Forest Island to Calala
  • Length: 8.9km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Sir Bertram Stevens Dr, Royal National Park

  • End: Lady Carrington Dr Track, Royal National Park

  • Location: Royal National Park

  • Closest Town: Heathcote

  • Distance from CBD: 50.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.1488068052

  • Longitude: 151.0302677015

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Forest Island to Calala is a 8.9km, grade 3 Return hike located in Royal National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

Following the historic Lady Carrington Drive this walk takes your to Calala a quiet clearing on the Hacking River. Travelling along the old road this walk passes a few shaded brooks as it winds alongside the Hacking River. There is the chance for a side trip to Palona Cave and waterfall. Calala is a clearing with some large trees providing shade a picnic table and access to a beach on the bank of the shallow Hacking River.


Download maps and tracknotes for Forest Island to Calala hiking track from wildwalks.com.

 

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