Bundeena Road to Marley


3 hrs 30 mins

9.7 km Return

245 m

Hard track
This walk is the most direct route down to Big and Little Marley. The beaches are fantastic, secluded areas with Big Marley hosting a large sand dune and lagoon. The beaches are not patrolled and can have dangerous surf conditions, so take care. Deer Pool, and it’s waterfall, is also a highlight on the walk in.

Maps for the Bundeena Road to Marley 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.
Port Hacking 1:25 000 Map Series 91294N PORT HACKING NSW-91294N
Port Hacking 1:100 000 Map Series 9129 PORT HACKING 9129

Cross sectional view of the Bundeena Road to Marley bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bundeena Road to Marley

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 9.7 km
Time 3 hrs 30 mins
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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

2.4km of this walk has short steep hills and another 1.8km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (640m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

2.6km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 1.7km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (620m) follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely.

Signs

Around 2.4km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 2.4km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

3km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience and another 1.2km requires some bushwalking experience. The remaining (620m) requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 3km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 1.9km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 2.4km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged), whilst the remaining 2.4km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bundeena Road to Marley walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bundeena Road to Marley walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bundeena Road to Marley walk starts and ends at the Int. Marley Trk and Bundeena Drive (gps: -34.103046, 151.11575)
Your main transport option to Int. Marley Trk and Bundeena Drive 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

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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 :)