Chowder Bay to Middle Head return via Chowder Bay Rd
  • Length: 5.1km

  • Duration: 2 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 58 Suakin Dr, Mosman

  • End: 58 Suakin Dr, Mosman

  • Location: Sydney Harbour National Park

  • Closest Town: Mosman

  • Distance from CBD: 9.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8364777077

  • Longitude: 151.2582052035

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Chowder Bay to Middle Head return via Chowder Bay Rd is a 5.1km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Sydney Harbour National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

The walk from Chowder Bay to Middle Head is an interesting one passing Georges Head Lookout and its views over South Head and then going up to the WW1 hospital. The track continues with an exploration of the whole of Middle Head including forts a nudist beach (a sidetrip option) and stunning views over the harbour. The walk returns via Chowder Bay Rd which offers a few fortifications hidden in the bush.


Download maps and tracknotes for Chowder Bay to Middle Head return via Chowder Bay Rd hiking track from wildwalks.com.