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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)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach
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Bittangabee Bay Picnic area
Starting point for this hiking track: Bittangabee Bay Picnic area

Base maps are used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795   www.lands.nsw.gov.au

Maps that cover the walk area (please always carry maps of the area)

Print a map and track notes here
 Kiah 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-88231S 
 Green Cape 1:100 000 Map Series 8923 

Photo Gallery

 
Bittangabee bay camping and day use area
 
Bittangabee bay camping and day use area +
 
Bittangabee Picnic area and sign
 
Bittangabee Picnic area and sign +
 
Track down to Bittangabee Beach
 
Track down to Bittangabee Beach +

 
Stairs onto Bittangabee Beach
 
Stairs onto Bittangabee Beach +
 
Bittangabee Beach
 
Bittangabee Beach +
 
Bittangabee Beach
 
Bittangabee Beach +

Terrain


Please note: This is a 'return' style walk and therefore these graphs only show the terrain for the first half of the walk (until the turn around point.)

Cross sectional view of the Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach bushwalking track

Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
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Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Length 180m
Time 5 mins
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Grade 3/6

Track: Moderate
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
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)
*This summary of grading information is new and still in testing

Some more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.
Gradient
This whole walk, 90m has short steep hills.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 90m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs
This whole walk, 90m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 90m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 90m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 90m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes


Since this is a 'return' style walk once you have had enough of the walk, turn around and retrace your steps back to the start.
Drive to Bittangabee Bay Picnic area
You can drive or ride to this start of this Bushwalk A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
You can drive or ride to the start of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip to the start of this walk.
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

Bittangabee Bay Picnic Area Alt = 7 m
Bittangabee Bay Picnic Area is near Bittangabee Bay and camp area in Ben Boyd National Park. The picnic area is a day-use only area with a few picnic tables, an electric BBQ and a pit toilet. There is a reasonable amount of natural shade, and is close to a car park. There is short walk to the beach and ruins at Bittangabee Bay. The picnic area is well signposted on the loop road near the Bittangabee camping area.

(0 km) Bittangabee Bay Picnic area to Bittangabee Beach
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 90 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -6 m
From the road just near the picnic area, this walk heads down the hill, passing through the picnic area and down the stairs. The water and beach are visible through the trees, the track soon leading down onto the beach.

Bittangabee Bay Beach Alt = 3 m
Bittangabee Bay Beach, Ben Boyd National Park, is a small beach at the south-western corner of the bay. The beach can be accessed by a short walk from Bittangabee picnic area in Ben Boyd National Park. The yellow sand beach has a small creek and lagoon behind. The beach also has rock platforms at each end and is fairly well-protected from swells, being tucked away in the bay. The historic storehouse is visible on the shore to the right.

Drive from Bittangabee Bay Picnic area
You can drive or ride from this end of this Bushwalk A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
You can drive or ride from the end of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip from the end of this walk.
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

Getting there

Plan your trip to the start of the walk and back from the end of the walk

Public Transport links currently not working, sorry

Driving Directions
To the start of the walk

Drive from:
From the end of the walk

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Near by


Campsites in the park
Bittangabee campground
Saltwater Creek campground


Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Gas Connection The Arthur Kaine Drv, Pambula (02) 6495 7121 34.4 km
Camping Plus 6 Alice St , Merimbula (02) 6495 2571 37.8 km
Barbeques Galore (Bega) 274 Carp St , Bega (02) 6492 4054 62.4 km
Camping Outdoors Centre 43 Vulcan St , Moruya (02) 4474 3081 145.7 km
Gone Fishin Cnr Ford & Queen Sts, Moruya (02) 4474 4381 145.5 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Bittangabee Bay carpark to beach
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2 EDN02 PJ OBrien / Optus site BIMMIL HILL 25 km (to the NNW)
4 MCA04 DCNR / Ambulance Site MARAMINGO HILL 46 km (to the WSW)
3 MER03 CB Repeater Site Hill 217 5 km NNE of WYNDHAM 51 km (to the NW)
5 VKE5 Broadcast Site EMERALD HILL
Emergency use only
98 km (to the NW)
8 DEL08 O`Brien/Country Energy/Police Site MT DELEGATE 100 km (to the W)

Weather and Park info

Fire Danger
This walk passes Far South Coast fire area which currently has a LOW MODERATE rating and No fire ban in place.
(Tomorrow the Fire Danger Rating is LOW MODERATE, No fire ban.) (Downloaded 2 years ago)
Please Note: 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 and Climate
Weather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
°C (feels like °)
km/h from the
% humidity     (as at )
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

Ben Boyd National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
Ben Boyd National park is on the NSW South Coast, near Eden. The park was named and established in 1971, in the honour of Benjamin Boyd (1801-1851). Ben Boyd National park protects a wonderful section of coast line from Pambula to Green Cape, split into two distinct sections, one north of Eden and the other south. The park is well known for its contrasting red rocks, whale sighting, Boyd Tower, Green Cape Lighthouse and associated history. Ben Boyd National park offers some great insights into recent European history, Indigenous occupation and natural history. The park provides two campsites some other great recreational experiences.
Region: South Coast & Highlands
Park fees Camping Facilities I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.

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