Bittangabee Bay to Hegartys Bay


3 hrs 30 mins

9.1 km Return

248 m

Hard track
This is a pleasant walk which wanders around the coast from Bittangabee Bay to the rocky Hegartys Bay. The walk is an excellent outing from Bittangabee Bay camping and picnic areas, and it passes a few good places for a swim. The walk is well marked and explores the coast north of Bittangabee Bay. The red coast at Hegartys bay is fantastic. If you want, there is a bush camp at Hegartys Bay, making this into an overnight walk.

Maps for the Bittangabee Bay to Hegartys Bay 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.
Kiah 1:25 000 Map Series 88231S KIAH NSW-88231S
Green Cape 1:100 000 Map Series 8923 GREEN CAPE 8923

Cross sectional view of the Bittangabee Bay to Hegartys Bay bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bittangabee Bay to Hegartys Bay

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 9.1 km
Time 3 hrs 30 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

2.6km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.7km is very steep. The remaining (280m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 2.3km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 2.3km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

2.3km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection and another 1.9km has minimal directional signs. The remaining (380m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 4.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 4.3km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 280m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

2.3km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) and another 1.9km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (380m) is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bittangabee Bay to Hegartys Bay walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bittangabee Bay to Hegartys Bay walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bittangabee Bay to Hegartys Bay walk starts and ends at the Bittangabee Bay Picnic area (gps: -37.21682, 150.01486)
Your main transport option to Bittangabee Bay Picnic area is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(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

Comments

 


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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 :)