Mt Sugarloaf Summit
  • Length: 500m

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 3A Mount Sugarloaf Rd, West Wallsend

  • End: 5A Mount Sugarloaf Rd, West Wallsend

  • Closest Town: West Wallsend

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 146 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -32.8906488679

  • Longitude: 151.5394231277


Mt Sugarloaf Summit is a 500m, grade 3 Return hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.


This summit walk to Mt Sugarloaf offers fabulous 360 degree views and is highly recommended. This short but steep walk follows a wide trail which narrows to become fenced steps directly to the summit. From the summit you can see across the surrounding plains with the views of Newcastle Lake Macquarie and the ocean which are quite spectacular. This walk is often enjoyed by families and children and is highly recommended.

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