Stockyard Campground


Stockyard Campground

A nice alternative to the often-busy Tidal River, Stockyard Campground hides away among eucalypts and banksias near the Wilsons Promontory National Park entrance. Pitch a tent and discover all Wilsons Prom has to offer.

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The cosy Stockyards Campground has everything you need for a comfortable Wilsons Prom experience. Surrounded by tall eucalypt and banksia woodland, the open grassy campground contains shelters, a camp kitchen and picnic tables.

The grassy surrounds are a favourite of native wildlife, while the in-flower banksias attract colourful native birds. Spot kangaroos, wallabies and wombats as they visit the campground and Crimson Rosellas, New-holland Honeyeaters darting between nectar-rich foliage.

Things to do in the area

A couple stop to enjoy the view of the ocean sat upon a granite boulder at Tongue Point.

Darby River to Tongue Point

Commencing at the Darby River car park, a sandy track follows Darby River as it winds its way to the coast. The small exposed beach is embraced at each end by rocky headlands. Please stay on the beach and avoid climbing fragile sand dunes
Family walks together on a coastal track at Wilsons Promontory

Day walks at the Prom

There are many walks around the Prom. The walks provide a perfect opportunities to view native wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies, emus and wombats as well as some spectacular views.
Three hikers walk along the beach at Wilson Promontory National Park.

Wilsons Promontory Northern Overnight Hikes

Up for more of a challenge? Try the Northern Circuit hiking and camping through the park.

How to get there

Stockyard Campground

Stockyard Camp sits right by the Wilsons Promontory National Park entrance. You may need to do a safe u-turn just past the park entrance to access the campground.

If you are driving, Stockyards Camp is approximately 2.5-hours drive south east of Melbourne. Follow the Monash Freeway east before turning onto the South Gippsland Freeway and following signs to Wilsons Promontory.


Need to know

Stockyard Campground

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Yanakie Cemetery Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

    Stockyard Toilet Block Closed

    The Stockyard Toilet Block is closed until further notice. 

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Wilsons Promontory Ecological Planned Burns

    Ecological burning is underway in northern areas of Wilsons Promontory National Park.

    Smoke may be visible and depending on weather conditions smoke may drift a long distance from the burn sites. 

    The following roads and walking tracks within the national park are closed: 
    • Five Mile Road
    • Wildlife Walk
    • Vereker Break
    • Vereker Outlook Walk
    • Millers Landing
    • Northern Hikes  

    Scan this QR code to learn more about how we use fire to restore habitat at Wilsons Promontory.

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    For more information contact Tidal River Visitor Centre 03 8427 2122. 

    We apologise for any inconvenience. 

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