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Bournda National Park
Bournda Beach car park to Beach
Time: 10 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.3 km SSW of Tathra
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)
Bournda 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
Style: Return
Track: Moderate

This walk is the most direct route onto Bournda Beach. The walk heads from the car park through the shaded heath to climb over the dunes and onto the beach. This places you on the beach just north of Bournda Lagoon and Island. (open in app) more...

 
Bournda Lagoon
Time: 5 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 0.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 3 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 3 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 wide and shady track to Bournda Lagoon slowly winds down to the edge of this wonderful lagoon. The Lagoon is fed by Sandy Beach Ck and is separated from Bournda Beach by a small sand dune. There are limited shaded spots once on the lagoon bank, but if you bring your own shade this is a great place to spend the day. (open in app) more...

 
Bournda Lagoon car park to Bournda Island
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 2.1 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.1 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 35 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 35 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 passes Bournda Lagoon and crosses Bournda Beach to follow the headland to the island. Bournda Island divides North Tura and Bournda beaches. The island is exposed to the elements and provides stunning views along both beaches. The cave at the bottom of the island is interesting to explore when the surf conditions are safe. (open in app) more...

 
Bournda Lagoon lookout
Time: 12 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.5 km SSW of Tathra
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)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 14 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 14 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 short walk that showcases Bournda Lagoon from a beautiful angle. The start of the walk is found at the Bournda Lagoon car park. The halfway point of the walk is the lookout above the lagoon, giving a great view across most of the lagoon and out to sea. After the walk you may want to head down to the beach and cool the feet off in the ocean. (open in app) more...

 
Bournda Lagoon to North Tura
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
8.6 km NNE of Merimbula
Length: 1.8 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 1.8 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Bournda National Park
Climb: 23 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 23 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: Moderate

The walk from Bournda Lagoon to North Tura passes a lagoon, two beaches, a tombola headland, dunes, heath land and stunning views of the coast. With all the different scenery there is plenty to do along this walk, so leave some extra time to thoroughly enjoy all that is on offer. (open in app) more...

 
Bournda Lagoon via North Tura Lookout
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
9.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 5.2 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 5.2 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Bournda National Park
Climb: 107 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 107 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 Bournda Lagoon track is a wonderful walk around the Lagoon, exploring the surrounding area. Bournda Lagoon and Sandy Beach Creek support some lush vegetation, including a rain forest, on their shores. The walk is well signposted with the option to miss the North Tura section of the walk and head back to the car park. Don't forget to take your swimmers for a dip at Bournda Lagoon on your way back. (open in app) more...

 
Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Lagoon
Time: 1 hr 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
10.6 km NNE of Merimbula
Length: 5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda 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: Return
Track: Moderate

From Hobart Beach camping area, this walk passes the hidden Bondi Lake to come to Bournda Lagoon. The lagoon is a wonderful oasis with the deep pool and sandy, shaded edges making a really pleasant area. The proximity to Bournda Beach also creates the opportunity to have a body surf. The track to Bournda Lagoon is well signposted from Hobart Beach camping area. (open in app) more...

 
Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Trig loop
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 8 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 8 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Bournda National Park
Climb: 251 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 251 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
Route: Hard

The walk from Hobart Beach camping area to Bournda Trig is a long walk, heading up the biggest hill in the area. The view from the top is shrouded by trees, giving visitors water glimpses and views of the ranges to the east. The walk is great exercise and explores a diverse range of environments in the park. (open in app) more...

 
Hobart Beach loop
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 1.2 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 1.2 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Bournda National Park
Climb: 1 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 1 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 is a great way to explore Hobart Beach as it leaves the popular camping area to follow along the shore of Wallagoot Lake. The track is soft underfoot with most of the walk on sand. This is great way to enjoy the shore of Wallagoot Lake. (open in app) more...

 
Hobart Beach to Bondi Lake
Time: 1 hr 45 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 42 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 42 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
Route: Hard

The walk from Hobart Beach camping area to Bondi Lake is an interesting one, mostly running parallel to the lake, which you can't see, till the very end. The walk is shaded for most of the way due to the thick heath surrounding the track until it opens out onto Bondi Lake (dry when we walked it). (open in app) more...

 
Hobart Beach to Bournda Island
Time: 2 hrs 15 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 7.6 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 7.6 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Bournda National Park
Climb: 70 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 70 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 Bournda Island from Hobart Beach camping area is an excellent way to see some of the sights in Bournda National Park. The first half of this picturesque walk is mainly closed in by heath and melaleuca, with closeup views of the local environment. The second half enjoys panoramic views from the beach. The short track up the island gives more great views up and down the coast. (open in app) more...

 
Hobart Beach to Games Bay
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 10.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 10.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 230 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 230 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 Games Bay from Hobart Beach camping area is a fantastic walk to this gem of a secluded beach. The turquoise waters of Games Bay tempt many people for a swim, and the bay is a great place for lunch under a shady tree. (open in app) more...

 
Hobart Beach to Wallagoot Gap
Time: 1 hr 45 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 6 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 6 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 70 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 70 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 wonderful beach walk, to a more secluded beach. The walk crosses the dunes from Hobart Beach camping area and follows Wallagoot Beach north to Wallagoot Gap, just over the headland to the north. The Gap hides a small solitary beach which is a popular place for locals to swim or enjoy a quiet, lazy day at the beach (there are no patrols at the beach). (open in app) more...

 
Hobart Beach, Bournda Lagoon and Beach loop
Time: 3 hrs 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 10.6 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 10.6 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Bournda National Park
Climb: 139 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 139 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

This is an expansive walk out from Hobart Beach camping area taking in some of the best sights of Bournda National Park. The walk explores the area from the campsite, and around Bournda Lagoon, before following the beautiful North Tura and Bournda beaches back to the start. There is plenty of opportunity along this walk to get the toes wet and to simply enjoy your surroundings. (open in app) more...

 
Kangarutha Track
Time: 4 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.4 km ESE of Tathra
Length: 8.8 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 8.8 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Bournda National Park
Climb: 453 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 453 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 Kangarutha Track takes walkers from Tathra south to near Wallagoot Gap. The walk explores about half of the Bournda National Park coast line. This coastline has many beautiful bays and scenic ocean views. There are a few bays where you would be able to have a splash to cool yourself down on those warmer days. Allow time to rest and enjoy the view from these secluded bays and headlands. (open in app) more...

 
Kangarutha Track to Hobart Beach
Time: 4 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.4 km ESE of Tathra
Length: 11.5 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 11.5 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Bournda National Park
Climb: 476 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 476 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 extends the Kangarutha Track, starting from Kianiny Bay in Tathra and following the coast to Hobart Beach camping area. This coastal walk is dotted with many secluded beaches and bays, great places to watch the waves roll in, or to get the toes wet. The walk along the sandy Wallagoot Beach is a nice way to finish, before arriving at Hobart Beach camping area. (open in app) more...

 
Kianiny Bay lookout
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.4 km ESE of Tathra
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)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 35 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 35 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

Kianiny Bay lookout is a quick and fantastic way to view the coast just south of Tathra. There is plenty of parking at Kianiny Bay and a pleasant picnic area to start the journey. The walk follows a well formed path to the informal lookout, where you can sit and enjoy the passing ships and the fascinating rugged coastline. (open in app) more...

 
Kianiny Bay to Boulder Bay
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.4 km ESE of Tathra
Length: 3.5 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3.5 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 200 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 200 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

Boulder Bay is a fantastic secluded beach backed by many smooth, round rocks (hence the name). The walk is dotted with views of the coast, and the bushland itself is pleasant to walk through. The starting point at Kianiny Bay has great picnic facilities and play equipment to entertain the young, or young at heart. (open in app) more...

 
Kianiny Bay to White Horse Bay lookout
Time: 1 Hr Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.4 km ESE of Tathra
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)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 114 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 114 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

White Horse Bay is not the most spectacular bay in the area but the walk to it is quite nice. The walk takes you from Kianiny Bay and picnic area past the Kianiny lookout, through some of the signature heath of Bournda National Park. The walk heads to the northern point of White Horse Bay where there are views out to sea over the black, rough and steep rock shoreline. (open in app) more...

 
North Tura Beach
Time: 10 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
11 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 0.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 0.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 5 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 5 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 is the most direct route from North Tura car park onto North Tura Beach. The walk has a viewing platform nearby which is well worth a visit for great views of the coast. The beach is not patrolled but is still a popular place for people wanting to body surf or swim. A great place for a quiet stroll along the sand. (open in app) more...

 
North Tura Beach loop
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
11 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 0.5 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 0.5 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Bournda National Park
Climb: 7 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 7 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 is a wonderful short loop down from the car park and onto North Tura Beach. The walk explores the beach, giving the chance to get sand between the toes, before returning to the car. The optional side trip to the lookout is well worth the effort with its great view of the coast. (open in app) more...

 
North Tura Beach to Bournda Lagoon
Time: 1 hr 15 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.1 km NNE of Merimbula
Length: 3.5 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 3.5 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Bournda National Park
Climb: 83 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 83 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 North Tura car park to Bournda Lagoon takes the inland route, away from the coast. The heath protects the walk as it winds through numerous vegetation types and then down across Sandy Beach Creek. The walk then follows the beautiful lagoon before heading up to the car park for the car shuffle or pick up. (open in app) more...

 
North Tura car park to Bournda Island
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
11 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 2.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 2.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 31 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 31 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 enjoy the panoramic views from the lookout on Bournda Island. The views extend north up Bournda Beach and south all the way along North Tura beach. The walk mainly follows the beach, giving you a chance to feel the sand between the toes and get the feet wet when playing games with the incoming waves. (open in app) more...

 
North Tura Lookout
Time: 5 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
11 km SSW of Tathra
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)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 2 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 2 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

The lookout at North Tura is not far from the car park and is well placed above the heath. From the end of this short walk you can see up and down the remote beach, both to the north and south, although views are limited by some taller vegetation. Bournda Island can also be clearly seen to the north. There is a toilet near the car park and the side trip leads down to some picnic tables with natural shade. (open in app) more...

 
Scotts Hut
Time: 1 hr 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
7.5 km SSW of Tathra
Length: 3.6 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3.6 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda 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
Walk: Easy

The track to the historic Scotts Hut is a great walk along the shores of Wallagoot Lake and Scotts Bay. The walk is well signposted as it leads into the open grass area of Scotts Hut picnic area. The hut itself is well worth an explore and a peek through the windows of this once pioneer home. (open in app) more...

 
Wallagoot Beach
Time: 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.8 km S of Tathra
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)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 37 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 37 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 is a short route onto Wallagoot Beach. On the walk down to the beach you are rewarded with views across Wallagoot Lake as well as the long Wallagoot and Bournda Beaches. The beach is a popular place for swimming and in good conditions the rocks on the northern end of the beach provide some opportunities for exploring. (open in app) more...

 
Wallagoot car park to Games Bay
Time: 2 hrs Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.8 km S of Tathra
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)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 182 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 182 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 Games Bay from Wallagoot car park follows the picturesque coastline north. The walk is well signposted and the turquoise blue water is right next to the track as it winds onto the sandy beach of the bay. The secluded beach is a great place to spend a few hours splashing in the water and exploring the area. (open in app) more...

 
Wallagoot Gap
Time: 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.8 km S of Tathra
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)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 22 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 22 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

Wallagoot Gap is a spectacular gorge, cut into the rock by the ocean. The Gap is a popular swimming spot where the water is channeled over a small reef and through the tall rock walls. The seclusion created by the tall walls of the beach give some protection from the wind and waves, but there is no lifeguard patrol. The walk down to Wallagoot Gap is well signposted and well maintained. (open in app) more...

 
Wallagoot Gap to White Rock
Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
5.8 km S of Tathra
Length: 9 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 9 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Bournda National Park
Climb: 398 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 398 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 White Rock from Wallagoot Gap is an excellent way to experience the Bournda National Park coastline. The walk is scattered with many views of the coastline, with Games Bay, about halfway, a nice spot to cool down. The White Rocks provide a great picnic area (no facilities) for lunch before returning to Wallagoot car park. (open in app) more...

 
White Rock
Time: 10 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
3.7 km SSE of Tathra
Length: 0.2 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 0.2 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Bournda National Park
Climb: 12 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 12 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

This is a great short walk to some appropriately named white rocks. The White Rock is not the only attraction of this walk, there are also great views over the surrounding coast. You might even see some locals jumping from the cliffs opposite White Rocks car park. (open in app) more...

 
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