Matcham to Gosford
  • Length: 8.5km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 45 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 4 Croton Ave, Holgate

  • End: 6 Burns Cres, Gosford

  • Location: Katandra Reserve

  • Closest Town: Matcham

  • Distance from CBD: 84.2 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.4150325

  • Longitude: 151.3964958

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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

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Katandra Reserve...

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

Undefined Trail

Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

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


Matcham to Gosford is a 8.5km, grade 4 One way hike located in Katandra Reserve, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 45 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

This walk starts at the bottom of Katandra Reserve and heads up the hill exploring the ridge on the way to Gosford Station. You will visit a wide variety of plant communities and some lovely vistas over the surrounding towns and water. Along some of the secluded sections you may forget that you are so close to houses. You will also find a few picnic areas and lookouts along the way providing great places to rest.

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About the region

Katandra Reserve is a reserve northwest of Mount Elliot, New South Wales.

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