Chowder Bay to Georges Heights Lookout


30 mins

842 m Return

60 m

Moderate track
Chowder Bay to Georges Heights Lookout is a fantastic walk to burn off a coffee from the Bacino Bar. The walk passes the Bacino Bar and enjoys the view from an old gun emplacement at George Heights Lookout. The sandstone seats and shaded grassy areas make this a perfect walk for a picnic too.

Maps for the Chowder Bay to Georges Heights Lookout 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.
Sydney Heads 1:25 000 Map Series 91302N SYDNEY HEADS NSW-91302N
Sydney 1:100 000 Map Series 9130 SYDNEY 9130

Cross sectional view of the Chowder Bay to Georges Heights Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Chowder Bay to Georges Heights Lookout

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 842 m
Time 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 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

Around 350m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 70m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 350m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 70m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 330m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 90m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 420m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 420m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 420m 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 Chowder Bay to Georges Heights Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Chowder Bay to Georges Heights Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Chowder Bay to Georges Heights Lookout walk starts and ends at the Roundabout at end of Chowder Bay Road (gps: -33.838405, 151.25606)
Your transport options to Roundabout at end of Chowder Bay Road 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 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 :)