Lakes Coast Visitor Guide

LAKES COAST VISITOR GUIDE I PAGE 17 LEONGATHA WILSONS PROMONTORY FOSTER PORT WELSHPOOL PORT ALBERT YARRAM Embark on a cruise with Wildlife Coast Cruises to see The Prom as you have never seen it before. Protected for ocean wildlife Wilsons Promontory, or The Prom as it is affectionately known, is one of Victoria’s most-loved places. Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park was announced in October as a Global Ocean Refuge Platinum Award winner, the first park in Australia, and only 1 of 6 in the world, to VIEW US ONLINE FOR FUTURE EDITIONS receive the award, placing it among the world’s best marine protected areas. It now forms part of the Global Ocean Refuge System that’s working to build a global network of marine protected areas to save ocean wildlife. Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park is Victoria’s largest marine protected area at 15,550 hectares. It extends along 17km of mainland coastline and is a diver’s paradise with spectacular under-water scenery. At the southernmost tip of mainland Australia, The Prom offers spectacular scenery of huge granite mountains, open forest, rainforest, sweeping beaches and coastlines with small islands that are home to penguins, seabirds and one of Australia’s largest fur seal colonies. Granite cliffs plunge below the surface to the deep reefs – a diver’s paradise. Great bushwalks extend from under an hour to over three days, with accommodation options including camping and caravanning, huts, cabins, wilderness retreats or lodges. CRUISE THE PROM Embark on an incredible adventure to explore The Prom’s fascinating coastline with Wildlife Coast Cruises. Wildlife Coast Cruises’ Wilsons Prom Full Day Cruise explores some of the most interesting areas of this stunning promontory, places that cannot be reached by land, including Kanowna Island’s seal colony, Skull Rock, and the Prom lighthouse. A stop over at Refuge Cove provides the opportunity to go ashore and explore this incredible remote sheltered cove. A myriad of unique marine wildlife awaits you with regular dolphin, seal and seabirds. Enjoy a day of catered, luxury cruising with breathtaking scenery - Wilsons Prom as you have never seen it before! Based in Phillip Island, find Wildlife Coast Cruises in the Phillip Island pages.