Bournda Lagoon lookout

12 mins

482 m Return

14 m

Hard track
This is a short walk that showcases Bournda Lagoon from a beautiful angle. The start of the walk is found at the Bournda Lagoon car park. The halfway point of the walk is the lookout above the lagoon, giving a great view across most of the lagoon and out to sea. After the walk you may want to head down to the beach and cool the feet off in the ocean.

Maps for the Bournda Lagoon 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.
Wolumla 1:25 000 Map Series 88242N WOLUMLA NSW-88242N
Bega 1:100 000 Map Series 8824 BEGA 8824

Cross sectional view of the Bournda Lagoon lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bournda Lagoon lookout

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 482 m
Time 12 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


110m of this walk has short steep hills and another 100m is very steep. The remaining (30m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 240m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


This whole walk, 240m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 240m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 240m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 240m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bournda Lagoon lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bournda Lagoon lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bournda Lagoon lookout walk starts and ends at the Bournda Lagoon Carpark (gps: -36.815626, 149.93752)
Your main transport option to Bournda Lagoon Carpark 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



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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 :)