Boyd Tower to Saltwater Creek
  • Length: 13.4km

  • Duration: 5 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Boyds Tower Rd, Edrom

  • End: Light to Light Walk, Green Cape

  • Closest Town: Eden

  • Location: Ben Boyd National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 581 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -37.1046634425

  • Longitude: 149.9512822323

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

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Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

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Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

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Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

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Dog Friendly

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Boyd Tower to Saltwater Creek is a 13.4km, grade 4 One way hike located in Ben Boyd National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs to complete.

Summary

This is the first of the three main sections that form the Light to Light walk. You can start the walk with an optional sidetrip to the historic and interesting Boyd Tower. From here the walk starts its southward journey to Saltwater Creek. The walk explores a number of picturesque bays with bright red rocks and imposing sea cliffs. Leather Jacket Bay about halfway along makes a nice place to relax with beaches bays and headlands to explore. The last half of this walk includes a few open grassland sections providing some panoramic views.


Download maps and tracknotes for Boyd Tower to Saltwater Creek hiking track from wildwalks.com.