Somersby to the Basin Campsite
  • Length: 47.4km

  • Duration: 3 Days

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 841 Wisemans Ferry Rd, Somersby

  • End: Basin Forest Rd, Olney

  • Closest Town: Somersby

  • Location: Jilliby State Conservation Area Olney State Forest

  • Distance from state capital: 79.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.3580777962

  • Longitude: 151.2902900357


This three day walk starts at the Somersby General Store and follows the Great North Walk heading north into the the Jilliby State Conservation Area where the first nights campsite is at Stringy Bark Point. The walk continues north out of the Conservation Area to Yarramalong for the second night and further north into the Olney State Forest finishing at the Basin Campsite.

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