

For additional information regarding Lightstation Walk, please visit the Wilsons Promontory Lightstation (parks.vic.gov.au)

Walks/Hikes

Duck Point Loop 2.1km in length

The Yanakie/Duck Point Loop is like a mini adventure packed with big views and chances to spot some cool birds. Starting off at the Yanakie boat ramp on Foley Rd, you’re in for a treat as you wander through the coastal bush. It’s all lush and green, setting the stage for what’s to come.

Once you hit the shoreline of Corner Inlet, take a moment to soak it all in. The panoramic views of Wilsons Promontory National Park are something else. And keep those binoculars handy because you might just spot some local and migratory birds doing their thing along the way.

Oh, and word to the wise: check the tide schedule before you head out. It’s smoother sailing when you time it right and avoid high tide. When you’re beachside, just follow the shoreline back to where you started at the boat ramp. It’s a nice little loop that lets you make the most of this beautiful corner of the world.

Mount Nicoll Lookout and Loader Walk – 2km in length and takes approximately 45 minutes return.

Loader Walk sounds like a gem for those seeking a dose of nature and scenic views. Starting at Mount Nicoll, it treats hikers to not just stunning vistas from the lookout but also a fascinating array of flora as they traverse the Hoddle, connecting Foster and Fish Creek.

Clocking in at just 45 minutes for a round trip, it’s perfect for a quick adventure. While the trail might throw a few rugged spots your way, it’s all part of the charm, adding a touch of excitement to the journey. Plus, it’s dog-friendly, so your furry companions can tag along for the fun!

Keep in mind, though, that Loader Walk is best enjoyed on clear days. Cloudy conditions can play hide-and-seek with the views, so it’s worth waiting for those blue skies if you can. And when you’re making your way there, remember that the road off the Fish Creek – Foster Road is a bit steep and unmade, so leave the caravan behind for this one. But trust me, the adventure is well worth it once you’re there.

Hoddle Mountain Trail

The Hoddle Mountain Trail sounds like a real treat for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike, offering a glimpse into South Gippsland’s coastal panoramas and geological wonders. And the best part? You can bring your furry pals along, as long as they’re on leads for most sections of the trail.

Embarking on this adventure means immersing yourself in a diverse tapestry of landscapes, from rural vistas to lush fern gullies and rocky hills that tower over 200 meters above sea level. It’s like a journey through a natural wonderland, where every turn reveals something new and captivating.

Now, if you’re up for the full experience, the return circuit spans about 17 kilometers, which translates to roughly six hours of walking. But fear not, if you’re looking for a shorter jaunt, you can opt for the 11-kilometer route by parking at the Mt Nicoll Car Park and arranging a car shuttle to and from Fish Creek. That way, you still get to soak in the beauty without committing to the full trek.

Alternatively, if you’re short on time or energy, you can park at either the Mt Nicoll Car Park or Laver’s Hill quarry entrance and tackle shorter sections of the trail before heading back. While there are some uphill stretches, the shorter sections are generally considered easy to medium difficulty, making it accessible to a wide range of adventurers. So, lace up those hiking boots and get ready to explore!

Foster Flora Reserve 

The Foster Flora Reserve offers a serene escape nestled within Foster township, inviting visitors to explore its trails and natural beauty. With the added perk of allowing dogs, it’s a charming spot for both leisurely strolls and deeper explorations.

Begin your journey with Hayes Walk, a brief 15-minute round trip that traverses Kaffir Hill and offers glimpses of historical sites such as Victory Mine. From there, Cody Gully and Ophir Mine walks beckon, accessible just across McDonald Street. These trails boast gentle slopes and showcase a diverse array of flora, including peppermints, banksias, and ferns.

For those intrigued by the region’s gold mining heritage, Ophir Hill Walk provides a fascinating insight with remnants of hand-dug trenches and a backdrop of eucalypt forests. Meanwhile, New Zealand Hill offers additional trails ideal for leisurely strolls, cycling, or horse riding, with vestiges of historic gold mining features interspersed throughout.

Whether seeking a brief respite or a more immersive experience, the Foster Flora Reserve promises a harmonious blend of natural tranquility and historical intrigue for all to enjoy.

Toora Bird Hide – The walk is 500 metres long, wheelchair friendly and an easy 10 minute return

Located at the end of Toora Jetty Road, the Toora Bird Hide provides a serene retreat easily accessible via a well-maintained boardwalk. Offering views over an expansive wetland area, this hideout holds special significance as a Ramsar site, designated for its importance in supporting biodiversity.

Visitors to the Bird Hide can enjoy observing a variety of bird species in their natural habitat, taking in the tranquil beauty of the wetlands. It’s a peaceful spot where one can appreciate the wonders of nature and the vital role these wetlands play in ecological conservation.

The Great Southern Rail Trail – 108km one-way compact gravel surface

Walk, cycle or ride 108 kilometres on The Great Southern Rail Trail. It is suitable for both the energetic and not so energetic outdoor enthusiast. From Nyora the trail goes through Loch, Korumburra, Leongatha Koonwarra, Meeniyan, Stony Creek, Buffalo, Fish Creek, Foster, Toora, Welshpool and Port Welshpool, offering rural and bush views along the way.

Suitable for walking, cycling and horse riding. For more information head to gsrt.com.au

Limeburners Walk – 750m in length and takes approximately 20 minutes (one-way) to complete

The Limeburners Walk is like stepping back in time amidst the serene beauty of Walkerville. As you stroll between Walkerville North and South, you’ll encounter the majestic remnants of the old lime kilns, once buzzing with activity until demand fizzled out in 1954.

Despite the passage of time, these weathered structures still hold a certain charm, offering a glimpse into the area’s industrial past. Along the way, a short detour leads to the historic Walkerville Cemetery, adding a touch of nostalgia to your journey.

Just a heads up though: the walk might be closed after heavy rain to keep everyone safe and preserve the trail. But when conditions allow, it’s well worth exploring this tranquil pathway through history and nature.

Art

Alison Lester Gallery – Fish Creek

The space sounds like a dream come true for fans of Alison Lester’s work—a wonderland filled with over 70 different Limited Edition prints, all available for purchase alongside her extensive collection of books. And if that wasn’t enough, there’s also a treasure trove of greeting cards and wrapping paper featuring Alison’s enchanting illustrations.

But it’s not just about admiring the art—it’s about immersing yourself in the magical world of Alison Lester. The cozy reading library provides the perfect escape for kids and the young at heart. Grab a book off the shelf, sink into one of the plush lounges, or cozy up with a cushion on the floor, and lose yourself in Alison’s captivating stories. And for those who speak other languages, there’s even a wide selection of Alison’s books available in foreign languages to enjoy.

It’s more than just a shop—it’s a place to explore, to imagine, and to be inspired by the wonder and whimsy of Alison Lester’s timeless creations.

Celia Rosser Gallery – Fish Creek

The Celia Rosser Gallery in Fish Creek is a true gem, showcasing the exquisite botanical illustrations of the renowned artist herself. Celia Rosser’s work is celebrated worldwide for its stunning detail and unparalleled beauty, making the gallery a must-visit destination for art enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

Step inside, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by prints of Celia’s breathtaking artwork, each piece meticulously crafted to capture the essence and intricacies of the natural world. The gallery provides a serene and elegant setting, allowing visitors to fully appreciate the beauty of Celia’s creations.

Whether you’re an avid collector or simply appreciate the finer things in life, the Celia Rosser Gallery offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of botanical art. It’s a place where artistry and nature converge, leaving visitors inspired and in awe of the incredible beauty that surrounds us.

Little Oberon Café – Fish Creek

Enjoy a coffee and cake while you admire the artwork on our gallery walls. We also have a little gift shop and sell local produce and baked bread.

Meeniyan Art Gallery – Meeniyan

Meeniyan Art Gallery is a true treasure trove for art enthusiasts and holidaymakers alike. Started by passionate locals, it’s a testament to the rich talent in the community.

With three captivating gallery spaces, each hosting monthly exhibitions, there’s always something new to marvel at. But it’s not just about admiring art—you can take a piece of Meeniyan home with you from the selection of locally-made items that are the  perfect gifts or a personal indulgence.

Ride the Wild Goat Gallery – Fish Creek

With over 35 years of experience primarily in the solid timber furniture sector, Andrew McPherson has amassed a wealth of skills. Now, he has redirected his expertise towards crafting beautiful creations. Andrew believes his true gift lies in his ability to perceive beauty where others may not, and through skillful presentation, he can reveal it to others.

Sometimes, the process is as simple as repositioning an object from the ground to the wall, while other times, it demands intricate manipulation. Andrew’s keen intuition guides him in discerning when to intervene and when to let the materials speak for themselves. For him, the key lies in listening.

The ultimate reward for Andrew comes when his creations resonate with their own melody—a harmony that transcends any material gain. This fulfillment, akin to a euphoric drug, is heightened when others can also feel the emotional connection to his work.

Andrew McPherson invites you to experience the power of his craftsmanship and the beauty he unveils in every piece.

Sandy Point Art Gallery – Sandy Point

Step into the world of Australian artist Mary Shaw at the Sandy Point Art Gallery, where her captivating work takes center stage. Mary’s artistic repertoire spans across watercolors, oils, and prints, showcasing her versatility and mastery of different mediums.

Explore a diverse range of subjects in Mary’s collection, from breathtaking landscapes to serene seascapes, and from vibrant still life compositions to evocative prints. Each piece invites you to immerse yourself in Mary’s unique perspective and artistic vision, capturing the beauty and essence of the Australian landscape.

Discover the enchanting world of Mary Shaw’s artistry at the Sandy Point Art Gallery—an experience sure to inspire and captivate art enthusiasts of all kinds.

Stockyard Gallery and Gift Shop – Foster

Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene of Foster with a visit to Stockyard Gallery. Since 1991, this beloved community hub has been showcasing the diverse talents of South Gippsland’s artists and craftspeople.

Run entirely by dedicated volunteers, Stockyard Gallery offers a rotating lineup of exhibitions every four weeks, featuring both individual artists and collective shows. Whether you’re into paintings, ceramics, textiles, or jewellery, the gallery shop has you covered with a wide selection of locally made treasures.

Discover the charm of Foster and support local creativity at Stockyard Gallery—where art meets community in the heart of South Gippsland.

The Outer Space – Meeniyan

Enhance your garden, patio, or home with unique, affordable, Australian-made handcrafted 3D sculptures, garden features, and wall art. Discover charming pieces that add character and style to any space, crafted with care by local artisans.

From whimsical sculptures to striking wall art, our collection offers a range of options to suit your taste and budget. Plus, larger pieces can be conveniently delivered to your door, making it easy to transform your space with bespoke Australian craftsmanship.

Bring a touch of artistry to your surroundings with our handcrafted creations—where quality meets affordability, and creativity thrives.

 

Out and About in South Gippsland

Wilsons Promontory Cruises

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Wilsons Promontory Cruises, where you’ll explore the breathtaking coastline of Wilsons Promontory National Park aboard our custom-built yellow amphibious boats. Our 2.5-hour wilderness cruise promises an immersive experience, allowing you to discover pristine beaches, granite rock formations, and an abundance of sea and coastal wildlife.

As you cruise along the rugged coast, marvel at the sights that unfold before you. From historic South Point to the mysteries of Bass Strait, each moment reveals a new facet of Victoria’s marine national park. Visit iconic landmarks such as The Glennies, Anderson Islets, and Anser Island, where the monumental boulders of Mount Oberon and the white quartz sands of Norman Beach captivate the senses.

Prepare to be enchanted by the sounds of Wilsons Promontory as well. Listen to the calls of Australian Fur Seals, the majestic White-Bellied Sea Eagle, and the playful splashes of dolphins and whales. These natural symphonies form the backdrop of your adventure, creating an immersive experience like no other.

Our tour celebrates the pure beauty of nature, showcasing landscapes and wildlife in their most pristine form. From the rugged coastlines to the captivating wildlife, every aspect of Wilsons Promontory comes together to create an unforgettable tapestry of experiences—a journey that allows you to truly hear nature’s heartbeat. Welcome to a sensory journey through Wilsons Promontory. https://www.wandereradventures.com.au/ 

South Gippsland Tank Adventures

Ready for some high-octane fun? Look no further than South Gippsland Tank Adventures! We’ve got tank adventures for everyone, from the 52-tonne Centurion Adventure to family outings and everything in between. With a total of eleven tanks in our collection, you’ll have plenty to explore and ride in.

Our aim? To restore and preserve armor from any era or origin, keeping history alive and kicking. And who better to guide you through the action-packed day than your host, Cameron Stone? With years of experience as a Leopard Tank Crewman in the Australian Defense Force, he knows his stuff.

But why stop there? For the ultimate adventure mash-up, why not combine tanks and helicopters? With our Helicopter and Tank Adventure, you’ll fly in style to your tank adventure or vice versa. It’s the kind of thrill ride you won’t soon forget.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your crew and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime at South Gippsland Tank Adventures!

https://tankadventures.com.au/

Stadium 4 Cinema – Leongatha

Get ready for a movie night like no other at Stadium 4 Cinema in Leongatha! Swing by and catch one of our latest releases while indulging in a range of delicious snacks and drinks. With something for everyone, it’s the perfect way to unwind and enjoy a flick with friends or family. See you at the movies! https://www.stadiumcinema.com.au/

Stony Creek Go Carts – Stony Creek

Rev up your engines and get ready for the ultimate adrenaline rush at Stony Creek Go Karts—the newest and most thrilling hire kart track in Victoria! Whether you’re flying solo, celebrating a special occasion with a party, or organizing a large group event for up to 100 people, we’ve got you covered.

But here’s what sets us apart: we’re not just about hiring out karts. At Stony Creek Go Karts, we provide facilities for you to bring your own kart, making it a haven for karting enthusiasts of all kinds.

Located conveniently on the South Gippsland Highway, just 130 kilometers southeast of Melbourne, Victoria, our fantastic entertainment venue boasts an on-site café and other game facilities, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

So, what are you waiting for? Gather your friends and family, and prepare for an unforgettable day of high-speed thrills and excitement at Stony Creek Go Karts!

At 800 metres long, Stony Creek Go Karts boasts the longest Hire Kart track in Victoria. With a 150m long back-straight & multiple braking points creating exhilarating overtaking opportunities. https://www.stonycreekgokarts.com.au/

The Prom Open Air Cinema – Tidal River

Experience the magic of outdoor cinema at its finest with The Prom Open Air Cinema at Wilson’s Promontory, proudly providing a unique and entertaining movie experience since 1968. As Victoria’s oldest outdoor cinema, Dusk Cinema at the Prom has been delighting audiences for generations with city release movies under the starry sky.

Lean back and relax in one of our comfortable deck chairs or bean bags as you immerse yourself in the latest blockbuster or timeless classic. And don’t worry about snacks—we’ve got you covered with city standard coffees and a range of other delicious treats.

But what truly sets us apart is the unforgettable ambiance of the Australian bush. As an iconic Australian landmark, Dusk Cinema at the Prom offers a quintessential Aussie movie experience, where the intermingling of Australian wildlife—think wombats and possums—adds an extra layer of charm to your evening under the stars.

Join us for a night of cinematic delight and wildlife encounters at Dusk Cinema at the Prom—it’s an experience you won’t soon forget!

Stony Creek Racing Club – Stony Creek

Experience the thrill of thoroughbred racing in the serene beauty of South Gippsland at Stony Creek Racing Club—the ultimate destination for racing enthusiasts.

Nestled on the South Gippsland Highway, on the outskirts of the tranquil Stony Creek township, our picturesque racecourse is a hidden gem. Despite the township’s modest population of 281 residents, our race club has garnered a reputation for drawing crowds ten times that size during our summer Holiday race meetings and the prestigious Stony Creek Cup held in March.

These signature events are more than just races—they’re vibrant community gatherings that bring locals and holidaymakers together for a day of excitement and entertainment. With free kids’ activities, food trucks serving up delicious fare, and live music adding to the atmosphere, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Join us at Stony Creek Racing Club for an unforgettable day at the races, where the beauty of South Gippsland meets the thrill of thoroughbred racing. https://country.racing.com/stony-creek 

Agnes Falls

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Agnes Falls, the highest single span waterfall in Victoria, situated 196 kilometers southeast of Melbourne. To reach Agnes Falls, simply follow Silcocks Hill Road from the South Gippsland Highway at Toora, or take Slade Hill Road and Hazel Park Road from Welshpool.

Standing at an impressive 59 meters tall, Agnes Falls cascades gracefully, offering a stunning spectacle of nature’s grandeur. A short 200-meter walking track from the carpark leads you to a scenic viewing area overlooking the falls. Along the way, keep an eye out for birds darting between bushes and admire the diverse range of vegetation that surrounds you.

Take a moment to rest on the provided seats and soak in the panoramic view of the falls as they tumble into the gorge below. With its natural splendor and tranquil ambiance, Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve promises an unforgettable experience for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

Cape Liptrap Lighthouse – Tarwin Lower

Explore the rich maritime history of Cape Liptrap with a visit to its iconic lighthouse. Established in 1913 to enhance coastal shipping safety, the current structure replaced the original steel tower in 1951. Today, the Cape Liptrap Lighthouse continues to guide ships with its beacon, boasting an impressive range of 18 nautical miles (over 34 kilometers).

Experience the beauty of Cape Liptrap with an easy walk from the lighthouse to the car park, accessible even for wheelchair users. Immerse yourself in the coastal charm as you stroll along the pathway, soaking in the panoramic views of the rugged coastline and pristine surroundings. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply seeking a scenic escape, a visit to Cape Liptrap Lighthouse promises an unforgettable experience for all.

First Track Adventures – Tidal River

Join First Track Adventures at Tidal River for outdoor fun in January. Choose from canoe tours and hire, abseiling, surfboard, wetsuit, and stand-up paddleboard hire. Perfect for all skill levels!  https://firsttrack.com.au/wilsons-promontory/

Foster Golf Club

Looking for a great golfing experience? Look no further than Foster Golf Club! We welcome social groups with very competitive rates, making it an ideal destination for a day visit or weekend getaway from Melbourne.

Conveniently located just 2 hours southeast of Melbourne, our club is easily accessible from the South Gippsland Highway and a short drive from the picturesque Wilson’s Promontory coast.

Our 18-hole course offers flat to undulating fairways with small greens, providing a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all levels. Whether you’re playing solo or with friends, you’re sure to appreciate the beauty and tranquility of our course.

After your game, relax and soak in the atmosphere at our club, where you can unwind and share stories of your day on the green. Join us at Foster Golf Club for a memorable golfing experience in the heart of South Gippsland. https://fostergolfclub.com.au/

Great Southern Ride – Meeniyan

Explore South Gippsland at your own pace with E-Bike hire and sales! Ride the scenic Great Southern Rail Trail, stopping at charming towns like Loch, Korumburra, Leongatha, Meeniyan, Fish Creek, Foster, Toora, and Port Welshpool. Enjoy the stunning landscapes and local highlights along the way. https://greatsouthernride.com.au/

Dividing Creek Honey Farm – Fish Creek

Matt Petersen’s commitment to beekeeping highlights the vital role these pollinators play in our food system and environment. Without bees, the very foundation of our food supply would crumble. It’s inspiring to see someone like him merge their passion with their livelihood, ensuring that bees continue to thrive and fulfill their essential role in sustaining life on Earth

Guided Connection, Jess Johnson – Yanakie

With over 16 years of experience as a massage therapist, Jess specializes in remedial, relaxation, and pregnancy massage.  Jess is dedicated to providing tailored sessions that addresses the unique needs for a client and promote overall wellness.

Each appointment is an hour-long and designed to leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

If you’re ready to experience the transformative power of massage, I invite you to schedule your appointment today and embark on a journey to enhanced well-being. (Tuesdays and Thursdays) contact Jess here.

Atticus Bookshop & Gallery – Foster

Our space is designed to inspire, with ample room to browse our curated collection of new books. From bestsellers to niche reads, there’s something for every taste waiting to be discovered.

In addition to books, we’re proud to showcase the work of talented local artists through regularly rotating exhibitions. It’s a vibrant celebration of creativity that adds an extra dimension to your browsing experience. So whether you’re a bookworm, an art enthusiast, or simply seeking a cozy spot to unwind, we invite you to explore all that Atticus Bookshop & Gallery has to offer.

 

Heritage and History

Foster Museum – Foster

Step back in time and discover the rich history of Foster and its district at the Foster and District Historical Society Inc.’s volunteer-run museum, nestled in the heart of Main Street, Foster, Victoria.

Explore the fascinating journey of the district, from the gold rush of 1870 to the flourishing dairy and fishing industries that shaped its development. Learn about the establishment of Wilsons Promontory National Park in 1906, a landmark event that marked Victoria’s first National Park and set the stage for conservation efforts nationwide.

Through engaging exhibits and informative displays, witness the evolution of Foster and its surrounding areas into the thriving district of the 21st century. From the pioneering spirit of its early settlers to the cultural heritage that continues to shape its identity, the museum offers a captivating glimpse into the past, present, and future of this vibrant community.

Join us on a journey through time at the Foster and District Historical Society Inc.’s museum—a tribute to the enduring legacy of Foster and its remarkable district. https://promcountryhistory.org.au/

Port Welshpool Maritime Museum – Port Welshpool

Immerse yourself in the maritime heritage of Port Welshpool at the Port Welshpool and District Maritime Museum, where the town’s whaling and fishing history, founding families, and maritime artifacts come to life. Operated by a dedicated volunteer committee appointed by The South Gippsland Shire Council, this museum is a treasure trove of historical insights and cultural significance.

Through captivating exhibits and curated collections, the museum preserves and promotes the rich history of the Port Welshpool region, offering visitors a glimpse into the past and a deeper understanding of the town’s maritime legacy. From the early days of whaling to the development of the fishing industry, every aspect of Port Welshpool’s maritime heritage is meticulously documented and celebrated.

Join us as we embark on a journey through time at the Port Welshpool and District Maritime Museum—a tribute to the resilience, ingenuity, and spirit of the communities that have shaped this coastal town.

Walkerville Lime Kilns – Walkerville

Discover the hidden gem of Walkerville, renowned for its historic Lime Kilns and picturesque coastal beauty. Spend hours exploring the rugged coastline, dotted with enchanting rock pools and secluded sandy coves—perfect for walking, fishing, swimming, or simply unwinding amidst nature’s tranquility.

Located 180 kilometers southeast of Melbourne, Walkerville is easily accessible via the South Gippsland Highway at Meeniyan, followed by the Meeniyan-Promontory Rd and the Fish Creek-Walkerville Rd. The historic lime kilns, once a vital source of building materials for Melbourne’s construction industry, can be found on the beach at Walkerville South, accessible from the Loop Road.

Step back in time as you marvel at the remnants of Walkerville’s industrial past, where limestone was mined, processed, and transported to Melbourne for use in major building projects. Today, these lime kilns stand as a testament to the region’s rich history and enduring legacy.

Experience the charm and beauty of Walkerville—a coastal haven brimming with history, natural wonders, and endless opportunities for relaxation and adventure.

Where to Eat

Yanakie

Wilsons Prom Pizza Restaurant 

For a delicious dining experience near Wilsons Promontory, look no further than Wilsons Prom Pizza Restaurant. With a wide selection of mouthwatering pizzas there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re fueling up after a hike in the national park or simply craving some comfort food, Wilsons Prom Pizza Restaurant is the perfect choice. Located 3 Millar Rd Yanakie (Open Seasonally)

Yanakie General Store

Convenience is just around the corner at Yanakie General Store, a small FoodWorks located just five minutes away. Whether you need firewood for a cozy evening by the fire or fresh fruits and veggies for your stay, they’ve got you covered. With a friendly staff ready to assist you, Yanakie General Store ensures you’re all set for a comfortable and enjoyable stay open 7 days a week

Fish Creek

Fish Creek Hotel

Indulge in quality meals and drinks in a warm and inviting atmosphere at the Fish Creek Hotel bistro. Whether you’re craving a hearty pub classic or a gourmet dish with a modern twist, our bistro offers a diverse menu to satisfy every palate. Join us for a memorable dining experience where good food, great company, and friendly service come together to create an unforgettable meal.

Long John Pickles

Nestled in the charming countryside town of Fish Creek in South Gippsland, Long John Pickles is a hidden gem—a café, restaurant, and food store with a passion for locally sourced produce and products.

Conveniently situated in the heart of town, directly across from the iconic art-deco Fish Creek Hotel, Long John Pickles invites you to indulge in an all-day breakfast and lunch menu crafted from the finest ingredients. Savor the flavors of the region with every bite, complemented by a selection of coffee, shakes, smoothies, and irresistible sweets.

Join us at Long John Pickles for a culinary experience that celebrates the essence of South Gippsland—one delicious dish at a time.

Waratah Hills Vineyard

Indulge your passion for food, wine, and good company at Waratah Hills—a warm and inviting vineyard nestled along the road to Wilsons Promontory. Our dedication to excellence shines through in every bottle, with a focus on producing exceptional Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sparkling, and Rosé wines.

Crafted with care by our local winemaking team, each varietal reflects the unique terroir of South Gippsland, resulting in wines of unparalleled quality and character. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or simply appreciate a good glass, our vineyard welcomes you to savor the flavors of the region and create lasting memories with friends and loved ones.

Join us at Waratah Hills for an unforgettable tasting experience—a celebration of food, wine, and the joy of shared moments in the heart of South Gippsland.  https://www.waratahhills.com.au/

Little Oberon Café

Enjoy a coffee and cake while you admire the artwork on our gallery walls. We also have a little gift shop and sell local produce and baked bread.

Foster

19 at Foster Golf Club

At Foster Golf Club, 19 is not just a bistro – it’s a culinary experience rooted in community and sustainability. Our menu is a celebration of local seasonal produce, ensuring each dish bursts with freshness and flavor.

With our menu changing every season and daily chef specials, there’s always something new and exciting to tantalize your taste buds.

But here’s what sets us apart: with every meal you enjoy at 19, we donate 19 cents, matched by our generous sponsor ’19’, contributing to meaningful causes in our community.

Whether you’re joining us for lunch, dinner, or a special function, we’re here to provide you with a memorable dining experience that not only delights your palate but also makes a positive impact. https://fostergolfclub.com.au/bar-bistro/

Foster Exchange Hotel

Welcome to the Foster Exchange Hotel, where we’ve crafted a menu that’s bursting with all your favorite pub classics and then some! Our chefs have poured their passion into every dish, ensuring that whether you’re craving a comforting staple or eager to explore something new, you’ll find just what you’re looking for and more on our menu. So come on over, pull up a chair, and get ready to indulge in a culinary adventure that’ll leave your taste buds tingling with delight! https://www.fosterhotel.com.au/

Aherns Fruit Market & Fine Foods

Since 1983, Aherns Fruit Market & Fine Foods in Foster has presented quality, fresh produce to customers from far and wide who have all discovered consistent quality. Aherns is best described as a greengrocer, gourmet deli and health food store rolled into one.

The clever shop design is open and convenient. The produce section offers a wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables available for retail and wholesale customers. State of the art fridges and freezers glisten with deli and gourmet goodies.

The shelves are stocked with the fine foods Aherns is famous for: artisan breads, sauces, biscuits, drinks, cheeses, antipasto items, organic and gluten-free goods and rare gourmet treats. The health foods on offer include a variety of teas, bars and vitamins. And you won’t get past the counter without treating yourself to a little chocolate treat, bunch of fresh flowers or a fragrant soap.

Aherns is definitely worth a detour or its own trip – for a special picnic or dinner party, stocking up on goodies for camping at the Prom or just everyday fresh produce and fine food. https://aherns.com.au/

Promontory Restaurant and Winery

Take in the stunning views overlooking Wilsons Promontory across the rolling hills of South Gippsland while you enjoy your choice from the delicious menu. Open for weekend lunches, Promontory Restaurant and Winery offers relaxed dining with table service and can cater for special dietary requirements.

The Kitchen Table

Step into The Kitchen Table, a chic cafe nestled in Foster, where we’re passionate about serving up the finest coffee, delectable homemade cakes, and mouthwatering breakfast and lunch options.

Whether you’re popping in for a quick bite or settling in for a leisurely meal, our cozy cafe offers both takeaway and dine-in options, including a charming courtyard where you can soak up the sunshine.

Renowned for our consistently great coffee, brewed fresh chai, and organic teas, we’re your go-to spot for a caffeine fix done just right. And don’t forget to treat yourself to one of our house-made cakes or slices – our famous passion-fruit sponge is a must-try!

At The Kitchen Table, we take pride in our menu, which features fresh, locally sourced ingredients and a wide range of gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. Whether you’re craving a Melbourne-style breakfast, a hearty brunch, or a grab-and-go wrap for your Wilson’s Prom adventure, we’ve got you covered with delicious, wholesome fare that’s sure to satisfy.