Green Cape Lighthouse and Lookout

Download & Print Map and Notes

30 mins

826 m Return

16 m

Easy track
This short stroll provides the most stunning views in the park, especially on a sunny day. You will wander past the old telegraph station, light house cottages to find the towering white & blue historic Green Cape Lighthouse. The green grass, blue sky and tower is a photographers dream. Continue along the boardwalk to pass the modern lighthouse and find the stunning rugged red rock coastal views from the fenced lookout at the tip of Green Cape. Don’t forget to look back at the lighthouse from the lookout, there really are 360-degree views.

Maps for the Green Cape Lighthouse and Lookout 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.
Narrabarba 1:25 000 Map Series 88232N NARRABARBA NSW-88232N
Green Cape 1:100 000 Map Series 8923 GREEN CAPE 8923

Cross sectional view of the Green Cape Lighthouse and Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Green Cape Lighthouse and Lookout

Accessibility summary information for the Green Cape Lighthouse and Lookout

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.
Toilets: There are 0 designated accessible toilets on this walk.
Seats: There are 2 places to sit on this walk. They are 210m apart.
Hazards: There are 1 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Trip Hazard The boardwalk is slightly elevated and has an ungraded side with a 25cm drop to the side. Found about 240m into the walk.

Accessibility Details


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 826 m
Time 30 mins
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Grade 2/6



Easy track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

Around 260m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 150m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 260m of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path, whilst the remaining 150m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 410m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 410m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 410m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 410m 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 Green Cape Lighthouse and Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Green Cape Lighthouse and Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Green Cape Lighthouse and Lookout walk starts and ends at the Green Cape Lighthouse Car Park (gps: -37.259525, 150.04796)
Your main transport option to Green Cape Lighthouse Car Park is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
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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 :)