Refuge Cove hike-in Camping Area (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

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Refuge Cove hike-in Camping Area (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Refuge Cove is a stunning secluded beach on the east side of the Prom accessible via walking track from Sealers Cove to the north or Little Waterloo Bay to the south. The track between Sealers Cove and Refuge Cove offers many great views. Refuge Cove campsite is located at the southern end of the cove surrounded by lush vegetation and close to the sea. The Cove is a safe anchorage for vessels. Recreational boat users can stay for up to 2 nights and do not require a permit if not camping on land. Help protect this unique place by not tying stern lines to vegetation.

How to get there

Refuge Cove hike-in Camping Area (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

Refuge Cove hike-in Camping Area (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • Fees apply
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators

Warnings

  • Animals and pests
    • Beware European wasps
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks

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.

Sealers Cove Walking Track Closed

Sealers Cove Walking Track and Boardwalk is closed between Telegraph Saddle and Sealers Cove until further notice.
Sealers Cove Campsite is only accessible via Refuge Cove which is a 25km hike from Telegraph Saddle.

Tidal River Boat Access Ramp Closed

Due to recent altered river conditions, the Tidal River boat access ramp is closed until further notice.

Little Oberon Bay Walking Track Closed

Little Oberon Bay Walking Track is closed between Norman Point and Oberon Bay until further notice.

Oberon Bay Campsite is only accessible via Telegraph Track. 

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