Yanakie Cemetery Walk


Yanakie Cemetery Walk

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

Need to know

Yanakie Cemetery Walk

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed



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.

Deer Control Program 24 - 28 June 2024, Wilsons Promontory

Parks Victoria will be conducting a deer control program at Wilsons Promontory National Park 24th - 28th June 2024. 
From 5pm to 8am each day there will be no access to the following visitor areas while the operation occurs:
  • Oberon Bay Campground
  • Stockyard Campground
  • Big Drift
  • Yanakie Cemetery
  • Shallow Inlet Walk via Hourigan Camp Lane
  • Cotters Lake and Cotters Beach
Other visitor areas and some management vehicle only tracks may also be intermittently closed overnight while the operation occurs. 
Signage will be in place to inform visitors of all relevant closures. 

Stockyard Campground & Toilet Block Closed

Stockyard campground and toilet block are closed until further notice.

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