Bairne Track to the Basin Lookout
  • Length: 7.6km

  • Duration: 3 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: W Head Rd, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase

  • End: 7-9 Iluka Rd, Palm Beach

  • Closest Town: Terrey Hills

  • Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 43.9 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6078082

  • Longitude: 151.2698212


Bairne Track to the Basin Lookout is a 7.6km, grade 3 Return hike located in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs to complete.


This relatively flat walk takes you through some woodland forests open shrub and rock platforms to a lookout. There are great views over the Basin and out to Narrabeen and north up the Pitt Water. The track is well defined and the views are well worth the walk.

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One thought on “Bairne Track to the Basin Lookout (7.6km)

  1. Can extent this walk into a circuit, by continuing down to Coasters Retreat and then catching the ferry over to the Basin to return via the the Basin Track