Hobart Beach, Bournda Lagoon and Beach loop


3 hrs 45 mins

10.6 km Circuit

139 m

Hard track
This is an expansive walk out from Hobart Beach camping area taking in some of the best sights of Bournda National Park. The walk explores the area from the campsite, and around Bournda Lagoon, before following the beautiful North Tura and Bournda beaches back to the start. There is plenty of opportunity along this walk to get the toes wet and to simply enjoy your surroundings.

Maps for the Hobart Beach, Bournda Lagoon and Beach loop 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 Hobart Beach, Bournda Lagoon and Beach loop bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Hobart Beach, Bournda Lagoon and Beach loop

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 10.6 km
Time 3 hrs 45 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 Directional signs along the way (3/6)
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

4km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 3.5km is flat with no steps. Whilst another 1.6km is very steep and the remaining 1.5km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 2.3km follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. The remaining (2.2km) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 10km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 890m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 11km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 9km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 1.3km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

7km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 2.6km is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats). The remaining (1.4km) has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Hobart Beach, Bournda Lagoon and Beach loop walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Hobart Beach, Bournda Lagoon and Beach loop walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Hobart Beach, Bournda Lagoon and Beach loop walk starts and ends at the Hobart Beach large shelter (gps: -36.797001, 149.93998)
Your main transport option to Hobart Beach large shelter 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 :)