Wyrrabalong Lookout to Crackneck Lookout


45 mins

1.6 km One way

56 m

Moderate track
The fantastic scenic walk includes some of the highlights of the longer Wyrrabalong Coast Walking Track. The walk passes through a variety of beautiful forest landscapes, and there are excellent views of the coastline from many spots along the way, including the lookouts at the start and finish of the walk. You could also do this as a return walk to avoid a car shuttle.

Maps for the Wyrrabalong Lookout to Crackneck 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.
Gosford 1:25 000 Map Series 91312S GOSFORD NSW-91312S
Gosford 1:100 000 Map Series 9131 GOSFORD 9131

Cross sectional view of the Wyrrabalong Lookout to Crackneck Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wyrrabalong Lookout to Crackneck 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 1.6 km
Time 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 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

920m of this walk has short steep hills and another 680m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (25m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 1.2km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 460m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.2km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 430m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.6km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.4km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 240m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Wyrrabalong Lookout to Crackneck Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wyrrabalong Lookout to Crackneck Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wyrrabalong Lookout to Crackneck Lookout walk starts at the End of Cromarty Hill Rd (gps: -33.405263, 151.47447)
Your transport options to End of Cromarty Hill Rd are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)



The Wyrrabalong Lookout to Crackneck Lookout ends at the Crackneck Lookout (gps: -33.394205, 151.48302)
Your transport options to Crackneck Lookout 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 Hunter 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 :)