Cape Woolamai Walks Phillip Island

Cape Woolamai is the highest point on Phillip Island, offering spectacular views of the pinnacles, surrounding coastline and shearwater rookery.

Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island, Australia

Description: Walking tracks across Cape Woolamai reveal breathtaking views of cliffs carved by wind and waves. Spectacular views of Phillip Island and the surrounding coastline. Cape Woolamai, the highest point on the Island is home to up to a million shearwaters between September and early May each year.  

Location and Entrance: Woolamai Beach Road, Cape Woolamai, Phillip Island.  From car park, walk on to the beach, turn left, follow beach for approx. 1km , then take stairs up to cliff top to loop walks.

Length and approximate time to complete:

  • Pinnacles Walk (follow green markers) - 4.5km return / 1½ hours walking return
  • Old Granite Quarry Walk (follow blue markers) - 6km return / 2 hours walking return
  • Cape Woolamai Beacon Walk (follow black markers)- 6.6km return / 2½ hours walking return
  • Cape Woolamai Circuit - (this walk is a combination of all three walks) - 8km / 4 hours walking return

Quick Facts:

  • Difficulty – Moderate/surface varies, sand, exposed tree roots, uneven ground, cliff edges, and can be muddy.
  • Toilets – Yes, Woolamai Beach car park 
  • Designated Accessible Toilets - Yes 
  • Parking – Woolamai Beach car park (sealed) 
  • Designated Accessible Parking - Yes
  • Wheelchairs - Unsuitable
  • Prams - No
  • Bicycles - No
  • Dogs - No
  • Picnic Tables/BBQ - Seating only

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