Elvina Bay Aboriginal Engraving Walk


15 mins

508 m Return

3 m

Moderate track
This walk offers good examples of local aboriginal rock engravings on an attractive elevated rock platform, with views into the distance. From the car park, the walk travels through mostly flat, scrubby bush, before gently rising through heath onto a tessellated rock platform. Rock engravings are best observed in the early morning or late afternoon, or after rain. The track and trail are followed back to the car park.

Maps for the Elvina Bay Aboriginal Engraving 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.
Mona Vale 1:25 000 Map Series 91301S MONA VALE NSW-91301S
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 Elvina Bay Aboriginal Engraving Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Elvina Bay Aboriginal Engraving 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 508 m
Time 15 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 Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
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

Gradient

This whole walk, 250m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 160m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 90m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 160m of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 90m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 160m of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 90m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 250m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 160m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 90m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Elvina Bay Aboriginal Engraving Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Elvina Bay Aboriginal Engraving Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Elvina Bay Aboriginal Engraving Walk walk starts and ends at the Elvina Track carpark (gps: -33.643268, 151.26214)
Your main transport option to Elvina Track 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 Metropolitan 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/ebaew


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 :)