Telegraph Saddle to Tidal River, via Oberon Bay Walk (Wilsons Promontory Marine Park, Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park, Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

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Telegraph Saddle to Tidal River, via Oberon Bay Walk (Wilsons Promontory Marine Park, Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park, Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Beginning from Telegraph Saddle Carpark the track descends through eucalypt forest before linking with the Oberon Bay track at Telegraph Junction. Winding through coastal tea-tree, the sandy track leads to the expansive Oberon Bay.

Head north, along the beach where the trail continues along rocky headlands to the white shores of Little Oberon Bay before arriving at Tidal River.

This Grade 4 track has steep sections and uneven surfaces and is 17.1 km, 5.5 hours one way.

Camping at Oberon Bay is permitted, advanced booking is required. Toilets are located at Telegraph Saddle Carpark and Oberon Bay Camp. Untreated tank water is available at Oberon Bay Camping Area. Water supply is not guaranteed.

Ensure you carry enough drinking water for your walk. Beware of unprotected cliffs.

How to get there

Telegraph Saddle to Tidal River, via Oberon Bay Walk (Wilsons Promontory Marine Park, Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park, Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

Telegraph Saddle to Tidal River, via Oberon Bay Walk (Wilsons Promontory Marine Park, Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park, Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Strong currents
    • Rough Surf
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
    • Slippery surface
  • Other warnings
    • 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.

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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