Peterborough Walk (Bay of Islands Coastal Park)


Peterborough Walk (Bay of Islands Coastal Park)

A wonderful cliff top trail from Peterborough Golf Course through to Halladale Point where you will experience the power of the Southern Ocean, skilled surfers and the site of an infamous shipwreck, explore Worm Baybeach under the watchful gaze of wildlife such as wallaby and shy bandicoots. A favourite walk from dusk to dawn.

How to get there

Peterborough Walk (Bay of Islands Coastal Park)



Need to know

Peterborough Walk (Bay of Islands Coastal Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No fires permitted
  • No drones without a permit
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • No bicycles
  • No camping
  • No horses
  • No vehicles


  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery surface
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Strong currents
    • Rough Surf
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area

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.

Childers Cove Area - Murnanes Bay - Toilets Closed

The public toilets at Murnanes Bay - Childers Cove Area, in Bay of Islands Coastal Park, are currently closed due to plumbing issues.

Parks Victoria are working to resolve the problem. 

The nearest public toilets are located at: Nullaware - Henrys Sawmill Road, Nullawarre (10 minutes Drive) 

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