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Ben Boyd NP
Barmouth Beach
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.3 km ESE of Pambula
Length: 0.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 29 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 29 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

Barmouth Beach is a historically significant beach that is nestled on the southern mouth of the Pambula River, opposite Pambula Beach. The beach is a great place for a relaxing swim. From the beach you can see across to Pambula Beach and as far as Merimbula. There is plenty of parking above the beach and the track down to it is well signposted. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach
Time: 5 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 0.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 6 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 6 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This is a short walk onto the lovely, sandy Bittangabee Beach. The walk heads down from the car park, through the picnic area and onto the beach. There is generally no surf at the beach as it tucked into the bay. The walk is very well signposted and along a well defined track. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay Imlay House loop
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 1.1 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 1.1 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 29 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 29 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This walk takes a look at the historical ruins of the Imlay brothers house. The ruins reveal the outline of what would have been a great house, in a quiet and scenic bay. The walk returns by the coast with views through the trees of the turquoise waters. This is an interesting trip to help understand the work of local whalers and business men who lived in the region during the mid 1800's. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay picnic area to black cliffs
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 5.2 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 5.2 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 169 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 169 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This walk is a great way to explore the less visited areas of the popular Bittangabee Bay. The walk winds around the northern side of the bay to explore the cliff top views. The black cliffs are unfenced, and give great views over the entrance of Bittangabee Bay and out to sea. On the way there is an opportunity to explore the history associated with the ruins of Imlay house. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay picnic area to the storehouse
Time: 20 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 0.7 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 0.7 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 32 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 32 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Hard

The walk to the old storehouse is an opportunity to explore some history of the region and see some fantastic rock platforms. The storehouse and wharf are perched just above the water, on the red rock of the bay. The view across the bay, with the contrast of the red rock, can be magical on sunny days. It is worth allowing time to explore the area, soaking up the natural and historical human efforts that make this area unique. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay to Bittangabee Creek
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 1.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 51 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 51 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This walk winds into the beautiful Bittangabee Bay, after passing the historic Imlay House ruins. Starting from Bittangabee picnic area, the walk heads to the creek feeding Bittangabee Bay on its north west corner. The tracknotes mention an alternate route, running closer to the coast, potentially making this into a loop walk. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay to Green Cape Lighthouse
Time: 3 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 8.5 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 8.5 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 191 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 191 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This is the final of the three formal sections of the classic Light to Light track. This walk starts at Bittangabee Bay, where walkers can explore the ruins and and the scenic beach. The walk follows the coast through a variety of environments, mostly in open heath, taking full advantage of the coastal views. The walk explores a variety of natural splendours and human stories of triumph and tragedy. The walk finishes at the lighthouse on Green Cape. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay to Hegartys Bay
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 9.1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 9.1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 248 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 248 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This is a pleasant walk which wanders around the coast from Bittangabee Bay to the rocky Hegartys Bay. The walk is an excellent outing from Bittangabee Bay camping and picnic areas, and it passes a few good places for a swim. The walk is well marked and explores the coast north of Bittangabee Bay. The red coast at Hegartys bay is fantastic. If you want, there is a bush camp at Hegartys Bay, making this into an overnight walk. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay to Pulpit Rock
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 5.3 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 5.3 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 140 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 140 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This walk from Bittangabee Bay is a magnificent way to view the coastline of Ben Boyd National Park. The low heath for much of this walk allows great views out across the ocean and across the flora of the park. The walk finishes with a longish section of service trail leading down to Pulpit Rock, where the ocean relentlessly beats against the rock shelf. Allowing more time you could return to Bittangabee Bay by retracing your steps. (open in app) more...

 
Bittangabee Bay to Southern point lookout
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
19.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 36 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 36 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

The walk from Bittangabee Bay to the southern point of the bay, is a walk to a nice lookout. The walk is well marked, however the informal lookout is not signposted. The lookout is a large gap in the bush along a section of the Light to Light track. The lookout gives a great view across to the black rocks on the north of the bay, and the large rock shelf below the lookout. (open in app) more...

 
Boyd Tower
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.2 km SE of Eden
Length: 0.6 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.6 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 15 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 15 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible

This walk in Ben Boyd National Park is a magnificent way to explore the heritage of Boyd Tower. There are plenty of information signs that enrich the story of the stunning structure and history of the area. Boyd Tower is the centre piece of this walk and is well worth a visit. The bottom of the tower is open to the public and makes this piece of history that much more interesting when exploring. There are two optional side trips to two lookouts with very different views, one is wheelchair accessible, the other is down a very steep set of steps. (open in app) more...

 
Boyd Tower to Leather Jacket Bay
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.2 km SE of Eden
Length: 9.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 9.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 274 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 274 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

Leather Jacket Bay is a rocky and wonderful bay. The walk through Ben Boyd National Park starts at Boyd Tower car park and passes through Red Sands bay with its stunning contrast of colour. The walk not only passes some beautiful coast line to Leather Jacket Bay but some superb examples of geological processes with rock folding and banding. There is a small clearing at Leather Jacket bay with some shade, making it a nice place for lunch before heading back. (open in app) more...

 
Boyd Tower to Mowarry Point Lookout
Time: 7 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.2 km SE of Eden
Length: 18.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 18.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 601 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 601 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This longer day walk starts near Boyd Tower and heads to Mowarry Point, meandering down the coast of Ben Boyd National Park. On the way there are plenty of picturesque coastline views, with the stark red rock forming a great contrast. Views of Boyd Tower and of the coastal rocks are common along the walk as it passes through Red Sands and Leather Jacket bays. Approaching Mowarry Point is an open grass land giving a perspective of how far you have walked (and need to walk back) from Boyd tower car park. A great way of exploring the first stage of the famous Light to Light walk in a day. (open in app) more...

 
Boyd Tower to Red sands Bay
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.2 km SE of Eden
Length: 4.9 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 4.9 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 170 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 170 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

Starting near Boyd Tower, this walk follows the Light to Light walk to a bay with a fine red gravel beach. The walk passes scenic views of Boyd Tower, through the scrub, as it continues past awesome examples of geological rock folding in the cliffs of the bays. Red Sands bay itself is something quite different with its large grain red sand/gravel mixed with smooth round white pebbles and other rocks. The contrast in colours with the ocean and a blue sky is quite something. (open in app) more...

 
Boyd Tower to Saltwater Creek
Time: 5 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.2 km SE of Eden
Length: 13.4 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 13.4 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 382 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 382 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This is the first of the three main sections that form the Light to Light walk. You can start the walk with an optional sidetrip to the historic and interesting Boyd Tower. From here, the walk starts its southward journey to Saltwater Creek. The walk explores a number of picturesque bays with bright red rocks and imposing sea cliffs. Leather Jacket Bay, about halfway along, makes a nice place to relax, with beaches, bays and headlands to explore. The last half of this walk includes a few open grassland sections, providing some panoramic views. (open in app) more...

 
Disaster Bay Lookout
Time: 10 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
20.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 0.1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 11 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 11 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Walk: Easy

This is a very short walk to a spectacular lookout. If you are in the area heading to Green Cape, then you really must stop off and soak up the view. Disaster Bay is named in memory of all the ships that have run aground in the region. On a sunny day, the views of the ocean, long beach and Nadgee Nature Reserve are remarkable - such a contrast to the memory of the lost ships and lives. (open in app) more...

 
Green Cape Lighthouse
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
25.2 km SSE of Eden
Length: 0.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 16 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 16 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Walk: Easy

This short stroll provides the most stunning views in the park, especially on a sunny day. You will wander past the old telegraph station, light house cottages to find the towering white & blue historic Green Cape Lighthouse. The green grass, blue sky and tower is a photographers dream. Continue along the boardwalk to pass the modern lighthouse and find the stunning rugged red rock coastal views from the fenced lookout at the tip of Green Cape. Don't forget to look back at the lighthouse from the lookout, there really are 360-degree views. (open in app) more...

 
Green Cape to Pulpit Rock
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
25.2 km SSE of Eden
Length: 3.8 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 3.8 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 89 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 89 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

The walk to Pulpit Rock is a great way to see an amazing section of coastline. Traveling from Green Cape car park, near the lighthouse, the walk passes through large sections of heath and melaleuca to reach Pulpit Rock car park. Pulpit rock is quite a large formation with an excellent lookout, providing great views north up the coast. (open in app) more...

 
Haycock Point
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.3 km ESE of Pambula
Length: 4.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 4.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 119 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 119 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

The walk to Haycock Point is a great one, with Barmouth Beach as an optional side trip, there is also an interesting arched rock formation and great panoramic views from Haycock Point. The walk passes through a few different vegetation types which splits the walk into sections, including open grassy plains and dense woody forests. (open in app) more...

 
Light to Light Walk 2 day
Time: 2 Days Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.2 km SE of Eden
Length: 30.9 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 30.9 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 794 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 794 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

Over two days, this classic walk explores the coast from Boyd Tower to the Green Cape Lighthouse in the south. Hegartys Bay Camp is over halfway and is the quietest campsite in the park (alternative camp at Saltwater creek). The walk explores many of the scenic and historic highlights of Ben Boyd National Park. It is worth taking the time to enjoy the many bays and vantage points along the way. (open in app) more...

 
Light to Light Walk 3 day
Time: 3 Days Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.2 km SE of Eden
Length: 30.9 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 30.9 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 794 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 794 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This classic walk explores the coast from Boyd Tower to the Green Cape Lighthouse in the south, with overnight stops at the well established Saltwater Creek and Bittangabee Bay campsites (bookings required). The walk explores many of the scenic and historic highlights of Ben Boyd National Park. It is worth taking the time to enjoy the many bays and vantage points along the way. A great walk. (open in app) more...

 
Ly-ee-moon Graveyard
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
25.2 km SSE of Eden
Length: 0.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 8 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 8 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Walk: Easy

This short walk explores the somber and interesting heritage site of the Ly-ee-moon Graveyard. The graveyard covers quite a large area and is well signposted with information signs. The short walk is well worth the time, especially if you are in the area visiting the lighthouse. The sandy track passes through the dense bushland before opening up to the many unnamed graves. (open in app) more...

 
Mowarry Bay to Red Cliffs
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
11.3 km SE of Eden
Length: 8.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 8.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 232 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 232 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

The walk from Mowarry Point to Red Cliffs is an interesting trip through quite a few distinct vegetation types, with a few money shots of the coast line. The grass, heaths, and melaleuca along the way break up the walk to Red Cliffs, which are absolutely stunning. Spend time at the Red Cliffs to see all the different rock formations and inlets that have been created by erosion. Be mindful to keep a safe distance from the edge. The road to the start of this walk is 4wd track only. (open in app) more...

 
Pinnacles car park to Long Beach
Time: 20 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.9 km SE of Pambula
Length: 0.7 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.7 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 49 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 49 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This short walk takes you straight down to Long Beach, which is a popular fishing spot. The beach itself is a large expanse of sand with strong surf conditions. The walk provides direct access to this great beach and heads through a pass, down through a steep gully with red and white rock walls. (open in app) more...

 
Pulpit Rock
Time: 10 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
22.6 km SSE of Eden
Length: 0.1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 15 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 15 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This is a fantastic short walk, with views of the waves crashing into the spectacular red rock of the coast. The short walk down to Pulpit Rock goes straight down stairs onto the rock platform. The rock platform is popular with fishermen with fixed rod holders near the seas edge. (open in app) more...

 
Rock Arch
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.3 km ESE of Pambula
Length: 1.1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 47 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 47 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

The arched rock is just off the headland north-east of Barmouth Beach and is an interesting rock formation. The walk winds along the hillside above Barmouth Beach, which is a worthy side trip, and continues to the unfenced clearing that looks down to the arched rock. This walk will inspire the geologist in us all as we try to figure out how the rock arch was made. (open in app) more...

 
Saltwater Beach to Red Cliffs
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
14.5 km SE of Eden
Length: 3.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 67 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 67 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This walk starts from Saltwater Creek camping area and heads north around the bay to the red cliffs. The walk gives an opportunity to explore the end of Saltwater Creek, the beach and the varied bushland on it's journey to the bald rock platform. From the rock platform, there are awesome views and sounds of the sea smashing against the red cliffs below. It is worth spending some time exploring the rocks, being careful to stay clear of the edge. (open in app) more...

 
Saltwater Creek campsite to Mowarry Point
Time: 3 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
14.5 km SE of Eden
Length: 8.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 8.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 193 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 193 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This walk is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon out from Saltwater Creek camping area. The walk passes the red cliffs that create a dramatic contrast against the intense blue of the sea and green of the heath. The walk also passes through a bay with a large red rock platform which is a great place for exploring the rock pools and shallows. Mowarry Point provides scenic views north up the coast. (open in app) more...

 
Saltwater Creek to Bittangabee Bay
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
407.2 km SSW of Berowra
Length: 9.1 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 9.1 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 223 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 223 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Track: Hard

This walk follows the second main section of the Light to Light walk. The walk joins the two main camping areas of Ben Boyd National Park, by walking along the coast from Saltwater Creek to Bittangabee Bay. The walk explores a few bays, beaches and stunning rock formations on its journey. About half this walk is through open heath or grass lands, allowing plenty of great views out to sea and down the coast. Parts of the walk pass through the taller melaleuca forests providing some shade and interest in the diverse flora of the coast environment. (open in app) more...

 
Saltwater Creek to Hegartys Bay
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
14.5 km SE of Eden
Length: 9.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 9.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 213 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 213 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This return walk, from Saltwater Creek camping area, heads south along the coast and around the headlands to Hegartys Bay. The walk passes over a large expanse of low heath along the headland between the bays, providing great panoramic views of the coast. There is a small campsite at Hegartys Bay with some shade and a fascinating red rock platform on the waters edge. (open in app) more...

 
Saltwater Creek to Mowarry Point
Time: 3 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
14.5 km SE of Eden
Length: 8.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 8.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 193 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 193 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

This walk starts from the Saltwater Creek camping area, passing through some varied vegetation groups on its way to Mowarry Point Lookout. The walk passes the great view from the red cliffs before heading into a red platform bay, with an opportunity to see the rock formations up close. This great walk has a variety of stunning scenic views. (open in app) more...

 
Severs Beach
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
4.7 km SE of Pambula
Length: 1.4 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 1.4 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 26 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 26 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Walk: Easy

Severs Beach is a fantastic spot on the Pambula River with its crystal clear waters and sandy beach. The beach is backed by Aboriginal sites of significance, with many middens in the area. The beach also boasts two wood fired BBQ settings in a nice grassy area. A great spot for a picnic and to wet the toes. (open in app) more...

 
The Pinnacles Loop
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.9 km SE of Pambula
Length: 1.1 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 1.1 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 43 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 43 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

The Pinnacles are an amazing brightly coloured rock feature, and the centre piece of this walk. The reds and white of the rock contrasts with the green heath and blue sea creating a fantastic sight. The smaller lookout, one without a sign, is a better lookout than the larger area. However, both lookouts give a good view of the Pinnacles. (open in app) more...

 
Twofold Bay Lookout via Boyd Tower
Time: 20 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
6.2 km SE of Eden
Length: 0.8 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.8 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Ben Boyd National Park
Climb: 25 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 25 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible

This walk is a fantastic way to see some of Ben Boyd National Park's heritage and spectacular coastline. The walk passes the iconic sandstone Boyd Tower and continues on to the wide views from the lookout over Twofold Bay. The side trip to Red Point lookout is well worth it to see the dramatic rock folds that are found along the coast of the national park. Note that the side trip has as very steep set of steps. (open in app) more...

 
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