Cotters Lake and Beach Access Track (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

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Cotters Lake and Beach Access Track (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Cotters Lake and Beach are accessed from the Cotters Lake Carpark, approximately 11.5 km from the Park Entrance.

This easy Grade 2 walk follows a management track through the often-dry basin of Cotters Lake to Cotters Beach – a wild, windswept stretch of coast (1.1 km and 30 minutes one way).

Wildlife, including kangaroos and emus, are often sighted in this area. There are no facilities at this carpark.

The beach is unpatrolled.

How to get there

Cotters Lake and Beach Access Track (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Facilities

Carpark

Need to know

Cotters Lake and Beach Access Track (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

Warnings

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.

Stockyard Campground & Toilet Block Closed

Stockyard campground and toilet block are closed until further notice.

Sealers Cove boardwalk is closed

The Sealers Cove boardwalk needs to be rebuilt, following major storm and flood damage. 

This will be a major and complex project. It will replace two kilometres of boardwalk over sensitive terrain while sensitively managing the surrounding environment.

There is currently no public access to the boardwalk, and access to Sealers Cove is only possible via a 25km hike from Telegraph Saddle.

For more information, including expected timeframes for the rebuild, visit: https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/projects/eastern-victoria/sealers-cove-boardwalk-rebuild.

Wilsons Promontory National Park - Invasive Species Control Programs

Introduced species such as deer, rabbits, foxes and feral cats are all major threats to nature. Wilsons Promontory National Park is working towards pest free nature.

Targeted invasive species control programs will be in place within Wilsons Promontory National Park between June 2023 - June 2025.

Some access restrictions may apply. Please observe local signage.

Park Closure - Sunday 4th August, 5pm to Friday 9th August, 8am 2024

Wilsons Promontory National Park will be closed between 5pm Sunday 4th August and 8am Friday 9th August 2024 to undertake park management and conservation programs. 

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