Garie Beach to Helensburgh (The Burgh Track)
  • Length: 11km

  • Duration: 4 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 2600 Garie Rd, Royal National Park

  • End: 14 Wilsons Creek Rd, Helensburgh

  • Location: Royal National Park

  • Closest Town: Heathcote

  • Distance from CBD: 54.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.17020835

  • Longitude: 151.0664471

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Garie Beach to Helensburgh is a 11km, grade 4 One way hike located in Royal National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

This walk has a great mixture of ocean cliffs with fantastic views and beautiful forest. The walk follows the well maintained Burgh Track passing great views of the ocean and the cliffs before turning inland and exploring some eucalypt forest on the way to Helensburgh. The environment and views near Lady Wakehurst Dr are incredibly special as the track winds its way through a shrouded eucalypt forest.

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