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Little Congwong Beach Walk
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.6 km S of La Perouse
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)
Botany Bay National Park
Climb: 34 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 34 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 start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

A relaxing beach walk, ending at a sheltered sandy beach that has been described as one of the most beautiful beaches in Sydney. In the past, this walk has been used as a nudist beach, but this practice is being discouraged. The beach is very popular in the summer, but beware of the limited shade on a hot afternoon. (open in app)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Little Congwong Beach Walk

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Little Congwong Beach Walk
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Southern End of Cann Park
Eastern end of Congwong Beach
Starting point for this hiking track: Southern End of Cann Park

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
 Botany Bay 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-91303S 
 Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 

Photo Gallery

 
Southern end of Cann Park, near La Perouse
 
Southern end of Cann Park, near La Perouse +
 
Sign to Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Sign to Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Steps down to Congwong Beach
 
Steps down to Congwong Beach +

 
Track down to Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Track down to Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Track down to Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Track down to Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +

 
Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Eastern end of Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Eastern end of Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +

 
Track at eastern end of Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Track at eastern end of Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Sign on Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Sign on Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Track to Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Track to Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +

 
Concrete track to Little Congwong beach, near La Perouse
 
Concrete track to Little Congwong beach, near La Perouse +
 
Concrete track to Little Congwong beach, near La Perouse
 
Concrete track to Little Congwong beach, near La Perouse +
 
View from Little Congwong beach track, near La Perouse
 
View from Little Congwong beach track, near La Perouse +

 
View from Little Congwong beach track, near La Perouse
 
View from Little Congwong beach track, near La Perouse +
 
View from Little Congwong beach track, near La Perouse
 
View from Little Congwong beach track, near La Perouse +
 
Fence near Little Congwong beach
 
Fence near Little Congwong beach +

 
Little Congwong beach track, near La Perouse
 
Little Congwong beach track, near La Perouse +
 
Timber steps to Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Timber steps to Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +

 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Little Congwong beach, near La Perouse
 
Little Congwong beach, near La Perouse +
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +

 
Steps leading out of Little Congwong Beach
 
Steps leading out of Little Congwong Beach +
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Rock on Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Rock on Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +

 
Southern end of Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Southern end of Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse
 
Little Congwong Beach, near La Perouse +

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 Little Congwong Beach Walk bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Little Congwong Beach Walk bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Little Congwong Beach Walk bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Little Congwong Beach 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 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 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)
*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, 540m has short steep hills.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 540m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs
This whole walk, 540m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required
Around 310m of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 230m requires some bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 540m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 540m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

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.
Catch the bus to Southern End of Cann Park
Public transport (bus) available to 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 to the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive to Southern End of Cann Park
You can drive or ride to this start of this Bushwalk There is free parking available.
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|

(0 km) Southern End of Cann Park to Eastern end of Congwong Beach
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 232 m Time = 4 mins
Climb = 2 m Descent = -8 m
From the southern end of Cann Park[1], this walk follows the concrete track down a series of stairs[2], passing the 'Congwong Beach Walk' sign[3] on your right. This walk continues gently downhill on a sandy track for about 40m, to find the western end of Congwong Beach[4]. Then this walk follows the beach, with the water to your right, for about 140m until coming to a three-way intersection, with the 'Henry Head/Little Congwong Beach' sign[5].

(0.23 km) Eastern end of Congwong Beach to Little Congwong Beach
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 308 m Time = 6 mins
Climb = 13 m Descent = -11 m
Turn right: From the eastern end of Congwong Beach[6], this walk follows a mostly level concrete track, passing a 'Little Congwong Beach Track' sign[7] (on the left) and keeping the water on the right for about 230m (with coastal views on the right[8]). Then this walk follows a sandy track moderately steeply downhill[9], with occasional timber steps[10] for about 90m, until coming to the western end of Little Congwong Beach[11].

Little Congwong Beach Alt = 7 m
Little Congwong Beach, located at La Perouse, is a sheltered sandy beach[12] that has been described as one of the most beautiful beach oases in Sydney. Little Congwong beach has also been used for over 40 years as an unofficial and secluded nude beach[13]. If you see any offensive behaviour please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333000 or the Maroubra Police on 02 9349 9299. This beach is very popular on summer weekends and has limited shade in the afternoon[14]. More info

Catch the bus from Southern End of Cann Park
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)
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive from Southern End of Cann Park
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.
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
Public Transport Timetables

To the start of the walk

From
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney
From the end of the walk

To
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney

Driving Directions
To the start of the walk

Drive from:
From the end of the walk

Drive to:


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 7.4 km
Outdoor Equipment 60 Spring St , Bondi Junction (02) 9389 8122 10.8 km
Caravan Accessories Pty Ltd 33 Rocky Point Rd , Kogarah (02) 9588 3400 9.2 km
Carlton Canvas Co 337 Princes Hwy, Carlton (02) 9587 0208 10.2 km
Brandt Bros Est 1878 141 Devonshire St , Surry Hills (02) 9318 2666 11.5 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Little Congwong Beach Walk.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Little Congwong Beach Walk
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1 SYD01 12/14 Ormonde Parade HURSTVILLE 12 km (to the W)
5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
31 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 43 km (to the NNW)
3 VMG3 Mine commsite WESTCLIFF COLLIERY 46 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
°C (feels like °)
km/h from the
% humidity     (as at )
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

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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