Cabbage Palm loop walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1.7km

  • Duration: 45mins

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Cabbage Palm Loop Walk, Wallingat

  • End: Cabbage Palm Loop Walk, Wallingat

  • Location: Wallingat National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 276 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.32126715

  • Longitude: 152.4465137

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Cabbage Palm loop walking track is a 1.7km, grade 5 circuit hike, located in the Wallingat National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.

Hike Summary

Cabbage Palm loop walking track begins at Sugar Creek picnic area in Wallingat National Park and follows the first section of Coachwood walk. Along the way, you'll meander over the alluvial flats of Hotel Creek, which are dominated by striking cabbage tree palms, as well as a variety of rainforest species including turpentines and coachwoods.
The track continues past majestic flooded gums, Sydney blue gums and into the slightly drier forest featuring brush box. If you're lucky, you might hear the mimicking calls of a male superb lyrebird engaging in his courtship serenade. Continuing along an old logging road, the track passes another dense canopy of cabbage tree palms before emerging onto Hotel Creek track.
Approximately 200 species of birds can be found in and around the park, including wonga pigeons, king parrots, satin bower birds and glossy black cockatoos. Wallabies, kangaroos, goannas and echidnas all also call this area home.

Getting there

Follow Sugar Creek Road through the park and take the turn-off at Hotel Creek Road to Sugar Creek picnic area. Parking Parking is available at Sugar Creek picnic area, a short walk from the attraction.


Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching
Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it's a good idea to bring your own.
There is limited mobile reception in this park

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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