Cape Woolamai Trail, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

Cape Woolamai Trail

Walk along the sheer cliff tops of Phillip Island's most southerly point and be rewarded with superb panoramas of the island. Cape Woolamai is the highest point on Phillip Island and is also the largest shearwater rookery (mutton birds). Watch the daring surfers in action down on nearby Woolamai Surf Beach and keep an eye out for the burrows of the short-tailed shearwaters, small migratory birds that fly to Alaska each April.

Explore the full Cape Woolamai Circuit, a combination of all three Cape Woolamai walking tracks, or try something a little shorter. All walks start from the information shelter at the carpark and follow the beach to the left for approximately 1-kilometre.

Pinnacles walk (green markers)
This track is approximately 4 kilometres in length with an estimated walking time of 2 hours return.

Old Granite Quarry Walk (blue markers)
This walk is approximately 6 kilometres in length with an estimated walking time of 3 hours return.

Cape Woolamai Beacon Walk (black markers)
This route is approximately 6.6 kilometres in length with an estimated walking time of 3.5 hours return.

Track: Good
Grade: Level 2 – No experience required. The track is hardened gravel or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and some steps. Walks up to 10km.
Start: Cape Woolamai Surf Lifesaving Club car park
Finish: Cape Woolamai Surf Lifesaving Club car park
Nearby: Cowes.

Content: Tourism Victoria

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