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Diamond Head Loop walk is a 4.3km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in the Crowdy Bay National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.
Diamond Head loop walk is the ideal introduction to the splendour of Crowdy Bay National Park, near Port Macquarie. Starting at Diamond Head campground, you’ll link up with Headland walking track and Forest walking track for a walk packed with visual delights, which highlights why this park is a national treasure.
Passing through heath and forests of paperbark and swamp mahogany, pause to take in the exceptional views at Kylie’s lookout and scan the waters for dolphins. It’s thought that Diamond Head draws its name from the quartz crystals in the cliffs and you might see them sparkling in the sunlight.
The headland rises dramatically and offers panoramic views across Crowdy Bay, north to Perpendicular Point and south to Crowdy Head. In between are superb sweeps of golden sand, and rising out of the lush forested hinterland, behind you, are the majestic Three Brothers mountains.
Take a virtual tour of Diamond Head loop walk captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the Region
Crowdy Bay National Park in the North Coast region
Crowdy Bay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Diamond Head loop walk is in the northern precinct of Crowdy Bay National Park. Access is via Diamond Head Road. Parking Parking is available at Diamond Head campground.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch or whale watch
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters
Toilets and picnic facilities are located at Diamond Head campground
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.