Jibbon Loop Track


1 hr 45 mins

5.1 km Circuit

94 m

Moderate track
This walk is an enjoyable way of exploring Jibbon Head and its beaches. From the township on Bundeena, walk through the streets and then along the beautiful Jibbon Beach. At the northern end of Jibbon Beach, a track leads through the bush to an Aboriginal engraving site, then to the point of Jibbon Head. You will enjoy many grand water vistas across Port Hacking along this stretch. From the point, the walk heads along the eastern coastline to Shelley Beach before leading you back through the bush to Jibbon Beach, and then retracing your steps back to Bundeena.

Maps for the Jibbon Loop Track 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 Jibbon Loop Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Jibbon Loop Track

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 5.1 km
Time 1 hr 45 mins
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
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

3.4km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 1.1km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (570m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

2.3km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 1.9km follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (930m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 5km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 4km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 1.1km requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 5km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 4.3km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 730m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Jibbon Loop Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Jibbon Loop Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Jibbon Loop Track walk starts and ends at the Bundeena Ferry Wharf (gps: -34.082706, 151.15107)
Your transport options to Bundeena Ferry Wharf are by;
Ferry. (get details)
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/jlt


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 :)