Lightstation to Oberon Bay (Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

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Lightstation to Oberon Bay (Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Leaving from the Lightstation the trail gently climbs through tall eucalypt forest before descending to Telegraph Junction. From the Junction the track winds through sandy tea-tree scrub to Oberon Bay.

Along the way enjoy stunning views of the Lightstation, offshore islands and Oberon Bay. This Grade 4 trail with steep sections is 22.6 km and 5 hours one way.

Advanced booking is required to camp at Oberon Bay or continue on to Tidal River (7.6 km, 2.5 hours). Untreated water is available at Roaring Meg and Oberon Bay. Water supply cannot be guaranteed at Oberon Bay. Always treat water before consumption. Toilets are located at Roaring Meg, Halfway Hut and Oberon Bay.

How to get there

Lightstation to Oberon Bay (Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

Lightstation to Oberon Bay (Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area, Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No generators
  • No drones without a permit
  • Fees apply
  • No firearms allowed
  • No vehicles
  • Management vehicle only
  • No bicycles
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No fishing
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
    • Slippery surface
    • Steep track
    • Slippery rocks
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • 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 and Boardwalk Closed

The track between Telegraph Saddle and Sealers Cove will be closed until further notice.
It is likely to be closed during the peak season due to the extensive storm damage to the boardwalk.

Little Oberon Bay Walking Track (Norman Point to Little 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. 

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.

Whisky Bay Toilet Closed

Whisky Bay Toilets will be closed until further notice. 
The nearest toilet facilities can be found at Picnic Bay.

4WD Boat Launching Access - Norman Beach, Tidal River

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

No Water at Half Way Hut

Currently there is no water at Half Way Hut. The tank has been contaminated and unable to use for consumption. Please make sure you carry adequate water due to this. 

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