Yanakie Cemetery Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)


Yanakie Cemetery Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

The historic Yanakie Cemetery is a short walk from the Stockyards Campground. Five people are buried at the cemetery, their deaths largely attributable to the remote and harsh environment faced by the early settlers at the Wilsons Promontory.

An easy Grade 2 walk, 600m, 20 min return.

Carparking, toilets and untreated water are available at Stockyard Camp.

How to get there

Yanakie Cemetery Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)



Need to know

Yanakie Cemetery Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


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


  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

Be Prepared

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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. 

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