Things to do in Wilsons Promontory

Wilsons Promontory, affectionately known as “The Prom”, is one of Australia’s untouched natural gems. A gorgeous wonderland of pristine beaches, vibrant rainforests and unique Aussie wildlife, there is a reason why this part of Australia is popular with people from all over the world.

There is an amazing number of memorable activities at The Prom, from dolphin spotting to multi-day hikes, sunset views and coastline cruises, with each adventure providing its own unforgettable reward.

Let’s take a look at some of the incredible adventures at Wilsons Promontory.

Go wildlife spotting at Refuge Cove

Refuge Cove isn’t just one of Australia’s loveliest beaches – it’s also home to some of the most adorable sea life in the Southern Hemisphere. What makes this even better is that you can cruise around the cove, spotting sea creatures and birds along the way. Think dolphins, little penguins, whales, seals and an inspiring array of birdlife like the white-bellied sea eagle and albatross.

Hike up for the best sunset of your life at Mt Oberon

Well, we can’t say what is going to be the best sunset of your life – but this incredible vista would surely be up there based on the view alone. Mt Oberon’s sunset is in a class of its own for its spectacular pink and golden hues, and anyone who loves a hike and a good sunset would be shattered to miss such an awe-inspiring event!

The beautiful hike to Sealers Cove

For nature lovers who don’t mind putting their stamina to the test, this is one of the most memorable hikes you can do in all of Australia (perhaps even the Southern Hemisphere!). A 19-kilometre return hike traverses you across everything that The Prom has to offer: beautiful mountainsides, temperate rainforests and, as a stunning reward for your effort – one of the most serene beaches in Australia at Sealers Cove.

Trust us: you will be happy you made the journey, and you can even camp there overnight if you snap up a permit!

Sleep in an actual lightstation

The Prom is world famous for its panoramic ocean views and vibrant landscape. These things, of course, make for a supremely romantic getaway, and no place is better to spend the night than in the Wilsons Promontory Lightstation. Hikers have the choice to stay overnight in three different cottages, each offering its own charms and views – it’s the perfect way to spend the weekend with a loved one.

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