Queens Beach to Hermit Point


20 mins

552 m Return

39 m

Moderate track
This short walk explores a memorable section of the Hermitage Foreshore Walk. Starting from Queens Ave, this walk heads down the fairly steep stone steps and enjoys a short side trip to Queens Beach. From the beach, this walk heads back up the steps a short way, then follows the main walk around to Hermit Point. Hermit Point is a great place for a picnic and to enjoy the water views. There is access to the water, natural shade, and picnic tables. A short walk with great harbour views.

Maps for the Queens Beach to Hermit Point 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 Queens Beach to Hermit Point bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Queens Beach to Hermit Point

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 552 m
Time 20 mins
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
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

Around 240m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 40m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 240m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 40m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 280m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 280m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 280m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 280m 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 Queens Beach to Hermit Point walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Queens Beach to Hermit Point walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Queens Beach to Hermit Point walk starts and ends at the Int of Queens Ave and Little Queens Lane (gps: -33.860857, 151.26951)
Your main transport option to Int of Queens Ave and Little Queens Lane is by;
Bus. (get details)
Important Note: There is no car transport option to the start of this walk.



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 :)