OVERVIEW

This walk includes private transfers from Melbourne CBD or from Melbourne Airport to the Prom and back.  Have the freedom to walk by yourself, with the added security of knowing you have the full 24/7 support of one of Auswalk’s professional guides.  The price of this walk is based on 4 or more walkers.

Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s most popular walking destinations, for Victorians that is. Its low key profile outside of the state is largely because, we (meaning we as Victorians), have kept it that way.  The Prom is an unspoilt pristine natural wonderland. Wilsons Promontory is also a sanctuary for a vast array of fauna including emus, wombats, echidnas and a plethora of birdlife.  There’s also 15000 hectares of seascape under protection, making this Victoria’s largest marine Park.

We will have you walk the ‘Prom’,  omitting the boring sections of fire track. This 4 day walk will traverse isolated beaches like Sealers Cove and Oberon Bay, over massive granite rock formations and across coastal escarpments and rocky headlands. With the added bonus of superb views as you walk.  Other highlights are the picturesque rivers and dense rainforest, not to mention the gorgeous accommodation right on the ocean called Just Inside the Gate.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WALK:

  • Stay at ‘Just Inside the Gate’ on Wilson Promontory
  • The two-course dinners with wine and comprehensive breakfasts make indulgent bookends to each day
  • Full support of our local & knowledgeable guide
  • The luxury of private transfers to and from Melbourne
  • 4 of the best walks in the Prom

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
4 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 1955

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 395

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

DAY 1
MELBOURNE TO WILSONS PROM AND WALK FROM TIDAL RIVER TO OBERON BAY

We meet at your Melbourne CBD (or airport if you wish ) at 8.00am (we can be flexible on this time), departing for Wilsons Prom at 8:15am, our first stop will be at Squeaky Beach. The first walk starts at Tidal River and travels along the coastline to beautiful Oberon Bay. There’s a short transfer back to your accommodation, Just Inside the Gate, where a wine (or beer) and dinner awaits.

Walking: Easy / 15 km / 5 hrs

Meals: Lunch and a two-course dinner with wine

Accommodation: Just Inside the Gate in rooms with ensuites

DAY 2
SEALERS COVE WALK

Today’s walk takes you out to Sealers Cove yet another isolated amazing beach. The walk makes it way through Sealers Swamp, via Windy Saddle from Telegraph Saddle. This is the walk that allows you to see everything the Prom has to offer all in one day; the magnificent forest, the amazing beaches and all the other flora and fauna this place is famous for. At night it is though you never leave the park as you relax in your accommodation with stunning views over the Prom, Long Island and the Corner Inlet Coastal Marine Park.

Walking: Moderate / 19 km / 6 hrs / this walk can be shortened

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two-course dinner with wine

Accommodation: Just Inside the Gate in rooms with ensuites

DAY 3
DARBY SADDLE TO TONGUE POINT

The coastal hike from Darby Saddle to Tongue Point is one of our favourites. Massive granite tors dot the landscape. The rocks are covered by the same red lichen which is what has made the Bay of Fires in Tasmania famous, it’s not surprising as the Wilsons Prom walks are part of the same Mountain Range.  We finish the day with the Three Bays walk, a fanatastic walk with big views and gorgeous beaches.

Walking: Moderate / 23km / 3 hrs / easier option is available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two-course dinner with wine

Accommodation: Just Inside the Gate in rooms with ensuites

 

DAY 4
BIG DRIFT, VEREKER LOOKOUT AND BACK TO MELBOURNE

In the morning we walk the Big Drift an expansive set of inland sand dunes. There’s the option to walk out of the accommdation if you wish. Then we walk up to Vereker Outlook, a lovely walk up to massive granite boulders with beautiful views over the Promotory. A fine way to end the walk, we then make our way back to Melbourne arriving before 5 pm.

Walking: Moderate / up to 11 km / 3-4 hrs

Meals: Breakfast and walkers lunch

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Full-time support of a knowledgeable and experienced guide for the full 4 days if you need it.
  • Price of trip is for 4 guests or more
  • 3 nights’ comfortable accommodation
  • Genuine all inclusive pack free self-guided walking holidayB
  • Breakfasts, two-course dinners and comprehensive walkers lunches
  • Private transfer to and from Melbourne
  • Auswalk guide pack including comprehensive walk notes, maps, lunch bag and container

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

We stay at the beautiful Just Inside the Gate – a small lodge with views over the ocean. All rooms have their own private ensuite.

You’ll start each day with a hearty breakfast a great way to ready yourself for the upcoming walk. The packed lunches and picnics complete the circle ensuring that your appetite is always satisfied. A walkers lunch may include a high protein type salad, a roll or a wrap, a muesli bar, cake or muffin of some kind and a piece of fruit. Lunch is always augmented by Auswalk’s trail mix. In fact, you can look forward to having lunch on a daily basis at some of the most incredible locations in the Prom. The dinners are a substantial two-course affair the perfect end to a day on the track.

Local wine and beer with meals are included as is tea/coffee and juice with breakfast.

GENERAL INFO

The trip starts at 8am on the first day with a private transfer from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory and finishes in Melbourne between 4.30pm to 5pm on the last day. The tracks are mostly well cared for, dry and firm. However, on the odd occasion, we have encountered wet portions of track. Most of the walks are moderate.

Pre and post-tour accommodation: There are many good hotels in Melbourne, however, we recommend the top end of town near the theatre district, as there are many amazing restaurants within walking distance, as is the ‘MCG’ and the tennis centre. We arrive back to Melbourne after 4.30 to 5.00pm on the last day.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

Spring and autumn are excellent times to walk as the weather is usually warm and sunny and of course in spring the wildflowers are blooming.

See the Bureau of Meteorology for information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for all of our trips. However, we require that for all travel overseas that you purchase a travel insurance policy, as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it. It is also important in the event of an accident or loss of property.  See FAQ’s for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $1955

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $395

    4 PAX OR MORE

  • 1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $1995

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $395

    4 PAX OR MORE

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  • All transport on the island
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 6 nights’ comfortable accommodation with ensuite rooms
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches and chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • National Park admission
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  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container
Overview

OVERVIEW

This walk includes private transfers from Melbourne CBD or from Melbourne Airport to the Prom and back.  Have the freedom to walk by yourself, with the added security of knowing you have the full 24/7 support of one of Auswalk’s professional guides.  The price of this walk is based on 4 or more walkers.

Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s most popular walking destinations, for Victorians that is. Its low key profile outside of the state is largely because, we (meaning we as Victorians), have kept it that way.  The Prom is an unspoilt pristine natural wonderland. Wilsons Promontory is also a sanctuary for a vast array of fauna including emus, wombats, echidnas and a plethora of birdlife.  There’s also 15000 hectares of seascape under protection, making this Victoria’s largest marine Park.

We will have you walk the ‘Prom’,  omitting the boring sections of fire track. This 4 day walk will traverse isolated beaches like Sealers Cove and Oberon Bay, over massive granite rock formations and across coastal escarpments and rocky headlands. With the added bonus of superb views as you walk.  Other highlights are the picturesque rivers and dense rainforest, not to mention the gorgeous accommodation right on the ocean called Just Inside the Gate.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WALK:

  • Stay at ‘Just Inside the Gate’ on Wilson Promontory
  • The two-course dinners with wine and comprehensive breakfasts make indulgent bookends to each day
  • Full support of our local & knowledgeable guide
  • The luxury of private transfers to and from Melbourne
  • 4 of the best walks in the Prom

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
SELF GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
4 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Moderate

Grade 3 – Moderate

Short, steep hill sections. Moderate active lifestyle and some walking experience recommended.

PRICE FROM
$ 1955

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 395

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now
Itinerary

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

DAY 1
MELBOURNE TO WILSONS PROM AND WALK FROM TIDAL RIVER TO OBERON BAY

We meet at your Melbourne CBD (or airport if you wish ) at 8.00am (we can be flexible on this time), departing for Wilsons Prom at 8:15am, our first stop will be at Squeaky Beach. The first walk starts at Tidal River and travels along the coastline to beautiful Oberon Bay. There’s a short transfer back to your accommodation, Just Inside the Gate, where a wine (or beer) and dinner awaits.

Walking: Easy / 15 km / 5 hrs

Meals: Lunch and a two-course dinner with wine

Accommodation: Just Inside the Gate in rooms with ensuites

DAY 2
SEALERS COVE WALK

Today’s walk takes you out to Sealers Cove yet another isolated amazing beach. The walk makes it way through Sealers Swamp, via Windy Saddle from Telegraph Saddle. This is the walk that allows you to see everything the Prom has to offer all in one day; the magnificent forest, the amazing beaches and all the other flora and fauna this place is famous for. At night it is though you never leave the park as you relax in your accommodation with stunning views over the Prom, Long Island and the Corner Inlet Coastal Marine Park.

Walking: Moderate / 19 km / 6 hrs / this walk can be shortened

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two-course dinner with wine

Accommodation: Just Inside the Gate in rooms with ensuites

DAY 3
DARBY SADDLE TO TONGUE POINT

The coastal hike from Darby Saddle to Tongue Point is one of our favourites. Massive granite tors dot the landscape. The rocks are covered by the same red lichen which is what has made the Bay of Fires in Tasmania famous, it’s not surprising as the Wilsons Prom walks are part of the same Mountain Range.  We finish the day with the Three Bays walk, a fanatastic walk with big views and gorgeous beaches.

Walking: Moderate / 23km / 3 hrs / easier option is available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and two-course dinner with wine

Accommodation: Just Inside the Gate in rooms with ensuites

 

DAY 4
BIG DRIFT, VEREKER LOOKOUT AND BACK TO MELBOURNE

In the morning we walk the Big Drift an expansive set of inland sand dunes. There’s the option to walk out of the accommdation if you wish. Then we walk up to Vereker Outlook, a lovely walk up to massive granite boulders with beautiful views over the Promotory. A fine way to end the walk, we then make our way back to Melbourne arriving before 5 pm.

Walking: Moderate / up to 11 km / 3-4 hrs

Meals: Breakfast and walkers lunch

 

What’s Included

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • Full-time support of a knowledgeable and experienced guide for the full 4 days if you need it.
  • Price of trip is for 4 guests or more
  • 3 nights’ comfortable accommodation
  • Genuine all inclusive pack free self-guided walking holidayB
  • Breakfasts, two-course dinners and comprehensive walkers lunches
  • Private transfer to and from Melbourne
  • Auswalk guide pack including comprehensive walk notes, maps, lunch bag and container
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

We stay at the beautiful Just Inside the Gate – a small lodge with views over the ocean. All rooms have their own private ensuite.

You’ll start each day with a hearty breakfast a great way to ready yourself for the upcoming walk. The packed lunches and picnics complete the circle ensuring that your appetite is always satisfied. A walkers lunch may include a high protein type salad, a roll or a wrap, a muesli bar, cake or muffin of some kind and a piece of fruit. Lunch is always augmented by Auswalk’s trail mix. In fact, you can look forward to having lunch on a daily basis at some of the most incredible locations in the Prom. The dinners are a substantial two-course affair the perfect end to a day on the track.

Local wine and beer with meals are included as is tea/coffee and juice with breakfast.

General Info

GENERAL INFO

The trip starts at 8am on the first day with a private transfer from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory and finishes in Melbourne between 4.30pm to 5pm on the last day. The tracks are mostly well cared for, dry and firm. However, on the odd occasion, we have encountered wet portions of track. Most of the walks are moderate.

Pre and post-tour accommodation: There are many good hotels in Melbourne, however, we recommend the top end of town near the theatre district, as there are many amazing restaurants within walking distance, as is the ‘MCG’ and the tennis centre. We arrive back to Melbourne after 4.30 to 5.00pm on the last day.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

Spring and autumn are excellent times to walk as the weather is usually warm and sunny and of course in spring the wildflowers are blooming.

See the Bureau of Meteorology for information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for all of our trips. However, we require that for all travel overseas that you purchase a travel insurance policy, as we charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it. It is also important in the event of an accident or loss of property.  See FAQ’s for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us on +61 3 9597 9767.

Map

MAP

Departure Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $1955

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $395
  • 1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $1995

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $395
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Great Ocean Walk

Group-guided

Walk from end to end along dramatic coastlines, from Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles. Traverse massive sea cliffs, giant Mountain Ash forest & remarkable pristine beaches.

Group-guided 6 Days From $2470 Moderate What's Included

Great Ocean Walk

BACK
What's Included
  • Genuine all inclusive pack free Great Ocean Walk walking holiday
  • Two engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • Five nights’ comfortable ensuite accommodation
  • We shift you along the track from accommodation to accommodation to limit time in a vehicle, creating more time to relax and enjoy the region
  • Daily meals including cooked breakfasts, walkers lunches, two-course dinners and track snacks
  • Luggage transport
  • Cameo local historians and indigenous guides/talks
  • Tour of lighthouse
  • National park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps & lunch bag

Flinders Ranges

Group-guided

Walk Alligator, Bunyeroo Gorge, Dutchman’s Stern, Rawnsley Bluff, Black Gap and Bridal Gaps, Tanderra Saddle and Wilpena Pound

Group-guided 7 Days From $3195 Moderate What's Included

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BACK
What's Included
  • Genuine all inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • The best of the Flinders Ranges walks
  • Luggage transport
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 6 nights’ comfortable accommodation with ensuites
  • Chef prepared restaurant meals, including 2 course al a carte dinners.
  • Champagne and wine at sunset
  • All transport from Adelaide
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container

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  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 6 nights’ comfortable accommodation with ensuite rooms
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches and chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • National Park admission
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