Norah Head Lighthouse walk


30 mins

762 m Return

38 m

Very easy
A short, interesting and very scenic walk. The Norah Head lighthouse is very picturesque and the setting is beautiful, with some fantastic views along the coastline from the paths around the area. The merchant mariners memorial adds some more historic interest to the walk.

Maps for the Norah Head Lighthouse 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.
Toukley 1:25 000 Map Series 92313N TOUKLEY NSW-92313N
Lake Macquarie 1:100 000 Map Series 9231 LAKE MACQUARIE 9231

Cross sectional view of the Norah Head Lighthouse walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Norah Head Lighthouse 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 762 m
Time 30 mins
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Grade 1/6



Very easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
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

This whole walk, 380m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 380m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 380m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 380m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 380m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 380m 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 Norah Head Lighthouse walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Norah Head Lighthouse walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Norah Head Lighthouse walk walk starts and ends at the Lighthouse car park (gps: -33.28214, 151.57357)
Your transport options to Lighthouse car park are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(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/nhlw


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 :)