Wilson's Prom Southern Half-Circuit

Hike State
Hike Level


36 KM

Hike Duration

3 Days

Hike Style


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Hike Grade



Multi-Day Walk

Start Point

Wilsons Promontory Rd, Wilsons Promontory VIC 3960, Australia

Wilson's Prom Southern Half-Circuit

Image: Marcus Shirrefs

Why this Hike

Wilson's Prom southern circuit is a perfect hike if you’re looking for your first overnight hike. After you have done a few day hikes you might be feeling up for a challenge and this hike might just be it, Wilson's promontory’s southern circuit is a great first hike because it provides you will moderately hard terrain but also spectacular views that place you right at the heart of what hiking is all about and shows you arguably the best hike at Wilson's prom.

Track Notes & Overview

3 Days, 2 Nights - 36KM

Day One - Telegraph Saddle to Little Waterloo Bay Camping Area (12KM)

This day starts at Telegraph Saddle from which you will walk down Mt Oberon towards Little Waterloo Bay Camping Area, before you reach the campground you will see the beach where you can dip your feet in the sometimes frosty water.

Day Two - Little Waterloo Camping Area to Sealers Cove Campsite (13KM)

You will start the day with a small river crossing and then follow the trail stopping at Refuge Cove for lunch, after lunch you will carry on walking until you reach your second campsite at Sealers Cove.

Day Three - Sealers Cove to Telegraph Saddle (10KM)

To start you day you will need to cross the river next to Sealers Cove (watch for low tide) and then walk along boardwalks and up hills until you reach the finish line of your hike back at Telepraph Saddle.

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Packing for a Multi-day Walk

Packing for a Multi-day Walk

Packing is an important part of any multi-day adventure, the long list of things needed can be hard to remember but this free packing list aims to make it easy and includes everything you need for when you're packing.

Food for a Multi-Day Walk

Creating a menu for a hike can seem challenging at first especially if it is an multi-day hike. Your menu should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight which can limit some of the meals you can create.

Our recipe hub includes great suggestions for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks and even dessert, covering all the ingredients you will need and how to make them.

Leave No Trace

A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.

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