Barmouth Beach

15 mins

360 m Return

29 m

Hard track
Barmouth Beach is a historically significant beach that is nestled on the southern mouth of the Pambula River, opposite Pambula Beach. The beach is a great place for a relaxing swim. From the beach you can see across to Pambula Beach and as far as Merimbula. There is plenty of parking above the beach and the track down to it is well signposted.

Maps for the Barmouth Beach walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Pambula 1:25 000 Map Series 88242S PAMBULA NSW-88242S
Bega 1:100 000 Map Series 8824 BEGA 8824

Cross sectional view of the Barmouth Beach bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Barmouth Beach

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 360 m
Time 15 mins

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


Around 140m of this walk is very steep, whilst the remaining 35m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 180m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


This whole walk, 180m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 180m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 180m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 180m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Barmouth Beach walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Barmouth Beach walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Barmouth Beach walk starts and ends at the Barmouth Beach car park (gps: -36.94805, 149.92376)
Your main transport option to Barmouth Beach car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the South Coast weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)