Sand track walk (north) Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: 358 Crooked River Rd, Gerroa

  • End: 358 Crooked River Rd, Gerroa

  • Location: Seven Mile Beach National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 146 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.7821967405687

  • Longitude: 150.784798346932

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Sand track walk (north) is a 3km, grade 4 One Way hike located in the Seven Mile Beach National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Summary

This short walk allows you to experience both the unique forests and stunning golden stretch of beach that make up Seven Mile Beach National Park.
Starting at the Beach Road picnic area, this walk meanders north towards Gerroa picnic area through dune blackbutt, bangalay forests and littoral rainforest. Take a moment in the forest to enjoy the birdwatching opportunities along the walk. Look out for thornbills, wrens, honeyeaters and the brown cuckoo dove.
Relax and enjoy the intimate bush setting at Gerroa picnic area. Retrace your steps back or kick off your shoes, get the sand between your toes and wander back along the golden beach as it stretches out into the distance.

About the Region

Seven Mile Beach National Park in the South Coast region
Seven Mile Beach National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting There

Sand track walk (north) starts at Beach Road picnic area in the central precinct of Seven Mile Beach National Park. To get there:From Sydney or Wollongong:Turn off the Princes Highway to Gerringong and drive south through GerroaTurn left into Beach Road, about 4km south of the bridgeFollow Beach Road to the end.From Nowra:Turn off Princes Highway at Bolong Road, BomaderryFollow Bolong Road which becomes Gerroa RoadTurn right into Beach Road and follow to the end.The track begins at the northern end of the picnic area near the toilet block, where you’ll see a small sign at the edge of the bush.Alternatively, the walk can also be started from Gerroa picnic area. Parking Parking is available at Beach Road picnic area, including a designated disabled spot. Bus parking is available but no designated bus spots.

Tips

Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch.


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.