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

  • 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 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.