Bobbin Head to Mt Kuring-gai via Apple Tree Bay
  • Length: 5.3km

  • Duration: 2 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Ku-Ring-Gai Chase Rd, Mount Colah

  • End: 787 Pacific Hwy, Mount Kuring-Gai

  • Closest Town: Turramurra

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 31.8 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6596936571

  • Longitude: 151.1591176726

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

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Vehicle Ford

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Ample Parking

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Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

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Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

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Dog Friendly

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Bobbin Head to Mt Kuring-gai via Apple Tree Bay is a 5.3km, grade 4 One way hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs 30 mins to complete.


Exploring Cockle Creek at water level and Ku-ring-gai National Park from the ridge this is an enjoyable short walk to Mt Kuring-gai. Pop into the cafe at Bobbin Head for a cup of coffee or a light meal. The short side trip to the lookout up on the ridge offers an amazing view. As there are no buses to Bobbin Head you will need to plan a car shuffle or ring a taxi.

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