Glamping at Wilsons Promontory National Park in Victoria

Glamping at Wilsons Promontory National Park in Victoria
We were camped in Oberon, one of four permanent Wild-erness Retreat tents pitched under the tea trees at Wilsons Promontory National Park, and the comfortable accommodations were letting a city girl who favours the comforts of  home  go  ”glamping” in the heart of one of Victoria’s favourite plots of protected wilderness.We arrived late in the afternoon, after a three-hour drive from Melbourne which included a stop in Meeniyan to collect a hamper of gourmet provisions at Pause @ Meeniyan, and settled into our luxury digs  as  the  golden  light   of the setting sun hit the rocky slopes of Mt Oberon across from our camp.
We cooked dinner in the camp kitchen in the private Wilderness Retreat’s enclave, dined alfresco on the veranda, went for a walk using nothing more than starlight to find our way, and drifted off to sleep listening to the Bass Strait breakers pound on nearby Norman Beach and a wombat fossicking under the floor of our snug safari-style tent.When the morning chorus of a flock of parrots announced the new day we ate a hardy breakfast of bacon and eggs, prepared on the barbecue beside the camp kitchen, before venturing out to explore the 50000ha, of national park that flanks mainland Australia’s most southern point.

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