Tidal River summer ballot

A ballot is held for booking Tidal River camping and accommodation (except Wilderness Retreats) for the period from late December until late January. Minimum stays apply.


Ballot entry


Applications for the 2020-21 summer ballot are now closed. 

 

To keep the ballot fair to all entrants:

  • Applications which stand at the close of the ballot are considered final.
  • Payment details are required to submit an application. Should your application be successful, payment will be automatically debited.
  • A cancellation fee applies to any withdrawal of a successful application after the draw has taken place.
  • One application per person/group is allowed for each ballot (camping, cabins/huts, group lodges/units). Your application will not be processed if you enter a ballot more than once.
  • Incomplete entries cannot be saved. Please have all your information at hand before commencing an application.

  • Results will be sent by email once allocation is complete. Due to the high number of applicants no changes to applications are possible during the allocation period in order to complete the process as quickly and fairly as possible.


    Ballot information


  • Dates
  • Prices
  • Cancellation fees
  • Campground and accommodation details
  • Booking terms and conditions (PDF)
  • Frequently asked questions
  • How to apply

  • Ballot dates


    Powered and unpowered campsites

    Check in 11am and check out 11am.

    1 week stay
    Week 1: Sat 19/12/2020 - Sat 26/12/2020
    Week 2: Sat 26/12/2020 - Sat 02/01/2021
    Week 3: Sat 02/01/2021 - Sat 09/01/2021
    Week 4: Sat 09/01/2021 - Sat 16/01/2021
    Week 5: Sat 16/01/2021 - Sun 24/01/2021

    2 week stay
    Week 1: Sat 19/12/2020 - Sat 02/01/2021
    Week 2: Sat 26/12/2020 - Sat 09/01/2021
    Week 3: Sat 02/01/2021 - Sat 16/01/2021
    Week 4: Sat 09/01/2021 - Sun 24/01/2021

    Cabins and Huts

    Check in 2pm and check out 10am.

    Week 1: Sat 19/12/2020 - Sat 26/12/2020
    Week 2: Sat 26/12/2020 - Sat 02/01/2021
    Week 3: Sat 02/01/2021 - Sat 09/01/2021
    Week 4: Sat 09/01/2021 - Sat 16/01/2021
    Week 5: Sat 16/01/2021 - Sat 23/01/2021

    Group Lodges and Units

    Units check in 2pm and check out 10am, lodges check in 4pm and check out 12 noon.

    Week 1: Sun 20/12/2020 - Sun 27/12/2020
    Week 2: Sun 27/12/2020 - Sun 03/01/2021
    Week 3: Sun 03/01/2021 - Sun 10/01/2021
    Week 4: Sun 10/01/2021 - Sun 17/01/2021
    Week 5: Sun 17/01/2021 - Fri 22/01/2021

     

    Prices


    Cabin
    Maximum occupancy: 6
    Price per night: $340.30
    Price per week: $2,382.10
    Additional vehicle: NA

    Unit
    Maximum occupancy: 2
    Price per night: $264.50
    Price per week: $1,851.50
    Additional vehicle: NA

    Hut (4 bed)
    Maximum occupancy: 4
    Price per night: $148.40
    Price per week: $1,038.80
    Additional vehicle: NA

    Hut (6 bed)
    Maximum occupancy: 6
    Price per night: $226.10
    Price per week: $1,582.70
    Additional vehicle: NA

    Group Lodge (12 bed)
    Maximum occupancy: 12
    Price per night: $554.30
    Price per week: $3,880.10
    Additional vehicle: NA

    Group Lodge (24 bed)
    Maximum occupancy: 24
    Price per night: $1,116.10
    Price per week: $7,812.70
    Additional vehicle: NA

    Group Lodge (30 bed)
    Maximum occupancy: 30
    Price per night: $1,395.10
    Price per week: $9,765.70
    Additional vehicle: NA

    Unpowered campsite
    Maximum occupancy: 6
    Base price per night: $33.10 (includes 6 people and 1 vehicle)
    Base price per week: $231.70 (includes 6 people and 1 vehicle)
    Base price per night - means-tested concession card holder*: $29.80 (includes 6 people and 1 vehicle)
    Base price per week - means-tested concession card holder*: $208.60 (includes 6 people and 1 vehicle)
    Additional vehicle per night: $10.10
    Additional vehicle per week: $70.70
    Maximum vehicles per site: 2

    Powered campsite
    Maximum occupancy: 6
    Base price per night: $36.90 (includes 6 people and 1 vehicle)
    Base price per week: $258.30 (includes 6 people and 1 vehicle)
    Base price per night - means-tested concession card holder*: $33.20 (includes 6 people and 1 vehicle)
    Base price per night - means-tested concession card holder*: $232.40 (includes 6 people and 1 vehicle)
    Additional vehicle per night: $10.10
    Additional vehicle per week: $70.70
    Maximum vehicles per site: 2

    * Concession rates for campsites
    A 10 per cent discount applies to the base price of powered and unpowered campsites for holders of eligible means-tested concession cards. Eligible cards include:

  • Centrelink Health Care Card
  • Centrelink Pensioner Concession card
  • Veterans Affairs Gold Card for All Conditions
  • Veterans Affairs Gold Card War Widow
  • Veterans Affairs Gold Card TPI
  • Veterans Affairs Gold card POW & EDA

  • To claim the concession discount the concession card holder must be the named person for the site. For group bookings the concession discount only applies to the site occupied by the concession card holder.

    Customers requesting concession rates must be able to produce a valid concession card upon request.


    Cancellation fees


    Once sites/accommodation have been allocated, cancellations will be subject to cancellation fees as follows:

  • 30 days or more notice 50 per cent of booking amount.
  • Less than 30 day notice 100 per cent of booking amount.
  • Transfers are not permitted.

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    Camping and accommodation details


    Wilsons Promontory National Park Camping and Accommodation Guide (PDF)

    Campground areas

  • Beach side: 20, 22, 23, 25, 31, 33, 34 Avenues
  • River side: 1-6 Avenues
  • Powered sites: 2-4 Avenues

  • Tent capacity dimensions

  • 2 man 210 X 150cm
  • 3 man 220 X 200cm
  • 4 man 240 X 240 cm
  • 5-6 man 240 X 450 cm
  • 8 man 540 X 320 cm
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