Cotters Lake and Beach Access Track (Wilsons Promontory Marine Park, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

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Cotters Lake and Beach Access Track (Wilsons Promontory Marine Park, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Cotters Lake and Beach are accessed from the Cotters Lake Carpark, approximately 11.5 km from the Park Entrance.

This easy Grade 2 walk follows a management track through the often-dry basin of Cotters Lake to Cotters Beach – a wild, windswept stretch of coast (1.1 km and 30 minutes one way).

Wildlife, including kangaroos and emus, are often sighted in this area. There are no facilities at this carpark.

The beach is unpatrolled.

How to get there

Cotters Lake and Beach Access Track (Wilsons Promontory Marine Park, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Facilities

Carpark

Need to know

Cotters Lake and Beach Access Track (Wilsons Promontory Marine Park, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Strong currents
    • Rough Surf
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

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.

Stockyard Camp - Camping Unavailable

Due to on-going maintenance issues, Stockyard Campsite is currently not available for overnight camping.
The area remains open for access to Big Drift.
All other campsites within Wilsons Promontory National Park remain open.

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 (Norman Point to Oberon Bay) Closed

Little Oberon Walking Track is closed between Norman Point and Oberon Bay until further notice due to significant erosion to the track. 
Oberon Bay Campsite is only accessible via Telegraph Saddle Walking Track until further notice. 

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