Girrakool to Patonga Overnight
  • Length: 24.8km

  • Duration: 2 Days

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Girrakool Loop Walking Track, Somersby

  • End: 12A Patonga Dr, Patonga

  • Closest Town: Gosford

  • Location: Brisbane Water National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 71.8 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.4316798442

  • Longitude: 151.2765980607


Girrakool to Patonga Overnight is a 24.8km, grade 4 One way hike located in Brisbane Water National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 days to complete.


This overnight walk explores the main ridge of Brisbane Water National Park. Starting at Girrakool picnic area in the north this track heads over Scopas Peak with some excellent views over Mooney Mooney creek and then over Mt Wondabyne further south. Much of this walk follows the Great North Walk and it uses a campsite at the base of Mt Wondabyne. There are bus and ferry services from Patonga.

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