Picnic Bay (Wilsons Promontory National Park)


Picnic Bay (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Picnic Bay is a great place to explore intertidal rockpools, beachcomb or enjoy a swim. A short, steep track leads from the carpark to the beach. Stop at the lookout for stunning views of the offshore islands.

Visitor Tips. Please note that this beach is not patrolled. Toilet available in the carpark.

How to get there

Picnic Bay (Wilsons Promontory National Park)



Need to know

Picnic Bay (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs allowed
  • No bicycles
  • No firearms allowed
  • No camping
  • No horses
  • No fires permitted
  • No drones without a permit
  • No generators


  • Water hazards
    • Rough Surf
    • Strong currents
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks

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 Toilet Block Closed

The Stockyard Toilet Block is closed until further notice. 

Wilsons Promontory Ecological Planned Burns Update 8-9 December 2023

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  

Qr code

Description automatically generatedScan this QR code to learn more about how we use fire to restore habitat at Wilsons Promontory. For more information contact Tidal River Visitor Centre 03 8427 2122. 
We apologise for any inconvenience. 

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