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This pleasant, moderate walk leads around Haycock Point, following the headland on the southern shore of the Pambula River estuary, all the way to Barmouth Beach. Offering spectacular views and whale watching opportunities along the pristine coastline of the NSW Far South Coast, it's an easy walk for the whole family to enjoy.
Starting at either the Barmouth Beach carpark or Haycock Point picnic area, this gently undulating walk captures the remote beauty of Ben Boyd National Park. You'll pass through a range of landscapes, from windswept heath to woodlands, while taking in scenic coastal views of rugged rock formations and dramatic cliff lines.
It's a great spot for whale watching out at sea during migration. On land, you're likely to see echidnas, kangaroos and goannas in this area.
About the region
Ben Boyd National Park spans 47km of rocky coastline and sheltered inlets. Located near the whale watching town of Eden on the far South Coast of NSW, its crystal clear waters are perfect for snorkelling and swimming.
Ben Boyd National Park is separated into 2 areas, split by Twofold Bay. Take your pick from the sparkling lakes and surf beaches in the park’s Pambula-Haycock area to the rocky cliffs and beachside campgrounds in the Green Cape area.
Its spectacular sea-carved landscape is a striking display of folded red rock platforms that contrast against the sapphire blue water of the ocean.
To Barmouth Beach carpark. Haycock Point is in the Haycock Point precinct of Ben Boyd National Park (north). To get there:Drive south from Pambula, 9km down Princes Highway.Turn left at Haycock Road - Ben Boyd National Park.Drive 6km to either Barmouth Beach or Haycock Point picnic area Park entry points Barmouth Beach carpark See on map Haycock Point picnic area carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Barmouth Beach and Haycock Point.
It's a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and remember to take a hat
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to go birdwatching 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.