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Burrawang foreshore walk
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
2.4 km ENE of Kurnell
Length: 1.1 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 1.1 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Botany Bay National Park
Climb: 10 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 10 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 There is a bus stop within 2km of the end of this walk
Style: One way
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible

This pleasant stroll along a concrete footpath leads through a historically significant section of Kamay Botany Bay NP. Starting from the Visitor Centre, you take a short side trip to the Meeting Place where you will learn more about the Aboriginal people of the area. As the walk continues down to and along the waterfront you will pass the actual landing site for the Endeavour in 1770. You also pass a series of monuments to different men on the ship, including Captain Cook. There are also plenty of information signs to give further insight into the impacts of the Aboriginal people of the area. A lovely stroll with the chance to grab a snack at the end. This walk can be started at either end, you can allow extra time and return the same way if you prefer. (open in app)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Burrawang foreshore walk

Map of Walk

Location

Burrawang foreshore walk bushwalking track notes
Map of Burrawang foreshore walk
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Visitor Centre carpark
Meeting place int.
Meeting place int.
Solander Monument
Wharf Intersection
Captain Cook Monument
Starting point for this hiking track: Visitor Centre carpark

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
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Terrain

Cross sectional view of the Burrawang foreshore walk bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Burrawang foreshore walk  bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Burrawang foreshore walk bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Burrawang foreshore walk  bushwalking track

Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
These details are new. This new feature still requires more testing and refining. Please use the 'Walker Feedback' for report specific issues. Please e-mail Matt if you have any general comments. Hope you find it helpful.

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Length 1.1km
Time 30 mins
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Grade 1/6

Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
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, 1.1km is flat with no steps.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 1.1km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs
This whole walk, 1.1km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 1.1km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 1.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 1.1km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes

Drive to Visitor Centre carpark
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.
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Visitor Centre Alt = 13 m
This visitors' centre can be found on Cape Solander Drive, inside Kamay Botany Bay National Park. It provides great information about the area's history and environment, plus there is a souvenir shop, where some simple food and drink is also available. A Trailrider is also available for free hire for people with limited mobility[1]. There is a male & female toilet block[fac=8276] on the eastern side of the Visitor Centre. And a large parking area[fac=8277] in front.

(0 km) Visitor Centre carpark to Meeting place int.
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 100 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -2 m
From in front of the 'Visitor Centre'[2], this walk follows the footpath ramp down[3] between the large metal 'Welcome to Kamay Botany Bay National Park'[4] sign and the visitor centre building (keeping building to your right). After about 20m the path leads to a 3-way intersection marked with a large 'National Heritage List - Kurnell Penisulla Headland' sign[5], here the walk turns right and follows the concrete footpath through the open parkland for about 60m to come to a 3-way intersection[6] with a 'Visitor Centre 100m'[7] arrow pointing back to the building.

(0.1 km) Meeting place int. to The Meeting Place
Optional sidetrip: Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 37 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = 0 m
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Burrawang Sign' sign[8] gently downhill along the concrete footpath for about 35m to the visible sandstone circular 'Meeting Place'[9] and seating[fac=8281] area.
(Retrace your steps back to the main track, then turn left to continue along this walk.)

The Meeting Place Alt = 10 m
This circular seating[fac=8281][10] area provides an opportunity to reflect on the history of this land. A chance to consider the Aboriginal people, their connection to this land and that 'At this place in April 1770 Aboriginal people gathered as a converted British coal ship, the Endeavour, appeared on the horizon and continued into the bay. As the landing party approached, two Aboriginal men advanced to the beach to challenge the group of strangers as they prepared to come ashore.'[11]

(0.1 km) Meeting place int. to Solander Monument
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 234 m Time = 4 mins
Climb = 1 m Descent = -7 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Burrawang Walk' wheelchair arrow[12], along the concrete footpath towards the distant water views and through the open parkland. After 50m this walk veers right at a 3-way intersection[13] (with a dirt driveway) and continues along the concrete path for another 180m to come beside the tall sandstone monolith monument to 'Daniel Carl Solander'[14][15].

Solander Monument Alt = 3 m
This monument was erected in memory of Daniel Carl Solander, who together with Cpt James Cook and Joseph Banks landed in Botany Bay in 1770.

(0.33 km) Solander Monument to Wharf intersection
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 358 m Time = 6 mins
Climb = 6 m Descent = -2 m
Continue straight: From beside the 'Daniel Carl Solander' monument[16][17], this walk follows the conrete path downhill as it sweeps to the left for about 50m to come to the 'Forry Sutherland' memorial stone[18][19] (the first British subject to die in Australia), close to the water. Here the walk follows the footpath along the shorline for 120m to a large timber bridge[20] with information signs[21][22][23][24], seats[25][fac=8274], over a historically significant creek[26]. From the bridge this walk continues along the footpath for about 80m (beside the tall pine trees) to lead past the large round 'Banks Monument'[27][28] (on the left) then about 100m later comes to a clear 4-way intersection with a wharf (on the right).

Kamay Wharf Alt = 4 m
Along the foreshore in Kamay Botany Bay National Park is this well-restored ferry wharf. Although not for use as a wharf today, it provides a wonderful fenced area to sit[fac=8273], enjoy the view and learn more about the meeting of cultures[29][30][31][32] in view of where Captain Cook landed in 1770. Opposite the wharf is the historic Ferry Shelter[fac=8272] shed c1910.

(0.69 km) Wharf Intersection to Captain Cook Monument
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 67 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -3 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the concrete footpath[33] keeping the water on the right, through the open parkland to walk to the visible tall sandstone Captain Cook monument[34] (on the left).

Cook Monument Alt = 4 m
Cpt Cook landed in Botany Bay on the 28th of April in 1770. This monument was erected in 1870, and was unveiled by the honerable Thomas Holt, M.L.C, Victoria Regina, The Earl of Belmore, Governor.

(0.76 km) Captain Cook Monument to Corner of Prince Charles parade and Captain Cook drive
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 301 m Time = 5 mins
Climb = 3 m Descent = -4 m
Continue straight: From the 'Captain Cook' monument[35], this walk follows the flat concrete footpath, keeping the water immediately to the right for 80m to come to a 3-way intersection marked with a 'Burrang Walk' arrow post.
From the intersection, this walk heads along the flat concrete footpath, keeping the water immediately to the right for about 10m to pass a picnic table[fac=8271] then continues alongside the beach for another 150m to find yet another picnic table[fac=8270] (under the tree on the left). Here the walk continues along the path past the 'Kamay Botany Bay National Park' sign[36] to find the car parks[37][38][fac=8268] and picnic tables[39][fac=8269] (opposite the shops[40] at the junction of Prince Charles Prd & Captain Cook Dr, Kurnell).

Endeavour Cafe and Ice Cream Alt = 4 m
At the junction of Prince Charles Pde & Captin Cook Dr, Kurnell are a few local shops[41] including the Endeavour Cafe and Ice Cream[42]. You can grab a bite to eat, there is also free on street parking[fac=8268] and picnic tables[fac=8269] beside the water. You will also find a bus stop[43] opposite the shops.

Catch the bus from Corner of Prince Charles parade and Captain Cook drive
Public transport (bus) available from this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip from the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
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Drive from Corner of Prince Charles parade and Captain Cook drive
You can drive or ride from this end of this Bushwalk There is free parking available.
You can drive or ride from the end of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip from the end of this walk.
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Getting there

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Near by



Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Kingsford Camping & Disposals 309 Anzac Pde, Kingsford (02) 9663 3535 9.2 km
Caravan Accessories Pty Ltd 33 Rocky Point Rd , Kogarah (02) 9588 3400 8.7 km
Boots Great Outdoors 23 Koonya Cct, Caringbah (02) 9542 8988 9.6 km
Carlton Canvas Co 337 Princes Hwy, Carlton (02) 9587 0208 9.5 km
Brandt Bros Est 1878 141 Devonshire St , Surry Hills (02) 9318 2666 13.2 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Burrawang foreshore walk .
Channel Call sign
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Site Distance and dir from Burrawang foreshore walk
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1 SYD01 12/14 Ormonde Parade HURSTVILLE 12 km (to the WNW)
5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
32 km (to the NNW)
7 SYD07 7 Glamorgan St BLACKTOWN 38 km (to the NW)
6 VMB7 CB Repeater Site 16 Alan Rd BEROWRA HEIGHTS 44 km (to the N)
3 VMG3 Mine commsite WESTCLIFF COLLIERY 44 km (to the SW)

Weather and Park info

Fire Danger
This walk passes Greater Sydney Region 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
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Botany Bay National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page

Region: Sydney & Surrounds
Park fees Camping Facilities I am not aware of any closures in this park at the moment.

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