Shoreline Walk
  • Length: 4km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Googong Foreshores Car Park

  • End: Googong Foreshores Car Park

  • Closest Town: Queanbeyan

  • Location: Googong Foreshores

  • Distance from state capital: 36km

  • State: ACT

  • Latitude: -35.4203452

  • Longitude: 149.2623611

Shoreline Walk is a 4km, grade 2 Return hike located in Googong Foreshores ACT. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

This walk takes you along one of the most popular and accessible stretches of shoreline at Googong. It runs close to the high water mark between the Foreshores car park and Shannons Inlet. On still days you may see trout and Golden Perch swimming along the bank in search of food, or find waterbirds roosting and sunning themselves. The walk can be extended by returning via the Western Foreshores Walk.

Getting there

This walk takes you along one of the most popular and accessible stretches of shoreline at Googong. It runs close to the high water mark between the Foreshores car park and Shannons Inlet. On still days you may see trout and Golden Perch swimming along the bank in search of food, or find waterbirds roosting and sunning themselves. The walk can be extended by returning via the Western Foreshores Walk.

About the region

Googong Foreshores

Located 10 kilometres south of Queanbeyan, Googong Foreshores is a great place to observe wildlife and go canoeing, fishing and mountain biking. It also has a fascinating historic homestead and London Bridge Arch. The entire Foreshores area is a Wildlife Refuge.

Whether you like picnicking, birdwatching, bushwalking, mountain bike riding, enjoy sailing and fishing or delving into history – at Googong there’s something for everyone.

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In the north of Googong Foreshores is the Googong Dam with lookouts, walking trails, BBQ and boating facilities. To the south off Burra Road, the historic London Bridge Homestead beckons visitors to explore the history of farming and settlement in the area. A remarkable natural feature in this area is London Bridge Arch which formed over thousands of years.


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