Mackerel Beach and Resolute Loop
  • Length: 5.4km

  • Duration: 3 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Resolute Dam Trail, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase

  • End: Resolute Dam Trail, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase

  • Closest Town: Terrey Hills

  • Location: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 48.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.590390017

  • Longitude: 151.3007502444


Mackerel Beach and Resolute Loop is a 5.4km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs to complete.


This walk is another great walk in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park accessed by ferry. From the Mackerel Beach wharf this walk uses the Resolute Loop track to round the headland enjoying a few secluded beaches and excellent historic Aboriginal sites. This walk features Mackerel Beach and community with an alternative route through the town which is well worth the walk.

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