Gibraltar Rock


20 mins

858 m Return

17 m

Easy track
This short walk starts near the Willow Tree Picnic Area (near Audley). The walk follows a short section of the historic Lady Carrington Drive to a large sandstone overhang called Gibraltar Rock. At the base of the overhang is a rare sandstone cobble section of road. At Gibraltar Rock, there are also good view along the Hacking River. This a nice way to stretch your legs whilst picnicking in the area

Maps for the Gibraltar Rock 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 Gibraltar Rock bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gibraltar Rock

Accessibility summary information for the Gibraltar Rock

Parking: There are 0 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.
Toilets: There are 0 designated accessible toilets on this walk.
Seats: There are 2 places to sit on this walk. They are 400m apart.
Hazards: There are 1 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.
      Trip Hazard An 8cm trip hazard between dirt and cobblestones. Found about 380m into the walk.

Accessibility Details


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 858 m
Time 20 mins
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Grade 2/6



Easy track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
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

This whole walk, 430m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 430m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 430m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 430m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 430m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 430m 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 Gibraltar Rock walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gibraltar Rock walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gibraltar Rock walk starts and ends at the Lady Carrington Drive gate (Willow Tree) (gps: -34.079304, 151.05522)
Your main transport option to Lady Carrington Drive gate (Willow Tree) 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 :)