Tidal Overlook Circuit Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)


Tidal Overlook Circuit Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Tidal Overlook Circuit is the highest point between Norman and Leonard Bay. This is a Grade 3 walk which has a short steep section and is a 3.8km circuit, 1.5hrs.

Follow the path from the Tidal River Footbridge through heathland scattered with seasonal wild flowers. Enjoy spectacular panoramas out to Norman Island, Squeaky Beach and back towards Mount Bishop before descending through granite boulders to the Lilly Pilly Link. At this point you can continue back to the Tidal River Footbridge or continue to the Lilly Pilly Gully carpark.

How to get there

Tidal Overlook Circuit Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)



Need to know

Tidal Overlook Circuit Walk (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs allowed
  • No camping
  • No bicycles
  • No firearms allowed


  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
    • 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.

Mt Oberon Road and Mt Oberon Summit Lookout Temporary Closure

Due to roadworks on Mt Oberon Carpark Road, general access to Telegraph Saddle and Mt Oberon Summit will be closed on Tuesday 5 December, and will reopen 8:00am Wednesday 6 December.

Access to Telegraph Saddle for pre-existing bookings for Overnight Hikes and the Lightstation will have restricted times to be escorted by local Parks Victoria Staff past the works. 

Please consider Mt Bishop Lookout as an alternative to Mt Oberon Summit.

Stockyard Toilet Block Closed

The Stockyard Toilet Block is closed until further notice. 

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