Duffy’s Track and Slade Lookout
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 145-147 Booralie Rd, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase

  • End: Bobbin Head Trail, North Turramurra

  • Closest Town: St Ives

  • Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 36.8 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6689143443

  • Longitude: 151.1816683903


Duffy’s Track and Slade Lookout is a 2.5km, grade 3 Return hike located in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 30 mins to complete.


A less frequented track this rough steep bush track abounds with wildlife including goannas and black snakes. Slade Lookout is definitely worth the short trip along the management trail to see good views over the marina at Bobbin Head. The mangroves at Duffy’s Wharf (Cowan Creek) are also teeming with wildlife.

Download maps and tracknotes for Duffy’s Track and Slade Lookout hiking track from wildwalks.com.