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Henry Head walking track is a 4km, grade 3 Return hike located in the Kamay Botany Bay National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
Grab your backpack and follow Henry Head walking track as it curves along the clifftops and beaches of Kamay Botany Bay National Park. This 4km walk rewards you with dramatic views across Congwong beach, Botany Bay and the Pacific Ocean beyond as you make your way to Endeavour Lighthouse at Henry Head.
There two options for where this walk can be started:
Take a break to admire the views, and check out Henry Head’s historic World War II battlements – part of Sydney’s early coastal defence systems.
If all this isn’t enough to pique your interest, there’s always the bird watching. Kookaburras, lorikeets and yellow-tailed black cockatoos are just some of the species you might encounter as you stride along this walk. Reptiles such as skinks, blue-tongue lizards and water dragons are also common around here.
Once you reach Henry Head you have the option of turning back to retrace your steps, or, continuing the walk a further 1.2km to explore Cruwee Cove and the headland at Cape Banks.
Take a virtual tour of Henry Head walking track, captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the Region
Kamay Botany Bay National Park
To Henry Head access. Henry Head walking track is in the La Perouse precinct of Kamay Botany Bay National Park. To get there, follow Anzac Parade to La Perouse.There two options for where this walk can be started: La Perouse Museum at Cann Park on Anzac Parade, or the carpark near the park entry gates on Anzac Parade, opposite Goorawahl Avenue. Park entry points Henry Head access See on map Parking Free parking is available outside the park on Anzac Parade, La Perouse, or within the park at Cape Banks. Parking is also available around Cann Park, near La Perouse Museum on Anzac Parade. Please note it can get very busy on the weekends and parking may be difficult.
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.