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

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

At the southern end of Waterloo Bay the trail steadily climbs through diverse plant communities to reveal beautiful views of the historic Wilsons Promontory Lightstation and beyond.

This Grade 4 trail has steep sections and is 9.8km, 3 hours one way.

For accomodation at the Lighstation, advanced booking is required. Tank water is available from the Lightstation accomodation.

How to get there

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

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

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

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
  • 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.

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. 

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.

Park Closure - Sunday 14 August 5 pm - Friday 19 August 8 am

Wilsons Promontory National Park will be closed from 5.00 pm Sunday 14 August to 8.00 am Friday 19 August 2022 to undertake park management and conservation programs.

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