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Yeramba Lagoon Loop
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
3.4 km SSW of Revesby
Length: 1.8 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 1.8 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Georges River 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 There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk
Style: Circuit
Track: Moderate

This pleasant loop walk circumnavigates the Yeramba Lagoon, following a series of small bush tracks that undulate along the side of the hills in the surrounding area. The Yeramba Lagoon is a great spot for bird watchers, and is a home to more than 100 species of birds. (open in app)


There are Closed areas in Georges River National Park
Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Yeramba Lagoon Loop

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Yeramba Lagoon Loop
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Yeramba Lagoon car park
Observation frame
Int of Lagoon and eastern bushtracks
Int of Lagoon and Sub Station bushtracks
Int of Lagoon and north eastern bushtracks
Int of Lagoon and northern bushtracks
Int of Lagoon and north western bushtracks
Int of Lagoon and western bushtracks
Int of Lagoon and clearing access tracks
Int of Lagoon bushtrack and Henry Lawson Drive
Starting point for this hiking track: Yeramba Lagoon 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
 Botany Bay 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-91303S 
 Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 

Photo Gallery

 
yeramba lagoon carpark
 
yeramba lagoon carpark +
 
crossing the grass to the bushtrack
 
crossing the grass to the bushtrack +
 
winding around the waters edge
 
winding around the waters edge +

 
crossing a small bridge
 
crossing a small bridge +
 
birdwatchers observatory frame
 
birdwatchers observatory frame +
 
following the rocky track
 
following the rocky track +

 
following the waters edge
 
following the waters edge +
 
winding up a rock outcrop
 
winding up a rock outcrop +
 
following the lagoon bushtrack
 
following the lagoon bushtrack +

 
through the dence forest surrounding the lagoon
 
through the dence forest surrounding the lagoon +
 
winding up away from the lagoon
 
winding up away from the lagoon +
 
view of the lagoon through the trees
 
view of the lagoon through the trees +

 
between a rock and a hard place
 
between a rock and a hard place +
 
winding through the bracken ferns
 
winding through the bracken ferns +
 
looking through to the waters edge
 
looking through to the waters edge +

 
crossing a small wooden bridge
 
crossing a small wooden bridge +
 
view of the lagoon from henry lawson drive
 
view of the lagoon from henry lawson drive +
 
back to the lagoon carpark
 
back to the lagoon carpark +

Terrain

Cross sectional view of the Yeramba Lagoon Loop bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Yeramba Lagoon Loop bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Yeramba Lagoon Loop bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Yeramba Lagoon Loop 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 1.8km
Time 45 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
1.3km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 400m has short steep hills. The remaining (110m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track
Around 1.7km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 110m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs
Around 1.7km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 110m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
Around 1.1km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 630m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 1.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
Around 990m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 780m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes


Catch the bus to Yeramba Lagoon car 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 Yeramba Lagoon car 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) Yeramba Lagoon car park to Observation frame
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 348 m Time = 6 mins
Climb = 9 m Descent = -2 m
From the car park, this walk heads across the grass, keeping the lagoon on the left. Soon the walk heads down a short set of rock steps to the bush track which it follows. The track crosses a short wooden bridge and heads up the rocky hill, until flattening out and coming to the birdwatchers observatory frame (looks a bit like monkey bars).

(0.35 km) Observation frame to Int of Lagoon bushtrack and Henry Lawson Drive
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 1.31 km Time = 24 mins
Climb = 27 m Descent = -34 m
Continue straight: From the birdwatchers' observatory frame, this walk follows the bush track for a short distance, keeping the lagoon on the left, until coming to the intersection with the bush track on the right.
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the bush track alongside the lagoon (keeping it on the left), following the water's edge for a short while. The track then turns up through the bush, winding among some short grass trees and up a rock outcrop. The track passes a burnt car then comes to a 'Y' intersection with the Sub Station bush track.
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk follows the bush track heading north along the rocky path (keeping the lagoon on the left), climbing the gentle hill to the top. The track come to a smaller intersection with a bush track, just before a more obvious intersection.
Turn left: From the intersection, this walk follows the bush track, heading down the hill and past the top of a large rock platform. The track continues along to the intersection with a bush track a short while later.
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk follows the bush track heading down the hill towards the dense green forest. The track winds down to the bottom of the hill and continues under the thick tree canopy, crossing to the other side of the creek where the walk comes out at an intersection with a bush track
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk follows the bush track heading towards the lagoon, away from the thick tree canopy. The track winds through the bush, among some thick grass trees, until coming to the top of a rocky hill, where there is a 'Y' intersection with more bush tracks
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the bush track uphill, keeping the lagoon to the left. The walk passes through the gap in the rock and continues along the bush track until coming to an intersection with another bush track at the arrow signpost.
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk follows the arrow (on the right-hand side of the track), heading along the bush track to the south. The walk winds through the trees for a while until heading down a rock staircase that zigzags to the bottom of the hill. The track then continues through bracken ferns and grass trees, passing around the edge of the lagoon and across a short wooden bridge to the grass clearing near the gap in the safety railing on Henry Lawson Drive.

(1.66 km) Int of Lagoon bushtrack and Henry Lawson Drive to Yeramba Lagoon car park
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - road
Length = 111 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 1 m Descent = -2 m
Turn left: From the gap in the safety railing, the walk follows Henry Lawson Drive, keeping the lagoon on the left and the Georges River on the right, The walk soon arrives at the Yeramba Lagoon car park (on the left side of the road).

Yerambah Lagoon Alt = 3 m
This large lagoon can be found on Henry Lawson Drive, just east of Picnic Point, inside the Amberdale Reserve. The dense forest surrounding the lagoon is also a great spot for those wanting to spot native plants and animals. At the southern end of the lagoon, Yerambah Creek connects the lagoon to Georges River.

Catch the bus from Yeramba Lagoon car 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 Yeramba Lagoon car 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)
Onrope 11 Nelson Ave, Padstow (02) 9709 6299 5.2 km
Jeffs Camping & Disposals Lvl2/ 444 Hume Hwy, Yagoona (02) 9708 5092 8.2 km
Dans Caravans 422 Hume Hwy, Yagoona (02) 9790 7047 8.1 km
Engadine Disposal & Outdoor Centre Pty Ltd 1042 Old Princes Hwy, Engadine (02) 9520 3367 9.7 km
Hurstville Disposals & Outdoor Centre 235 Forest Rd , Hurstville (02) 9580 4445 9.2 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Yeramba Lagoon Loop.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Yeramba Lagoon Loop
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1 SYD01 12/14 Ormonde Parade HURSTVILLE 9 km (to the E)
7 SYD07 7 Glamorgan St BLACKTOWN 23 km (to the NNW)
5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
28 km (to the NNE)
3 VMG3 Mine commsite WESTCLIFF COLLIERY 33 km (to the SSW)
6 VMB7 CB Repeater Site 16 Alan Rd BEROWRA HEIGHTS 42 km (to the NNE)

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

Georges River National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page

Region: Sydney & Surrounds
Park fees Camping Facilities
Current Park Closure information for Georges River National Park
Closure information last downloaded Sunday 27th of September 2015 07:00 AM
Closed areas: Cattle Duffers Flat picnic area closure
Cattle Duffers Flat picnic area is closed to the public whilst essential maintenance is carried out. The area will re-open as soon as this work is completed.


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