Wilsons Promontory National Park – Part III


Little Waterloo Bay

A view of the boulders on the beach just below our camp at Little Waterloo Bay.

Clear Water

Another view of the boulders, beach and clear water at Little Waterloo Bay.

Waterloo View

A view of the large beach at Little Waterloo Bay. The trail followed this section of beach for approximately a half mile.

Kangaroo Tracks

Kangaroo tracks on the beach at Little Waterloo Bay.

Little Waterloo from Above

A view looking back on Little Waterloo Bay from the trail to the Lighthouse.


Mother and baby wombat grazing near the Lighthouse. Judging by the amount of wombat poo in the area, wombats are a common sight at the Lighthouse.

Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse

The 19 meter tall Wilson Promontory Lighthouse.


A wallaby foraging on the trail from the Lighthouse.

Boulders and Island

A view of an island in the Bass Strait on the track from the Lighthouse to Roaring Meg.


A final view of the ocean on the way from Halfway Hut to the parking lot at Telegraph Saddle.
The last full day of our trip was also the longest. On day three, we would first hike from the camp at Little Waterloo Bay to the Wilsons Promontory Lighstation via the southeast track, a moderate/hard hike of 10.9 kilometers and then from the lighthouse to the camp at Roaring Meg via the walking tack, a moderately difficult 6.1 kilometer hike.

On the morning of the third day of our hike, we woke up and cooked breakfast on the white sand of the beach at Little Waterloo Bay before setting out. After traversing a mountainside next to the ocean, we were back on beach of Little Waterloo Bay. The trail followed the beach for about a half mile before peeling off into the bush and up another mountainside. While steep in places, this part of the hike also had some of the best views until the lighthouse.

After a few hours of hiking, we arrived at the junction of the trail to the Lightstation. The views from the Lightstation were amazing, and the area itself has an interesting history with some buildings dating back

From the Lightstation, we made our way to the camp for the next night at Roaring Meg via the walking track, a moderately difficult 6.1 kilometer hike. After refilling our waters at the small stream near the camp, we cooked dinner and settled down for the night in a light rain.

The next morning, we hiked the easy/moderate 12.2 kilometers from Roaring Meg to the Halfway Hut and then completed the loop back to Telegraph Saddle.

Click here for more information about the Southern Prom overnight hiking trails.

Click here for a link to Part I of Wilsons Prom and here for Part II.

Click here for more information about the Wilsons Promontory Lightstation.