Boyd Tower to Leather Jacket Bay
  • Length: 9.3km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Boyds Tower Rd, Edrom

  • End: Edrom Rd, Edrom

  • Location: Ben Boyd National Park

  • Closest Town: Eden

  • Distance from CBD: 581 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -37.1046634425

  • Longitude: 149.9512822323

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Boyd Tower to Leather Jacket Bay is a 9.3km, grade 4 Return hike located in Ben Boyd National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

Leather Jacket Bay is a rocky and wonderful bay. The walk through Ben Boyd National Park starts at Boyd Tower car park and passes through Red Sands bay with its stunning contrast of colour. The walk not only passes some beautiful coast line to Leather Jacket Bay but some superb examples of geological processes with rock folding and banding. There is a small clearing at Leather Jacket bay with some shade making it a nice place for lunch before heading back.


Download maps and tracknotes for Boyd Tower to Leather Jacket Bay hiking track from wildwalks.com.