Henry Head Circuit
  • Length: 7.4km

  • Duration: 3 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 1597B Anzac Parade, La Perouse

  • End: 1597B Anzac Parade, La Perouse

  • Location: Botany Bay National Park

  • Closest Town: La Perouse

  • Distance from CBD: 16.9 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.9885789421

  • Longitude: 151.2336524621

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Henry Head Circuit is a 7.4km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in Botany Bay National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs to complete.

Summary

This walk has a lovely mix of natural and war history combined within the scenic Botany Bay National Park. The track follows beaches and cliff tops as it visits World War One and Two gun and lookout stations. The side trip to the coastal cemetery is worthwhile giving a glimpse into lives from the past. The Jennifer Street section of this circuit allows access through a section of endangered native Banksia scrub that once occupied a much larger part of the Sydney region. A varied and interesting day out in the Botany Bay National Park.


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