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Coastal walking track is a 5km, grade 4 Return hike located in the Wallarah National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.
If you only have the time or energy to walk one track in Wallarah, then take the Coastal walking track for the best of everything this park offers. This walk has gorgeous coastal and ocean views.
Look out for passing humpback and southern right whales during winter. You could birdwatch along the way. Enjoy the wildflowers in spring, and experience the various types of vegetation and habitats the track takes you through at their peak. You can easily pick out the cabbage-tree palm; it grows up to 25 metres.
Did you bring your surfboard or fishing rod? The Coastal track also leads to Pinny Beach, which has coarse dark sand and is great for surfing and fishing. Further south is another fishing spot called Shark Hole. Remember to wear a lifejacket when fishing off any rock platform.
About the Region
Wallarah National Park in the North Coast region
Wallarah National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Spoon Rocks Road. Coastal walking track is in the Pinny Beach precinct of Wallarah National Park. To get there:Park at the end of Spoon Rocks Road at Caves BeachWalk around the locked vehicle gate and follow the trackAbout 300m from the gate, go left at the fork.Follow the marked track and interpretive signsThere is also access from Caves Beach Road, opposite Copper Valley Close.Access is also available from the Caves Beach car park off Caves Beach Road, at the southern end of Caves Beach Park entry points Spoon Rocks Road See on map Parking Parking is available at the Caves Beach carpark and on Spoon Rocks Road, a short walk from Coastal walking track.It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird/whale watch.
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.