Wises Track


1 hr 30 mins

4.1 km One way

50 m

Moderate track
This isn’t a particularly special walk, but is a nice way to see different heath environments. The walk follows an old road which has now been turned into a service trail. There are many wildflowers and banksia along this walk, providing great flower displays in the warmer months of the year.

Maps for the Wises 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.
Otford 1:25 000 Map Series 91294S OTFORD NSW-91294S
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 Wises Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wises 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 4.1 km
Time 1 hr 30 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 Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
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

Around 2.8km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 1.3km has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 3.7km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 470m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

This whole walk, 4.1km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 4.1km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 4.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 3.7km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 470m 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 Wises Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wises Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wises Track walk starts at the Int. Sir Bertram Stevens Drive and Wises Trk Gate South (gps: -34.142541, 151.0644)
Your main transport option to Int. Sir Bertram Stevens Drive and Wises Trk Gate South is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Wises Track ends at the Int. Sir Bertram Stevens Drive and Wises Trk Gate North (gps: -34.112069, 151.05989)
Your main transport option to Int. Sir Bertram Stevens Drive and Wises Trk Gate North is by;
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 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/15


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 :)