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The 8km Bouddi coastal walk runs from Putty Beach to MacMasters Beach. Boasting beaches, boardwalks and birdlife, it's known as one of the most beautiful central coast walks. This relatively easy hike is characterised by sweeping views, shady rainforest and inviting picnic spots.
There's a photo opportunity around every corner on Bouddi coastal walk. You might see wildflowers or migrating whales from Gerrin Point lookout, along with the Bouddi National Park Marine Extension and the PS Maitland shipwreck at the eastern end of Maitland Bay. Stay overnight before you set off at Putty Beach campground or stop along the way at Little Beach campground.
Prefer a shorter walk? Break the walk into shorter sections:
Take a virtual tour of Bouddi coastal walk captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the region
Bouddi National Park is located near Gosford on the New South Wales Central Coast. You'll find several great walks, as well as opportunities for camping, swimming and fishing. Bouddi National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Little Beach carpark. Bouddi coastal walk begins at Putty Beach picnic area, located in the Putty Beach precinct of Bouddi National Park.To get there:Turn into Wards Hill Road at Empire BayTurn right into The Scenic Road at Killcare HeightsTurn left into Putty Beach Road and continue past the campground to the picnic areaThe walk commences approx 300m away at the eastern end of Putty Beach Park entry points Little Beach carpark See on map McMasters Beach See on map Putty Beach day use carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Putty Beach picnic area.
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.