The best child-friendly and accessible walks in Wilsons Promontory National Park:
Wilsons Promontory National Park has some great walks for kids and those with limited mobility.
From serene wooden boardwalks over gentle rivers to flat rainforest tracks, it’s possible to see all of the wonders of the national park on these walks.
1. The Loo-Errn Track via Tidal River Footbridge 1km Return – 30 Mins
This is a super easy walk along the banks of Tidal River via the Tidal River Footbridge, a curved boardwalk bridge which takes you from one side of the shore to the other.
The walk, which starts at Tidal River visitors centre has been designed for people with limited mobility and it’s also great for young kids and push-chairs.
This walk provides an opportunity to see the river up close, which is a deep ‘black tea’ colour because it’s been dyed by the abundance of tea trees in the area.
2. Lilly Pilly Gully Nature Walk/ Lilly Pilly Gully Circuit
5km Circuit – 1.5 Hours
The Lilly Pilly Gully Nature Walk lets you explore the warm temperate rainforests of Wilsons Promontory.
This family-friendly walk is a great way to see the abundant wildlife of the park up close, so look out for wombats, wallabies, emus and echidnas.
With lots of fun facts along the way, kids will love learning about the different birds found in the area and the different tree varieties in stringybark forest.
The walk is also great for prams and those with limited mobility as the gravel tracks and boardwalks are wide and relatively flat.
The walk starts and ends at the Lilly Pilly Gully Car Park.
3. The Prom Wildlife Walk
2km Circuit – 1 Hour
The Prom Wildlife Walk is probably your best chance to see kangaroos at Wilsons Promontory – especially if you complete it just before dusk.
Starting at the Wildlife Viewing Area, head through open grasslands and see how many wild animals you can spot including wombats and emus.
Accessibility at Wilsons Promontory National Park
Wilsons Promontory is a brilliant place to visit for those with limited mobility.
Parks Victoria offers free accessible equipment hire including all-terrain wheelchairs, TrailRiders and beach wheelchairs.
Lots of the accommodation options and facilities at Tidal River are also fully accessible.
I hope you enjoyed this guide to the best child-friendly and accessible walks in Wilsons Promontory National Park, don’t miss the Ultimate Wilsons Promontory Travel Guide here.