Box Head track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 3.1km

  • Duration: 45mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 68 Hawke Head Dr, Box Head

  • End: 68 Hawke Head Dr, Box Head

  • Location: Bouddi National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 95.2 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.5341959999997

  • Longitude: 151.347156666667

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Box Head track is a 3.1km, grade 3 Return hike located in the Bouddi National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.

Summary

Amble along the park’s most southern ridge, taking in breathtaking water views over the Tasman Sea and Hawkesbury River as you go.
Beginning at the end of Hawke Head Drive, Box Head track alternates between rugged bushland and open windswept heath.
Keep your eye out for hidden treasures as you walk – an assortment of birdlife flits amongst the red gums and the rocky outcrops host a variety of moss and dwarfed trees.
You’ll find clifftop patches offering panoramas, particularly at the end of the track from Box Head lookout, where you’ll enjoy fantastic views over Tallow Beach, Little Tallow Beach, Broken Bay, Lion Island and Sydney’s northern beaches. The track is joined by Flannel Flower walking track and Tallow Beach trail, which descends to Tallow Beach campground.
Take a virtual tour of Box Head track captured with Google Street View Trekker.

About the Region

Bouddi National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Bouddi National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

To Tallow Beach carpark. Box Head track begins at the locked gate at the end of Hawke Head Drive in the Tallow Beach precinct of Bouddi National Park. To get there:From Gosford, follow Central Coast Highway towards ErinaTurn right onto Avoca Drive and continue through KincumberTurn right at Empire Bay DriveTurn left onto Wards Hill RoadTurn right onto The Scenic RoadTurn left onto Nukara Avenue, then take the second left to Hawke Head Drive. Park entry points Tallow Beach carpark See on map Parking Parking is available on Hawke Head Drive.


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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