Norman Beach (Wilsons Promontory National Park, Wilsons Promontory Marine Park)


Norman Beach (Wilsons Promontory National Park, Wilsons Promontory Marine Park)

A favourite destination of visitors to Wilsons Promontory, Norman Beach and Tidal River are great locations to enjoy a surf, swim, snorkel or to stroll along the beach. The beach can be accessed from Norman Beach Carpark. Stunning views of offshore islands and Mount Oberon make for a spectacular scene while relaxing on the sandy shore. The beach is a short walk from Tidal River Campground where both toilet and water facilities are available. Surfing is only permitted south of 5th ramp. Norman Beach is unpatrolled.

How to get there

Norman Beach (Wilsons Promontory National Park, Wilsons Promontory Marine Park)


BBQ - Electric/Gas

Need to know

Norman Beach (Wilsons Promontory National Park, Wilsons Promontory Marine Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • Speed restrictions apply
  • No horses
  • No firearms allowed
  • No camping
  • No generators
  • No fires permitted


  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
    • Shallow water
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area

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.

Park Closure - Sunday 13th August, 5pm to Friday 18th August, 8am 2023

Wilsons Promontory National Park will be closed between 5pm Sunday 13th August and 8am Friday 18th August 2023 to undertake park management and conservation programs. 

Stockyard Campground Closed

Stockyard Campground closed to campers. Bookings for camping at Tidal River can be made online.

Ground shooting operations targeting deer

Ground control operations targeting deer will be undertaken in these Parks and Reserves from December 2022 to December 2023. These areas will remain open to visitors during operations.
Alpine National Park (Bogong High Plains, Mount Bogong, Dinner Plain, Dargo High Plains, Foothills and Southern Alps)
Buchan Caves Reserve
Burrowa-Pine Mountain
Cape Conran Coastal Park
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park
Cabbage Tree Creek Flora Reserve
Errinundra National Park
Lake Tyers State Park
Lakes National Park
Baw Baw National Park
Mount Buffalo National Park
Mount Mittamatite Regional Park
Mount Mitta Mitta Flora Reserve
Mount Lawson State Park
Mount Granya State Park
Mountain Creek Education Area
Pheasant Creek Flora Reserve
Wabba Wilderness Park
Wilsons Promontory National Park

For more information about deer control to protect biodiversity, please visit this link.

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