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Dark Point walking track is a 2km, grade 5 return hike, located in the Myall Lakes National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
This short stroll packs quite a punch with breathtaking coastal views leading to culturally significant Dark Point Aboriginal Place, near Hawks Nest on the central coast. Also known as Little Gibber, Dark Point walking track starts at the carpark on Mungo Brush Road leading to the headland overlooking Broughton Island. It’s a great spot to take in the unique history of the area, while on a camping holiday in Myall Lakes National Park.
Following this rough unformed track through coastal dunes behind the beach, stop and take in the refreshing breeze off the ocean. Passing by historic middens, this moderate path leads to Dark Point, an area rich with cultural and historical significance for the Worimi people.
If you’re keen to explore this unique region, make tracks to Mungo Brush campground.
About the region
Myall Lakes National Park in the North Coast region
Myall Lakes National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Dark Point carpark. Dark Point track is in the southern precinct of Myall Lakes National Park. To get there, drive along Mungo Brush road from Hawks Nest for approximately 15km and turn into the carpark on the right. Park entry points Dark Point carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Dark Point carpark off Mungo Brush Road.
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.