Mount Oberon Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)


Mount Oberon Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

The Mount Oberon Walk begins from Telegraph Saddle Carpark and steadily winds uphill through tall eucalypts to the Mt Oberon summit. The summit provides a great place to take in the stunning, panoramic views of the coastline, Tidal River and the offshore islands.

This Grade 4 walk is 6.8 km and 2 hours return. The final 100m is a steep climb of timber and granite steps.

Visitor Tips: Bench seats are located along the track. Toilets are located in the carpark. Beware of unprotected cliffs. Granite boulders may be slippery when wet.

How to get there

Mount Oberon Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Need to know

Mount Oberon Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • Management vehicle only
  • No firearms allowed
  • No bicycles
  • No camping
  • No dogs allowed
  • No horses
  • No fires permitted


  • Terrain hazards
    • Steep track
    • Slippery rocks
  • Other warnings
    • Vehicles
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care

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.

Mt Oberon Road and Mt Oberon Summit Lookout Temporary Closure

Due to roadworks on Mt Oberon Carpark Road, general access to Telegraph Saddle and Mt Oberon Summit will be closed on Tuesday 5 December, and will reopen 8:00am Wednesday 6 December.

Access to Telegraph Saddle for pre-existing bookings for Overnight Hikes and the Lightstation will have restricted times to be escorted by local Parks Victoria Staff past the works. 

Please consider Mt Bishop Lookout as an alternative to Mt Oberon Summit.

Stockyard Toilet Block Closed

The Stockyard Toilet Block is closed until further notice. 

Wilsons Promontory Ecological Planned Burns - 6-8 December 2023

Wilsons Promontory National Park
Ecological Planned Burns commencing Wednesday 6 December 2023

Two ecological burns are scheduled to be undertaken in northern areas of Wilsons Promontory National Park commencing:
  • Wednesday 6 December 2023 – Varney’s Grasslands
  • Thursday 7 December 2023 – Vereker Track

Smoke may be visible for 1-3 days and, depending on weather conditions, smoke may drift a long distance from the sites of the planned burns.

All roads and walking tracks within the national park will remain open.

Visit this link to learn more about how we use fire to restore habitat at Wilsons Promontory:

For more information contact Tidal River Visitor Centre 03 8427 2122.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Attachments: Information Note - Varneys and Vereker Burns (1,518KB)

By using our site you accept that we use and share cookies and similar technologies with certain approved third parties. These tools enable us to improve your website experience and to provide content and ads tailored to your interests. By continuing to use our site you consent to this. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.