Chowder Head
  • Length: 500m

  • Duration: 20 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 2 Morella Rd, Mosman

  • End: 2 Morella Rd, Mosman

  • Location:

  • Closest Town: Mosman

  • Distance from CBD: 9.5 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.8430718171

  • Longitude: 151.2510379641

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Chowder Head is a 500m, grade 3 Circuit hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 20 mins to complete.


This loop walk is the shortest way to access the views from Chowder Head. The optional side trip leads to an informal lookout on an unfenced rock platform. A great spot to enjoy the sailing boats on Sydney Harbour. In spring this walk is particularly spectacular with a wide range of wildflowers on display.

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