Waratah Track

New South Wales

The long and easy Waratah Track track takes in wildflowers and some scenic water views over Akuna and Yeomens Bay in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park at the end. It's a 4WD track - closed to vehicles but suitable for mountain bikes as well as walkers.

Lookouts
209m
Maximum Elevation
186m
Total Climb

Getting there

West Head Rd, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase NSW.  One of the first walks passed the boom gate and trackhead is well sign-posted. 

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Route/Trail notes

There are no junctions on this walk so it's easy to know where to go. For detailed directions see links below or attached GPS file.

Bicycles are allowed on this track.

Permits/Costs

A park entry fee is required for driving into the park.
http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/passes-and-fees/fee-collecting-parks

Other References

http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/Walking-tracks/Waratah-walking-track

https://hikingtheworld.blog/2016/08/20/west-head/#Waratah

 

Comments

This walk may state it's an 'easy walk' but it does get steep in some areas. For bikes I would definitely not consider this easy. There wasn't much to see along the track except the lookout at the end. Probably best to do this one towards spring when wildflowers are out.

rob.bushman on 16 Jan, 2016

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