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Pebbly Beach to Durras Mountain walking track is a 6.6km, grade 4 return hike, located in the Murramarang National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4hrs to complete.
Starting from well-known Pebbly Beach picnic area, this return walk is a great day out that explores some of Murramarang National Park’s golden beaches, coastal forest and stunning viewpoints.
From the grassy slopes of the picnic area, where you’ll often see mobs of kangaroos grazing, head north-east along the track for around 1.2km until you reach the junction with the Mt Durras track. The steep climb up Durras Mountain threads through the forest of spotted gum, coachwood and lillypilly, offering plenty of ocean glimpses.
When you reach the top, reward yourself with a picnic while taking in the views inland to Morton and Budawang National Parks, and east across the Pacific Ocean. From May to October you might even see migrating humpback whales.
Return to Pebbly Beach (downhill) along the same route, and enjoy a night or 2 at the campground or comfortable shacks. If you’re looking for a longer walk, you can easily combine your Durras Mountain climb with the Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain track, or coastal Pebbly Beach to Snake Bay track.
About the region
Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
Murramarang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
To Pebbly Beach carpark. Pebbly Beach to Durras Mountain walking track is in the central precinct of Murramarang National Park. To get there: Turn off the Princes Highway at East Lynne onto Mount Agony RoadDrive for around 8km, following the signs to Pebbly Beach Park entry points Pebbly Beach carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Pebbly Beach picnic area, or on Depot Beach Road.
Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch or whale watch.
Check the weather before you set out as the walking track can become boggy when it rains.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.