Sealers Cove

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Sealers Cove is a picturesque, circular cove boasting glassy turquoise water, golden sand and a shady campground.

Sealers Cove is accessible via the Telegraph Saddle to Sealers Cove Track or as part of an extended Southern Prom Hike (refer to the Overnight Hikes park note in the Related Documents section below).

There is a campground and toilets at Sealers Cove.

Overnight hiking permits

Overnight hikers must obtain a permit before commencing their walk and carry it with them at all times.

Advance booking is required. You can book online or call parks Victoria on 13 1963

Book your stay 

After completing your hike, please return your permit to the Tidal River Visitor Centre.

Permits may also be deposited in the permit boxes  located at the Five Mile car park,  outside the Park Entrance Station or outside the Tidal River Visitor Centre. This system informs rangers of your safe return.

Hike times

The following track completion times are intended as a guide for hikers. Completion times may vary significantly depending on an individual’s or group’s overall fitness and hiking experience.

Southern Prom Hikes Difficulty Time Distance
Overall Tidal River to Sealers Cove via Oberon Bay, Little Waterloo Cam and Refuge Cove Easy to Hard 20 hours (4 - 5 nights) 60.4km
Overall Tidal River to Sealers Cove via Light Station, Little Waterloo camp and Refuge Cove, return via Waterloo Track Easy to Hard 26 hours (5 - 6 nights) 78.5km
Overnight camping
  • Overnight camping is permitted for two consecutive nights only at each of the camp areas throughout the year
  • Maximum group size at any one campsite is twelve
  • All overnight hike camp areas in the southern area of the Prom have a water supply and self composting toilets. Toilet paper is not supplied

Remote facilities
  • Carry in water and/or know how to make untreated water safe for drinking at any remote location within Wilsons Promontory.
  • Please carry out all your food scraps and rubbish. Do not place in toilets or bury.
  • Campfires are not permitted at any time. On Total Fire Ban days camp stoves - solid, liquid or gas - are not permitted.

Refer to the Overnight Hikes Park Note for more information.

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