Otford to Helensburgh
  • Length: 12.9km

  • Duration: 5 hrs 15 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 77 Station Rd, Otford

  • End: 14 Wilsons Creek Rd, Helensburgh

  • Location: Royal National Park

  • Closest Town: Otford

  • Distance from CBD: 57.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.21078161

  • Longitude: 151.0056171

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

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Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

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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

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Drinking Water

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Fishing Spots

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Otford to Helensburgh is a 12.9km, grade 4 One way hike located in Royal National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs 15 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

Largely along service trails and well managed bush tracks this walk goes from train station to train station through parts of southern Royal National Park. The bush track between Garrawarra and the Hacking River is incredibly beautiful as it winds its way down the hill through shrouded eucalypt forest and low lying scrub.

Download maps and tracknotes for Otford to Helensburgh hiking track from wildwalks.com.

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