Bobbin Head Rainforest walk


40 mins

1.6 km Return

82 m

Moderate track
This pleasant walk starts from the southern end of Bobbin Head, and enjoys blend of mangrove and rainforest environs. The well-signposted track gives you the opportunity to see the mangrove wildlife up close, and also a historic Aboriginal axe grinding stone and some temperate rainforest.

Maps for the Bobbin Head Rainforest walk 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.
Hornsby 1:25 000 Map Series 91304S HORNSBY NSW-91304S
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map 1:40 000 Map Series CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map CMA Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park Tourist Map
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Bobbin Head Rainforest walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bobbin Head Rainforest walk

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 1.6 km
Time 40 mins
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

Around 520m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 300m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

520m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 280m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (20m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 820m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 820m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 820m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 820m 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 Bobbin Head Rainforest walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bobbin Head Rainforest walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bobbin Head Rainforest walk walk starts and ends at the South End of Bobbin Head Park (gps: -33.663293, 151.15709)
Your main transport option to South End of Bobbin Head 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 Metropolitan 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 :)