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Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf
Time: 45 mins Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1.7 km SSE of Cremorne
Length: 2 km Walk Length
As this is a One Way walk, the 2 km only includes the walking distance from the start to the end point
Cremorne Reserve
Climb: 68 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 68 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 There is a ferry stop near the start and end of this walk
Style: One way
Walk: Easy

This walk explores the foreshore tracks of Cremorne Reserve, taking in fantastic harbour views, beautiful gardens and a sidetrip to Robertsons Point lighthouse. Starting from Cremorne ferry wharf, the walk climbs to Robertsons Point and lighthouse, then meanders down past interesting houses and historic gardens, before delving into Mosmans Bay and finishing up at the ferry wharf. A great way to explore part of the harbour, capped off with rides on the ferry. (open in app)


Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf
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Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf
Sophies Lookout
Sophies Lookout
Elephants Ear
SASC intersection
Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf
Bottom of Hodgson Ave steps
5 Bromley Ave
Mosman Bay Marina
Starting point for this hiking track: Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf

Base maps are used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795   www.lands.nsw.gov.au

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Photo Gallery

 
Cremorne Wharf
 
Cremorne Wharf +
 
Track from Cremorne Wharf
 
Track from Cremorne Wharf +
 
Playground near Cremorne Wharf
 
Playground near Cremorne Wharf +

 
Robertson's Point Lighthouse
 
Robertson's Point Lighthouse +
 
Walking path through Cremorne Reserve
 
Walking path through Cremorne Reserve +
 
Sophie's Lookout
 
Sophie's Lookout +

 
Great outlooks along the track
 
Great outlooks along the track +
 
Cremorne Reserve
 
Cremorne Reserve +
 
Boats on Sydney Harbour
 
Boats on Sydney Harbour +

 
Beautiful gardens within Cremorne Reserve
 
Beautiful gardens within Cremorne Reserve +
 
Rex and Ruby Graham Garden
 
Rex and Ruby Graham Garden +
 
Interesting trees and homes along this bushwalk
 
Interesting trees and homes along this bushwalk +

 
Boats near SASC
 
Boats near SASC +
 
Grand buildings along this walk
 
Grand buildings along this walk +
 
Cremorne Reserve has a number of entrances
 
Cremorne Reserve has a number of entrances +

 
Asphalt walking tracks throughout Cremorne Reserve
 
Asphalt walking tracks throughout Cremorne Reserve +
 
Steps on track in Cremorne Reserve
 
Steps on track in Cremorne Reserve +
 
Maintained walking tracks in Cremorne Reserve
 
Maintained walking tracks in Cremorne Reserve +

 
Bushwalking in Cremorne Reserve
 
Bushwalking in Cremorne Reserve +
 
Ferry in Mosmans Bay
 
Ferry in Mosmans Bay +
 
Rocks in Mosmans Bay
 
Rocks in Mosmans Bay +

 
Near Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf
 
Near Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf +
 
Walking around Mosmans Bay
 
Walking around Mosmans Bay +
 
There are a few small flights of stairs around Cremorne Park
 
There are a few small flights of stairs around Cremorne Park +

 
Great views into Mosman
 
Great views into Mosman +
 
Clear walking tracks
 
Clear walking tracks +
 
A nice place to rest
 
A nice place to rest +

 
Old steps around Mosman
 
Old steps around Mosman +
 
Mature trees make for interesting walking
 
Mature trees make for interesting walking +
 
Bushwalking in Mosman
 
Bushwalking in Mosman +

 
Picturesque Mosmans Bay
 
Picturesque Mosmans Bay +
 
Bushland around Mosman
 
Bushland around Mosman +
 
Pretty water scenes
 
Pretty water scenes +

 
Boats on Mosmans Bay
 
Boats on Mosmans Bay +
 
Walking track near Mosman
 
Walking track near Mosman +
 
Mosmans Bay
 
Mosmans Bay +

 
Walking track near Mosman
 
Walking track near Mosman +
 
Near Mosman Rowers
 
Near Mosman Rowers +
 
Mosman Marina
 
Mosman Marina +

 
Mosmans Bay
 
Mosmans Bay +
 
Near Mosman Wharf
 
Near Mosman Wharf +
 
Monument near Mosman Wharf
 
Monument near Mosman Wharf +

 
Mosman Wharf
 
Mosman Wharf +
 
Entry to Mosman Wharf
 
Entry to Mosman Wharf +
 
Mosman Wharf
 
Mosman Wharf +

Terrain

Cross sectional view of the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf bushwalking track

Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
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Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Length 2km
Time 45 mins
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Grade 2/6

Walk: Easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
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
Around 1.1km of this walk is flat with no steps, whilst the remaining 870m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track
This whole walk, 2km follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs
This whole walk, 2km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required
This whole walk, 2km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
This whole walk, 2km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure
This whole walk, 2km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes


Catch the ferry to Cremorne Point
Public transport (ferry) available to this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for upto date running time info
Use these links to plan your Ferry (and train) trip to the end of this walk.

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Catch the bus to Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf
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)
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Drive to Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf
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
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Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf Alt = 5 m
Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf marks the first stop on the Mosman Ferry Service. The wharf is home to Sophie's Place cafe, serving coffee, food and drinks[1]. A public phone, public toilets and a children's playground can all be found within 100m of this wharf. More info

(0 km) Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf to Sophies Lookout
Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 40 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 2 m Descent = -1 m
From the entrance to Cremorne Point Ferry Wharf, this walk crosses Milson Road to the base of the staircase on the other side of the road[2]. Here the walk turns right to head up the steps [3] past the lookout and monument to 'Sophie Vaillant'[4] to an intersection[5] with a few other footpaths.

Sophies Lookout Alt = 9 m
This unofficial lookout takes in sweeping views across Sydney Harbour, over top of Cremorne Point Wharf and 'Sophie's Place' cafe. The lookout is dedicated to Sophie Vaillant[6], long-term proprietor of the cafe below.

(0.04 km) Sophies Lookout to Robertsons Point Lookout
Optional sidetrip: Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 199 m Time = 3 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -8 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk heads along the footpath directly away from the house, heading towards the toilet block[7] and playground[8]. The path leads past this park area and heads into the bush, then passes a couple of information signs to find a concrete rock cairn, built for the 'Clan of Donnachaidh' in 1988[9] (each rock has its town of origin carved in it[10][11]). The walk then continues along the path past a picnic table (with views and some shade)[12] to find the lookout at Robertsons Point[13][14][15]. (There is a track with steps and ladder that continues further down to the very tip of the point[16] for the adventurous).
(Retrace your steps back to the main track, then veer right to continue along this walk.)

Robertsons Point Lookout Alt = 1 m
Robertsons Point, also known as Cremorne Point, is home to Cremorne Reserve. At the very tip, visitors can wander down some old steps[17] to the lighthouse[18], and the more adventurous can continue down a rather precarious ladder[19] to the water's edge. The spectacular harbour views can be enjoyed from a number of bench seats[20][21]. A memorial plaque[22] reminds visitors to take extra care and respect the inherent dangers of the rocky coast.

(0.04 km) Sophies Lookout to Elephants Ear
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 374 m Time = 7 mins
Climb = 13 m Descent = -9 m
Veer left: From the intersection, this walk heads along the footpath, keeping the houses to your left (that is, use the footpath on the far side of the houses from the wharf and road)[23]. The footpath leads behind the houses, enjoying the water views (on your right) and after about ≈250m, the path leads past a 'The Illustrated Sydney News' information sign[24]. Here the walk continues for a short time further to a clear three-way intersection[25] and a drinking fountain[26].

Elephants Ear Alt = 13 m
The Lex and Ruby Graham Garden at Cremorne Point is quite remarkable, worthy of a little extra time on your walk. A chance planting of a tropical 'Elephant's Ear' bulb in 1959, which happened to thrive, led to a lifetime work for Lex Graham and his future wife, Ruby. They worked steadily for decades, clearing weeds and rubbish, improving the soil and building up the gardens with donated plants and cuttings[27].

(0.41 km) Elephants Ear to SASC intersection
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 256 m Time = 6 mins
Climb = 11 m Descent = -12 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk heads along the main foreshore track, keeping the house to your left[28]. The path almost immediately passes the northern end of the signposted 'Elephant's Ear'[29] garden and continues past some other exotic gardens behind the houses, whilst keeping the water views to your right. After ≈200m, the path leads to an information sign[30][31]about the constructed environment and then to a clearing with a sandstone rotunda. There is a four-way intersection[32] just above the 'Sydney Amateur Sailing Club' (on your right).

(0.67 km) SASC intersection to Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf
Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 148 m Time = 3 mins
Climb = 2 m Descent = -10 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Old Cremorne Wharf' sign[33] sign gently uphill along the path, keeping the water to your right. The path soon comes to another intersection where this walk tends right[34], following the path for about 120m (passing a few informal side tracks[35][36]) to find some large sandstone boulders[37] and the entrance to the 'Old Cremorne' Ferry Wharf[38][39].

(0.82 km) Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf to Bottom of Hodgson Ave steps
Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 321 m Time = 7 mins
Climb = 23 m Descent = -13 m
Turn left: From the Old Cremorne Ferry Wharf[40] entrance, this walk follows the footpath away from the power lines[41] keeping the water to your right[42]. The path leads up the hill and after ≈180m, the path heads up a set of steps. The path continues to enjoy water views[43][44] (to your right), passing behind a row of houses[45]. Soon the path bends left to pass a 'Cremorne Point' sign[46] and find a clear three-way intersection and a bench seat[47].

(1.14 km) Bottom of Hodgson Ave steps to Mosman Bay Marina
Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 429 m Time = 9 mins
Climb = 10 m Descent = -21 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Bromley Ave' sign[48] along the footpath (not actually a road) between the row of houses to find a four-way intersection[49] at the last house, number five[50].
Continue straight: From 5 Bromley Ave[51], this walk heads down the steps[52][53] and follows the path to cross the timber bridge[54] over the valley. The walk bends right and follows the path for ≈250m, enjoying the water views to your right[55]. The path then passes a 'Harnett Park' sign[56] (and ignores the upper track on your left), then heads down some steps and turns left. The walk heads past the 'Rowers Restaurant'[57] to a car park and the Mosman Bay Marina[58].

Rowers Restaurant Alt = 3 m
Located deep in Mosmans Bay, the Rowers Restaurant is part of Mosman Rowers Club (distinct from Mosman Rowing Club at the Spit), between Mosman Marina and Sea Scouts Hall. Open to the public, the club houses a bistro, restaurant and bar, which are open for lunch and dinner daily, as well as breakfast on Sundays. For more information, call 9953 7966. More info

(1.57 km) Mosman Bay Marina to Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 396 m Time = 7 mins
Climb = 7 m Descent = -6 m
Continue straight: From Mosman Bay Marina[59], this walk follows the waterside footpath, keeping the water to your right[60]. The path soon bends right to round to the apex of Mosmans Bay[61][62] opposite 'Reid Park'[63] and a children's playground[64]. Here the walk continues around the bay and after ≈110m, comes to a large rock[65] commemorating 'H.M.S Sirius'[66]. The walk then continues ≈90m to the bush shelter[67] and the entrance to Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf[68].

Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf and Shops Alt = 4 m
Mosman Bay ferry wharf, located on Avenue Rd, is nestled in the deep Mosmans Bay[69], opposite the marina. The wharf houses Wharfy's cafe[70]. Open weekdays 7am-2pm and weekends 7am-4pm, for more information call (02) 9968-3569.
Across the road is Mosman Wharf Store, selling groceries and snacks, newspapers, bait and travel tickets[71]. Open weekdays 7am-7pm, Sat 8am-6pm & Sun 8am-2pm, for more information, call (02) 9969 9369.

Catch the ferry from Mosman Bay
Public transport (ferry) available from this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for upto date running time info
Use these links to plan your Ferry (and train) trip from the end of this walk.

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Catch the bus from Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf
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)
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Drive from Mosman Bay Ferry Wharf
You can drive or ride from this end of this Bushwalk Parking fees apply in the area.
You can drive or ride from the end of this walk
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Getting there

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Near by



Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Inski 46 York St , Sydney (02) 9233 3200 3.3 km
Mitchells Adventure 81 York St , Sydney (02) 9299 6321 3.3 km
Venus Repair Workshop Suite 36a 104 Bathurst St , Sydney (02) 9267 0706 3.7 km
Wildsports Upper Floor 447 Kent St , Sydney (02) 9264 2095 3.7 km
Trek & Travel 447 Kent St , Sydney (02) 9261 3435 3.7 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf.
Channel Call sign
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Site Distance and dir from Cremorne Point to Mosman Wharf
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5 SYD05 Sydney Adventist Hospital 185 Fox Valley Rd WAHROONGA
Emergency use only
17 km (to the NW)
1 SYD01 12/14 Ormonde Parade HURSTVILLE 18 km (to the SW)
6 VMB7 CB Repeater Site 16 Alan Rd BEROWRA HEIGHTS 27 km (to the NNW)
7 SYD07 7 Glamorgan St BLACKTOWN 30 km (to the WNW)
8 MDC08 Gencom Site Lot 6 Wakefield Close KARIONG 46 km (to the N)

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
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Cremorne Reserve
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Anonymous IP:58.106.82.xxx | 2013-09-07 00:15:18
The mosman wharf store is no longer open on Sundays.
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