Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout
  • Length: 1.7km

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 16 Reserve Dr, Bateau Bay

  • End: 69 Hilltop St, Bateau Bay

  • Closest Town: The Entrance

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 97.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.3820529346

  • Longitude: 151.4840335758

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

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Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

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Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Fire Pit

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

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Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

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Dog Friendly

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Bateau Bay Picnic Area to Crackneck lookout is a 1.7km, grade 3 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 30 mins to complete.


A short version of the Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track this walk covers some of the highlights through this long thin strip of beautiful coastal forest with fantastic views of the coastline from many vantage points along the way. Crackneck Lookout at the end of the walk has stunning views and would be a great spot for a picnic lunch.

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