Bittangabee Bay to Green Cape walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 7km

  • Duration: 2.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Light to Light Walk, Green Cape

  • End: Green Cape Lighthouse Rd, Green Cape

  • Location: Ben Boyd National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 588 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -37.216907

  • Longitude: 150.017297

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Bittangabee Bay to Green Cape walking track is a 7km, grade 4 one way hike, located in the Ben Boyd National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Bittangabee Bay to Green Cape walking track, is in the southern section of Ben Boyd National Park. The walk follows a route that has been travelled by lightkeepers over many years. Originally, supplies for the lighthouse were off-loaded at Bittangabee Bay. If you look closely, you'll see remnants of the old horse-drawn tram track as you walk this moderate track.
Wander around the surrounds of Green Cape Lightstation, with informative signs detailing its operation. If you're keen to discover more, guided tours and accommodation are available. The rocky cape is an ideal spot to look for seals, dolphins and migrating whales.
Tracing a path through bushland and remote beaches, you can stop for a spot of fishing along the way. Rare ground parrots and striated field wrens can also be seen from time to time around the forested areas. In spring, the area blooms with wildflowers. Green Cape is an ideal start or end point on the great Light to Light walk, which continues all the way north to Boyds Tower.
Take a virtual tour of Bittangabee Bay to Green Cape walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.

About the region

Ben Boyd National Park spans 47km of rocky coastline and sheltered inlets. Located near the whale watching town of Eden on the far South Coast of NSW, its crystal clear waters are perfect for snorkelling and swimming.

Ben Boyd National Park is separated into 2 areas, split by Twofold Bay. Take your pick from the sparkling lakes and surf beaches in the park’s Pambula-Haycock area to the rocky cliffs and beachside campgrounds in the Green Cape area.

Its spectacular sea-carved landscape is a striking display of folded red rock platforms that contrast against the sapphire blue water of the ocean.

Getting there

Bittangabee Bay is in the southern precinct of Ben Boyd National Park. To get there:Travel south of Eden for 18km along Princes HighwayTurn left on Edrom Road and follow it for 6kmTurn right onto the unsealed Green Cape Road, and follow it for 15km until you reach Bittangabee Access Road.Turn left and follow the road to the end (about 3km). Parking Parking is available at Bittangabee Bay. Please note, there's a fee to use this park and a valid sticker should be visible on any vehicle inside the park boundaries.

Tips

Strong rips and currents may be present at beaches - take care in the water and please supervise children at all times.
Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it's a good idea to bring your own.
If you're bushwalking, it's a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
There is limited/no mobile reception in this park
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
It's a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching or whale watching


Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.

The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

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