Date(s) - 29 Oct 2022 until 1 Nov 2022


  • Grade 4 Medium-Hard
  • Leader: Mick
  • Phone: 0437101009
  • Co-leader: Deb
  • Co-leader phone: 0410047884
  • Participant numbers: 8
  • Final booking date: Book ASAP as it's a very popular walk and sites book out quickly

  • Key risks and hazards: trips, slips and falls

PLEASE NOTE: This is the Melbourne Cup Weekend, availability will book out very quickly, as The Southern Prom is Victoria’s most popular hike that requires sites to be pre-booked. If you would like to join this hike you need to book ASAP.

The Prom – 4 days 3 nights

Wilsons Promontory National Park or ‘The Prom’ is a peninsula southeast of Melbourne. It’s known for its rugged granite mountains, wildlife, including kangaroos and wombats and hiking trails that criss cross The Prom and give hikers access to spectacular beaches, The Lightstation built in 1859 and South Point the most southern point on Mainland Australia.

This 4 day and 3 night walk from follows much of The Southern Circuit route as it winds through rainforest, boulder strewn beaches with crystal blue water, coastal dunes and over granite cliffs with views into Bass Strait.

Day 1 Saturday 29th October:  Telegraph Saddle Carpark to Roaring Meg  12km 4hrs Easy/Moderate PLUS the option to go to South Point 7km (return) 2hrs Moderate.

Meet at Tidal River at 9am.

Roaring Meg is the most southern hike-in camping area at the Prom. Accessed via Telegraph Track the camping area is nestled amongst a ferny gully.  After setting up camp there is the option to walk to South Point, which is a 7km return, 2hr walk

Day 2 Sunday 30th October: Roaring Meg to Little Waterloo Bay via the Lightstation 17km 6hrs Moderate.
This will be our biggest day in kilometres walked and elevation changes. We will be detouring to The Lightstation before the steep descent to Waterloo Bay and its white sandy beach. We will be staying at LWB for 2 nights.

Day 3 Monday 31st October: Day walk. Little Waterloo Bay to Refuge Cove 15km return approx. 5hrs Moderate.
As we climb out of LWB the track goes round Kersops Peak before heading into Refuge Cove. Today there’s views across to The Northern Prom and along the coast.

Day 4 Tuesday 1st November: Little Waterloo Bay to Telegraph Saddle 12.5km 4.5hrs Easy/Moderate
Leave Little Waterloo Bay and head inland crossing a few swampy areas before climbing to a saddle between Mounts Wilson and Boulder. From Telegraph Junction we follow Telegraph Track which leads north to Telegraph Saddle Carpark.

You will need to book your own campsites for this walk. The Prom is popular, so book your campsite early to make sure you don’t miss out.

Roaring Meg – Saturday 29th October
Little Waterloo Bay – Sunday 30th October and Monday 31st October

They can be booked either online or by phone. or 0384272122