Light to Light Walk 2 days


2 Days

30.9 km One way

794 m

Hard track
Over two days, this classic walk explores the coast from Boyd Tower to the Green Cape Lighthouse in the south. Hegartys Bay Camp is over halfway and is the quietest campsite in the park (alternative camp at Saltwater creek). The walk explores many of the scenic and historic highlights of Ben Boyd National Park. It is worth taking the time to enjoy the many bays and vantage points along the way.

Maps for the Light to Light Walk 2 days 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
Kiah 1:25 000 Map Series 88231S KIAH NSW-88231S
Eden 1:25 000 Map Series 88231N EDEN NSW-88231N
Green Cape 1:100 000 Map Series 8923 GREEN CAPE 8923
Eden 1:100 000 Map Series 8823 EDEN 8823

Cross sectional view of the Light to Light Walk 2 days bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Light to Light Walk 2 days

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 30.9 km
Time 2 Days
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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

20km of this walk has short steep hills and another 5km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 4.7km is very steep and the remaining 960m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

19km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 11km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. The remaining (1.1km) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

17km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection and another 10km has minimal directional signs. The remaining (3.9km) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 31km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 28km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 3.2km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

15km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 13km has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged). The remaining (3km) 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 Light to Light Walk 2 days walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Light to Light Walk 2 days walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Light to Light Walk 2 days walk starts at the Ben Boyd Car park information sign (gps: -37.104663, 149.95128)
Your main transport option to Ben Boyd Car park information sign is by;
Car. A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
(get details)



The Light to Light Walk 2 days ends at the Green Cape Lighthouse Car Park (gps: -37.259552, 150.04795)
Your main transport option to Green Cape Lighthouse Car Park 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

 


Short URL = http://wild.tl/ltlw2d


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 :)