Stunning coastal scenery from Phillip Island’s highest point. The golden beach of Cape Woolamai is a popular Phillip Island surfing spot. For the more adventurous, a series of walking tracks across Cape Woolamai reveal breathtaking views of cliffs carved by wind and waves. Ancient middens mark important Aboriginal cultural spots. Cape Woolamai is also home to a large colony of short-tailed shearwaters.

Walks & Trails

Cape Woolamai walks range from 4 to 8 kilometres. We recommend carrying food, water and appropriate clothing for changing weather.

Pinnacles walk
Enjoy the spectacular scenery of rock formations carved by wind and waves.
4kms, 2hrs return: moderate

Old granite quarry walk*
Enjoy secluded beaches, sheltered waters and coastal woodlands.
6km loop, 3hrs return: moderate to difficult.

Cape Woolamai Beacon walk
Walk to the historical beacon at the highest point on Phillip Island and enjoy views over Cape Woolamai beach.
6.6km loop, 3.5hrs return: moderate to difficult.

Cape Woolamai circuit*
Head past the Pinnacles to a secluded cove that was once a busy granite quarry and loop back to the car park. 8kms, 4.5hrs return (pack a lunch): moderate to difficult.
*May be impassable on very high tide. Check tide times here.


Cape Woolamai Walks Map