Saltwater Creek to Hegartys Bay
  • Length: 9.8km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Light to Light Walk, Green Cape

  • End: Hegartys Track, Wonboyn North

  • Closest Town: Eden

  • Location: Ben Boyd National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 580 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -37.169036456

  • Longitude: 150.0006945576


Saltwater Creek to Hegartys Bay is a 9.8km, grade 4 Return hike located in Ben Boyd National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 30 mins to complete.


This return walk from Saltwater Creek camping area heads south along the coast and around the headlands to Hegartys Bay. The walk passes over a large expanse of low heath along the headland between the bays providing great panoramic views of the coast. There is a small campsite at Hegartys Bay with some shade and a fascinating red rock platform on the waters edge.

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