North Tura car park to Bournda Island


45 mins

2.3 km Return

30 m

Hard track
This walk is a great way to enjoy the panoramic views from the lookout on Bournda Island. The views extend north up Bournda Beach and south all the way along North Tura beach. The walk mainly follows the beach, giving you a chance to feel the sand between the toes and get the feet wet when playing games with the incoming waves.

Maps for the North Tura car park to Bournda Island 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 North Tura car park to Bournda Island bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the North Tura car park to Bournda Island

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 2.3 km
Time 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 Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
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

850m of this walk is flat with no steps and another 170m has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 60m has short steep hills and the remaining 55m is very steep.

Quality of track

1km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 55m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. The remaining (30m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection and another 55m has minimal directional signs. The remaining (30m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.1km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 55m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 910m of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 220m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

1km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 65m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats). The remaining (55m) 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 North Tura car park to Bournda Island walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the North Tura car park to Bournda Island walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The North Tura car park to Bournda Island walk starts and ends at the Int. Nth Tura Car Park and Lookout Trk (gps: -36.829092, 149.93457)
Your main transport option to Int. Nth Tura Car Park and Lookout Trk 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

 


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


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 :)