Patonga to Staples Lookout
  • Length: 17km

  • Duration: 6 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 12A Patonga Dr, Patonga

  • End: Woy Woy Rd, Kariong

  • Location: Brisbane Water National Park

  • Closest Town: Patonga

  • Distance from CBD: 93.7 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.5504302156

  • Longitude: 151.2745567539

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Patonga to Staples Lookout is a 17km, grade 4 One way hike located in Brisbane Water National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 6 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

This great walk explores much of the main ridge ridge running through Brisbane Water National Park. The walk visits a number of great lookouts and has two worthy side trips one up to the top of Mt Wondabyne and another to the falls in Kariong Brook. The walk requires a bit of planning for transport but is well worth a car shuffle. Allow time to relax and enjoy the views.


Download maps and tracknotes for Patonga to Staples Lookout hiking track from wildwalks.com.