Bundeena to Jibbon Head Circuit

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs 30 mins

6.8 km Circuit

139 m

Moderate track
On this loop walk you will enjoy some grand ocean views, a few secluded beaches, rock shelves and some Aboriginal engravings. The walk starts in the community of Bundeena and follows the roads to Jibbon Beach then along the track to Jibbon Head and Shelley beach, then a long stretch of sandy management trail through the heath. The walk also describes a side trip to Bundeena Lookout.

Maps for the Bundeena to Jibbon Head Circuit 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 Bundeena to Jibbon Head Circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Bundeena to Jibbon Head Circuit

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 6.8 km
Time 2 hrs 30 mins

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 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


2.7km of this walk has short steep hills and another 2.4km has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (1.7km) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

3.8km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 2.5km follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (570m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 4.7km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 2.1km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 4km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 2.9km requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 7km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 3.8km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 3km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Bundeena to Jibbon Head Circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Bundeena to Jibbon Head Circuit walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Bundeena to Jibbon Head Circuit 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



Short URL = http://wild.tl/btjhc

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 🙂