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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)


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

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of White Rock
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Map Scale 500 meters
White Rock Carpark
White Rock Sth route
Starting point for this hiking track: White Rock 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
 Wolumla 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-88242N 
 Bega 1:100 000 Map Series 8824 

Photo Gallery

 
White Rock Rd out of car park
 
White Rock Rd out of car park +
 
Cliffs just north of White Rock
 
Cliffs just north of White Rock +
 
Track to White Rock
 
Track to White Rock +

 
Coastal Rosemary Flower (Westringia fruticosa)
 
Coastal Rosemary Flower (Westringia fruticosa) +
 
Track down to White Rock
 
Track down to White Rock +
 
View from White Rock
 
View from White Rock +

 
White rock at White Rock
 
White rock at White Rock +
 
View from White Rock
 
View from White Rock +
 
White Rock southern end of the car park
 
White Rock southern end of the car park +

Terrain

Cross sectional view of the White Rock bushwalking track

Cross Section of the White Rock bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the White Rock bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the White Rock 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 190m
Time 10 mins
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Grade 4/6

Track: Hard
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
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
This whole walk, 190m is very steep.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 190m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs
This whole walk, 190m has minimal directional signs.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 190m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 190m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 190m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Track Notes


Drive to White Rock 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) White Rock Carpark to White Rock Nth route
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 102 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 1 m Descent = -12 m
On the side of the car park where the road leads up the hill, this walk follows track around the cliff tops, keeping the small bay below on the left. The track heads around the small hill (above on the right), leading to a point on the white rock which overlooks the sea and surrounding coast.

White Rock Alt = 8 m
White Rock, Bournda National Park, as the name suggests, is an area of white coloured rocks, south of Tathra. The rocks form the headland with spectacular views of the coastline both to the North and South, and across the South Pacific Ocean. White Rock car park is backed by an old quarry, which formed the amphitheatre of rock behind it. White Rock can be accessed by White Rock Rd, off the Snowy Mountains Highway.

(0.1 km) White Rock Sth route to White Rock Carpark
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 92 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 11 m Descent = 0 m
Turn sharp right: From the top of the white rock coast, the walk heads up the hill, keeping the sea below on the left. The walk winds around the hill (hill to the right) and soon opens out onto a clearing.

Drive from White Rock 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 14.9 km
Barbeques Galore (Bega) 274 Carp St , Bega (02) 6492 4054 16 km
Gas Connection The Arthur Kaine Drv, Pambula (02) 6495 7121 19.5 km
Camping Outdoors Centre 43 Vulcan St , Moruya (02) 4474 3081 95.8 km
Gone Fishin Cnr Ford & Queen Sts, Moruya (02) 4474 4381 95.6 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to White Rock.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from White Rock
Click to re-center search
2 EDN02 PJ OBrien / Optus site BIMMIL HILL 29 km (to the SSW)
3 MER03 CB Repeater Site Hill 217 5 km NNE of WYNDHAM 34 km (to the WSW)
7 PKA07 Wandella Trig PEAK ALONE 54 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 81 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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