Settlers Track
  • Length: 6km

  • Duration: 5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Namadgi NP Car Park

  • End: Namadgi NP Car Park

  • Closest Town: Bolaro

  • Location: Namadgi National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 83km

  • State: ACT

  • Latitude: -35.530904

  • Longitude: 149.066054

Summary

Walk back in time to experience huts, homesteads and other historic sites from the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Settlers Track is a moderate 6 km return walk along a marked trail. There is a longer trail of 9 km that also takes in Waterhole Hut. It is a generally flat walk with gentle slopes. Some short sections of the Brayshaw’s to Waterhole Hut track are moderately steep. Seats, toilets and interpretive signs are provided. Follow the track map walking in an anti clockwise direction.

Getting there

Walk back in time to experience huts, homesteads and other historic sites from the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Settlers Track is a moderate 6 km return walk along a marked trail. There is a longer trail of 9 km that also takes in Waterhole Hut. It is a generally flat walk with gentle slopes. Some short sections of the Brayshaw’s to Waterhole Hut track are moderately steep. Seats, toilets and interpretive signs are provided. Follow the track map walking in an anti clockwise direction.

About the region

Namadgi National Park

With remote wilderness experiences, a wide range of natural environments, an abundance of native wildlife, and Aboriginal and European cultural sites, there are many reasons to visit Namadgi National Park. Namadgi covers 106,095 hectares, with 160 kilometres of marked walking tracks. Visit the Namadgi Visitor Centre to get expert advice and see displays and audiovisuals. The Visitor’s Centre is open 9 am to 4 pm on weekdays and 9 am to 4.30 pm on weekends and public holidays. It is closed Christmas Day.

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Walking is a great way to explore Namadgi National Park, with 160 kilometres of walking trails to explore the park.

The following table outlines some of the popular walks within the park. Click on the name of the trail to load a trail guide.

Notes on the park’s 160 kilometres of marked walking tracks can be found in the Namadgi Map and Guide, available at the Namadgi Visitor Centre shop and the Canberra Regional Visitor Centre for $4.50.


For more information, a location map and facilities please visit the ACT Government Information Portal.