Sealers Cove to Refuge Cove Walking Track (Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

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Sealers Cove to Refuge Cove Walking Track (Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Leaving Sealers Cove Camping Area the trail climbs through dry eucalypt forest to Horn Point for stunning coastal views along Five Mile Beach and beyond. Descending through wet gullies before reaching North Refuge Beach and a short walk to Refuge Cove.

This Grade 4 trail has steep rocky sections and uneven surfaces and is 6.4km, 2 hours one way.

For overnight stays, advanced bookings are required. Toilets and untreated water are available at Sealers Cove and Refuge Cove Camping Areas. Treat or boil water before use.

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Sealers Cove to Refuge Cove Walking Track (Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

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Sealers Cove to Refuge Cove Walking Track (Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No drones without a permit
  • No horses
  • No fires permitted
  • No vehicles
  • No bicycles
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • No mobile phone reception
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
    • Uneven ground
  • Animals and pests
    • Beware European wasps

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.

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. 

Sealer Cove Campsite Closed

The track from Refuge Cove to Sealer Cove is currently closed due to track damage. Therefore there is no access to Sealers Cove campsite and this site is closed until further notice.

4WD Boat Launching Access - Norman Beach, Tidal River

Due to changes in river conditions, a 4WD is required for boat launching at Norman Bay. 

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