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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)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for North Tura Lookout

Map of Walk

Location

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Nth Tura Car Park
Nth Tura Lookout int.
Nth Tura Lookout int.
Starting point for this hiking track: Nth Tura Car 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
 Wolumla 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-88242N 
 Bega 1:100 000 Map Series 8824 

Photo Gallery

 
Signposted intersection for lookout and beach
 
Signposted intersection for lookout and beach +
 
North Tura lookout
 
North Tura lookout +
 
View from North Tura lookout
 
View from North Tura lookout +

 
Clouds above North Tura
 
Clouds above North Tura +
 
North Tura
 
North Tura +
 
North Tura Toilets
 
North Tura Toilets +

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 North Tura Lookout bushwalking track

Cross Section of the North Tura Lookout bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the North Tura Lookout bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the North Tura Lookout 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 120m
Time 5 mins
.


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, 60m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 60m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs
This whole walk, 60m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 60m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 60m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 60m 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 Nth Tura Car Park
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|

(0 km) Nth Tura Car Park to Nth Tura Lookout int.
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - bushtrack
Length = 31 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -1 m
From the gravel Nth Tura car park[fac=8211] (at the end of N Tura Rd, Bournda), this walk heads between the timber bollards[fac=8212] towards the beach along the crushed gravel path. The wide path then leads past the toilet[fac=8213] (on your left), past the 'Welcome to North Tura Beach' sign[1] to veer to the right and come to an intersection with a timber 'North Tura Beach' sign[2].

(0.03 km) Nth Tura Lookout int. to Nth Tura Picnic Area
Optional sidetrip: Walk: Easy - bushtrack
Length = 30 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -1 m
Turn sharp left: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Walking tracks' arrow[3] along the wide gravel path keeping the car park to the left. The path leads behind the large 'Welcome to North Tura Beach' information sign[4], and toilet[fac=8213] (on your left) to lead gently downhill alongside the timber fence to come to an intersection with two picnic tables[fac=8224] (on your left). The intersection is marked with a 'North Tura Beach' sign[5].
(Retrace your steps back to the main track, then turn left to continue along this walk.)

(0.03 km) Nth Tura Lookout int. to Nth Tura Lookout
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - bushtrack
Length = 31 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -1 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Viewing Platform' sign[6], towards the lookout. The walk leads along the gravel path, around the timber bollard[7] then up the fiberglass ramp (1.5m wide), keeping a timber fence either side.

North Tura Lookout Alt = 10 m
North Tura Beach Lookout is between Tathra and Merimbula in Bournda National Park. The lookout platform (4.6x4.6m) has stunning views[8] over North Tura Beach, all the way south to Tura Headland[9] and out to sea. The lookout is also a perfect viewing point for Turingal Head[10] and Bournda Island. The fence[11] is 91cm high and the ramp leading up is 1.5m wide[12].

North Tura Beach Alt = 6 m
North Tura Beach is located north of Merimbula and Tura Heads. The beach is a beautiful expanse of sand of nearly 2.5km, stretching from Tura Heads to Bournda Island in the north. North Tura is an easterly-facing beach which is accessed by Widgeram Rd off the Sapphire Coast Drive.

Drive from Nth Tura Car Park
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

Drive to:


Near by


Campsites in the park
Hobart Beach campground


Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Camping Plus 6 Alice St , Merimbula (02) 6495 2571 6.8 km
Gas Connection The Arthur Kaine Drv, Pambula (02) 6495 7121 11.5 km
Barbeques Galore (Bega) 274 Carp St , Bega (02) 6492 4054 19.2 km
Camping Outdoors Centre 43 Vulcan St , Moruya (02) 4474 3081 103.3 km
Gone Fishin Cnr Ford & Queen Sts, Moruya (02) 4474 4381 103.1 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to North Tura Lookout.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from North Tura Lookout
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2 EDN02 PJ OBrien / Optus site BIMMIL HILL 21 km (to the S)
3 MER03 CB Repeater Site Hill 217 5 km NNE of WYNDHAM 29 km (to the WSW)
7 PKA07 Wandella Trig PEAK ALONE 60 km (to the NNW)
5 VKE5 Broadcast Site EMERALD HILL
Emergency use only
63 km (to the WNW)
4 MCA04 DCNR / Ambulance Site MARAMINGO HILL 73 km (to the SSW)

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 )
Wed      24°Possible late shower.
Thu14°|22°Possible shower.
Fri15°|26°Possible shower.
Sat11°|21°Partly cloudy.
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

Bournda National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page

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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