Boora Point walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 3.7km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Unnamed Road, Malabar

  • End: Unnamed Road, Malabar

  • Location: Malabar Headland National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 16.7 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.96060089

  • Longitude: 151.2618984

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Boora Point walking track is a 3.7km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Malabar Headland National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Boora Point walking track is a hidden gem in Malabar Headland National Park. It's the perfect spot to escape the hustle and bustle of Sydney, spending a couple of hours immersed in nature.
With sweeping views up and down the coast, explore this track in whale season and keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales. You might even be lucky enough to spot the rarer southern right whale as they journey north to warm tropical waters. Both Boora Point and Magic Point provide many vantage points for viewing along the way, so don't forget your binoculars. However, be sure to stay well back from the cliff edges.
After working up a sweat, you can cool off with a dip in Maroubra Beach or Malabar Beach at either end. You'll find picnic tables and barbecues in Arthur Byrne Reserve at the northern end of the track, so why not bring lunch and make a day of it.

About the region

Malabar Headland National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Eastern section: Often closed because of the ANZAC rifle range operation. Closed every Saturday and every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. Check local alerts and safety messages before visiting. Western section: Open all year but may close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting there

Boora Point walking track is in Malabar Headland National Park.To get to Arthur Byrne Reserve carpark from Sydney city:Drive south along Anzac ParadeTurn left onto Fitzgerald AvenueAt the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Bernie Kelly DriveThe carpark is at the end of Bernie Kelly Drive To get to the Fishermans Road carpark from Sydney city:Drive south along Anzac ParadeTurn left onto Cromwell PlaceTurn left onto Franklin StreetAt the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Dacre StreetTurn left onto Fishermans Road Road quality Sealed roads Parking Free parking is available at the south end of Maroubra Beach at Arthur Byrne Reserve carpark, with wheelchair-accessible parking available 600m from the track head. You can also park Fishermans Road carpark, only 200m from the track head. There's no wheelchair-accessible parking here.

Tips

Please check all safety messages and alerts before visiting. This track often closes at short notice to ensure public safety during ANZAC Rifle Range operations.
Western Escarpment walking track is a great alternative when the eastern section of the park is closed.


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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