Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout

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1 hr 30 mins

1.7 km One way


99 m

Moderate track

A short version of the Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track, this walk covers some of the highlights through this long thin strip of beautiful coastal forest, with fantastic views of the coastline from many vantage points along the way. Crackneck Lookout, at the end of the walk, has stunning views and would be a great spot for a picnic lunch.

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Maps for the Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 1.7 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

890m of this walk has short steep hills and another 400m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (360m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 95m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 1.7km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.7km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 1.7km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout walk starts at the Top of northern Bateau Bay Beach access steps (gps: -33.382053, 151.48403)
Your transport options to Top of northern Bateau Bay Beach access steps are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout ends at the Crackneck Lookout (gps: -33.394202, 151.48302)
Your transport options to Crackneck Lookout are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
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* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Tuggerah Lake vista and Rainforest

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45 mins

1.8 km Return


28 m

Moderate track

A beautiful, short walk passing through a variety of scenery, featuring an area of littoral rainforest, dominated by big cabbage palms. There are beautiful views across Tuggerah lake at the return point. Much of the walk is on sandy tracks and several sections of wooden boards keep the track in good shape and make the walking a little easier.

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Maps for the Tuggerah Lake vista and Rainforest walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Toukley 1:25 000 Map Series 92313N TOUKLEY NSW-92313N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Tuggerah Lake vista and Rainforest bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Tuggerah Lake vista and Rainforest

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 1.8 km
Time 45 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 900m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 900m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 820m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 80m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 820m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 80m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 900m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 900m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Tuggerah Lake vista and Rainforest walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Tuggerah Lake vista and Rainforest walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Tuggerah Lake vista and Rainforest walk starts and ends at the South car park (gps: -33.300644, 151.53294)
Your main transport option to South car park is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Wetland Trail to Redgum Lookout

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1 hr 15 mins

3.1 km Return


54 m

Moderate track

A very nice walk through some wetland forest and some of the beautiful Sydney Redgum forest, a feature of the area. The unnamed Redgum Lookout, at the return point of the walk, has some great views and is an atmospheric spot to spend some time before returning. Much of the walk is on sandy tracks. The start/end of the walk can be reached by bus.

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Maps for the Wetland Trail to Redgum Lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Toukley 1:25 000 Map Series 92313N TOUKLEY NSW-92313N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Wetland Trail to Redgum Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wetland Trail to Redgum Lookout

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.1 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 930m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 630m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 1.6km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 930m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 630m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 930m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 630m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Wetland Trail to Redgum Lookout walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wetland Trail to Redgum Lookout walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wetland Trail to Redgum Lookout walk starts and ends at the End of Evans Rd (gps: -33.282853, 151.55077)
Your transport options to End of Evans Rd are by;

Bus. A bus service runs from Lake Haven to Evans Rd. The service only runs a few times a day. Please check timetable for more info or Phone Busway on (02) 4392 6666 (route 91) (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/wttrl

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Bateau Bay Beach to Crackneck Beach

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1 hr 15 mins

3.4 km Return


99 m

Experienced only

A great walk along the beach and rocky shoreline near Bateau Bay. The unnamed, rocky beach below Crackneck Lookout is a beautiful spot and there are plenty of interesting shapes and textures in the rocks and rockshelf along the way. There is a bit of rockhopping, but much less than when approaching ‘Crackneck’ beach from the south. Parts of the walk are very exposed to the ocean and should not be attempted at high tides or during high seas. * This walk passes through very remote areas and sections have no visible track. At least one person in your group should have training and experience in off track walking and navigation. Even with these notes and a GPS these extra skills and equipment are required.

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Maps for the Bateau Bay Beach to Crackneck Beach walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Bateau Bay Beach to Crackneck Beach bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bateau Bay Beach to Crackneck Beach

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.4 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins
.

Grade 5/6

Experienced only

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 1.1km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 570m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

870m of this walk follows a rough unclear track and another 730m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. The remaining (110m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.6km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 110m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 1.2km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 470m requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience.

weather

710m of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety and another 530m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation). The remaining (470m) is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 1.6km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged), whilst the remaining 110m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bateau Bay Beach to Crackneck Beach walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bateau Bay Beach to Crackneck Beach walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bateau Bay Beach to Crackneck Beach walk starts and ends at the Top of northern Bateau Bay Beach access steps (gps: -33.382053, 151.48403)
Your transport options to Top of northern Bateau Bay Beach access steps are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/bbbtcb

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂




Redgum trail

And Walk






1 hr 15 mins

3.4 km Circuit


48 m

Moderate track

An excellent loop walk through areas of beautiful Sydney Redgums. In several places these twisted trees lean over the track, creating great scenery and atmosphere. Two lookout platforms along the way provide some fantastic views over the surrounding areas and Tuggerah Lake. Much of the walk is on sandy tracks.

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Maps for the Redgum trail walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Toukley 1:25 000 Map Series 92313N TOUKLEY NSW-92313N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Redgum trail bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Redgum trail

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.4 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 1.8km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 1.7km has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 2.5km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 910m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 2.7km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 740m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 3.4km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.9km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.6km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Redgum trail walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Redgum trail walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Redgum trail walk starts and ends at the Burrawang car park (gps: -33.293676, 151.54662)
Your main transport option to Burrawang car park is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/24

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Lillypilly Loop Trail

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1 hr 15 mins

3.6 km Circuit


62 m

Moderate track

This beautiful loop walk passes through a great variety of forest scenery, including some lovely rainforest, dominated by cabbage palms and other trees. There are some beautiful views across Tuggerah Lake, and parts of the track feature twisted Sydney Redgums leaning over the track, and the shorter palm-like Burrawang (a species of cycad). Much of the walk is on sandy tracks, with sections of timber boarding to control erosion.

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Maps for the Lillypilly Loop Trail walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Toukley 1:25 000 Map Series 92313N TOUKLEY NSW-92313N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Lillypilly Loop Trail bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lillypilly Loop Trail

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.6 km
Time 1 hr 15 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 2.6km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 990m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 2.4km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 1.2km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 3.4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 160m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.4km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 3.6km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Lillypilly Loop Trail walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lillypilly Loop Trail walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lillypilly Loop Trail walk starts and ends at the South car park (gps: -33.300644, 151.53294)
Your main transport option to South car park is by;

Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/25

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track

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1 hr 30 mins

3.8 km One way


178 m

Moderate track

An excellent walk in the southern section of Wyrrabalong National Park. This walk runs through a long thin strip of beautiful coastal forest, with fantastic views of the coastline from many vantage points along the way. The two main lookouts along the way, Crackneck and Wyrrabalong, have stunning views and would be great spots to stop for a picnic lunch.

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Maps for the Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.8 km
Time 1 hr 30 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

1.8km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.6km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (380m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 3.2km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 560m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.6km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.2km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 3.8km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 3.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 3.6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 240m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track walk starts at the Entrance of Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (gps: -33.378107, 151.48415)
Your transport options to Entrance of Blue Lagoon Beach Resort are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track ends at the End of Cromarty Hill Rd (gps: -33.405263, 151.47447)
Your transport options to End of Cromarty Hill Rd are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/wcwt

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Wyrrabalong Shoreline walk

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2 hrs

4.6 km One way


183 m

Experienced only

This walk runs along the shoreline from Bateau Bay to Forresters Beach, in the southern section of Wyrrabalong National Park. The walk is very exposed to the ocean and should not be done at high tide or during rough seas. Much of the shoreline is strewn with boulders, which makes the walking harder but makes the scenery more interesting. The shapes and textures of the boulders, combined with the steep hills and low cliffs of the coastline, plus the uninterrupted ocean views, combine to give quite dramatic scenery and atmosphere for the walk. Consider making a loop walk by returning on the Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track.* This walk passes through very remote areas and sections have no visible track. At least one person in your group should have training and experience in off track walking and navigation. Even with these notes and a GPS these extra skills and equipment are required.

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Maps for the Wyrrabalong Shoreline walk walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Wyrrabalong Shoreline walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wyrrabalong Shoreline walk

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 4.6 km
Time 2 hrs
.

Grade 5/6

Experienced only

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure No facilities provided (5/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

2.7km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.1km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (800m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

2.9km of this walk follows a rough unclear track and another 1.5km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. The remaining (190m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 4.4km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 190m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.5km of this walk requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 2.1km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

2.5km of this walk is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety and another 1.4km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation). The remaining (710m) is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

2km of this walk has no facilities provided and another 1.6km has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged). Whilst another 910m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and the remaining 80m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Wyrrabalong Shoreline walk walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wyrrabalong Shoreline walk walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wyrrabalong Shoreline walk walk starts at the Top of northern Bateau Bay Beach access steps (gps: -33.382053, 151.48403)
Your transport options to Top of northern Bateau Bay Beach access steps are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Wyrrabalong Shoreline walk ends at the Int of South Scenic Rd and Henrys Rd (gps: -33.41096, 151.46547)
Your transport options to Int of South Scenic Rd and Henrys Rd are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/wsw

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Wetland trail to Rainforest

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1 hr 45 mins

4.8 km One way


79 m

Moderate track

A great one-way walk covering some of the highlights of this part of Wyrrabalong National Park. The walk starts off through some beautiful wetland forest, before passing through areas of fantastic, twisted Sydney Redgums and Burrawang cycads. A couple a lookouts provide great views and spots to relax before the walk drops to the edge of Tuggerah lake. Towards the end, the walk passes through some beautiful rainforest with towering cabbage palms. Much of the walk is on sandy tracks.

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Maps for the Wetland trail to Rainforest walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Toukley 1:25 000 Map Series 92313N TOUKLEY NSW-92313N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Wetland trail to Rainforest bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wetland trail to Rainforest

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 4.8 km
Time 1 hr 45 mins
.

Grade 3/6

Moderate track

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 3.8km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 930m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 4.8km follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 4.1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 710m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 2.8km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 2km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 4.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 3km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.8km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Wetland trail to Rainforest walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wetland trail to Rainforest walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wetland trail to Rainforest walk starts at the End of Evans Rd (gps: -33.282853, 151.55077)
Your transport options to End of Evans Rd are by;

Bus. A bus service runs from Lake Haven to Evans Rd. The service only runs a few times a day. Please check timetable for more info or Phone Busway on (02) 4392 6666 (route 91) (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

The Wetland trail to Rainforest ends at the South car park (gps: -33.300644, 151.53294)
Your main transport option to South car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/wttr

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂






Forresters Beach to Crackneck Beach

Download & Print Map and Notes




2 hrs 30 mins

5.8 km Return


254 m

Experienced only

A great walk along the boulder strewn shoreline to the unnamed beach below Crackneck Lookout. Much of this walk is very exposed to the ocean and should not be attempted at high tide or during rough seas. Plenty of rock hopping over the boulders makes the walking harder but also makes the scenery more interesting. The shapes and textures in the rock, combined with the imposing hills and low cliffs of the coastline give quite dramatic scenery and atmosphere for the walk. * This walk passes through very remote areas and sections have no visible track. At least one person in your group should have training and experience in off track walking and navigation. Even with these notes and a GPS these extra skills and equipment are required.

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Maps for the Forresters Beach to Crackneck Beach walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.

Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Forresters Beach to Crackneck Beach bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Forresters Beach to Crackneck Beach

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 5.8 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins
.

Grade 5/6

Experienced only

AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)
Infrastructure No facilities provided (5/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 2.1km of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 800m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

2km of this walk follows a rough unclear track and another 800m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. The remaining (80m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 2.8km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 80m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2km of this walk requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 880m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 2km of this walk is affected by forecast, unforecast storms and severe weather events that may impact on navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 880m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

2km of this walk has no facilities provided and another 800m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (80m) is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Forresters Beach to Crackneck Beach walk.


Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Forresters Beach to Crackneck Beach walk.


Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Forresters Beach to Crackneck Beach walk starts and ends at the Int of South Scenic Rd and Henrys Rd (gps: -33.41096, 151.46547)
Your transport options to Int of South Scenic Rd and Henrys Rd are by;

Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger


Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Hunter weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments


 



Short URL = http://wild.tl/fbtcb

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂