Wallagoot Gap to White Rock


3 hrs 30 mins

9 km Return

398 m

Hard track
The walk to White Rock from Wallagoot Gap is an excellent way to experience the Bournda National Park coastline. The walk is scattered with many views of the coastline, with Games Bay, about halfway, a nice spot to cool down. The White Rocks provide a great picnic area (no facilities) for lunch before returning to Wallagoot car park.

Maps for the Wallagoot Gap to White Rock 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 Wallagoot Gap to White Rock bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wallagoot Gap to White Rock

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 9 km
Time 3 hrs 30 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 No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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

3.8km of this walk has short steep hills and another 420m is very steep. The remaining (220m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

4.1km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and another 220m follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (160m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

4km of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 310m has directional signs at most intersection. The remaining (220m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 4.5km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 4.5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

4km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) and another 260m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (220m) 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 Wallagoot Gap to White Rock walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wallagoot Gap to White Rock walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wallagoot Gap to White Rock walk starts and ends at the Wallagoot Beach Carpark (gps: -36.785005, 149.96105)
Your main transport option to Wallagoot Beach 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

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 :)