Refuge Cove hike-in Camping Area (Wilsons Promontory National Park, Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area)

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Refuge Cove hike-in Camping Area (Wilsons Promontory National Park, Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area)

Refuge Cove is a stunning, secluded beach on the eastern side of the Wilsons Promontory accessible by walking track from Sealers Cove to the north or Little Waterloo Bay to the south. Refuge Cove Camping Area is located at the southern end of the cove surrounded by lush vegetation and close to the sea.

Visitor Tips: Advanced booking is required for hikers and recreational boat users staying in camping areas. The Cove is a safe anchorage for vessels. Help protect this unique place by not tying stern lines to vegetation. Untreated creek water is available, please treat before consuming. Toilets are provided in the camping area.

How to get there

Refuge Cove hike-in Camping Area (Wilsons Promontory National Park, Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area)

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

Refuge Cove hike-in Camping Area (Wilsons Promontory National Park, Southern Wilsons Promontory Remote and Natural Area)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Stockyard Campground Closed

Stockyard Campground closed to campers.  The area remains for access to the Big Drift.  Bookings for camping at Tidal River can be made online.

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. 

Ground shooting operations targeting deer

Ground shooting operations targeting deer will be undertaken in these Parks from December 2022 to June 2023.
 
Some access restrictions may apply. Please observe local signage.

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