The Goanna Track Circuit
  • Length: 11km

  • Duration: 4 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 1330 Princes Hwy, Heathcote

  • End: 1330 Princes Hwy, Heathcote

  • Location: Heathcote National Park

  • Closest Town: Heathcote

  • Distance from CBD: 50.6 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.08818877

  • Longitude: 151.0080946

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4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

Camping Area

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Timber Boardwalk

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Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding

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The Goanna Track Circuit is a 11km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in Heathcote National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

The Goanna Track is a short but pleasant bush track with some good views down over Heathcote Creek. Mostly along management trail this walk follows the pipeline from Heathcote out to the Goanna Track circuit. Be sure to go down to Lake Eckersley as this is arguably the prettiest part of the walk. If wanting a break there are some good spots down at water level with nice views and picnic tables.


Download maps and tracknotes for The Goanna Track Circuit hiking track from wildwalks.com.

About the region

Visit Heathcote National Park at Waterfall, Sydney for self-sufficient bushwalking or camping. The park is easily accessed from Sydney CBD and Royal National Park, making for a great daytrip. The park consists of 2,679 hectares of woodland, predominantly dry schlerophyll forest on the ridges and low heath in the wetter areas. The Hawkesbury sandstone has been carved up by various watercourses like Heathcote Creek, Kingfisher Creek and Myuna Creek, creating deep valleys. The Hawkesbury sandstone has created a sandy, infertile soil that is typical of the Sydney region.

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