Tea Tree Picnic Area to Birdie Beach


10 mins

460 m Return

18 m

Easy track
Starting at Tea Tree Picnic Area, this short walk follows a beach access track to Birdie Beach. Along the way, the walk visits Bird Island Lookout, providing a great view of Bird Island, and up and down Birdie Beach. The walk continues down the timber path and steps, across the sand to the edge of the ocean. The beach is not patrolled, so swimming is not recommend, but it is a good place for fishing or enjoying a stroll along the sand.

Maps for the Tea Tree Picnic Area to Birdie Beach 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.
Catherine Hill Bay 1:25 000 Map Series 92314S CATHERINE HILL BAY NSW-92314S
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Tea Tree Picnic Area to Birdie Beach bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Tea Tree Picnic Area to Birdie Beach

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 460 m
Time 10 mins
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Grade 2/6



Easy track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
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 150m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 75m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 150m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 75m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 230m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 230m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 230m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 230m 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 Tea Tree Picnic Area to Birdie Beach walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Tea Tree Picnic Area to Birdie Beach walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Tea Tree Picnic Area to Birdie Beach walk starts and ends at the Tea Tree Picnic area (gps: -33.205761, 151.60291)
Your main transport option to Tea Tree Picnic area 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 Hunter 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/ttpatbb


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 :)