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Dark Beach walking track is a 0.5km, grade 3 return hike, located in the Murramarang National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.
Enjoy a relaxing day away on this remote beach in Murramarang National Park, on the South Coast. Dark Beach walking track leads through spotted gum forest to a unique cove where adventurous holiday-makers will enjoy swimming, fishing and exploring the unique rock shelves.
Along Dark Beach walking track you’ll see unique rock formations and a band of volcanic rock, with white sand on one side and black sand on the other. Look for fossils in the rocks, enjoy a quiet beach picnic or cool off with a dip in the crystal clear waters.
If you prefer a more active holiday bring your gear for fishing, surfing and snorkelling, or continue along Murramarang coastal walk. You might see dolphins frolicking amongst the waves or whales during their annual migration.
About the region
Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
Murramarang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Darks Beach Road. Dark Beach walking track is in the southern precinct of Murramarang National Park within the Eurobodalla Shire. To get there:Approximately 15km north of Batemans Bay, turn off to South Durras.Follow the unsealed Old Coast Road south in the parkTurn off to Dark beach/Myrtle Beach carpark. Approximately 1km south of Murramarang Resort. Park entry points Darks Beach Road See on map Parking Parking is available at Dark beach/Myrtle Beach carpark.
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.