Darby River to Tongue Point Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)


Darby River to Tongue Point Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Climb an ancient sand dune for wonderful views of the Vereker Range and Darby River as it winds through the flat expanse of Darby Swamp. Continue towards Tongue Point, a coastal headland featuring stacks of weathered granite. On the way, take a break on the secluded shores of Fairy Cove.

How to get there

Darby River to Tongue Point Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Need to know

Darby River to Tongue Point Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No bicycles
  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No fishing
  • No generators
  • No horses
  • No vehicles


  • Terrain hazards
    • Steep track
    • Uneven ground
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery rocks
  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf

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.

Tidal River Boat Ramp Closed

Due to recent flooding and altered river conditions, the Tidal River boat access ramp is closed until further notice.

Whisky Bay toilet facilities are closed

Whisky Bay toilet facilities are currently closed due to flood and storm damage.

Wilsons Promontory - Southern Section Closed

The southern section of Wilsons Promontory National Park, including all Overnight Hike Campsites, Wilsons Promontory Lightstation and Mt Oberon Summit, will be closed until Wednesday 28th April 2021 due to extensive damage as a result of recent flooding in the area.

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