Hare Point walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 6km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Currarong Rd, Callala Bay

  • End: Currarong Rd, Callala Bay

  • Location: Jervis Bay National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 190 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.97937983

  • Longitude: 150.729518

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4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

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Picnic Shelter

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Jervis Bay National Park...

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Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

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Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Hare Point walking track is a 6km, grade 5 return hike, located in the Jervis Bay National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Hare Point walking track begins at Red Point picnic area and meanders through Bangalay sand forest, across soft, deep sand, for approximately 3km to Hare Point at Carama Inlet on the northern shores of Jervis Bay.
Here, you can enjoy lovely, unspoilt views of the mangrove trees growing throughout the inlet. Winter is a great time to visit, when the weather is cooler and the crowds are nowhere to be seen.
Although the track is one-way, it can become a loop if you walk back along the beach.

About the region

Explore the natural beauty of Jervis Bay National Park on NSW's sparkling South Coast, near Nowra. Discover Aboriginal heritage, visit Hyams Beach, renowned for its white sand, whale watching and water activities.

Getting there

To Currawong Road access. Hare Point walking track is in the northern precinct of Jervis Bay National Park. To get there:Travel south through Nowra on Princes HighwayTurn left off Princes Highway at Forest Road - follow the signs to Currarong.Continue in a generally easterly direction. Once you're on Currarong Road, travel approximately 2.5km before taking the dirt road on your right.Follow this dirt road for approximately 2.3km to the picnic area and trackhead Park entry points Currawong Road access See on map Parking Parking is available at Red Point picnic area, where the trackhead is located.


Bring insect repellent - sandflies and mosquitoes can be quite challenging in this area.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go bird watching or whale watching

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.

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