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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)


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

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Wallagoot Beach
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Map Scale 500 meters
Wallagoot Beach Carpark
Int. Wallagoot Gap and Kangarutha Trks
Int. Wallagoot Gap and Kangarutha Trks
Starting point for this hiking track: Int. Wallagoot Gap and Kangarutha Trks

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

 
Wallagoot picnic area and car park
 
Wallagoot picnic area and car park +
 
Track below Wallagoot car park
 
Track below Wallagoot car park +
 
Track away from Wallagoot car park
 
Track away from Wallagoot car park +

 
Sign for Kangarutha Track
 
Sign for Kangarutha Track +
 
Wallagoot Gap
 
Wallagoot Gap +
 
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Seat at the top of Wallagoot Beach
 
Seat at the top of Wallagoot Beach +
 
Stairs off the north end of Wallagoot Beach
 
Stairs off the north end of Wallagoot Beach +
 
Track onto Wallagoot Beach
 
Track onto Wallagoot 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 Wallagoot Beach bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Wallagoot Beach bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wallagoot Beach bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Wallagoot Beach 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 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 No experience required (1/6)
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
Around 280m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 220m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track
Around 280m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 220m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs
Around 280m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 220m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 500m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 500m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
Around 280m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 220m 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 Wallagoot Beach 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.
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

(0 km) Wallagoot Beach Carpark to Int. Wallagoot Gap and Kangarutha Trks
Walk: Easy - bushtrack
Length = 218 m Time = 4 mins
Climb = 7 m Descent = -7 m
(Wallagoot car park is found at the end of Wallagoot Lake Rd, off the Sapphire Coast Drive.) This walk leaves the car park along the track between the information sign (on the right) and toilet (on the left), heading between two cut logs. The wide track dips through a valley then heads over a rise, coming to a signposted intersection (with a timber platform on the right).

(0.22 km) Int. Wallagoot Gap and Kangarutha Trks to Wallagoot Gap
Optional sidetrip: Walk: Easy - bushtrack
Length = 106 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -8 m
Veer right: From the intersection, the walk heads to the timber platform then down the timber steps onto Wallagoot Gap Beach.
(Retrace your steps back to the main track, then turn sharp left to continue along this walk.)

Wallagoot Gap Alt = 2 m
Wallagoot Gap is situated south of Tathra, facing east out onto the South Pacific Ocean. The gap is created by two headlands that protect the main beach from the wind. A second beach can be found around the corner of Wallagoot Gap, by following the right-hand side wall. Wallagoot Gap is an excellent place for a swim or a play in the sand. The gap can be accessed from Wallagoot Beach car park at the end of Wallagoot Lake Rd or the Kangarutha Track.

(0.22 km) Int. Wallagoot Gap and Kangarutha Trks to Wallagoot Beach North
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 282 m Time = 6 mins
Climb = 12 m Descent = -11 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk heads down the hill, keeping the ocean and the wooden platform to the left. The track tends right, down the hill to reveal a great view over Wallagoot Beach. The walk then heads down the hill and a set of stairs onto the beach.

Drive from Wallagoot Beach Carpark
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 12.3 km
Gas Connection The Arthur Kaine Drv, Pambula (02) 6495 7121 16.9 km
Barbeques Galore (Bega) 274 Carp St , Bega (02) 6492 4054 16.5 km
Camping Outdoors Centre 43 Vulcan St , Moruya (02) 4474 3081 98.1 km
Gone Fishin Cnr Ford & Queen Sts, Moruya (02) 4474 4381 97.9 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Wallagoot Beach.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Wallagoot Beach
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2 EDN02 PJ OBrien / Optus site BIMMIL HILL 26 km (to the SSW)
3 MER03 CB Repeater Site Hill 217 5 km NNE of WYNDHAM 32 km (to the WSW)
7 PKA07 Wandella Trig PEAK ALONE 56 km (to the NNW)
5 VKE5 Broadcast Site EMERALD HILL
Emergency use only
62 km (to the WNW)
4 MCA04 DCNR / Ambulance Site MARAMINGO HILL 79 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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