Staples Lookout to Kariong Brook
  • Length: 5.8km

  • Duration: 2 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Woy Woy Rd, Kariong

  • End: Hawkesbury Track, Wondabyne

  • Location: Brisbane Water National Park

  • Closest Town: Gosford

  • Distance from CBD: 75.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.4717405482

  • Longitude: 151.288299397

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Staples Lookout to Kariong Brook is a 5.8km, grade 4 Return hike located in Brisbane Water National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

This walk gives the shortest access to Kariong Brook waterfall one of the nicest falls in the area. Starting from Staples Lookout on Woy Woy Rd most of the walking is along the Thommos Loop management trail except for the last descent into Kariong Brook. The waterfall is a nice and cool place to stop for lunch on a warm day.


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