Darby River Carpark (Wilsons Promontory National Park)


Darby River Carpark (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Darby River Carpark is the starting point to visit Darby Bay, Fairy Cove and Tongue Point. The carpark also offers a great spot to launch your canoe to explore the Darby River estuary.

Enjoy a short walk to Darby Beach or a more challenging walk to Tongue Point, the secluded Fairy Cove and Darby Saddle. This is a great location to leave a car if starting your walk from Darby Saddle. Picnic tables offer a comfortable place to sit and enjoy the natural beauty and wildlife.

Toilets are available in the carpark. No water is available.

How to get there

Darby River Carpark (Wilsons Promontory National Park)



Need to know

Darby River Carpark (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping
  • No bicycles
  • No drones without a permit
  • Speed restrictions apply
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators


  • Water hazards
    • Submerged obstacles

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Stockyard Camp - Camping Unavailable

Due to on-going maintenance issues, Stockyard Campsite is currently not available for overnight camping.
The area remains open for access to Big Drift.
All other campsites within Wilsons Promontory National Park remain open.

Sealers Cove Walking Track Closed

Sealers Cove Walking Track and Boardwalk is closed between Telegraph Saddle and Sealers Cove until further notice.
Sealers Cove Campsite is only accessible via Refuge Cove which is a 25km hike from Telegraph Saddle.

Little Oberon Bay Walking Track (Norman Point to Oberon Bay) Closed

Little Oberon Walking Track is closed between Norman Point and Oberon Bay until further notice due to significant erosion to the track. 
Oberon Bay Campsite is only accessible via Telegraph Saddle Walking Track until further notice. 

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