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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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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.