Australian Capital Territory

Popular Walks

Sub-Regions

Hard
11.6 km
4 hrs

Camels Hump

This walk begins at Mountain Ck Car park within Tidbinbilla nature Reserve. The track is a fire trail, Quite steep at first then becoming moderate until 'Camels Back' (signed) beyond this a 500 mtr, unmarked but quite well defined track will lead you to the summit. The veiws of Canberra and surrounds from this last section are spectacular. Well worth the $10 reserve entrance fee (unless you get there between 730 and 9 am.

Medium
13 km
4 hrs

Gibraltar Peak

This walk starts at Tidbinbilla Visitors Centre, heading toward Birrigai and up to Eliza Saddle then onto the peak, which is an amazing granite formation offering spectacular veiws over the ACT. return to Eliza Saddle and decend to Dalsetta, then enjoy a meandering strole back to the visitors centre via Sheedys Picnic area and Congwarra trail.

Very Easy
5 km return
2 hrs

Lake Burley Griffin Circuit (Bridge to Bridge)

Stroll around Lake Burley Griffin and enjoy the national attractions, cafes and parks you’ll find along the way. Do as the locals do and do the ‘bridge to bridge’ walk (Commonwealth Bridge to Kings Avenue Bridge), then make your way to Commonwealth Park, the home of Floriade in spring, but perfect for visiting at any time of year.

Medium
3.6 km return
70 mins

Summit Trail

A steep walk to the top of Black Mountain

Easy
6 km return
2 hrs

Yankee Hat

6 km return through open plains with Aboriginal rock paintings at the end

Easy
12 km
4 hrs

Brandy Flat

Great walk to a beautiful hut, great for overnight (bring a a tent, not recommended to use huts except in emergency). Can also walk in/out via Caloola Farm, 6kms. Very cold in winter!

Easy
8 km
2 hrs

Horse Gully Hut

Walk along Naas River. Info posts along the way. All on fire trail. Also goes past Demandering Hut. Both huts are in good condition, recommended to take a tent though & avoid staying in the huts except in case of emergency. Most Namadgi huts have basic supplies - matches, info, wood etc.