The Elvina Bay circuit is a short but very diverse loop trail at West Head, with a secluded swimming hole, multiple cascades and waterfalls and nice Pittwater views. You can opt for a hard and partly off-track circuit, or an easier on-track loop...

Navigation Required
Eucalypt Forest
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there

Parking area near the start of West Head Road (on the right)


9130-1S Mona Vale (1:25K).
Detailed topographical map recommended if doing off-track option - 1:25K map above or electronic map (eg. AllTrails)

Route/Trail notes

The off-track route take an unsigned bushwalking trail (Fredricks Track) to Lovetts Pool, then follows the unnamed creek down to a waterfall, and then along the top of the ridge and down a spur to Elvina Bay. Return via the Elvina Track (firetrail) or the bushwalking trail. See links below for more details and GPS files. 


National Parks Entry Pass (or pay $13 at entry gate)

Other References

Track notes and photos of the partly "off track" route:

Standard "on track" route:

Guide to West Headv bushwalks for other tracks:


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