Wilsons Promontory Eastern Circuit Hike

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Wilsons Promontory Eastern Circuit

36.5 kms // 600m of elevation // Grade 3-4

Wilsons Promontory National Park, commonly known as Wilsons Prom, is a national park in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia, located approximately 157 kilometres southeast of Melbourne.

The Wilsons Promontory – Eastern Circuit hike is a wonderful 3-day circuit hike that explores stunning beaches and turquoise waters along the Eastern side of Wilsons Prom. This is one of the least crowded locations on the Prom. It is a top destination for hikers, often nominated as one of the best walks in the state, as it rewards visitors with a natural beauty that includes a spectacular golden beach sheltered from prevailing winds; crystal clear turquoise waters; and an abundance of wildlife.

Day 1. Telegraph Saddle to Sealers Cove: 9.5km

The walk starts at Telegraph saddle car park via the sealers cove track. You can take a shuttle bus from Tidal river car park to Telegraph saddle car park. Sealers Cove is a picturesque,
circular cove boasting glassy turquoise water, golden sand and a shady campground. Make sure you make it before the period of high tide. There is a campground, toilets and a rainwater tank at Sealers Cove.
*Booking essential for campsites beforehand ranges around 13$ a night for an adult

Day 2. Sealers Cove to Little Waterloo Bay: 14.7km
This section is a bit more strenuous than the last day. Prepare yourself for some steep walking. Remember to carry at least 3 litres of water. When you get there you will be rewarded with a lovely white sand beach and crystal blue water. You might also spot an occasional seal. Spend the rest of the day swimming at one of the best beaches in Victoria and take some awesome sunset shots. There is a camping area with composting toilets and a rainwater tank. Toilet paper is not supplied.

Day 3: Little Waterloo Bay to Telegraph Saddle: 12.3km

It can be sad to leave such an amazing spot. The walk back to the Telegraph saddle car park is very cruisy yet offers some amazing views along the way.

Optional walk* Mt Oberon circuit is a 6 km return steep walk that starts from the telegraph saddle car park. It offers rewarding views of crystal clear beaches from the top.

What to bring

Sunscreen & insect repellent | Water purification treatment or tablets | Rubbish bags | Raincoat | Speakers | Toilet paper & Hand san |

Hiking pack 50-65ltr | Light hiking tent | Cooking kit & food | Your trusty head torch

36.5 kms // 600m of elevation // Grade 3-4

Wilsons Promontory National Park, commonly known as Wilsons Prom, is a national park in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia, located approximately 157 kilometres southeast of Melbourne.

The Wilsons Promontory – Eastern Circuit hike is a wonderful 3-day circuit hike that explores stunning beaches and turquoise waters along the Eastern side of Wilsons Prom. This is one of the least crowded locations on the Prom. It is a top destination for hikers, often nominated as one of the best walks in the state, as it rewards visitors with a natural beauty that includes a spectacular golden beach sheltered from prevailing winds; crystal clear turquoise waters; and an abundance of wildlife.

Your Itinerary

  • Start at Telegraph Saddle

    Start at Telegraph Saddle

    Start at Telegraph Saddle

    Drive to Telegraph Saddle carpark with all your equipment ready and packed.

    Get directions (to Telegraph Saddle)

  • Hike to Sealers Cove
    • 2-3 hour hike
    • 2-3 hour hike

    Hike to Sealers Cove

    Hike to Sealers Cove

    Stay overnight @ Sealers Cove

    After a fairly relaxed hike,  stay the night at this beautiful sheltered cove and shady campground.

    Get directions (to Sealers Cove)

  • Hike to Little Waterloo Bay
    • 4 hour hike
    • 4 hour hike

    Hike to Little Waterloo Bay

    Hike to Little Waterloo Bay

    Stay the night at Little Waterloo Bay

    A more strenuous hike than the previous day – so prepare yourself for some steep walking and some amazing views.

  • Hike back to Telegraph Saddle
    • 3 hour hike
    • 3 hour hike

    Hike back to Telegraph Saddle

    Hike back to Telegraph Saddle

    Sleep back in your own bed! 

    Finish the trip with the most relaxed hike of the 3 days. New views to see on the way back as well!